Court Report: Suns Vs. Raptors

Time: The Suns host the Raptors on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at US Airways Center.
Records: Suns 21-39 (fourth in the Pacific Division) vs. Toronto 23-38 (fifth in the Atlantic Division)
Matchups:
PG: Goran Dragic (14.2 points and 6.9 assists) vs. Kyle Lowry (12.7 points and 6.0 assists)
SG: P.J. Tucker (5.4 points and 4.1 rebounds) vs. DeMar DeRozan (17.7 points and 4.1 rebounds)
SF: Jared Dudley (11.1 points and 3.4 rebounds) vs. Rudy Gay (18.1 points and 6.1 rebounds)
PF: Luis Scola (12.7 points and 6.2 rebounds) vs. Andrea Bargnani (13.1 points and 3.7 rebounds)
C: Marcin Gortat: (11.2 points and 8.5 rebounds) vs. Jonas Valanciunas (6.7 points and 5.6 rebounds) [Read more...]

Court Report: Jermaine O’Neal Takes Leave

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The Suns are currently riding a season-high-tying three-game winning streak as they face the visiting Raptors on Wednesday. With four days between games, the Suns had a nice little respite before resuming the final 22 contests of the regular season. Check out what was uncovered after practice Tuesday.

O’Neal Absent

In order to catch a flight to Boston to visit his daughter, Suns center Jermaine O’Neal left practice early Tuesday. His 13-year-old daughter, Asjia, will undergo surgery to repair a leaky heart valve Wednesday. [Read more...]

Court Report: Suns Vs. Hawks

Time: The Suns host the Hawks on Friday at 7 p.m. at US Airways Center.
Records: Suns 20-39 (fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. Atlanta 33-23 (second in the Southeast Division)
Matchups:
PG: Goran Dragic (14.1 points and 6.9 assists) vs. Jeff Teague (14.5 points and 7.2 assists)
SG: P.J. Tucker (5.5 points and 4.1 rebounds) vs. Devin Harris (8.9 points and 2.7 assists)
SF: Jared Dudley (11.2 points and 3.4 rebounds) vs. Kyle Korver (11.3 points and 4.0 rebounds)
PF: Luis Scola (12.8 points and 6.2 rebounds) vs. Josh Smith (17.4 points and 8.7 rebounds)
C: Marcin Gortat: (11.4 points and 8.6 rebounds) vs. Al Horford (17.1 points and 10.1 rebounds) [Read more...]

Court Report: Suns Vs. Wolves


Time: The Suns host the Timberwolves on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at US Airways Center.

Records: Suns 18-39 (fifth in the Pacific Division) vs. Minnesota 20-33 (fifth in the Northwest Division)

Matchups:

PG: Goran Dragic (14.2 points and 6.8 assists) vs. Ricky Rubio (8.4 points and 6.7 assists)
SG: P.J. Tucker (5.5 points and 4.0 rebounds) vs. Luke Ridnour (12.2 points and 3.9 assists)
SF: Jared Dudley (11.4 points and 3.5 rebounds) vs. Andrei Kirilenko (13.4 points and 6.4 rebounds)
PF: Luis Scola (12.9 points and 6.3 rebounds) vs. Derrick Williams (10.3 points and 5.2 rebounds)
C: Marcin Gortat: (11.4 points and 8.6 rebounds) vs. Nikola Pekovic (16 points and 8.9 rebounds)
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Court Report: Suns at Blazers

Just because tonight’s game in Portland signifies the unofficial start to the second half of the season for the Suns, don’t expect to see any major changes to the lineup. At least not right away.

Head coach Lindsey Hunter, after shoot around at the Rose Garden, told the media he and his staff aren’t prepared to change their starting lineup even though they’ve considered it.

“No, not yet,” he said with a smile. “We talked about it and tinkered with it. There will be rotations that’ll change. Time will fluctuate a bit for guys. In that way there will probably be changes.” [Read more...]

Tucker Returns to Where NBA Career Began

While it would be easy to look at P.J. Tucker’s statistics through the first three games of this current six-game road trip and assume he’s been struggling, the production of some players can’t be defined by a boxscore. [Read more...]

Suns-Cavs Game Day Breakdown

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Time: The Suns host the Cavs tonight at 7 at US Airways Center. [Read more...]

Dragic Inherits More Than Locker

No one knows this more than NBA players. They know when a high-touted player is overrated, and they know when their backup is headed for stardom.

After all, in tight quarters, players are pushing their fellow teammates every day. Some guys break, while others rise to the occasion.

So it wasn’t surprising that when the deal that brought Goran Dragic to Phoenix was completed, the Suns staff received a text from the club’s previous point guard: Steve Nash. [Read more...]

First Impressions of the 2012-13 Suns

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The first practice of training camp is like a trailer to a movie. You get to see glimpses of your favorite players as they assume their new or traditional roles. [Read more...]