Entries Tagged as 'Jeff Hornacek'

Third-year pro P.J. Tucker poised to handle his ‘veteran’ status

October 20th, 2013 · 13 Comments

P.J. Tucker has been a lot of things during his basketball career: a Big 12 Player of the Year, an NBA wash out, an international success story, a spark plug and a defensive bull dog. In 2013-14, he’ll add another title to his long-winded resume. Elder statesman. Outside of Channing Frye (30) and Marcin Gortat […]

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Rookie Archie Goodwin settling in for first NBA season

October 6th, 2013 · 7 Comments

PHOENIX — At 19 years and 19 days, Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin enters the 2013-14 season as the youngest American-born player in the NBA. But the 6-foot-5 rookie doesn’t want to talk about being a project pick — selected No. 29 in the 2013 NBA Draft — or starting his career on a team […]

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Marshall looks to improve, Morris twins embrace opportunity in Las Vegas Summer League

July 13th, 2013 · 5 Comments

PHOENIX — Veteran-laden. It’s a term not often thrown around when describing Summer League teams, but one that is more than apropos for the contingent the Phoenix Suns will be marching out on the Las Vegas hardwood over the next 10 days. The Suns, who open Summer League play Saturday night at 5:30 p.m. against […]

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Tags: Archie Goodwin · Jeff Hornacek · Kendall Marshall · Marcus Morris · Markieff Morris · Phoenix Suns

Suns officially announce coach Jeff Hornacek’s assistants

June 25th, 2013 · 7 Comments

The Suns officially announced the hiring of their assistant coaching staff that includes Mark West, Jerry Sichting, Kenny Gattison and Mike Longabardi. They also added Irving Roland as a player development assistant and Scott Vaughan as an advanced video scout. “I’m very excited to complete my coaching staff with such established, well-rounded basketball people,” said […]

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Mason Plumlee: Phoenix Suns 2013 NBA Draft profile

June 11th, 2013 · 26 Comments

PHOENIX — “I’m just trying to be myself, the best version of me. You can’t recreate yourself before the end of these workouts.” – Mason Plumlee on his approach going into the draft Strengths One season typically doesn’t make or break a four-year college prospect’s draft stock, but in the case of Duke center Mason […]

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Ryan McDonough has the Suns ahead of the curve

May 29th, 2013 · 52 Comments

PHOENIX – On May 21, Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough admitted that it was a complex time. The draft lottery had just been settled and McDonough instead got blitzed by questions about the head coaching search. With so many openings around the NBA, he said, the Suns would have their work cut out for […]

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