Amar'e Stoudemire won us over during his eight-year stint with the Phoenix Suns, with his sheer strength and remarkable athletic ability. We never saw him as the "next" Michael Jordan or whoever, but as an All-Star level player when healthy who -- serious defensive liabilities aside -- put h ... More >>
As the shortened NBA season comes to an end, last night's game between the New Jersey Nets and Philadelphia 76ers signified more than just the end of a dismal season for the Nets. It also marked the team's last home game in the Garden State. After 36 years in New Jersey, the Nets are scheduled to m ... More >>
The Toronto Raptors had lost 14 straight games to the Phoenix Suns dating back to 2004. Clearly, the good old days have long past for the Suns, who lost 99-96 to the perennial doormat Raptors on Tuesday night at US Airways Center.
Steve Nash, rumored to be a free-agent target of the New York Knicks in the upcoming offseason, scored 26 points against the Knicks on Wednesday night in New York as the Phoenix Suns broke a five-game losing streak. The 91-88 final score extended the struggling Knicks' losing skid to four games
The Phoenix Suns' 103-83 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers last night was just plain horrible. Offensively, defensively, you name it.Steve Nash knew it. "That was about as bad of a game as I've had personally and team-wise also as well," he stated to the press afterwards. Head coach Alvin Gentry k ... More >>
nba.com/sunsAaron Brooks was a star last night.The Phoenix Suns kept their playoff hopes alive last night with a 114-106 victory over the terrible Toronto Raptors. For awhile, it looked like the Suns were going to let another home game against a lousy team slip away. Planet Orange played ti ... More >>
nba.com/sunsIt's all fun and games until the team loses.The Phoenix Suns put up a tremendous effort in triple overtime against the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers last night -- except for the final moments of the game, when it mattered most. Planet Orange kept it close in regulation, ... More >>
nba.com/sunsLast night's game -- in a parallel universe.The Phoenix Suns could not keep their momentum going last night against the Boston Celtics, taking a spectacular 115-103 beating in a game that was never really close.It was a major comedown from Monday night's wild overtime win against the ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsGrant Hill: A season-high 34 points against the PacersThe Phoenix Suns launched a six-game road trip with games Friday and Sunday and came away winners in both, upping their record to three games over .500 for the first time this season. Regarding the Western Conference playof ... More >>
nba.com/suns Steve Nash leads the league in double-doubles with 26. After an agonizing three-game stretch against the bottom-dwelling Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers and Charlotte Bobcats, the Phoenix Suns needed a big performance this weekend -- and they got it, in one game, anyway ... More >>
nba.com/sunsTonight's game is a statement game for the Suns against Boston.The Phoenix Suns have a tough couple of games ahead of them this weekend as they're scheduled to face a Boston Celtics team tonight that's considered by some to be the best in the league and a very good New Orleans squad o ... More >>
New-ish Phoenix Sun tries to prove his might
nba.com/suns Grant Hill continued his high-scorning ways with 13 points and five assits in last night's game against the 76ers.When the Phoenix Suns departed the Valley last Monday for their most recent road trip, they were riding a two-game winning streak and were probably fueled by a gr ... More >>
www.nba.com/suns Steve Nash: 14 points but five turnovers against the Pistons.The Phoenix Suns committed 14 turnovers Saturday in Detroit as they let the Pistons outscore them 28-15 in the fourth quarter and eke out a 75-74 win. All that after notching their fifth win in a row Friday night ... More >>
nba.com/suns Grant Hill surpassed the 16,000 career point mark during the Phoenix Suns' victory over Portland on Friday.For most of this season, the Phoenix Suns have been in need of some serious heart. Fans have lost count of the number of games lost because Planet Orange ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsSteve Nash: Scored 10 points in overtime to save his Suns.The Phoenix Suns have let a lot of games slip away from them recently, but they refused to let that happen in Wednesday night's home 118-109 win over the New Jersey Nets. Sure, it took an extra five minutes to nail this one ... More >>
Familiar faces post up at US Airways Center
Amar'e StoudemireFormer Phoenix Suns player (and current New York Knicks superstar) Amar'e Stoudemire was reportedly a big fan of the Scottsdale's Old Town scene and the many swanky and stylish clubs populating the district. So it's not much of a shocker that Amar'e is apparently planning a ret ... More >>
We were as frustrated at times as almost everyone else with Amar'e Stoudemire, whose mercurial career with the Phoenix Suns ended after seven seasons last June when he signed a mammoth deal with the New York Knicks. Mr. Stoudemire in previous incarnation His lack of defensive prowess, ... More >>
chi-ball.com Amar'e StoudemireAs we all know, Amar'e Stoudemire is now a member of the New York Knicks. But STAT wanted to stay here in Phoenix, at least that's what he's saying now that he signed a huge contract. All the Suns had to do was offer him fully guaranteed five-year maximum con ... More >>
nba.com Hedo TurkoglThe Phoenix Suns made another official move today. Hours after completing a sign and trade for Josh Childress, the Suns traded for Toronto Raptors forward Hedo Turkoglu. Leandro Barbosa and Dwayne Jones were sent to the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Turkoglu.
