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Goran Dragic is 27th in ESPN #NBArank

Goran Dragic is 27th in ESPN #NBArank

valleyofthesun.com Updated 10 hours ago
There he is. ESPN’s ongoing #NBArank series landed on players 26 through 30 today, and Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic came in at No. 27, just ahead of healthy one-time MVP Derrick Rose,...
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  • Alex Len returns to practice; Expected to play later in week

    Alex Len returns to practice; Expected to play later in week

    valleyofthesun.com 12 hours ago
    PHOENIX — Suns center Alex Len was a full participant in practice for the first time since fracturing his right pinky 13 days ago. The 7-foot-1 center’s scrimmage performance left both...
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  • Popovich Says Suns Owner Should Have Been Wearing A Chicken Sui…

    Popovich Says Suns Owner Should Have Been Wearing A Chicken Suit For Comments

    Two days after Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver apologized to his fans for the San Antonio Spurs bringing a depleted team to an exhibition between the Western Conference foes, Gregg Popovich fired back in a way only he could. Calling Sarver’s comments “…
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  • Second unit leads way in Saturday’s scrimmage

    Second unit leads way in Saturday’s scrimmage

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 18 (2 days ago)
    PHOENIX — The talk of preseason has been about the depth of the Phoenix Suns. Between the sixth man and the 11th man, there is not much difference talent-wise on this team. Saturday’s...
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  • Dan Majerle got Midnight Madness fever at GCU

    Dan Majerle got Midnight Madness fever at GCU

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)
    The eve of the college basketball season started with Drake airballing triples over at Kentucky and Tubby Smith falling off his motorcycle. Here in Phoenix, Suns Ring of Honor member Dan Majerle was...
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  • Suns Owner Robert Sarver Calls Out Spurs For Phoning In Preseas…

    Suns Owner Robert Sarver Calls Out Spurs For Phoning In Preseason Game

    The Spurs' starting five for last night's game against the Suns was a bit underwhelming: Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Tony Parker, Danny Green, and Kyle Anderson. Tim Duncan, Tiago Splitter, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills all sat out. Gregg …
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  • GIF: Goran Dragic Behind-The-Back Pass For Miles Plumlee Jam

    GIF: Goran Dragic Behind-The-Back Pass For Miles Plumlee Jam

    dimemag.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    Goran Dragic will likely opt out of the final year of his Suns contract this summer in an attempt to secure a bigger deal. Whether his new deal ends up being the maximum allowable depends on his performance this season and the looming cap increase after…
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  • Spurs vs. Suns final score: Small ball zips past San Antonio, 1…

    Spurs vs. Suns final score: Small ball zips past San Antonio, 121-90

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 17 (4 days ago)
    PHOENIX — San Antonio didn’t bring much of their roster to Phoenix, but any confidence gained for the Suns after three disjointed preseason performances is probably a good thing. Jeff...
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  • Earl Barron is gunning for Suns roster spot

    Earl Barron is gunning for Suns roster spot

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)
    PHOENIX — There are 15 roster spots for every NBA team, and the Phoenix Suns have decided on 15 players with guaranteed contracts. Or have they? A preseason cut left veteran center Earl Barron...
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  • Isaiah Thomas and Gerald Green could be a deadly duo off bench

    Isaiah Thomas and Gerald Green could be a deadly duo off bench

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)
    The national perspective of the Phoenix Suns going into the off-season was they needed to improve their front court depth and rebounding skill. Not many in the media considered (another) point guard...
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  • Joe Jackson, Casey Prather and Jamil Wilson waived

    Joe Jackson, Casey Prather and Jamil Wilson waived

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 14 (6 days ago)
    The Phoenix Suns waived guard Joe Jackson, swingman Casey Prather and forward Jamil Wilson on Tuesday to cut their roster to 16 players. The team will move into a Thursday preseason hosting of the...
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  • Could the Suns’ inordinate amount of depth be a bad thing?

    Could the Suns’ inordinate amount of depth be a bad thing?

    valleyofthesun.com Oct 14 (7 days ago)
    Depth is a good thing. Having depth wins you championships. The Phoenix Suns have depth, and lots of it. But is it too much? Is too much depth even a thing? Whether it is or isn’t we sure are going...
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  • Suns vs. Rockets final score: Miscues mar 3rd preseason game

    Suns vs. Rockets final score: Miscues mar 3rd preseason game

    The Suns dropped their first of three preseason games on Monday. Lay out most any excuse for it, and it was likely partially to blame. Phoenix hit 5-of-25 three-pointers, turned the ball over 25...
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  • Rockets face Suns without Dwight Howard, James Harden

    Rockets face Suns without Dwight Howard, James Harden

    Time: 5 p.m. MST TV: NBATV Coming into tonight’s game, both the Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets have been able to handle their first two opponents, meaning that one of these teams will taste defeat...
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  • Recap: Suns 97 Nuggets 89: Dragic is back

    Recap: Suns 97 Nuggets 89: Dragic is back

    Phoenix– The Phoenix Suns starters blitzed the Denver Nuggets starting unit in the second half and cruised to a 97-89 win in their second preseason contest of the year. Suns coach Jeff Hornacek...
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  • Suns 100, Flamengo 88: Slow start but a win in preseason opener

    Suns 100, Flamengo 88: Slow start but a win in preseason opener

    The Phoenix Suns overcame a slow start to defeat Brazilian basketball team Flamengo in their preseason opener. After the San Antonio Spurs lost to Alba Berlin earlier in the day, it seemed as though...
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  • Watch Gerald Green Flush Crazy Double Alley-Oop

    Watch Gerald Green Flush Crazy Double Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Oct 8
    With the 2014 NBA preseason in full swing and a fresh regular season on the horizon, basketball fans are anticipating what sort of dunking gems Suns forward Gerald Green has in store this season. Fans don’t have to wait long to see one of Green’s high-f…
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  • Video - Popovich Responds To Sarver's Criticism 03:45

    Popovich Responds To Sarver's Criticism

    Oct 19
    ESPN NBA analyst Chris Broussard discusses Gregg Popovich's response to Suns owner Robert Sarver, including the Spurs coach saying the Suns owner should've worn a "chicken suit."
  • Video - Canaan Lifts Rockets Past Suns 00:43

    Canaan Lifts Rockets Past Suns

    Oct 13
    Isaiah Canaan scored five of his 16 points in the final minute of the Rockets' 95-92 win over the Suns.
  • Video - Clippers, Warriors Battle For The Pacific 05:37

    Clippers, Warriors Battle For The Pacific

    Oct 10
    ESPN Insider Amin Elhassan and Henry Abbott preview the Pacific Division.
  • Video - Suns Increase Offer To Bledsoe 03:05

    Suns Increase Offer To Bledsoe

    Sep 24
    Brian Windhorst discusses why the Phoenix Suns have increased their offer to restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe.

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    Oct 20
    In a preseason clash of the Cavaliers and the Bulls, two things became clear: The Cavs are primed to be a fearsome offensive juggernaut, and Derrick Rose really and finally looks like he's back, writes Brian Windhorst.
  • LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers says Chicago Bulls are better

    Oct 20
    Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • NBA: LeBron's building goals for trip to Rio

    Oct 11
    LeBron James' main goal for the Cavs' trip to Rio was to help his team get in the groove, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'

    Oct 11
    The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.