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LaMarcus Aldridge banner will make its way into Phoenix recycling bin

The Phoenix Suns went all in for their recruitment of LaMarcus Aldridge, trading away Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock for cap space. The city of Phoenix pitched in too, producing a massive banner with Aldridge in a Suns jersey that was set to hang from a building downtown. Unfortunately, Aldridge spurned the Suns for the Spurs, leaving the Suns empty-handed and Phoenix...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Run and Gun in Free Agency

The Suns have been very active during the off season, with Phoenix GM Ryan McDonough swinging for the fences. The signing of Brandon Knight to a 5 year $70 million deal was a delightful surprise, considering the Suns gave the same kind of deal to Eric Bledsoe last September. Both Point Guards are very talented, but the Suns have always had talented Point Guards in the Valley. The...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What Will City of Phoenix Do With LaMarcus Aldridge Banner?

The city of Phoenix recently intensified the recruiting process of prized free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. Greg Stanton, the city’s mayor, unveiled plans for a 50-plus-foot banner displaying the power forward in a Phoenix Suns uniform. Hey @aldridge_12, check out what we’re dropping in Downtown PHX tomorrow! #WeArePHX #LMAtoPHX — Greg Stanton (@MayorStanton...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Every Tyson Chandler slam dunk from 2014-15 season

Although Tyson Chandler will be playing with the Phoenix Suns next season, Chandler’s season last year was a pretty notable one in Dallas. During the regular season, Chandler averaged ten points, grabbed over eleven rebounds, and collected over one block per game. For those of you who might have missed some Chandler slam dunk from last season, check out this impressive compilation...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Markieff Morris Be Next on the Trading Block for the Phoenix Suns?

PHOENIX, AZ – FEBRUARY 23: Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics greets former teammate Markieff Morris #11 of the Phoenix Suns following the NBA game at US Airways Center on February 23, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Celtics defeated the Suns 115-110. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Tyson Chandler Signing Grade

(April 17, 2015 – Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… In what should not be a surprise at this point, Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough caught everyone off guard.  Big man Tyson Chandler was in the meeting with the Suns when they bid for free agent LaMarcus Aldridge before anyone even knew Chandler had signed with the...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons acquire Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock, and Danny Granger from the Suns

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports the Pistons have acquired Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock, and Danny Granger from the Suns in exchange for a 2nd round pick in 2020 as Phoenix clears room in hopes of signing LaMarcus Aldridge. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via The Majors Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Trade Marcus Morris to the Pistons in Cost-Cutting Move

The Phoenix Suns anticipate big changes for the upcoming season. A day after signing Tyson Chandler and in the midst of the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes, Phoenix is clearing up cap room to make a play for at least one more upper-echelon free agent. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. —...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns trade three players to Pistons to clear salary cap space

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Phoenix Suns dealt Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons for a 2020 second-round pick on Thursday, reports Yahoo Sports. Phoenix has traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit for future picks, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 2, 2015 The Pistons...
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Suns Trade Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock, Granger To Pistons For Cap Space

The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to the Detroit Pistons for a second round pick in 2020. The Suns have cleared cap space as they pursue LaMarcus Aldridge. Phoenix already signed Tyson Chandler and they are closer to being able to sign Aldridge without the need for a sign-and-trade. Phoenix still needs to unload either Markieff Morris or P.J. Tucker.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler is the missing piece the Phoenix Suns need

Free agent big man Tyson Chandler sent shockwaves around the NBA galaxy Wednesday, agreeing to a 4-year, $52 million deal with the Phoenix Suns. The deal comes as a major surprise as the seven-foot center was largely expected to either remain with the Mavericks or head to the L.A. Clippers depending on what happened with...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Suns Free Agency Season: The First Domino Has Fallen

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 03: Tyson Chandler #6 (R) of the New York Knicks receives his 2011-12 Defensive Player of the Year Award from former winner Dikembe Mutombo prior to the Knicks playing against the Miami Heat in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images...
Via A Dry Heat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Knight Agrees to 5-year, $70 Million Extension with the Phoenix Suns

Former Kentucky Wildcat Brandon Knight just signed a hefty extension. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Knight, who was a restricted free agent, has agreed on a five-year, $70 million extension with the Phoenix Suns. Phoenix has agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension with guard Brandon Knight, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Re-Sign PG Brandon Knight to Five-Year Deal