www.bettorsedge.comBig ups to NBA super-duper star LeBron James for exploiting his stardom for a good cause. As you probably know, King James will announce tonight where he'll hang his size 16 sneakers and he's making the announcement during an hour-long special on ESPN -- the proceeds fro ... More >>
Nineball.This is part of a series of reviews of bands who play weekly at local bars. The show: Nineball at CK's Tavern and Grill.The look: Middle class sports bar.The smell: Tank tops and testosterone.The taste: Fried food.Three words/phrases to describe the night: Thoughtfully casual, flip ... More >>
suns.com (L-R) Goran Dragic, Lou Amundson, Jared Dudley, and Channing Frye (suns.com)"All we've done is earn ourselves a great opportunity," Steve Nash told reporters, after the Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 115-106 at US Airways Center last night. "We can't be ... More >>
www.fanster.com Phoenix Suns big-man Robin Lopez. The basketball gods seem to like Phoenix.It's reported that Phoenix Suns big-man Robin Lopez will play -- in some capacity -- in game one of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Lakers, beginning Monday at 6 p ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsSteve Nash had 24 points, 14 assists in the Suns victory over the New Jersey Nets last night.Steve Nash is an übermensch. Despite an aching back and a bout of illness this week, the 36-year-old point guard still had the strength, wherewithal, and intestinal fortitude to carry his ... More >>
suns.com The Suns were without Robin Lopez's might in the middle in last night's narrow win over the Timberwolves.Friday's home game against Coach Mike D'Antoni's New York Knicks and yesterday's road contest against Coach Kurt Rambis' Minnesota Timberwolves both looked lik ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsAmar'e Stoudemire: Another huge night.The NBA's top two scoring teams did exactly what was expected of them Monday night in Oakland, where the Phoenix Suns escaped with a 133-131 win over the Golden State Warriors. The Suns moved to 19 games over .500 win and maintained their hold ... More >>
Suns thankful to continue home sched
www.nba.com/suns Jason Richardson: Another high-scoring effort. Even the most fanatical of Suns worshippers couldn't have imagined such an outcome. A weeklong five-game road trip to the East Coast, including bouts against powerhouses Boston and Orlando, wrapping up with four wins for the ... More >>
www.nba.comJason Richardson scored big against the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards this weekend.Going into their current five-game jaunt up and down the East Coast, the Phoenix Suns were expected to be butchered by such powerhouse teams as 2008 NBA champs Boston in a basketball bloodbath.&n ... More >>
Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen are next on the Suns' docket. After getting peppered on Wednesday night by the Orlando Magic, the 4-1 Phoenix Suns continue their beast-of-an-East-Coast swing with one super toughie and one winnable one. (If, that is, they don't go all 2008-09 Sun ... More >>
NBA.com Dwight Howard doing his Superman impression at the All-Star Game.It was only a matter of time. Yeah, the Phoenix Suns were 4-0 going into last night's game with Superman and the Orlando Magic -- the man of steel being everybody's favorite basketball star nowadays, Dwight Howard. ... More >>
www.nba.com/heat Miami's Dwyane Wade is the newest member of the NBA's 10,000-point club. A record of 3-0 to start the season? Even against poor-to-middling competition (L.A. Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves), we'll take it, though we're not deluding ourselves. The o ... More >>
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