Suns Get a Jump on the Season

The leadership provided by Nash and Hill is already paying dividends.
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This weekend, most people will be enjoying the last few moments of summer. Whether they sail off to their favorite get-away destination, or decide to remain in town for a “staycation,” one constant exists, the offseason is finally over. [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...]

Kerr Talks About Shaq Trade

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The one thing constant in the NBA is change and that changed swept over the organization when the Suns traded away center Shaquille O’Neal to the Cavaliers for center Ben Wallace, swingman Sasha Pavlocic, cash considerations and a second-round pick. [Read more...]

Kerr Meets With Nash About Extension

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(Joe Murphy/NBAE/Getty Images)



With widespread speculation circulating everywhere about what Suns President of Basketball Operations and GM Steve Kerr is going to do with his team this offseason, he decided to begin with his point guard. [Read more...]

Suns to Host Final Workout

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The Suns were impressed by Goran Dragic in Treviso last year. (James/NBAE/Getty)

With the 2009 NBA Draft exactly a week away, a culmination of over a year’s worth of preparation will conclude this week as the Suns’ front office fine-tunes its selection strategy. With one lottery pick and two second-rounders, Phoenix is poised to infuse some fresh basketball blood into the organization. [Read more...]

Former Sun Grant Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease

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(Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Superb athlete, teammate and citizen, former Sun Brian Grant was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease this past January. Parkinson’s, for which there is no known cause or cure, is a progressive disease that disrupts the brain’s coordination and control of muscle movement and motor skills. [Read more...]

Gentry to Appear on Local Sports Shows

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(Josh Greene/Suns.com)

You know that Suns Alvin Gentry just signed a three-year deal to become the head coach of the Suns this past week. But what you may have not known is that Gentry will be making the rounds on a bevy of local sports shows this Sunday. [Read more...]

Three-Pointers, Fulton Homes Aid Suns' Charities

Fulton Homes has helped Phoenix Suns Charities donate funds to over 100 organizations in the greater Phoenix area. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Fulton Homes has helped Phoenix Suns Charities donate funds to over 100 organizations in the greater Phoenix area. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Constructing a solid foundation with the community is something that Fulton Homes and Phoenix Suns Charities both have in common. While Fulton Homes literally constructs foundations, Phoenix Suns Charities performs that task in a more figurative manner. [Read more...]

10 Notable Notes From the End of the Season


Nash accomplished a feat no one has ever done in the NBA.
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For any Suns fans that need to be talked off the ledge after watching their club miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003-04, here are some notes that will ease your pain. Remember, the team went 12-5 to finish the season (unfortunately, Dallas went 11-6) and only missed the eighth seed in the Western Conference by two games. Playing without their leading scorer Amar’e Stoudemire for the last 29 games of the season and sixth man Leandro Barbosa for seven games during a crucial playoff push, the Suns missed being the sixth seed in the West by just four games. Although some cloudiness may have rolled into the Valley, here are 10 pieces of plenty of silver lining that foster optimism: [Read more...]

Shaq Gets "Punk'd" by Lou

<br><strong>Shaq may look serene here, but Lou is in trouble. (Josh Greene/Suns.com)</strong>

Shaq may look serene here, but Lou is in trouble. (Josh Greene/Suns.com)

I never saw the resemblance between Suns forward Louis Amundson and famous prankster Ashton Kutcher until Tuesday, when the ponytailed reserve decided to punk the “Master of Mischief” himself, Shaquille O’Neal. [Read more...]