Phoenix Suns face many crucial decisions with rookie contracts

October 21st, 2013 · 50 Comments

Rookie contracts are affordable enough that usually the decision to pick up a third- or fourth-year team option is merely a clerical matter. Yet this season the Suns face a number of decisions that must be made by Halloween that could end up being a trick or a treat. By Oct. 31 the Suns must […]

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Phoenix Suns top draft value rankings, move up in future power rankings

September 25th, 2013 · 20 Comments

After a decade in which the Suns have not drafted any impact players (with the jury still out on the current crop), an ESPN draft projection expects that to change in a big way the next few seasons as the organization continues its rebuild through draft picks and cap space. Kevin Pelton’s draft value rankings […]

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Phoenix Suns gain more cap relief with Michael Beasley waiver

September 4th, 2013 · 11 Comments

When Michael Beasley was arrested on a marijuana charge in early August, it was merely a matter of time before he became a former Phoenix Sun. The Suns’ immediate silence in the aftermath of the incident seemed to foretell that the team was only waiting for a more advantageous time to rid themselves of Beasley, […]

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Caron Butler trade gives Suns more options

August 30th, 2013 · 22 Comments

During the last few years of the Nash era, the Suns dipped their toes into the rebuilding waters while maintaining the core of a team fighting for the playoffs. After dealing Caron Butler to Milwaukee in a cost-cutting deal, the Suns cannon-balled into the rebuilding deep end (if they weren’t already there after trading Luis […]

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Photo gallery: Phoenix Suns unveil new jerseys

August 15th, 2013 · 42 Comments

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — After months of anticipation, the Phoenix Suns unveiled their new uniforms tonight in Scottsdale’s Fashion Square Mall. As you can see from the accompanying photos, the Suns will wear a white home jersey with orange lettering, a purple road jersey and a sleeved all-orange alternative jersey. Oddly enough, of the five current […]

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Phoenix Suns last in West in ESPN Summer Forecast

August 14th, 2013 · 14 Comments

The Phoenix Suns will likely rank among the bottom two teams in every preseason prognostication of the Western Conference, with the majority likely to rank the Suns dead last. The surprise to me in the ESPN Summer Forecast ranking of the West came from the fact that the Suns bottomed out with a gruesome projected […]

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