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  • Warriors extend record for avoiding losing streaks

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors had gone an NBA-record 105 games without consecutive regular-season losses before facing the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night at Oracle Arena. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson made sure that record streak stayed alive at 106. Curry scored 31..." December 04

  • Suns' Earl Watson: Support for marijuana can be 'slippery slope'

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr's willingness to speak out in favor of sports leagues permitting medicinal marijuana use to help cope with pain hasn't resonated with everyone. Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson said he understands where Kerr is coming from but is concerned that Kerr's..." December 04

  • Draymond Green Defends His Kicking Habit Then Kicks Marquese Chriss

    Ball Is Life "One game after kicking James Harden in the face and hours after making the following comments about the league’s take on his habit of kicking people, Draymond Green struck again. I just laugh at it. It’s funny how you can tell me how I get hit and how my body is supposed to react. I didn’t know..." December 04

  • Report: NBA opening night to be 7-10 days earlier in 2017-18

    ESPN "Major League Baseball had all the labor negotiating fun this week, coming to terms on a new five-year pact to avert a lockout just before its own buzzer to get a deal done, but fear not. The NBA remains on course to announce its highly anticipated agreement with the National Basketball Players..." December 02

  • Suns surge in 4th to top Hawks

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns' veterans kept their team in the game until their young stars overcame a tough night and put the game away. P.J. Tucker and Jared Dudley scored 17 points each and Leandro Barbosa scored all eight of his points early in the fourth quarter when the Suns took the..." December 01

  • DeMarcus Cousins admits he, John Wall, and Eric Bledsoe want to play together

    CBS Sports "DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall and Eric Bledsoe were part of a special group at Kentucky. Even though that team didn't win a title, it was still an incredible collection of talent. It's also a group that really enjoyed playing together and bonded. They've stayed close, even as each have been sent to..." November 29

  • Chandler leads Nuggets past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Wilson Chandler's hip injuries that cost him 133 games since 2011 are finally behind him. Now he's healthy and carrying the load while several other Denver Nuggets deal with maladies of their own. Chandler scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half and Jameer Nelson added 21..." November 27

  • Suns' Len avoided SportsCenter after getting dunked on by LaVine

    Arizona Republic "Suns center Alex Len did not need to see Minnesota’s Zach LaVine dunking on him Friday night from multiple angles and with multiple freeze frames. “I didn’t watch SportsCenter because of that,” Len said, laughing. “On my Instagram, I got like 50 comments – 'RIP, rest in peace on the good..." November 27

  • Timberwolves pull away from Suns late

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Minnesota found a fourth quarter to build on Friday. The Timberwolves held the Phoenix Suns without a field goal over the final nine minutes and took advantage of mismatches on the offensive end for a 98-85 victory at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Andrew Wiggins and..." November 26

  • Rookie Tyler Ulis slides into Suns rotation smoothly

    Arizona Republic "If an NBA team gets a backup point guard to give it roughly seven points, three assists and two steals in about 15 minutes per game, that is one role that comes off the concern list. The Suns are getting that in the past four games from a rookie who barely played in the first 12 games of the..." November 25

  • T.J. Warren Out Indefinitely Due To Minor Head Injury

    NBA.com "Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren did not play in the team’s past two games and will be out indefinitely due to a minor head injury. He is expected to resume basketball activities in the near future and updates will be provided as appropriate. T.J. Warren is currently averaging 17.7 points, 4.3..." November 24

  • Suns lean on Len in 92-87 win over Magic

    The Sports Xchange "ORLANDO, Fla. -- There is something about playing in Orlando that brings out the best in Phoenix center Alex Len. Len, in his fourth NBA season out of Maryland and the Ukraine, had 17 points, 12 rebounds and two blocked shots to lead the Suns to a 92-87 victory over the Orlando Magic on..." November 23

  • Amazon is pushing for sports rights, but NBA turned them down for League Pass

    Awful Announcing "The Amazon buildup towards trying to gain live sports rights continues. They quietly hired SI/120 Sports veteran James DeLorenzo in March to head a new sports group, and they’ve since hired content-acquisition people and made attempts to land particular sports rights. According to The Wall Street..." November 23

