MIAMI (AP) — Let the (real) games begin. The NBA preseason finales were Friday night, the end of a two-week slate of exhibitions featuring more than 500 players — from 18-year-old Josh Primo in San Antonio, to 41-year-old Udonis Haslem in Miami — and some relatively unusual events. — A game in Memphis between the […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul has found his basketball nirvana with the Phoenix Suns, playing with a bunch of gym rats who care deeply about winning games and bringing an NBA title to the desert. The Suns were oh-so-close to accomplishing that goal last season. Pretty much the entire roster is back to try to […]
Born Kevin Maurice Johnson in Sacramento (his hometown) in 1966, the 180-pound Sacramento High School treasure mastered the arts of basketball as a young man, all thanks to Sacramento High School where he discovered his potential.
PHOENIX (AP) — Postseason or preseason, the Phoenix Suns keep getting the best of the Los Angeles Lakers. The Western Conference champions got their first exhibition victory with a 117-105 victory Wednesday in a rare weekday matinee start. The start time for the game in Phoenix was moved up so the Mercury could host their […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams said he threw a bit of a two-week pity party after losing the NBA Finals in July, retreating to his property in Texas, working in the yard, feeding the deer, fishing in his pond and cutting the grass. Then he had an epiphany: Life wasn’t too bad […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will miss the start of training camp after being placed in the NBA’s health and safety protocols. The Suns said Sunday that the two-time All-Star won’t participate in Monday’s media day. The team said it would have no further updates until he’s ready for training camp. The […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets acquired backup guard Jevon Carter and the draft rights to center Day’Ron Sharpe from the Phoenix Suns for guard Landry Shamet. Both teams announced the deal Friday. Shamet was acquired by the Nets from the Los Angeles Clippers on Nov. 19. In his lone season in Brooklyn, he […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul proved to be an ageless wonder in his first season with the Phoenix Suns, leading the franchise back to the NBA Finals for the first time in nearly three decades. Now he’ll get another chance to lead the Suns — and himself — to a long-coveted championship. Phoenix is bringing […]
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns selected Day’Ron Sharpe with the 29th overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft but quickly traded the rights to the North Carolina big man to the Brooklyn Nets in a deal to land shooting guard Landry Shamet. The Sharpe trade to the Nets was announced during the draft. Published […]
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