Phoenix Suns

Report: Ex-Suns 1st-Round Pick Dragan Bender to Sign Contract with CSKA Moscow

Dragan Bender could be going back overseas to continue his basketball career after agreeing to a deal with CSKA Moscow. Per Varlas Nikos of EuroHoops...

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4 days ago, Bleacher Report, Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns should bring back Alan Williams

While the Phoenix Suns main rotation is set, a few roster spots are still available for end of the bench depth pieces. One player the Suns should have at the top of their list is former fan favorite Alan Williams. For the first time in what feels like forever the Phoenix Suns do not have […] The...

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4 days ago, Valley of the Suns, Phoenix Suns

FiveThirtyEight projects Suns to win 35 games next season based on offseason improvements

Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images Many are down on the Suns’ asset management, but the numbers show the on-court product will at least be better. Take whatever issue you may have with the way the Suns dealt picks like they were hot potatoes or didn’t go out and sign the player you had in mind,...

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4 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Locked On Suns Wednesday: The Ringer’s Jonathan Tjarks joins to recap the Suns’ offseason

Our annual summertime chat with Tjarks to regroup and evaluate the Suns’ offseason. Jonathan Tjarks of The Ringer joins the show for what has become a summer tradition, recapping the Suns’ offseason and predicting what is to come for the team’s young core. Starting with the draft, we discuss why Tjarks...

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4 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Jones responds to offseason criticisms, subtractions of Jackson and Warren

Photo by Barry GossageNBAE via Getty Images Suns General Manager James Jones discussed the Suns off season, including the negative side. For the first time since changing over almost the entire Suns roster in a two week period, Suns General Manager James Jones held court in Phoenix for local media....

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4 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Kelly Oubre Jr. returns to Suns with multiyear deal

PHOENIX -- Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. re-signed with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.

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4 days ago, NBA, Phoenix Suns

Suns re-sign forward Kelly Oubre Jr.

Suns re-sign forward Kelly Oubre Jr.

Suns re-sign forward Kelly Oubre Jr.

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5 days ago, FOX Sports, Phoenix Suns

Suns and Kelly Oubre Jr. start fresh with new chapter

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports Oubre is back in Phoenix on a two-year, $30 million deal. What stood out from the re-introductory press conference? On December 28, 2018, pre-game for the Suns-Wizards tilt at Talking Stick Resort Arena, Kelly Oubre Jr. could be overheard talking about his future. Fans...

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5 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

BSOTS Offseason Roundtable: How did the Suns’ busy offseason shape expectations?

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Bright Side’s lead writers get together to talk all things Suns with their summer all but finished. Heading into the start of next season, only four players remain from last year’s opening night roster: Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges, and Elie Okobo. Suns...

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5 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Suns rising up latest Power Rankings

It’s a slow rise, but a rise nonetheless. Let’s celebrate! The Suns got Charlie Brown’d by the ESPN Power Ranking team this week, who happily played the role of Lucy in a never-ending turnstile of Lucy’s. Their post draft and free-agency Power Rankings have the Phoenix Suns at 25th in the league — up...

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5 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings

Comparing Booker and Ayton to the NBA’s top duos

Next season all eyes will be on a number of new superstar pairings across the NBA. For the Phoenix Suns, that pairing takes form in Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton. The era of the “big three” is officially over. With its passing, a new trend has swept the NBA. Dynamic duos are the newest commodity...

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5 days ago, Valley of the Suns, Phoenix Suns

Predicting the Phoenix Suns in 2019-20 vs the Northwest Division

Phoenix Suns General Manager James Jones appears to have built a team that will have a winning record vs the Eastern Conference. Can they do the same against the Northwest Division in the West? James Jones has been building something this summer, tearing down the Suns from the Ryan McDonough era and...

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6 days ago, Valley of the Suns, Phoenix Suns

Locked On Suns Monday: Do the Suns have to worry about Devin Booker in the age of player movement?

Booker is probably far away from demanding a trade or becoming frustrated, but with his second contract starting this season, the clock is ticking. With superstars like Kyrie Irving, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and Jimmy Butler ushering in a more sudden and unexpected version of NBA player empowerment,...

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6 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Fanning the Flames Podcast: Are the Suns that much better than last year?

Paul and Justin talk about what the Phoenix Suns have done in the past week After taking a week to recover emotionally from surviving the Great Vegas Earthquake of 2019, Fanning the Flames is back this week to discuss all things Phoenix Suns and NBA (with surprisingly limited tangents). On this episode,...

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6 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Center of the Sun: After Summer League, Suns fans must settle in for the long wait for the 2019-20 season to begin 

How will the Suns fare when the new season begins? Let the discussions begin! Welcome to the weekly news roundup of your Phoenix Suns. Summer League Suns Scoreboard Phoenix Suns vs Memphis Grizzlies L (79-69) Phoenix Suns vs San Antonio Spurs W (79-78) Phoenix Suns vs China W (94-64) It’s July...

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6 days ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Predicting the Phoenix Suns in 2018-19 v the Southeast Division

In our continuing head-to-head prediction of the Phoenix Suns versus the Association, let us look at how they might fare versus the Southeast Division. James Jones has done a seemingly masterful job rebuilding the Phoenix Suns’ roster around the core of Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton, Kelly Oubre,...

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1 week ago, Valley of the Suns, Phoenix Suns

Solar Panel, ep. 139: Suns still looking for a backup PF — who is still out there?

The guys review the power forward options still on the market Tim and Dave cover all the latest on the Suns in the past week Summer League review, especially Jalen Lecque’s pluses and minuses Review of the Kelly Oubre Jr. contract — who wins, who loses in that $30 million, two-year contract Summary...

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1 week ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

Frank Kaminsky was left in the dust by the Hornets, but he is not a finished product

Imagining what a year of development could like for the Suns’ new stretch big man. Frank Kaminsky isn’t a finished product, but the Suns made an investment in the 26-year-old stretch big man with the hope that he would improve during his second contract. Quickly after the start of free agency, Charlotte...

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1 week ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets

Predicting the Phoenix Suns’ record vs the Central Division

The Phoenix Suns are an improved team. Let’s make an early prediction of how their record might stand at the end of 2019-20 breaking down their head-to-head v the Central Division. The Phoenix Suns of 2019-20 are not the Suns of the recent past. The roster of this coming season is seemingly light-years...

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1 week ago, Valley of the Suns, Phoenix Suns

Jalen Lecque steals the Summer League spotlight flashing tantalizing upside for Suns

Lecque has the makings of being the next great preps-to-pros story. This time a year ago, I don’t think anyone expected Jalen Lecque to be in the position he is now. Instead of attending college, where he committed to North Carolina State as a four-star recruit, Lecque seized his rare opportunity to...

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1 week ago, Bright Side Of The Sun, Phoenix Suns

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