Once upon a simpler time, a Hammertime, when the words “dot” and “com” had yet to be perfected, when mall hair ruled the Earth, and “direct television” meant you turned on the television and there was a picture, there lived a kind, talented young knight known as Prince Kevin.

Prince Kevin called a purple and orange Madhouse his home.  In the context we use here, however, this Madhouse was a happy place, filled with people who cheered for tall warriors in violet sneakers, who wore cowboy letters across their chests, and very, very short shorts.  This Madhouse was in the desert, and Prince Kevin came to that desert from the Land of Cleve, where he was neither loved nor wanted, along with Mark the Massive and Tyrone, the Man of Many Faces (he was a role player), in exchange for two guys named Larry and Mike.  Mark and Tyrone were valued additions, but Prince Kevin was the prize.

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Steve Kerr Discusses Suns' Summer

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(Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

With summer league behind us and our roster close to being finalized, I thought this would be a good time to fill you in on what has been a very productive, busy off season for our team.

Our goals heading into next year were to add young talent, create financial flexibility and become more mobile along the front line.  With our roster beginning to age and a clear need to make improvements defensively, we felt it was important to begin to make a transition of sorts.  At the same time, we didn’t want to blow up the team and start from scratch.  After all, we’re still very talented and we won 46 games during an adversity filled season last year.   We know there’s still plenty of potential with our team.

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Superfans & Superheroes


Whether it takes you being faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, free up some time this week to head out to San Diego for the annual Comic-Con and say hello to Suns blogger and superfan Adam Beechen.

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Majerle’s Goes for Three


On July 27, Majerle’s Sports Grill opens its third sports bar in the Valley with their new location at 13375 W. McDowell Road in Goodyear. With current establishments in downtown Phoenix and Chandler, the new location gives Westsiders a chance to experience award-winning American fare and a cutting-edge approach to the sports grill experience with state of the art audio-visual systems featuring more than 20 High Definition screens, including a 12-foot screen and quad processing which allows for four images to appear on one screen at the same time.

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Vegas: The Return

Try working with that going on outside your window.
(Daniel Banks/

After declaring to my five loyal readers that I’d never work in Vegas again last year, I find myself once again typing away from the 30th floor of the Palms Hotel and Resort in Sin City. I guess that’s the masochist in me. [Read more...]

Prodigal Sun Returns Home

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(Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

When Channing Frye was a senior at Phoenix’s St. Mary’s High School in 2001, he won a state championship on the Suns’ home floor. As he returns to Phoenix in 2009, he’s hoping to be a part of movement towards bringing a world championship to that same floor. [Read more...]

STAT's Ready for His Close-up


If you’re looking for a much-needed offseason basketball fix, check out Amar’e Stoudemire’s video contributions via the All-Star forward’s own Youtube channel , STAT TV.  

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Kawamura to Join Suns in Vegas

On Thursday, the Phoenix Suns announced that Japanese guard, Takuya Kawamura, has been added to the team’s 2009 Las Vegas Summer League roster. [Read more...]