  • It’s Time for These NBA Teams to Bottom Out

    The Ringer "As we go through life, we’re taught about different levels of shame in sports. Being a sore loser is shameful, sure, but being an eager and willing loser is a downright sin. Tanking in the NBA has long been considered one of the most shameful things in all of sports. But sometimes we learn to live..." November 22

  • Beal enjoys career night as Wizards topple Suns

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Bradley Beal got paid this offseason. Not just some, but the maximum allowed for a player entering his fifth NBA season despite numerous injuries throughout his career. Now the Washington Wizards guard is perhaps showing why the investment could pay off. Beal scored a..." November 21

  • Embiid's career-high night carries 76ers past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHILADELPHIA -- Twenty minutes before tip-off, it was unclear whether Joel Embiid's balky left ankle would be well enough for him to suit up for the Philadelphia 76ers. Clearly, the big man was more than healthy. Embiid scored a career-high 26 points, Nik Stauskas added a season-high..." November 20

  • Retired NBA commissioner David Stern went off about cheating and ethics

    Quartz "As NBA commissioner, David Stern was a strict and unyielding monarch, who presided over a successful and growing empire for 30 years. In retirement, unshackled from those responsibilities, he is happy to let loose with his raw, undiplomatic opinions about the ills befalling sports and..." November 19

  • Suns get rare road win against Pacers

    The Sports Xchange "INDIANAPOLIS -- Phoenix Suns reserve guard Brandon Knight didn't know why Paul George was resting for the Indiana Pacers Friday night, but he used the All-Star's absence to fire up his young team. "I think that motivated us," Knight said after the Suns' 116-96 victory at Bankers Life..." November 18

  • Chandler leads Nuggets past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Michael Malone didn't have Wilson Chandler in his first season coaching the Denver Nuggets. He has him this year, and he rode the veteran forward to a much-needed win. Chandler posted season highs of 28 points and 11 rebounds, and the Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns 120-104..." November 17

  • Suns GM McDonough: Dragan Bender ‘ultimately’ will be a power forward, center

    Arizona Sports "Hardcore Suns fans and NBA draft analysts alike cringed as Phoenix rookie Dragan Bender spent summer league and the preseason as a ball-handling, 7-foot small forward. The results weren’t exactly pretty as the 18-year-old looked stunned under the bright lights. Head coach Earl Watson, who..." November 17

  • Suns Haven't Been Close To Trading Brandon Knight

    Real GM Basketball "Brandon Knight is coming off the bench this season for the Phoenix Suns with Eric Bledsoe and Devin Booker starting, which has led to some speculation about his future with the franchise. “We’re certainly not looking to move Brandon, we haven’t been close to trading Brandon,” Ryan McDonough..." November 17

  • Devin Booker waves bye to Suns bench, then signs autograph for fan after getting ejected

    USA Today "Devin Booker was ejected after a second technical was called on him with 17 seconds left in the Suns-Nuggets game on Wednesday night. His response was interesting. It’s not what you normally see when an athlete is tossed from a game. With a small smile on his face, Booker gave the refs a thumbs..." November 17

  • Phoenix Suns start long trip, schedule break at once

    Arizona Republic "Playing five road games over eight nights with 4,700 miles of travel might not seem like a break in the Suns’ schedule until you consider where they have been before this trip. The Suns are at 3-8 after playing eight games against teams with winning records. Starting tonight in Denver, the..." November 16

  • Russell Wilson: “Seattle needs basketball back”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Russell Wilson announced via Twitter on Monday that he was joining the ownership group pushing to return the SuperSonics to Seattle. Now, Wilson has penned his feelings about doing so in The Players’ Tribune. In the article, the Seattle Seahawks quarterback says that, as a kid of the ’90s,..." November 16

  • The Changes to Expect in the NBA’s Upcoming Collective Bargaining Agreement

    The Ringer "The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association expect to finalize terms on a new collective bargaining agreement “just after Thanksgiving” or in “early December,” a source familiar with the negotiations told The Ringer. The source confirmed previously reported details of the new..." November 15

