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Suns waiving second-year guard Ulis

The Phoenix Suns are continuing to create salary-cap space and are waiving point guard Tyler Ulis, according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports the 22-year-old Ulis will hit the free-agent market once he clears waivers. As Phoenix continues to load up on salary cap space, Suns are waiving point guard Tyler Ulis, league […]


Suns promote Toppert to join Kokoskov’s staff

Cody Toppert has received a call to the bigs. The coach of the G League Northern Arizona Suns was promoted by the Phoenix Suns to join new head coach Igor Kokoskov’s staff as director of player development. 2️⃣ straight years with a coaching #NBACallUp from the @nazsuns to @Suns! Congrats to @Topp33 – now the […]


Suns won’t re-sign Payton, Len

The Phoenix Suns will not re-sign point guard Elfrid Payton or center Alex Len, according to a report from AZCentral.com. The move will give the Suns roughly $10 million in cap space. Phoenix acquired Payton at the February trade deadline from the Orlando Magic. He started 19 games for the Suns and averaged 11.8 points, 5.3 rebounds […]


Suns sign Okobo, 31st pick in draft, to 4-year deal

The Phoenix Suns have signed Elie Okobo, the 31st overall selection in the NBA draft, to a rookie contract, according to a report. Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports Phoenix has signed the Frenchman to a four-year, $6 million deal. The Phoenix Suns and No. 31 overall pick Elie Okobo of France have agreed on […]


Suns expected to renounce Payton, Len and others

The Phoenix Suns, like most teams in the NBA, are doing what is necessary to prepare for the upcoming free-agency period. Scott Bordow of The Arizona Republic reports the Suns are likely to renounce free agents Elfrid Payton and Alex Len. Payton was up and down for the Suns after being acquired in a midseason […]


Suns acquire Bridges from Sixers for Smith

The Phoenix Suns weren’t finished after selecting Arizona center Deandre Ayton with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday. According to Yahoo Sports, the Suns also reached a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire No. 10 overall pick Miles Bridges, sending 16th overall selection Zhaire Smith to the Sixers. The Sixers […]


Suns to draft Ayton, Kings to take Bagley

As expected, the Phoenix Suns will draft Arizona’s Deandre Ayton with the first overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft, according to a report from Yahoo Sports. Ayton averaged 20.1 points and 11.6 rebounds at Arizona, shooting 61.2 percent from the field and 34.3 percent from three. The Kings, meanwhile, who were torn between Duke big man Marvin […]


Suns not looking to trade top pick for Spurs’ Leonard

There’s no truth to the rumor that the Phoenix Suns may be open to trading the No. 1 overall pick in a deal for San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard, according to the Arizona Republic. Leonard has made it know that he’s seeking a trade — and the Spurs will most certainly seek a star, […]


Suns to explore No. 1 pick for Leonard

With the news breaking Friday that Kawhi Leonard wants to be traded by the San Antonio Spurs, pretty much every team in the league is coming up with the best trade package they can offer to the Spurs for the All-Star small forward. Leonard reportedly has his eyes on the Los Angeles Lakers, but the Spurs are […]


Suns hosting six for workout today

While owning the No. 1 overall pick in the draft is the headline for the Phoenix Suns, with the team also having three other selections in its coffers there are plenty of players to consider. Toward that end, the Suns are hosting six players in a predraft workout today. Phoenix will put Notre Dame’s Bonzie […]


Suns add two to Kokoskov’s staff

The Phoenix Suns are adding a pair of men to their staff, according to a report. John Gambadoro of 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station reported Jason Staudt will join the staff of new head coach Igor Kokoskov as an assistant coach and Devin Smith will be added as a player development coach. Jason Staudt will join […]


Suns GM compares Bamba to Gobert after workout

Mohamed Bamba worked out for the Phoenix Suns on Saturday and made quite an impression. Suns general manager Ryan McDonough made a comparison of Bamba, a 7-footer from Harlem who played one season at the University of Texas, to Rudy Gobert, the standout center of the Utah Jazz. “Honestly, I think at 20 years old […]


Suns trying to bring in Young for workout, add another pick

The Phoenix Suns have been trying to bring in Oklahoma guard Trae Young for a dinner and workout, but scheduling has made it difficult, according to a report from Bleacher Report. The Suns own the No. 1 overall pick in the draft, but could be looking to add a second top-10 pick. They have the 16th […]


Bagley: Rampant talk of Ayton going No. 1 in draft ‘disrespectful’

Deandre Ayton is the choice of many — including himself — to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft later this month. Marvin Bagley III has a different idea on the name that will be called with the first overall selection, owned by the Phoenix Suns, on June 21 at Barclays Center in […]