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...]

Offseason Update



Clark is currently in New York for the rookie transition program.
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For Phoenix Suns fans that are embroiled in the dog days of summer and are looking for a little basketball fix, you’re in luck. Suns.com caught up with Suns President of Basketball Operations and GM Steve Kerr to find out what the players have been doing with their summer. Let’s take you through the roster player-by-player: [Read more...]

Vegas: The Return



Try working with that going on outside your window.
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After declaring to my five loyal readers that I’d never work in Vegas again last year, I find myself once again typing away from the 30th floor of the Palms Hotel and Resort in Sin City. I guess that’s the masochist in me. [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...]

Suns to Begin Search for Free Agents

The Suns front office will hit the phones at midnight on July 1. (McPeek/Suns.com)

The Suns front office will hit the phones at midnight on July 1. (McPeek/Suns.com)

At 12 p.m. ET tonight, the free agent-market floodgates will burst open and the Suns front office plans on being among the teams who plan to have a raft as the waters spill forth. [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...]

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...]

The Sun Sets on the 2008-09 Season

Both co-captains expressed a desire to return to Phoenix. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Images)

Both co-captains expressed a desire to return to Phoenix. (Barry Gossage/NBAE/Getty)

If you looked towards the Suns’ horizon last night, you couldn’t tell if you were looking at a sunrise or sunset. Despite not making the playoffs for the first time since the 2003-04 season, the arena contained more positivity and optimism than it did despair. [Read more...]