PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have gone through coaches like tear-away racing visors, the count up to five in five years.
The instability has hurt them on the court, the run of...
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns are looking for stability after their previous coach lasted just one season.
They hope Monty Williams is the man to lead their turnaround.
Suns fire Igor Kokoskov after 1 losing season
PHOENIX (AP) — One season was not enough for Igor Kokoskov to convince the Phoenix Suns that he was the man to lead the franchise into the future.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns say they have fired coach Igor Kokoskov after one season. .
Suns appoint James Jones full-time general manager
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have removed the interim tag from general manager James Jones and hired Jeff Bower as senior vice president of basketball operations.
Decisions looming for Suns after difficult season
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns suffered through their fifth straight losing season and sixth in the past seven. They'll be spectators once again when the NBA playoffs start this week. Yet they...
DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 30 points and then announced his retirement in the 40-year-old's final home game, a 120-109 victory for the Dallas Mavericks over the Phoenix Suns...
Dallas takes on Phoenix in conference matchup
Phoenix Suns (19-62, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (32-48, 14th in the Western Conference)
HOUSTON (AP) — In a game that was decided by halftime, Houston's prolific 3-point shooting added a little excitement in the last few minutes.
Rockets play the Suns on 5-game win streak
Phoenix Suns (19-61, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Houston Rockets (52-28, third in the Western Conference)
PHOENIX (AP) — The short-handed Phoenix Suns closed out their home season with a victory Friday and looked toward their final two games, which they need to win to match last year's 21...
Mitchell, Ingles power Jazz over Suns 118-97
PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Ingles has the green light to fire away from 3-point range — and he did so effectively Wednesday night.
Ingles lifted a short-handed Utah Jazz team with 27 points, tying a...
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker has sprained his left ankle in the first quarter against the Utah Jazz and left the game.
Booker landed awkwardly as a pass came his way with...
Booker and the Suns face the Jazz
Utah Jazz (47-30, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (18-60, 15th in the Western Conference)
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker said he heard from the Cleveland Cavaliers bench that he wasn't going to score 50 points.
That was fine with Booker, because he knew it meant his teammates would...
Suns take on the Cavaliers on 6-game skid
Cleveland Cavaliers (19-58, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-60, 15th in the Western Conference)
PHOENIX (AP) — Punished by Devin Booker for three quarters, the Grizzlies turned the tables down the stretch.
Memphis pounded the ball inside to Jonas Valanciunas, who took advantage of a...
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Phoenix faces Memphis, aims to end home skid
Memphis Grizzlies (30-45, 13th in the Western Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-59, 15th in the Western Conference)
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker has scored 109 points in the past two games and every last one of them went to waste.
Suns face the Wizards on 4-game skid
Washington Wizards (30-45, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-58, 15th in the Western Conference)
Gobert sets dunk record, Jazz cruise despite Booker’s 59
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Devin Booker scored from all over the court. Rudy Gobert and a host of Utah Jazz players did their damage from much closer to the rim.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield wasn't even supposed to be in Sacramento's lineup at the beginning of the season. Now he's one of the top 3-point shooters in the NBA, with a spot in the...
Suns forward Oubre out for the season with thumb injury
PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix Suns forward Kelly Oubre Jr. is out for the remainder of the season following surgery on his left thumb.
The Suns said in a statement that Oubre had a procedure on his...
Phoenix Suns sign Jimmer Fredette through rest of season
PHOENIX (AP) — Jimmer Fredette is back in the NBA.
The Phoenix Suns signed Fredette for the rest of the season Friday with a team option for 2019-20.
Ellington, Drummond lead Pistons past Suns, 118-98
PHOENIX (AP) — The Detroit Pistons turned up the defensive pressure in the second half and turned away the Phoenix Suns.
Wayne Ellington scored 23 points and the Pistons made 17 3-pointers...
Lopez helps Bulls end losing streak, beat Suns 116-101
PHOENIX (AP) — Robin Lopez used his veteran guile to gain an advantage over the Phoenix Suns' young big men, and had major success at the expense of his former team.
Harden’s 41 points lead Rockets over Suns 108-102
HOUSTON (AP) — After the Houston Rockets fought until the end to get a win against the last-place Phoenix Suns on Friday night, coach Mike D'Antoni criticized his team's attention to detail with...
Mitchell, Gobert propel Jazz to 114-97 win over Suns
PHOENIX (AP) — Donovan Mitchell knows his team is in good position as it pursues a Western Conference playoff spot. He just wasn't sure exactly where the Utah Jazz were in the standings, until...
McCollum has 26 points, Blazers beat Suns 127-120
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It didn't matter to CJ McCollum that the Trail Blazers were expected to beat the Phoenix Suns, winners of just 15 games this season.
PHOENIX (AP) — New York Knicks center DeAndre Jordan is listed in the starting lineup for Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Suns.
PHOENIX (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. had 27 points and 13 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter to stun the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks 114-105 on Monday...
Oubre, Booker help Suns stun Bucks
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have had a dreadful season, one of growing pains, long losing streaks and blowout losses. However, on Monday night they put together a performance that was far from...
