Tag Archives: San Antonio Spurs

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 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 »

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 »

Brandon Knight: “I knew where my heart was at”

BY: ED COLE PHOENIX — Tyson Chandler didn’t want to beat around the bush when it came to signing with the Phoenix Suns, and neither did Brandon Knight. “It was fairly quick. These guys (Suns) made me a fair offer, a very fair offer,” Knight said. “With what I’ve been through, and being here for a little bit less than ... Read More »

Alex Len ready for first full NBA Summer League with Suns

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Give Ryan McDonough and the Phoenix Suns credit: they were active and aggressive once the free agency period hit. They went toe-to-toe with the big dogs in the NBA like the San Antonio Spurs, and nearly stole the most prized free agent in this year’s class: LaMarcus Aldridge. They sent out an entire front ... Read More »

Tyler Harvey: “I can bring a lot to a team”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tyler Harvey has been a busy young man lately. He worked out with the San Antonio Spurs, he came through and worked out with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, then he headed out to Utah to workout for the Jazz. The days in the life of the NCAA’s leading scorer are very hectic as ... Read More »

Eric Bledsoe: “I need to be more demanding”

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – It’s going to be another long offseason for Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns, after missing the playoffs for the fifth consecutive year. Now that Bledsoe’s got a year of full-time work under his belt, he can go to the break with a different mindset and different preparation for next season. “This offseason I’m ... Read More »

Suns Outlast Thunder in OT 117-113

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.- The Phoenix Suns stormed out of the gates with energy and efficiency. The game ultimately needed overtime for the Suns to prevail against the Thunder 117-113 Thursday night. Oklahoma City was without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook started the game 0-8 with just one point in the first quarter, and the Suns took advantage to a ... Read More »