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Does Eric Bledsoe want to stay with Phoenix Suns?

Although they missed the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns turned things around this year, finishing with a record of 48-34. Despite playing in just 43 games of a meniscus injury, the acquisition of Eric Bledsoe was a huge reason for that turnaround. Most expect Bledsoe to re-sign with the Suns when he becomes a restricted free agent in the offseason, but according to Paul Coro of AZCentral...
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Suns Miss Playoffs and Make History

(Courtesy of therepublic.com) This season the Phoenix Suns made history, tying the 2007-8 Golden State Warriors for having the best winning record (48-34) to  miss out on the playoffs since 1984. After such a heartbreaking end to the season it is easy to have a bad taste in your mouth and a negative outlook on the season itself. Afterall, Phoenix held control of their own destiny...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Suns' future strategy suggests no early exits

PHOENIX -- The Suns players that unwittingly invited staggeringly low expectations about seven months ago spent part of their Thursday meeting with coaches and collecting personal effects. They also invested a few moments fielding inquiries from a large gathering of local reporters. This volume of interest in how the participants perceived this galvanizing -- but ultimately disappointing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Suns GM says it would be a waste of time for another team to throw an offer at Eric Bledsoe

Story Via ArizonaSports.com   With the season coming to an end Wednesday night and no post season for the Phoenix Suns to look forward to, they turned their attention to another season of importance, the Off Season. Namely Eric Bledsoe. Bledsoe is now a Restricted Free Agent which means any team is able to sign him to an offer sheet this summer however Phoenix has the right to...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Phoenix’s Season Ends, But Their Future Is Bright

The Phoenix Suns season has officially come to an end. And, like many writers, bloggers, what have you, I wanted to jot down some thoughts on the season that was, and the bright future that is, the Phoenix Suns. Before the season began way back in October, there was talk of the tank. Teams putting […]The post Phoenix’s Season Ends, But Their Future Is Bright appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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Phoenix Suns: A season to remember

It has been a couple days since the Phoenix Suns were eliminated from playoff contention. While most Suns fans still have a bitter taste in their mouths from those tough losses to close out the year, there’s a lot to be proud of. One thing I have to say is this team was fun to watch. Maybe one of the most entertaining teams all-time in the franchise’s history and that’s saying...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodwin, Suns finish on high note

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Archie Goodwin scored 12 of his career-high 29 points in the fourth quarter and the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 104-99 Wednesday night in the season finale for both teams. The Suns outscored the Kings 33-25 in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak. Goodwin, a rookie guard with little playing time this season, made a jumper to put...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns prove it is okay to be mediocre

(Credit: SoleCollector.com) In the year of the tank, the Phoenix Suns are showing the rest of the NBA that it is okay to be average. In a draft that’s touted as the best in a decade, teams were okay with losing this season to help the future of their franchise. A handful of teams were clearly not attempting to put a winning basketball team together (Bucks, 76ers, Celtics, etc)...
Via Pass The Pill
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Channing Frye wants to discuss extension with Suns

The Phoenix Suns surprised the NBA world with a very good regular season, but came up just short of making the playoffs. One of the main reasons why was the resurgence of stretch power forward Channing Frye, who missed all of last season due to a heart problem. According to reports coming out of Phoenix, Frye would like to sit down and discuss a contract extension with the Suns this...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe tweets ‘Yo Mama’ to fan after worst player tweet

Sadly for the Phoenix Suns last night, they were eliminated for the Western Conference playoffs with a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. After the game came to a conclusion, one angry Twitter user by the name of MEdwardsILP decided to send some Twitter hate in the direction of Bledsoe by calling him the worst player in the league in “all caps”. Bledsoe has the perfect response to...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Despite Missing Playoffs, Team’s Future is Bright

The Phoenix Suns needed to beat the Memphis Grizzlies last night keep their playoff hopes alive. Unfortunately for Phoenix, the Grizzlies jumped out to a 10-point first quarter lead and never let up, eventually winning 97-91. With the win, Memphis clinched the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. For Phoenix, it’s the fourth straight season without a playoff appearance...
Via Standing O Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Downer for Suns seems only temporary

PHOENIX -- A severe level of disappointment was not supposed to attach itself to the 81st game of the Suns' season. By the time they reached Monday's date with the Memphis Grizzlies, a 97-91 defeat should have been accepted for its enhancement of their draft positioning. But this third consecutive loss dropped Phoenix to a still-impossible-to-dismiss 47-34 record, officially...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Suns' doomed by inexperience down the stretch

PHOENIX -- For most of the season, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek emphasized a three-games-at-a-time approach. In the end, it was a three-game stretch that buried the Suns. Monday's 97-91 loss to the Grizzlies provided the disappointing punctuation to a surprise season and capped a revealing three-game losing streak that eliminated the Suns from playoff contention. "These last...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe Shuts Down Twitter Troll With Yo Mama Joke

  Yo mama RT @MEdwardsILP: @EBled2 YOU’RE THE WORST PLAYER IN THE NBA — Eric Bledsoe (@EBled2) April 15, 2014   Eric Bledsoe: 1, fan: 0. After the Phoenix Suns were officially eliminated from the playoffs, one disgruntled fan took to Twitter to air their frustration with the rising star. Bledsoe could have taken the high road, but instead he decided to respond to criticism...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Green compares losing finger to Terminator 2 scene

One of the feel good stories of the 2013-14 NBA season is the resurgence of Phoenix Suns forward Gerald Green. Green who bounced around the league for the last four seasons seems to have found a home in the Valley of the Sun and considering he only has nine fingers, it’s impressive to say the least. Recently, Green sat down Paul Coro of Arizona Central to talk about his season...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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