TOKYO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors and the Houston Rockets will play two pre-season games in October at the Saitama Super Arena, the basketball venue for next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Suns withstand late charge to beat Lakers 118-109
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns took a unique approach to guarding LeBron James, putting 7-foot-1 center Deandre Ayton on him.
James got his numbers, but the Suns frustrated the Lakers' star...
Randle scores 22, Pelicans beat Suns 130-116
PHOENIX (AP) — Whatever New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said to Julius Randle at halftime worked.
Randle scored 16 of his 22 points in the third quarter, leading the Pelicans to...
Young, Bazemore lead Hawks past Suns 120-112
ATLANTA (AP) — Taurean Prince sensed before Saturday's game that the Atlanta Hawks had learned from their mistakes in the closing seconds the night before.
Cavaliers send Suns to franchise-record 16th straight loss
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love's presence makes an obvious difference for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Playing his third game since returning from foot surgery, Love had 16 points and 11 rebounds...
Williams scores 30, Clippers send Suns to 15th straight loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams has a well-earned reputation of providing instant offense off the bench. The Los Angeles Clippers veteran guard did it at a historic level on Wednesday night.
Curry breaks out of slump, helps Warriors beat Suns
PHOENIX (AP) — Make it 18 wins in a row for the Golden State Warriors over the Phoenix Suns.
The latest, though, was no cakewalk for the reigning NBA champions.
Stephen Curry shook off a poor shooting performance by scoring 10 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and the Warriors finally broke open a tight game to beat the Suns 117-107 on Friday night.
Klay Thompson scored 25 points for the Warriors. Kevin Durant added 21 points and DeMarcus Cousins 18.
Mitchell, Jazz beat Suns 116-88
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz put away the Phoenix Suns with one impressive finish.
Mitchell scored 21 points and Joe Ingles had a career-high 11 assists, leading the Jazz to a 116-88 victory over the lowly Suns on Wednesday night.
"Our communication picked up a lot in the second half," Mitchell said. "That really propelled us to get out in transition. Obviously, hitting shots helps, but we were really doing well on communicating well defensively."
Booker to defend 3-point contest title vs Curry brothers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Devin Booker is ready to take on the Curry brothers.
The Phoenix Suns guard will look to defend his NBA All-Star 3-point championship from a year ago against brothers Stephen and Seth Curry on Feb. 16 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Stephen Curry, who plays for the Golden State Warriors, won the event in 2015 while brother Seth, who plays for the Portland Trail Blazers, is competing in his first 3-point contest.
Group drops referendum on Suns arena funding
PHOENIX (AP) — A group calling itself Common Sense Phoenix launched a referendum campaign, hoping to collect enough signatures to send the $230 million Phoenix Suns arena renovation deal to voters and give the people the final say.
But The Arizona Republic reports that campaign is dead.
Collins, Young lift Hawks past Suns, 118-112
PHOENIX (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks were in a touchy situation in the final minutes against the ever-struggling Phoenix Suns.
Then their two best young players pulled them out of danger.
John Collins matched his career high with 35 points and fell one shy of his career best with 16 rebounds, and the Hawks handed the Suns their 10th straight loss, 118-112 on Saturday night.
Trae Young scored 17 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter, when the Hawks pulled away.
LeBron back in full-contact drills, but will miss 16th game
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — LeBron James is back in full-contact defensive drills in practice with the Los Angeles Lakers for the first time since the four-time NBA MVP strained his groin.
James will miss his 16th consecutive game Sunday when the Lakers host the Phoenix Suns.
The 34-year-old James has been out since Christmas due to the most significant injury of his 16-year NBA career. He had never missed more than 13 games in an entire season.
Nuggets overcome Jokic suspension to beat Suns 132-95
DENVER (AP) — When the NBA handed down Nikola Jokic's one-game suspension Friday afternoon, Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone called for two things: an explanation from the league and a second shootaround from his players.
He appreciated the first and was satisfied with the second after the Nuggets rallied around their star center's absence in routing the Phoenix Suns 132-95 on Friday night.
Lillard leads Trail Blazers to 120-106 win over Suns
PHOENIX (AP) — It took a while, but the Portland Trail Blazers finally did what they were supposed to do with the depleted Phoenix Suns.
Damian Lillard scored 24 points, CJ McCollum and Jake Layman added 20 apiece and the Trail Blazers pulled away in the second half to hand the Suns their sixth straight loss, 120-106 on Thursday night.
The Trail Blazers beat Phoenix for the ninth straight time. Portland has won four of five and eight of 11 overall.
Suns’ Booker fined $25K for altercation with Wolves’ Dieng
NEW YORK (AP) — Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker has been fined $25,000 for escalating an on-court altercation by pushing Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng in the face.
NBA discipline executive Kiki VanDeWeghe handed down the fine Thursday.
It stems from an incident that occurred Tuesday night in the third quarter of the Timberwolves' 118-91 win over the Suns.
Phoenix City Council OKs $230 million arena renovation plan
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix City Council on Wednesday night approved a $230 million renovation plan for their downtown arena that will keep the NBA's Phoenix Suns in the city until at least 2037 with an option to extend it to 2042.
The plan was approved by a 6-2 vote after more than three hours of discussion by council members, residents and business leaders.