Ayton works out for Suns, says ‘I know I’m going No. 1’

Former Arizona center DeAndre Ayton worked out for the Phoenix Suns and will spend Wednesday evening with the team watching Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The Suns have the first overall pick in the June 21 draft. “I know I’m going No. 1,” Ayton told reporters in Phoenix, via the Arizona Republic. Ayton is […]

Prunty appears headed to Suns as lead assistant

Joe Prunty has agreed to a deal to become the lead assistant coach for Igor Kokoskov, the new head coach for the Phoenix Suns, according to a report. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports Prunty, who had been the interim head coach for Jason Kidd after he was fired by the Milwaukee Bucks, and led Milwaukee […]

Beasley drawing interest from Hawks, Suns, others

Multiple teams are eyeing New York Knicks free-agent-to-be Michael Beasley, according to the New York Post. Beasley, 29, signed a one-year contract with the Knicks before the start of this past season. He averaged an underrated 13.2 points and 5.6 rebounds in 74 games. Per the Post report from Marc Berman, the Phoenix Suns and […]

Suns work out six players, including Xavier’s Bluiett

The Phoenix Suns held a workout Friday that featured six played players, according to the team. The Suns’ official Twitter account reported Trevon Bluiett of Xavier, Devonte’ Graham of Kansas, Tra Holder of Arizona State, Shake Milton of Southern Methodist, Kendrick Nunn of Oakland and Lindell Wiggington participated in the workout. IT'S IN! 📋 Pre-draft […]

Suns GM: Overwhelming likelihood team keeps No. 1 pick

A week after saying he may be open to trading the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 draft, Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough now says there is an overwhelming likelihood the team keeps the pick. McDonough told ESPN last week that the Suns’ brass hadn’t ruled out the option of dealing away the No. 1 pick for a […]

Suns may be willing to move No. 1 draft pick

Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough says he is open to moving the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 draft for the right price. McDonough told ESPN that the Suns’ brass hasn’t ruled out the option of dealing away the No. 1 pick for a lower pick or an All-Star caliber player with multiple years […]

Suns shining brightly after landing first pick

The Phoenix Suns finished with the NBA’s worst record and were rewarded accordingly. That’s not always the case in the annual draft lottery. But the Suns didn’t beat the odds — they kept them, winning the rights to the No. 1 overall pick. It’s the first time in the franchise’s 50-year history that the Suns […]

Suns planning max offer for Rockets’ Capela?

The Phoenix Suns are “enamored” with Houston Rockets center Clint Capela and preparing to offer the free-agent-to-be a near-maximum or even maximum contract this offseason, according to USA Today. Capela and the Rockets tip off the Western Conference Finals vs. the defending champion Golden State Warriors on Monday. After the season, Capela will be a […]

Suns hire Jazz assistant Kokoskov as new coach

The Phoenix Suns have a new head coach after conducting a thorough interview process. According to a report from ESPN, the Suns are hiring Utah Jazz assistant Igor Kokoskov to a three-year deal with no options, making him the first European born head coach in the NBA. Kokoskov will remain with the Jazz until their playoff run […]

Report: Kokoskov to have second interview with Suns

The Phoenix Suns will interview with Utah Jazz assistant coach Igor Kokoskov for a second time as they continue their search for their next head coach. According to 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station’s John Gambadoro, a second interview with Kokoskov will take place. The first took place via telephone between Games 2 and 3 of […]

Report: Tiriano will not be Suns coach

The Phoenix Suns have informed Jay Tiriano, who had served as the team’s interim head coach during this season, that he will not be returning in that capacity, according to a report. John Gambadoro of 98.7 FM Arizona Sports Station reported Tiriano, who took over after Earl Watson was fired, has been eliminated from consideration […]

McHale, Kokoskov latest mentioned as Suns candidates

Add Utah Jazz assistant coach Igor Kokoskov and former Houston Rockets and Minnesote Timberwolves coach Kevin McHale to the growing list of candidates mentioned in the Phoenix Suns’ wide-ranging search for a new head coach. According to Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, the Suns intend to interview Kokoskov and are considering doing the same with McHale. […]