1. Final First-Half Player Power Rankings for Phoenix Suns

    Almost halfway through the regular season, it is clear that the 21-13 Phoenix Suns are fighting for a playoff spot in a fiercely competitive Western Conference. So far, they have been the surprise underdog story of the year...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 8 months ago 1,324 reads 3 comments

  2. Goran Dragic-Eric Bledsoe Backcourt Can Work Long Term for Phoenix Suns

    As the NBA evolves into a landscape dominated by explosive athleticism and quick pace, more teams are opting to use two-point guard lineups that provide extra speed, ball-handling and facilitating...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 5,710 reads 39 comments

  3. Year-End Grades for Every Key Phoenix Suns Player

    Before the regular season started, few fans would have been willing to bet that the lowly Phoenix Suns could place ahead of legitimate contenders such as the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference standings...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 5,639 reads 5 comments

  4. Can Surprising Phoenix Suns Actually Stay in the Playoff Race?

    The Phoenix Suns , currently the seventh seed in the West with a 14-10 record, are still defying expectations...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 4,210 reads 16 comments

  5. Grading Jeff Hornacek's Coaching Debut with Phoenix Suns So Far

    Before the regular season started, the Phoenix Suns were expected to be one of the worst teams in the NBA by almost every single major media outlet...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 5,712 reads 16 comments

  6. Phoenix Suns Power Rankings: Rating Every Player After First Six Weeks

    Now six weeks into the NBA season, the Phoenix Suns ' success is looking like less and less of a fluke. The Suns are currently 10-9, good for third in the Pacific division and tenth in the Western Conference...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 10 months ago 3,383 reads 7 comments

  7. Initial Report Card Grades for Every Key Phoenix Suns Player

    Before the regular season began, you might have been hard-pressed to find an expert willing to bet that the Suns would be above .500 one month into the season. And yet, here we are...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 10 months ago 3,612 reads 10 comments

  8. Phoenix Suns Are One Rookie Star Away from Being Really Good

    Now nine games into the NBA season, the Phoenix Suns continue to impress. Despite two consecutive losses and a 5-4 record, the Suns have outscored their opponents by 27 points this season...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 10 months ago 2,230 reads 9 comments

  9. Eric Bledsoe Has Been Even Better Than Advertised for Phoenix Suns

    When the Phoenix Suns originally traded for point guard Eric Bledsoe in July, most Suns fans were ecstatic about the idea of acquiring a top prospect for the future...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 10 months ago 2,497 reads 10 comments

  10. How Long Can Miles Plumlee Hold the Phoenix Suns' Starting Center Job?

    When the Phoenix Suns originally traded veteran forward Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers , the main asset they gathered from the trade appeared to be a 2014 first-round pick...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 11 months ago 7,662 reads 11 comments

  11. Phoenix Suns Are Still Worth Watching This Season

    Almost any Phoenix Suns fan would tell you that this season is not about making the playoffs or staying competitive with the rest of the league. And any fan that tells you otherwise is so optimistic that they may in fact be delusional...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 11 months ago 2,462 reads 16 comments

  12. Phoenix Suns Preview 2013-14: Lineup, Roster Predictions, Team Analysis

    The 2012-13 season was perhaps the worst in Phoenix Suns history since the team's inception in 1969, and fans watched as a team with no sense of identity or direction struggled, game after game...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 11 months ago 9,985 reads 8 comments

  13. How Long Until Phoenix Suns' Rebuilding Project Is Completed?

    Between hiring a new general manager and head coach and acquiring several players this offseason that improve the team's future outlook, it is clear that the Phoenix Suns ' rebuilding project has officially begun...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 11 months ago 3,440 reads 18 comments

  14. 2013-14 NBA Season Preview Player Power Rankings for Phoenix Suns

    With the preseason out of the way, the Phoenix Suns are beginning to get a grasp on their identity as a team and are realizing what they will be capable of doing in the upcoming season...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 11 months ago 2,033 reads 13 comments

  15. Winners and Losers from Week 1 of Phoenix Suns' Preseason

    There may still be plenty of games to play before the regular season begins, but the Phoenix Suns already have two games under their belt after the first week of preseason action...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 11 months ago 6,092 reads 19 comments

  16. Spotlighting and Breaking Down Phoenix Suns' Power Forward Position

    It has now been a few years since Amar'e Stoudemire left for New York City, and the Phoenix Suns are still trying to replace that production and find a new star power forward for the future...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 12 months ago 1,555 reads 6 comments

  17. The Biggest Training Camp Mysteries for Phoenix Suns

    Training camp may be officially underway, but the Phoenix Suns still have a lot to figure out about their roster and identity before the 2013-14 NBA season commences...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 12 months ago 2,867 reads 9 comments

  18. Phoenix Suns Media Day 2013: Photos, Interviews and Takeaways

    After an extremely busy offseason, the Phoenix Suns head intro training camp with a renewed sense of hope for the future. Despite some great transactions taking place this past summer, the Suns are not an incredibly talented team...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 12 months ago 2,305 reads 5 comments

  19. Phoenix Suns Training Camp 2013: Roster Projections, Team Analysis and Preview

    When the Phoenix Suns entered training camp last September, they pushed the idea that the 2012-13 Suns would be playoff contenders. In reality, Suns fans suffered through one of the worst seasons in franchise history...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 12 months ago 6,803 reads 22 comments

  20. Predicting the Next Phoenix Suns to Follow Michael Beasley out the Door

    With a new management in place, the Phoenix Suns underwent quite a roster overhaul this past summer. Several players from last year's squad—a team that suffered a dismal ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 12 months ago 4,716 reads 7 comments

  21. 6 Things Every Fan Needs to Know About the Phoenix Suns for 2013-14 Season

    Whether you're one of the extreme die-hard fans or you're completely new to this franchise, there are some things that every Phoenix Suns fan should know heading into the 2013-14 NBA season...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 year ago 4,275 reads 11 comments

  22. Why Channing Frye Still Has an Important Future with the Phoenix Suns

    In September of 2012, just as the Suns were preparing for training camp and the upcoming season, forward/center Channing Frye was diagnosed with an enlarged heart, an injury that ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 year ago 1,405 reads 2 comments

  23. What Should Phoenix Suns Do with Marcin Gortat?

    Over the course of the offseason, new Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough truly kick-started a "youth movement" that will begin a new era in this franchise's history...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 year ago 4,678 reads 23 comments

  24. Pre-Training Camp Player Power Rankings for Phoenix Suns

    NBA training camp is about to begin, and the Phoenix Suns will use the upcoming weeks to prepare for the 2013-14 regular season and finalize their roster...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 year ago 2,750 reads 13 comments

  25. Players Who Must Step Up for Phoenix Suns This Season

    A brand new season of NBA basketball will soon be underway, and the Phoenix Suns are ready to embrace what will be a new era for this franchise...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 year ago 1,247 reads 8 comments