  • The Monstars are back just in time to celebrate Space Jam's 20th birthday

    USA Today "Way back on November 15, 1996, when Michael Jordan only had four titles, Space Jam released in theaters. Now, 20 years later, Jordan is a billionaire, and his company, Jordan Brand, has released a teaser for the anniversary campaign and fresh apparel to get everyone hyped about the 90s basketball..." November 15

  • Duncan, Leroux Announce Twitter NBA Show

    Real GM Basketball "A year and a half ago, the Dunc’d On Basketball Podcast launched with invaluable support from RealGM so it feels appropriate to use this space to detail the new project Nate Duncan and I have been working on for a little while now that launches this week. A little while back, Twitter reached..." November 15

  • Hollis-Jefferson's double-double helps Nets defeat Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Brooklyn forward Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had quite a night -- a surprise visit from his mom and a performance that would make her proud. With his mother Rylanda sitting in the second row, Hollis-Jefferson scored a career-high 20 points and had his first career double-double with..." November 13

  • Thompson, Warriors shoot past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Golden State Warriors are emphasizing sharing the ball among their multiple-superstar lineup early this season. That meant trusting one of their slumping stars Sunday night, and they were rewarded for doing it. Klay Thompson saved nine of his season-high 30..." November 13

  • Phoenix Suns' Jared Dudley blends to bench in better fit

    Arizona Republic "Two years ago this month, Jared Dudley went to his Milwaukee Bucks coach, Jason Kidd, with a suggestion to give his starting job to a raw but athletic and tantalizingly talented 19-year-old, Giannis Antetokounmpo. It was not Dudley’s idea this time but the 31-year-old understands and readily..." November 11

  • Bledsoe, Suns have enough left to beat Pistons

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Finally, the Phoenix Suns didn't need a last-second shot or overtime to win. But they did need a fourth-quarter rally. Eric Bledsoe scored 14 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and eight during a decisive 13-1 run as the Suns kept the Detroit Pistons winless on the road this..." November 10

  • Jalen Rose: NBA players will refuse to visit the White House during Trump’s presidency

    USA Today "The Cleveland Cavaliers are set to visit the White House on Thursday — the same day that President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with Donald Trump. It may also be the last time a full NBA championship team makes that trip for at least four years. During ESPN’s NBA Countdown on Wednesday,..." November 10

  • NBA announces plan for youth basketball academy in Australia

    USA Today "The NBA and Basketball Australia today announced their plan to launch NBA Global Academy — an elite youth basketball training center in Australia's capital city, Canberra. The academy, which will be at the Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport, will serve as a "global hub"..." November 10

  • Lillard, McCollum power Trail Blazers past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- The first quarter was CJ McCollum's. The fourth quarter was Damian Lillard's. When the smoke cleared, the backcourt mates had carried the Portland Trail Blazers to a 124-121 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night at Moda Center. Lillard scored 22 of his 38..." November 09

  • Suns rookie Marquese Chriss to start at Portland

    Arizona Republic "Marquese Chriss' time is now. Chriss, the 19-year-old Suns rookie, will get his first NBA start Tuesday night at Portland in a permanent Suns lineup move at power forward. It was a good morning at Tuesday’s team shootaround for Chriss, who won the rookie trivia contest and found out he was..." November 08

  • Lakers move above .500 with win over Suns

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers must have found a hangover cure that didn't involve tomato juice, vitamins or the proverbial hair of the dog. Instead, they survived a second-half scare and held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 119-108 at Staples Center Sunday night. The win raised the..." November 07

  • Suns edge Pelicans on Warren's dunk in OT

    The Sports Xchange "NEW ORLEANS -- There's the gall of youth, and then there's the deep, deep well of experience. The Phoenix Suns benefitted from each precious commodity Friday night in winning their second consecutive overtime game by dispatching the winless New Orleans Pelicans, 112-111, on a game-ending,..." November 05

