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Jan 17

Suns players on relationship between NBA players, officials: 'It's a problem'

Suns players Tyson Chandler, Devin Booker and Jared Dudley believe there are a few factors that have led to the worsening conflict with officials.

        

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Jan 17

Suns' undisciplined defense wastes Devin Booker's 43-point night against Trail Blazers

The most frustrating part, at least from the Suns’ perspective: They did themselves in by not following the defensive game plan.

        

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Jan 15

Suns looking for energy after lackluster loss to Pacers

The Suns played hard in a 17-point loss to the Rockets, but the same level of effort wasn’t there in the 23-point loss to the Pacers on Sunday.

        

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Jan 15

Suns GM Ryan McDonough discusses 'good job' Jay Triano has done as interim coach

Halfway through Jay Triano’s time as interim coach, azcentral sports talked to GM Ryan McDonough about the job Triano has done.

      

 

 

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Jan 15

Tyson Chandler's milestone only highlight in Suns' listless loss to Pacers

Tyson Chandler grabbed his 10,000th rebound against the Pacers on Sunday – just about the only highlight of the Suns’ loss.

      

 

 

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Jan 13

Devin Booker's turnover rate not linked to time at point guard

Devin Booker ranks 8th in the league with 3.6 turnovers per game

        

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Jan 12

Mike D'Antoni's Phoenix Suns ushered in the 3-point NBA revolution

The 3-point shot has become the weapon of choice in the NBA.

        

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Jan 12

Shorthanded Rockets dominate Suns in 17-point win

Houston didn’t score 90 points in the first half, as it did in November, but the 112-95 loss, given the circumstances, was just as disturbing.

        

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Jan 12

Bickley: Surging Phoenix Suns providing new hope for the future

No longer should Phoenix Suns fans be thinking about tanking the season. The play of emerging young stars has re-energized the franchise.

        

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Jan 12

Phoenix Suns out to avenge 'embarrassing' loss to Rockets

Arizona State product James Harden will miss Friday’s game with a hamstring injury.

      

 

 

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Jan 11

Phoenix Suns rookie Josh Jackson responds well to Jay Triano's harsh criticism

After being benched last week, Josh Jackson requested quality time watching film with coach Jay Triano. The payoff has been immediate.

        

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Jan 09

Phoenix Suns playing themselves out of high lottery pick: 'It's not OK to lose'

Interim coach Jay Triano said it’s important for the Suns to establish a winning culture while trying to develop their young players.

      

 

 

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Jan 08

NBA mock draft: Will ASU basketball's Tra Holder get picked in 2018 NBA draft?

Tra Holder has excelled on the court for the ASU basketball team, earning national player of the year consideration for his start to the season.

        

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Jan 08

NBA mock draft: Arizona Wildcats’ Allonzo Trier a first round pick in 2018 NBA draft?

Where will Arizona Wildcats’ Allonzo Trier get picked in the 2018 NBA draft? That’s up for debate.

      

 

 

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Jan 08

Arizona pro sports franchise values: What Cardinals, Diamondbacks, Suns, Coyotes are worth

Look at the values of the Arizona Cardinals, Arizona Diamondbacks, Phoenix Suns and Arizona Coyotes compared to other teams in their leagues.

        

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Jan 08

Suns sign Isaiah Canaan to guaranteed deal for rest of season

Less than 24 hours after Isaiah Canaan learned he’d be sidelined for more than a week with an injury, he received a guaranteed contract from the Suns.

      

 

 

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Jan 08

'It's a step for us': Dragan Bender, Josh Jackson ignite Suns past Thunder

Dragan Bender and Josh Jackson were the unquestioned stars in Phoenix’s 14-point win over the Thunder on Sunday.

        

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Jan 07

Rookie Davon Reed could make Phoenix Suns' debut Sunday

Reed, a second-round pick in the 2017 draft, had arthroscopic knee surgery in August.

        

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Jan 05

Phoenix Suns' Alan Williams maintaining enthusiasm throughout knee surgery rehab

Williams is out 6 months after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery in late September, but he’s kept up his support of his teammates.

      

 

 

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Jan 05

Suns' turnovers, poor 3-point shooting lead to loss to Spurs

Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili each scored 21 points and the Spurs beat Phoenix 103-89 on Friday night for their ninth straight win at home over the Suns.

        

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