The Arizona Cardinals are best in the league at something, and it's certainly not offense, defense, or special teams.No, the Cards are the best in the league at avoiding being arrested.
The Phoenix Suns finally got rid of Michael Beasley.Beasley, best known for his role as a frequent customer to the Scottsdale Police Department, also played basketball here on occasion, as he was payed millions of dollars to make a negligible contribution to one of the crappiest teams in the Nationa ... More >>
See also: Kelly Clarkson Is Coming to Town (But You Might Have to Sit Through The Fray Before Watching Her) I don't have cable and I don't have one of them-there digital converter boxes plugged into my television set, so it's not often I get to catch commercials. Yesterday I made the trip to the ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns stayed alive in the hunt for a Western Conference playoff bid after two big weekend wins. On Friday night, the Suns edged out a good Indiana Pacers team 113-111, and on Sunday afternoon in Cleveland, they demolished the Cavaliers 108-83. The two wins give the Suns a 25-24 record on ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns, looking for their fifth-straight win, had a 10-point fourth-quarter lead on one of the NBA's best teams but lost 99-95 to the Miami Heat in Florida on Tuesday night. Over the last 7:28 of the game, the Suns missed 15 of 17 shots, allowing the Heat to go on a 17-0 run and eventuall ... More >>
Suddenly, the Suns are surging. But even with their fifth straight home win -- a 98-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies -- the Suns are still two games under .500 and several games back from 2.5 games out of the eighth seed in the NBA's Western Conference playoff picture.
The Phoenix Suns dropped to 12-17 on the season Tuesday as the Denver Nuggets handed the Suns a 109-92 road loss. The Suns aren't that good this season, obviously, and without Grant Hill and, especially, Steve Nash in the lineup, you can pretty much forget about winning.
The Phoenix Suns seemed in control of the Golden State Warriors for about the first 34 minutes of last night's game in San Francisco. The problem was, the pro game is 48 minutes long, and the Suns couldn't stop the Warriors for the duration, losing 102-96.Locals lose a tough one in Bay Area ... More >>
Jared Dudley and Markieff Morris were the heroes of the weekend as the Phoenix Suns cruised to an easy 98-84 road win on Saturday night over the Sacramento Kings.While J-Dud nabbed a double-double with 20 points (including a trio of three-pointers) and 10 rebounds, the rookie Morris racked 18 poi ... More >>
The Arizona Wildcats and Colorado Buffs are very similar teams--scrappy, undersized, terrific team defense, very well-coached. The two teams met last month in Boulder, and the Cats lost a one-point heartbreaker.Last night in Tucson was a different story, as Arizona, playing with just seven player ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns split their road-home series this weekend with a 99-81 loss on the road to the Houston Rockets on Friday and a 95-89 home win over the lowly Charlotte Bobcats. After the weekend's action, the Suns stand at 9-14, which is 3.5 games out of a playoff spot in the NBA's Western Confe ... More >>
The Phoenix Suns announced yesterday that they would welcome a group of "high energy" youngsters to their entertainment crew, and today they announced their double whammy -- seniors. Dance Fusion, a group of 15 women ages 42 to 73 (who are self-described seniors), will also perform for Suns ... More >>
suns.com Steve Nash had a double/double against the Mavs. Alvin Gentry and Steve Nash complained about it in their post-game remarks. As usual, the coach and the veteran point guard were on the same page. The Suns didn't hustle as a team. Too many Suns played like old ladies. ... More >>
Before you start drooling over the possibility of another handful of toned, tanned, and semi-clothed dancers being added to the Suns' popular entertainment lineup -- allow the basketball team to introduce The SunDance Kids. Important to note: The group taking to the court this Friday will no ... More >>
nba.com/sunsJust another one of those weekends.The NBA season might not be officially over yet for the Phoenix Suns but they're playing like it, losing to the New Orleans Hornets Friday night, 109-97, and getting erased by the Dallas Mavericks 115-90. Friday night's game wasn't so bad, on p ... More >>
nba.com/sunsVince Carter put up a great effort in last night's loss to the Rockets.The Phoenix Suns' game last night was a thriller -- for the last few minutes or so, anyway. The rest of the 95-93 loss to the Houston Rockets was another listless effort from a bad team that looks less like a c ... More >>
The newly-named 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre in Tampa: Is this the gold standard in shitty corporate-sponsored venue names?When it comes to corporate-sponsorship of venue names, Phoenix is blessed.Our basketball team plays in U.S. Airways Center, named for a successful local airline. Our hockey te ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsHakeem Warrick: Career night filling in for Channing Frye.Hakeem Warrick and Vince Carter scored 32 points each Tuesday as the Phoenix Suns edged the Houston Rockets 113-110 at US Airways Center. It was a career night for Warrick, who was filling in for the injured Channing Fr ... More >>
