Phoenix Suns

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 sign F/C Alan Williams to multi-year deal

BY: ED COLE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Phoenix Suns believe in forward/center Alan Williams so much that 10 days after signing him, they’re giving him a multi-year deal. Williams – a native of Phoenix – went undrafted in 2015, and played earlier this season with Qingdao DoubleStar of the Chinese Basketball Association, where he led the league in rebounds (15.4 ... Read More »

Suns sign G Jordan McRae to second 10-day contract

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Jordan McRae did enough in his five games with the Suns to earn a second 10-day contract from the team. McRae originally signed on with the team on Jan. 29, and in the five games since, McRae averaged 5.8 points and 1.4 assists in 13.0 minutes. McRae made his NBA debut in New York ... Read More »

Suns sign G Orlando Johnson to 10-day contract

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Suns interim head coach Earl Watson added a familiar face to his roster on Friday in guard Orlando Johnson, whom the team signed to a 10-day contract. Johnson’s the 16th Gatorade Call-Up in the NBA this season. For the past two seasons, Johnson’s played with the Austin Spurs of the NBA Development League. In ... 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 »

Earl Watson elevated to role of Suns interim head coach

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – It’s been a busy Monday for the Phoenix Suns. Early in the morning, they relieved Jeff Hornacek of his head coaching duties. Later in the afternoon, they decided who their next head coach would be – in an interim basis – and it’s Earl Watson. Watson – the Suns 17th head coach in team ... Read More »