  • Suns outlast Blazers in OT

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Eric Bledsoe knew he wasn't going to let anyone else take the last shot. He just didn't know what that shot would end up looking like. Bledsoe wound up stepping back for a 25-foot jumper that went through the net as time expired to give the Phoenix Suns their first win of the..." November 03

  • Officer finds Suns player's lost dog in Paradise Valley

    Arizona Republic "After a brief fury of retweets spread his call for help, a police officer found Phoenix Suns player Leandro Barbosa's lost dog, Maya, Wednesday afternoon. He first tweeted at 1:45 p.m. that Maya got lost while on a walk and earned more than 750 retweets in 45 minutes. He also posted on..." November 03

  • Jerry Colangelo to step down from chairmanship of USA Basketball

    Philly.com "USA Basketball announced Thursday afternoon that Jerry Colangelo will step down from the role of chairman of the organization. A new chairman will be elected on November 14. Colangelo had been in the role since 2009. He officially served two elected four-year terms. Colangelo continues to..." November 03

  • Clippers move to 3-0, keep Suns winless

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- It wasn't the cleanest exhibition of Los Angeles Clippers' basketball, but it was spotless at times and enough to get past the Phoenix Suns. Chris Paul scored 18 of his 24 points in the second half and the Clippers routed the winless Suns 116-98 on Monday night at Staples..." November 01

  • NBA to host postseason awards show in June 2017

    Today's Fastbreak "The NBA announced on Tuesday that they will host the first-ever NBA awards show next June. The event will take place in New York City following the conclusion of the NBA Finals on June 26, 2017, and will be televised by TNT. The venue, host and award presenters will be announced at a later..." November 01

  • Which NBA Star Needs A Trade The Most?

    SI "It doesn't take long for the NBA rumor mill to get churning once the season begins. But before reports and sources start putting the full-court press on your timeline, we thought we'd examine the NBA trade landscape ahead of the madness. The Crossover asked its writers which star they would..." October 31

  • Suns coach Earl Watson doesn't want players following opponents on Twitter

    CBS Sports "Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson is only 37 years old, but he's something of an old-school guy -- if you ask him about his coaching influences, he'll probably start with John Wooden. It follows that he's no fan of the way today's players socialize with opponents during the season. Before Sunday's..." October 31

  • Durant, Warriors slip past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- The new-look Golden State Warriors are still very much a work in progress. Even on a night when engine was not purring, the Warriors had enough in the tank to win. Kevin Durant scored 37 points and Stephen Curry added 28 as the Warriors wiped out a 13-point deficit in the first..." October 30

  • Westbrook's triple-double includes 51 points in Thunder's OT win

    The Sports Xchange "OKLAHOMA CITY -- The last two seasons, no player has been associated with the term triple-double more than Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook. He accounted for 18 last season alone. Now that is playing without former teammate Kevin Durant, there were some who believed he could average a..." October 29

  • Suns' coach Watson sees 'opportunity' in defensive struggles

    Arizona Republic "Concerns about how little the Suns' starting five had played together were allayed when that quintet led as a whole through six minutes of play, and new starter T.J. Warren extended the lead to 18-14 after 8 ½ minutes of Wednesday’s season opener. The issue became the reserves, who gave up 16..." October 28

  • Balanced Kings cruise past Suns

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- For Sacramento Kings forwards DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay, combining for 46 points in a game is nothing new. However, needing only 25 combined shots to get there, and getting lots of help from many different sources, are new and welcome developments. Cousins scored 24 points and..." October 27

  • More Athletes And Sports Figures Are Donating To Hillary Clinton Than Donald Trump

    Uproxx "With less than two weeks remaining for people to end relationships and alienate friends and family over which presidential candidate they support, it’s not a stretch to say that most of us can’t wait for this election to be over. However, people can always be just a little bit angrier if we want..." October 27

  • Players Who Can’t Be Traded Until January 15

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s in-season trade market typically doesn’t pick up until the winter, since players who signed free agent contracts in the offseason aren’t eligible to be moved until December 15. By that point, with the regular season approaching the two-month mark, teams have a better idea of where they..." October 27

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