Dragic Steals Show From Tamia?

Dragic sang a song he never heard in his life. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty)

Dragic sang a song he never heard in his life. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty)

Where would a Suns fan head to watch forward Lou Amundson recite “Ice, Ice, Baby?” Well, the annual Suns & Stars Gala of course. [Read more...]

STAT Returns After Month-Long Abscence

STAT said that he's been watching a lot of reality TV. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

STAT said that he's been watching a lot of reality TV. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty Images)

Don’t think for a second that Amar’e Stoudemire was out of mind and out of sight, just because he couldn’t see out of one of his eyes. The Suns All-Star made his return to the arena Saturday for the first time since his operation on Feb. 20. But this time, he was decked out in some serious shades. [Read more...]

Shaq Plays Goalie at Practice

Shaq can reject shots in all sorts of ways.

Shaq can reject shots in all sorts of ways.

Shaq is obviously a man of many talents. A Renaissance man of entertainment… if you would. He’s already known for his dancing, rapping and comedic abilities, but what you didn’t know, is that he is also quite the… soccer goalie. [Read more...]

Stars Give Favorite Shaq Stories

It's well known that Shaq is a clown, but the Hornets' David West claims that he's a psychic. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

it's well known that Shaq is a clown, but the Hornets' David West claims that he's a psychic. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

With Shaq acting as host for 2009 NBA All-Star, Suns.com thought it would be appropriate for some if his guests – other All-Stars from around the league – to reflect on their favorite memories of the Big Cactus. Let’s hear what they had to say: [Read more...]

Shaq at All-Star: In His Own Words

O'Neal was "Shaquacious" with the media today. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

O'Neal was "Shaquacious" with the media today. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

As one of the most dominant players to ever play the game on the court and one of the most charismatic to chat with off of it, the media rolled over in droves to hear what Suns center Shaquille O’Neal had to say about his 15th All-Star appearance. 

Suns.com was on hand to record every second of the Big Cactus’ meeting with the press today, so we thought we’d provide you with some of the best snippets. Below is Shaq in his own words: [Read more...]

5 Questions With Hall of Famer Rick Barry



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2009 NBA All-Star officially tipped off in Phoenix on Wednesday and one of the events that signified the beginning of the celebration was the appearance of Hall of Famer Rick Barry at the Suns Team Shop located inside the US Airways Center. The eight-time All-Star, who played for the Warriors, Nets and Rockets during his professional career, signed autographs for fans for an hour as the NBA debuted its All-Star merchandise in the team shop.

Barry, who was named to the NBA’s 50th Anniversary All-Time Team, allowed Suns.com to fire five questions in his direction about a variety of topics that included 2009 NBA All-Star, his playing days and where the basketball talent lies within his family.

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Shaq Named to New Jersey's Hall of Fame



What do these two have in common? They’re both Hall of Famers.
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What do Shaquille O’Neal and Jon Bon Jovi have in common? You guessed it. They’re both being inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. [Read more...]

Shaq Makes Levitation a Reality



Shaq is assisted by his “Levitation Process Crew.”
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I don’t know if you’ve noticed lately, but during player introductions, Suns center Shaquille O’Neal has been making his way onto the court in quite the unique manner. [Read more...]

Barnes Makes Picks for NFL Championship Games



You may want to listen up, I went 4-0 this past week.
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With the playoffs going on, everyone in our locker room has been talking football. J-Rich and Amar’e like to give me their predictions and Shaq wants to bet anybody on anything. He always bets the opposite team that I’m betting on, so I just take money from him. When I’m back at home, me and my friends will get together and watch the games together. But we really start getting into it once the playoffs start. [Read more...]

Gentry Plays Role of Substitute Coach


Gentry has learned a lot from his time as an assistant.
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With Terry Porter remaining in Portland after having his jersey retired there last night, lead assistant Alvin Gentry manned the reins at practice today. Although Gentry claims that practice was the same as any other day, one player disagreed. [Read more...]