TAG: phoenix suns

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 22, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Isaiah Thomas Hit Game-Tying Shot & Stare Down Floyd Mayweather

Isaiah Thomas staring down Floyd Mayweather

It may have been providence last night for the Suns and free agent acqusition Isaiah Thomas. The 5-9 point guard was in the perfect spot to knock down a 20-foot jumper and send the Lakers-Suns preseason game into overtime right in front of undefeated boxing savant, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Zeke’s smirking stare towards Mayweather after the bucket dropped was just icing on the cake. Read More »

Smack / Oct 19, 2014 / 2:15 pm

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

Gregg Popovich

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 “silly,” the legendary Spurs coach upped the ante by quipping that he was surprised the CEO of Western Alliance Bank wasn’t wearing a chicken suit when he took the mic during Thursday’s game. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 17, 2014 / 2:15 pm

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

Goran Dragic

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 the billions in TV-rights dinero is unleashed. Dragic showed why he might demand max money during Phoenix’s lopsided win over a short-handed Spurs team last night. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 17, 2014 / 9:30 am

Video: Suns Owner Apologizes For Spurs Keeping Stars & Coach Home

Robert Sarver

During last night’s Spurs-Suns game in Phoenix, the San Antonio side was missing a large portion of their personnel. That’s because coach Gregg Popovich joined five Spurs (including Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard) who missed San Antonio’s trip to Phoenix. Suns owner Robert Sarver, took time mid-game to apologize to his fans for the absence. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 8, 2014 / 8:30 am

Watch Gerald Green Flush Crazy Double Alley-Oop

Gerald Green

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-flying slams, as he pulled of a double alley-oop during Tuesday’s practice scrimmage. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 3, 2014 / 10:30 am

Suns Could Play Markieff Morris At Center “A Lot”

Markieff Morris, Marcus Morris

Almost half of the players the Phoenix Suns have at camp this month play the guard position. Since ostensible power forward Channing Frye left for a big deal in Orlando, that places a heavier emphasis on the recently re-signed Markieff Morris. The 6-10 Morris has even been told by coach Jeff Hornacek he’s likely to spend some time at center when the team wants to run even more. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Sep 29, 2014 / 11:45 am

Markieff & Marcus Morris Sign Separate Four-Year Extensions With Suns

Markieff & Marcus Morris

Not only are the Morris Twins are getting their wish, but it’s coming sooner than most anticipated. After maintaining all off-season that they’d do most everything possible to continue playing together in the future with restricted free agency looming next summer, Markieff and Marcus Morris signed separate four-year contract extensions with the Phoenix Suns. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Sep 25, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Report: Suns Sign Zoran Dragic; Plan Lucrative Offer To Goran Dragic

Zoran Dragic, Goran Dragic

Fresh off their massive, five-year, $70-million extension for restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe, the Suns also bought out Slovenian guard, Zoran Dragic, from Unicaja Málaga of the Spanish League. Zoran is of course the brother of point guard Goran Dragic. Phoenix general manager Ryan McDonough also said they’ll have plenty of money next summer to offer Goran a lucrative new deal after he opts out. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 24, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Report: Eric Bledsoe, Phoenix Suns Agree To Five-Year $70 Million Deal

Eric Bledsoe

After months of rumors and conjecture otherwise, Eric Bledsoe will remain with the Phoenix Suns for the long-haul after all. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, Bledsoe has reached an agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Suns. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Sep 24, 2014 / 10:15 am

Report: Eric Bledsoe And Suns Make Progress On Contract Extension

Eric Bledsoe

After playing 43 games for the Suns last season and averaging career highs in points, assists and minutes per game, Eric Bledsoe thought his restricted free agency would bring a max offer. That hasn’t happened so far and Phoenix’s four-year, $48 million offer (on par with what the Raptors gave Kyle Lowry) was rejected while placing a wedge between what the team thinks he’s was and what Bledsoe’s team believes. Yet, despite the acrimony between the two sides, a report from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnaworski says they’re back at the negotiating table and getting closer to an extension. Read More »