Entries Tagged as 'Phoenix Suns'

Phoenix Suns set on becoming ‘elite,’ need another star

April 19th, 2014 · 26 Comments

PHOENIX — In their first full season with the Phoenix Suns, GM Ryan McDonough and head coach Jeff Hornacek took the team from bad to good. As miraculous as that task seems when considering where the franchise stood 12 months ago, their next job might be even tougher: making this good team elite. But with […]

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NBA free agency: Eric Bledsoe’s lips are sealed

April 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments

PHOENIX — As the Suns trickled out of the U.S. Airways Center on Thursday with bags full of whatever was left in their lockers, the same themes popped up. Jeff Hornacek should be coach of the year. The season was a success in one way and disappointing in another. Individually, nearly every player on Phoenix’s […]

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Goran Dragic joins Hornacek, Petrovic on exclusive list

April 16th, 2014 · 26 Comments

PHOENIX — Goran Dragic has received quite a bit of attention this season. The battered point guard will sit out the Suns’ final game on Wednesday against the Sacramento Kings, according to Paul Coro, meaning his 2013-14 season ends with averages of 20.3 points, 5.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game on 50.5 percent field […]

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Suns gain league-wide respect

April 15th, 2014 · 6 Comments

PHOENIX — Part of the growing up process for the Phoenix Suns was winning over fans after three lottery-bound seasons prior, the last of which was a historically bad year. Another part was learning something about themselves. “That we can play with anybody,” point guard Goran Dragic said without hesitation when asked what he learned […]

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Memphis Grizzlies 97, Phoenix Suns 91 — Solar eclipse

April 14th, 2014 · 47 Comments

PHOENIX – Jeff Hornacek answered his pregame questions as if the Suns would become one of the best teams in NBA history without a postseason berth. Contextually, he was answering a specific question, but the admission of his team not being in control of its own destiny made one thing clear. It already stung. “If […]

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Preview: Memphis Grizzlies (48-32) at Phoenix Suns (47-33)

April 14th, 2014 · 45 Comments

Time: 7 p.m. MST TV: FSA A chance. Six months ago talks of a playoff berth would have seemed foolish, far-fetched and nothing short of whimsical. But since the night of Oct. 30, the Phoenix Suns — through remarkable team chemistry, a hint of youth and admirable naivety, a budding backcourt and remarkable work by both the […]

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