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Suns Draft 2016

By: Kayla Mortellaro  June 23, 2016 The Phoenix Suns selected 18-year-old Dragan Bender with the fourth overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft. Bender, from Croatia, stands 7-feet tall and 225 pounds. His size and length fills a need on the Suns roster. From Bender’s power forward position, he played in 25 games in the Israeli Premier League for Maccabi Tel ... Read More »

Suns doing everything they can to stay competitive in ultra-tough Western Conference

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Suns have failed over the last season-and-a-half because, in general manager Ryan McDonough’s words, they’ve “rushed the process,” in trying to keep pace with teams like the Golden State Warriors and Oklahoma City Thunder in a very competitive Western Conference. “They (Warriors and Thunder) built something slowly and painfully, and it took ... Read More »

Suns Season Opener Stalled; Lost To Mavericks 111-95

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Suns 2015-2016 NBA season opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena in front of a sellout crowd of 18,055 people fell short of anticipation – with a 111-95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The evening started off with a great intro video produced by the Suns staff, which was followed by an energetic on-court introduction for all coaches ... Read More »

Suns re-sign G Brandon Knight to multi-year deal

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. — The word of the Phoenix Suns re-signing guard Brandon Knight swirled near and on the beginning of the NBA’s free agency period. The reports of a five-year, $70 million deal – the same deal fellow guard Eric Bledsoe got – came from every NBA expert who had a Twitter account. The team finally made ... Read More »

Suns sign G Devin Booker to two-year deal

BY: ED COLE LAS VEGAS – The Phoenix Suns didn’t want Devin Booker to leave Las Vegas without a contract, so they took care of that on Monday – their only day off from Summer League action – signing him to a deal. According to spotrac.com, Booker’s deal with the Suns is for two-years at $4,351,440 – all of it ... Read More »

Suns ride their defense to 86-77 win over Wizards at NBA Summer League

BY: ED COLE LAS VEGAS — Throughout the Suns’ pre-Summer League practices this week, head coach Nate Bjorkgren stressed to his players the importance of playing solid defense, and how crucial that would be to their success at NBA Summer League. Evidently, the team took Bjorkgren’s words to heart, because they suffocated the Washington Wizards on Saturday, holding them to ... Read More »