Morris Brothers Are News Fit to Print

When the Morrises, or is that the Morri, entered the NBA many people thought that they’d wind up in Phoenix together. That didn’t happen initially and it affected their Twintuition. Now that the two have been reunited, their game has been elevated. Both Marcus and Markieff are the last two guys off the court after practice almost every day and despite spending most of their time together, they continue to push each other to improve every time they step on the court.

The question is though, what makes them tick and is there really something that twins can bring to the court that no one else can. The New York Times investigated. [Read more...]

Meyers Drysdale to Speak at UCLA

Over the years there have been numerous honors bestowed upon Ann Meyers Drysdale. Whether it was the first athletic scholarship given to a woman at UCLA, a trip to the Olympics, being the first woman to ever be invited to participate in an NBA training camp or winning WNBA titles as the architect of the Phoenix Mercury, she has done it all. Well, almost.

Things will come full circle for Ann on June 14 when she’ll return to UCLA for another honor. She will be dispensing wisdom to the graduates of the College of Letters and Science’s as the commencement ceremonies speaker. [Read more...]

Blackouts, Rainouts and Sporting Events, Oh My

While watching the blackout strike during the big game in New Orleans on Sunday we at Suns.com remembered that Phoenix fans once had to endure something similar at the old Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Except they never got to see the end of the game thanks to Mother Nature. We went back into the archives and found the article to share with you.

At 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, 1974, things were looking up at Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum.

Except the “things” were the estimated 5,000 spectators at the Suns’ exhibition game against the Portland Trailblazers, and what they were looking up at was the Coliseum’s leaky roof.

A steady rain and constant drip on the Coliseum’s floor forced the cancellation of star rookie Bill Walton’s Phoenix debut after more than an hour-and-a-half of waiting.

The game was canceled to avoid the risk of players falling on the wet floor – something that had happened a few years earlier in Seattle to Supersonics’ star forward Spencer Haywood. The Sonics sued the city, the operator of their arena, and reached a substantial out-of-court settlement. [Read more...]

Dragic Isn’t the Only Slovenian Sports Star

The phrase “it’s a small world” has been proven time and time again. It’s apparently even smaller when you’re from Slovenia a country of only has 2 million citizens. [Read more...]

Goran Dragic Loves Home Cooking

By the looks of the recipe and Goran Dragic’s description of his mother’s lasagna, you can’t blame him if he’s a bit of a mama’s boy.

Livestrong.com recently caught up with the Suns’ new starting point guard to find out his choice for the best meal ever.

Dragic’s review of his mother’s beef and vegetable lasagna are phenomenal not only because of the recipe itself, but also because of the memories he has of growing up in Slovenia with his mother, father, grandfather, grandmother and brother around him at the dinner table. [Read more...]

Suns a Top Five Team on the Rise

Another day, another superlative from the NBA.com Hang Time Blog regarding the upcoming edition of the Phoenix Suns.

Just a day after blogger Sekou Smith proclaimed Goran Dragic one of the Five Guys to Watch entering the 2012-13 season, the author came back Wednesday to declare the entire team one of the league’s Five Teams on the Rise.
Smith explained that he likes the group of players the Suns collected this offseason – including Dragic, Michael Beasley and Luis Scola – because they will all be playing with “huge chips on their shoulder this season.” [Read more...]

Dragic No Longer Under the Radar

After two and a half seasons as a backup in Phoenix and another half season as a backup in Houston, the limelight is beginning to shine on Goran Dragic.

The opportunity given to Dragic after re-signing with the Phoenix Suns this offseason and his performance while starting at point guard for the Houston Rockets, has allowed for his name to be mentioned with more frequency going into the 2012-13 season. [Read more...]

For Dragic, Life's a Beach

For most of us, a summer trip to the beach involves fun in the sun, a little swimming and maybe a good book. For the Phoenix Suns’ Goran Dragic it involves weights, sweat and a whole lot of running. Needless to say it gives the phrase “a day at the beach” a whole new meaning. [Read more...]

For Dragic, Life’s a Beach

For most of us, a summer trip to the beach involves fun in the sun, a little swimming and maybe a good book. For the Phoenix Suns’ Goran Dragic it involves weights, sweat and a whole lot of running. Needless to say it gives the phrase “a day at the beach” a whole new meaning. [Read more...]

Jared Dudley Talks Twitter

In what turned out to be a lot more than 140 characters, Suns forward Jared Dudley told Sports Illustrated’s Sam Amick all about his fascination with Twitter.

There are few currently on the Suns who rival Dudley’s proficiency on the social media outlet. It has become a vehicle for him to show fans everywhere a sneak peek into his personality. [Read more...]