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.
It's been a long time since the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson first began orchestrating one of rock's most anticipated albums. Finally, after nearly four and a half decades of half-releases and bootlegs, Capitol Records is issuing the official release of the Beach Boys' long lost album Smile. ... 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 >>
New-ish Phoenix Sun tries to prove his might
Recall how much has changed in two months at US Airways Center
Though the Beasts of the East (Miami Heat and Boston Celtics) have been stealing most of the headlines in this early part of the NBA season, the Atlanta Hawks went into yesterday's game against the Phoenix Suns without a loss.That streak ended, as the Suns held on down the stretch for an exciting ... More >>
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 >>
nba.com Hedo TurkogluWell, it looks like the Phoenix Suns aren't taking the loss of Amar'e Stoudemire too hard. The word around the NBA, according to the Arizona Republic, is that the Suns are close to acquiring Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress in separate deals. If these deals happen, th ... More >>
Let's face it: Amar'e Stoudemire's no maximum-dollar player, like. (say...) Kobe Bryant.It's over, and nobody wants a reccap of the Suns' 111-103 elimination loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals Saturday night. But since we've reported every Suns game this s ... More >>
www.usaplayers.comThe Phoenix Suns -- yet again -- failed to earn a spot in the NBA Finals after the Los Angeles Lakers put the nail in the team's playoff coffin on Saturday night but not before securing an NBA record for a certain point guard who can't seem to find his way to the Cha ... More >>
www.spineaz.comGame five of the NBA Western Conference Finals are tonight in Los Angeles and, for the Phoenix Suns, the game has been called the most important game since the Charles Barkley era. The Suns and the Lakers are tied at two in the series and in order for the Suns to m ... 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.suns.com Not lookin' so hot, fellas.The Phoenix Suns lost game two of the Western Conference Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers last night, and, as in game one of the series, Kobe Bryant's gettin' all Kobe Bryant on the Suns defense -- if not scoring 40 points in a game, getting the bal ... 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/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 >>
By the time a must-win game for the Phoenix Suns rolls around, we're usually breaking out the sunscreen and decorating the Maypole. This year, desperation's come early. In the race for the Western Conference playoffs, the Suns sit in ninth place in an eight-team sprint following their disastrous 0- ... More >>
allposters.com Those were the days, my friend. Shaq and D. Wade after their 2006 NBA titleTwo of Shaquille O'Neal's old teams on the road in two nights. Two losses. Tuesday night, it was to the Orlando Magic, and Wednesday it was to Dwayne Wade, Shaq's brother in arms in the 2006 NBA ch ... More >>
Suns need to put former teammate on his tush
Second-half Suns need to ramp it up
The Phoenix Suns longest road trip of the year was a disaster -- until the Big Three (no, not those Big Three) found a way to win against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. We're talking about Steve Nash, Amar'e Stoudemire, and Shaquille O'Neal. Nash played so brilliantly against the Hawks ... More >>
Boston's Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen From the middle of November through the end of December, 38 days to be exact, the Boston Celtics didn't lose a game, sweeping their way to 19 consecutive victories. The team's record on December 23 was 27-2. "Best team ever" pursed the lips of sp ... More >>
Atlanta Hawks guard Joe Johnson schooling fools like he once did in Phoenix. Dear, Phoenix Suns, Do us a favor. Tell us again why you traded guard Joe Johnson four seasons ago? You were on the verge of striking it big, but then dealt the 82-game starter, who averaged 17.1 points per game in 2004-05 ... More >>
The Boston Celtics bought themselves an NBA Championship in 2007-08. The Los Angeles Lakers nearly stole one by snookering away the rights to All-Star forward Pau Gasol from the Memphis Grizzlies last February 1 for the NBA equivalent of nothing. Oh, Memphis Coach Marc Iavaroni, a former Suns assis ... More >>
Anyone else miss the good ol' days, when the Phoenix Suns and San Antonio Spurs were locked in a bitter struggle for ideological supremacy (and home-court advantage in the playoffs)? When the Lakers and Hornets were laughable, and the thought of a return to form for the Boston Celtics was like somet ... More >>
Phoenix Suns fans: Here's a quick-and-dirty introduction to the team's newest member, Jason Richardson, who was acquired in Wednesday's five-player trade that sent Raja Bell and Boris Diaw to the Charlotte Bobcats.
Rewind, for a moment, to the 2005-06 NBA season. The Miami Heat visit the Phoenix Suns in a marquee matchup. Talk of a future NBA Finals series between the two powerhouses flood the sports talk airwaves. But despite Shaquille O'Neal's (playing for Miami at the time) team-leading 13 rebounds, th ... More >>
Sunnies look to pillage financially troubled Cats
By Benjamin Leatherman Music editor Niki D'Andrea decided to take a well-deserved sabbatical this past weekend, getting as far as possible from the Valley as she could. She didn't tell anyone where she was headed, but knowing the kind of crazy life the pint-sized powerhouse of lesbian spunk leads, ... More >>
NBA Western Conference Playoffs, Round One, Game Four: San Antonio Spurs at Phoenix Suns
Jesus, do we have to play these stiffs?
Can aging behemoth bring the bling?
Don't cry, Stevie. You've at least got one good year left... Can there be any doubt two-time MVP Steve Nash is the goat of the series pitting the Suns against arch-rival San Antonio? I know, I know. David Stern's an ass for penalizing Amare Stoudemire and Boris Diaw for getting off the bench in Gam ... More >>
The Barkley-dominated Suns had a stranglehold on us. Team Nash is better. Let's go crazy!