Tag Archives: Jeff Hornacek

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 »

Suns fire Jeff Hornacek

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Mired in a stretch of losses in 19 of their last 21 games, and a well-below .500 record heading toward the All-Star break, the Phoenix Suns decided a change had to be made, hopefully for the better, so they relieved Jeff Hornacek of his head coaching duties early Monday morning. Hornacek – who spent ... Read More »

Suns Dominate Kings 118-97

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— The Phoenix Suns came out with high-energy and aggressiveness that led to a dominating win over the Sacramento Kings, 118-97 at Talking Stick Resort Arena Wednesday night. The Suns were led by Eric Bledsoe, who finished the night with 19 points, eight assists, and six rebounds. “He’s very good at getting those steals and playing the passing ... Read More »

Suns Season Opener Stalled; Lost To Mavericks 111-95

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Phoenix Suns 2015-2016 NBA season opener at Talking Stick Resort Arena in front of a sellout crowd of 18,055 people fell short of anticipation – with a 111-95 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The evening started off with a great intro video produced by the Suns staff, which was followed by an energetic on-court introduction for all coaches ... Read More »

Takeaways From Suns Media Day

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— The Phoenix Suns held their media day Monday to kick start the 2015-2016 season. Two different moods surrounded the Suns organization this off-season; one of excitement and anticipation with Tyson Chandler and Brandon Knight signing long-term deals, the organization drafting Devin Booker, and most of the players spending the summer in the gym together. On the other ... Read More »

Suns sign G Devin Booker to two-year deal

BY: ED COLE LAS VEGAS – The Phoenix Suns didn’t want Devin Booker to leave Las Vegas without a contract, so they took care of that on Monday – their only day off from Summer League action – signing him to a deal. According to spotrac.com, Booker’s deal with the Suns is for two-years at $4,351,440 – all of it ... Read More »

Together Chandler and Len Can Be an Anchor for the Suns

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— Suns fans know how long it has been since the team has had a true center let alone the possibility of having two skilled big men to work down-low. That is now the case with the free-agent signing of Tyson Chandler as he joins third-year center Alex Len. Chandler is a winner. As he enters his 15th ... Read More »