Original Sun Honors MacLeod

Heralded as the “Original Sun,” Ring-of-Honor member Dick Van Arsdale unveiled some of his original artwork for a very special event on Wednesday night.

During halftime of the Suns-Thunder game, Van Arsdale presented his former coach, John MacLeod, with a piece of art to commemorate MacLeod’s own induction into the Ring. With jersey numbers to represent each of the players in the exclusive club, initials to mark the front office executives and a pair of socks in recognition of former athletic trainer Joe Proski, the unique artwork is a tribute to the 13 legends whose faces overlook the court at US Airways Center. [Read more...]

Gentry Readies Suns for the Made-Over Trail Blazers

Alvin Gentry doesn’t have a short memory.

That’s why he’s hoping that this Portland Trail Blazers team is a lot different on the court, as it is on paper, compared to the team that beat the Suns by 38 points back on January 27.

“I hope they don’t look anything like that team,” Gentry said.

Phoenix wants to avenge that loss to the Trail Blazers, while the Suns are also keeping one eye on the standings and another eye on the calendar. [Read more...]