active.com Yeah, that Aaron BrooksThe Phoenix Suns' front office was hinting at bringing in some big name players as the trade deadline approached Thursday, but all they ended up with was a point guard shooting 34.6 percent from the field and barely 6 feet tall. The Suns announced their a ... More >>
nba.com/sunsIt was a good losing effort from the Suns last night.The Phoenix Suns scrapped and clawed, in the words of Head Coach Alvin Gentry, but just couldn't get the job done against the Dallas Mavericks in a 112-106 loss last night. Dallas came out swinging, taking an early lead in the firs ... More >>
www.nba.com/sunsMarcin Gortat: 19 points and 11 rebounds Wednesday.Gortat the Great made another appearance Wednesday as the Phoenix Suns knocked off the Milwaukee Bucks at US Airways Arena 92-77. Marcin Gortat, the Polish import who came to the Suns in a December trade, continued his weeklong st ... 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 >>
nba.com/sunsJason Richardson powered past the Golden State Warriors for 25 points last night.Don't look now, but the Phoenix Suns are on a roll. Okay, it's might only be a two-game win streak (which includes last night's 107-101 victory over the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena), but it's st ... More >>
Steve Nash has been working through the pain, but just can't carry the Phoenix Suns all by himself.Steve Nash is hurting right now, badly. Back and heel issues are ailing the aging Phoenix Suns superstar, who's already plagued by lingering groin problems. And it's affecting his play. Nash battl ... More >>
Chris BoshMiami only had a three-point lead at the end of the first quarter last night against the surging Phoenix Suns, winners of three straight games, but the Heat didn't look back after that. Arguably, the entire second half was garbage time for LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chri ... More >>
www.suns.com/getty imagesWhy is this man smiling?: Alvin Gentry has to happy to beat the Lakers on the road.The Phoenix Suns put up 40 three-point attempts, and sank 22 of them, Sunday night in Los Angeles as the Suns upset the first-place Lakers 121-116. Turns out the 22 treys is one off an NBA ... More >>
Adios, eh?In the aftermath of the New Times story, which revealed that Steve Nash was leaving the Suns this month to run for mayor of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Provide Link), the Phoenix Suns blanketed both their official Web site and the Internet with denials that their star point ... More >>
Life after Stoudemire begins tonight
hoopslibrary.com With all of the hype and attention surrounding the Miami Heat's new super-trio and all things LA, it may be easy to forget that there are 28 other teams in the NBA. Some of which are pretty good. A partial schedule was released last night including some marquee games and (amazin ... More >>
nba.com Robin LopezPhoenix Suns center Robin Lopez is getting an opportunity to shine. Lopez, who will be entering his third year in the league this fall, has been invited to Team USA's training camp next week in Las Vegas. Team USA will play in the world championships in Turkey from Augu ... More >>
Getty ImagesGrant Hill: 23 points in a losing effort.Well, it was fun while it lasted. From February through the end of the regular season, the Phoenix Suns were one of the most consistently solid teams in the NBA, then they made quick work of playoff foes the Portland Trail Blazers and San Anton ... More >>
www.hipsuburbanwhiteguy.comOne of Arizona's more-laughable pieces of legislation coming out of this year's embarrassing legislative session is a bill that makes it a class-six felony to knowingly create a human/ animal hybrid and a class-one misdemeanor to buy or sell a human-animal embryo.I ... More >>
nba.com Starting-point-guard-of-the-future Goran Dragic sealed the deal for the Suns against the San Antonio Spurs.Sticky-fingered Slovenian Goran Dragic made us forget about Steve Nash in the fourth quarter of the Phoenix Suns' solid victory over the feared-and-loathed San Antonio S ... 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 >>
www.nba.com/sunsSteve Nash: Played in his 1,000th game on Sunday.The Phoenix Suns are 2-2 on their seven-game homestand and now find themselves with the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs after splitting a pair of weekend games. After six days, the Suns jumped out of seven-point first- ... More >>
Can Sendeks crew compete sans Harden, Pendergraph?
www.nba.com/suns Steve Nash: 35 is the new 25.One of the big questions about the Phoenix Suns heading into this season was: Did 35-year-old Steve Nash have enough left in the tank to carry the Suns like the Nash of old? On Tuesday night, the former league MVP certainly had plenty in the ta ... 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 >>
Who let these Dust Bowl hicks into the NBA?