Brandon Knight was the Phoenix Suns’ number one priority heading into free agency this offseason, and it didn’t take too long for them to get things done. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Suns have finalized a five-year, $70 million contract with Knight. Phoenix has agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension with guard Brandon Knight, league...
Via Hoops-Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns may shop Eric Bledsoe in trade talks

Eric Bledsoe’s name has been coming up in trade talks, and it sounds like the Suns may be willing to deal him. Prior to the NBA Draft, a report by Sporting News’ Sean Deveney said the Suns discussed trading Bledsoe to the Knicks for the No. 4 overall pick, which New York kept and used...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Look to Trade Eric Bledsoe?

The Phoenix Suns will “seriously explore” potential trades for Eric Bledsoe once they re-sign Brandon Knight, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Bledsoe, 25, averaged 17 points, 6.1 assists and 5.2 rebounds in 81 games for the Suns last season. Most importantly, he managed to stay healthy throughout 2014-15. Phoenix is expected to bring back Brandon Knight on a five-year, $70 million deal.
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns to Re-Sign Brandon Knight

The Phoenix Suns are expected to re-sign Brandon Knight as soon as the free agency period begins. Knight will receive a five-year, $70 million contract according to Gery Woelfel of Knight, 23, averaged 17 points, 5.2 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game last season. He was traded to Phoenix after 52 games into the season. Knight shot a career-high 40.9% from the...
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Why the Suns Were NBA Draft Winners

(Source: Joe Robbins/Getty Images North America) By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Phoenix Suns went into Thursday night’s draft with a need to add another rotation player they can add to their young group. After failed attempts to trade up locked them it at 13, they targeted Kentucky shooter Devin Booker. This was a solid pick for Phoenix, one that makes them...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns Pick Is In…Devin Booker

during the Midwest Regional semifinal of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena on March 26, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.   I hate to brag, but damn I’m good (word to Big Daddy Kane) – on May 20th I wrote that Kentucky’s Devin Booker may very well be the Phoenix Suns selection at #13 in tonight’s NBA draft, and lo and behold.  You can read more...
Via A Dry Heat
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns Entertaining Trade Options for Eric Bledsoe

HOUSTON, TX – MARCH 21: Eric Bledsoe #2 of the Phoenix Suns drives to the basket as Patrick Beverley #2 of the Houston Rockets looks on during their game at the Toyota Center on March 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas.(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) One year removed from an off-season headache in the form of a lengthy contract holdout by point guard Eric Bledsoe, the Phoenix Suns...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Len wrecks his car in a horrible crash

Suns center Alex Len was involved in a terrible car accident on Friday, according to TMZ. "A witness tells us ... Len was driving a black BMW SUV which collided with a blue Ford around 1:15 PM in Phoenix."In the photo, Len's car was in complete ruin, and the other car involved in the crash was flipped onto its side. There has yet to be any statement from the Suns on the accident...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the New York Knicks should trade for Eric Bledsoe

Should Phil Jackson try to trade the fourth overall pick for Eric Bledsoe and the Suns 13th pick? This past week in a mailbag conversation with fans, ESPN’s Chad Ford said that a trade for Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns’ 13th overall draft choice is, “the sort of deal the Knicks would look at,” and definitely could be an option for New York. Rumors have been surfacing...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alvin Gentry should make the Pelicans the NBA's fastest team

Even though Anthony Davis just put together the 11th-best PER of all-time in the 2014–15 season—only Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James have ever done better—there’s a lot about the New Orleans Pelicans that feels boring, forced, an obligation. Underneath the astronomically developing Davis, the Pelicans simply have not put together a winning rotation. It’s...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Qualls tears ACL during workout with Suns

In preparation for the upcoming draft, Michael Qualls has been working through a number of training exercises with a variety of teams. Ranked as the 40th best draft prospect, Qualls was expected to be a second round draft pick. However, in a workout with the Phoenix Suns, it has been reported that Qualls tore his ACL and will need 6-12 months of recovery. Just awful. RT @DraftExpress...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns' Morris twins accused of assaulting man who texted mom

Twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris have been accused of assaulting a man over a series of text messages that were allegedly sent to their mother. We first heard about the incident in January, but details have just now emerged. The Morris brothers, both 25, have denied the allegations. According to Matthew Casey of The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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