1. Grading Phoenix Suns' Final 15-Man Roster

    Forty-eight regular-season wins wasn't quite enough to propel the Phoenix Suns into the postseason in 2013-14. Now, they enter the 2014-15 season with an improved roster and a goal to make the playoffs for the first time since 2010...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 20 days ago 3,630 reads 6 comments

  2. Phoenix Suns 2014-15 Season Preview: Roster Breakdown, Win-Loss Prediction

    Going into the 2013-14 NBA season, the Phoenix Suns adopted the slogan "Ignite the Future." Perhaps that was because they expected to go through a few rough years and wanted to motivate fans by pointing to a brighter future...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 month ago 6,297 reads 11 comments

  3. 4 Questions the Phoenix Suns Need Answered During the Preseason

    It's preseason time for the Phoenix Suns , which means that head coach Jeff Hornacek has the next couple of weeks to play with various lineups and address some of his questions about the roster...

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  4. 5 Biggest Adjustments the Phoenix Suns Must Make This Coming Season

    Last season, the Phoenix Suns shocked the world. A team that was widely expected to "tank" and win no more than 20 games completely exceeded expectations, finishing the year with ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 1 month ago 2,693 reads 5 comments

  5. Will Gerald Green Be the Odd Man Out on the Phoenix Suns This Season?

    When the Suns traded Luis Scola in the summer of 2013, many thought that they were mostly interested in the future first-round pick they acquired from the Indiana Pacers (a pick that was recently used to draft Bogdan Bogdanovic from Serbia)...

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  6. Which Young Suns Prospect Has the Best Chance at a Breakout Season in 2014-15?

    The Phoenix Suns will enter the new season with possibly the deepest roster they have had in several years. Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe, Isaiah Thomas and Gerald Green will all anchor the backcourt...

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  7. Early Win-Loss Predictions for the Phoenix Suns Next Season

    Before the 2013-14 season, almost nobody expected the Phoenix Suns to finish the year with 48 wins and the ninth seed in the Western Conference. In fact, most expected they would be among the worst teams in the NBA ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 2 months ago 5,125 reads 9 comments

  8. Will the Phoenix Suns' Frontcourt Keep Team from Taking Next Step in 2014-15?

    Throughout the offseason, the Phoenix Suns made plenty of acquisitions that make the team seem both deeper and stronger. However, those acquisitions, such as Isaiah Thomas, rookie Tyler Ennis and rookie T...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 2 months ago 5,107 reads 21 comments

  9. Phoenix Suns Rumors: Buying or Selling the Gossip Ahead of 2014 NBA Draft

    The NBA draft is getting closer and closer, and that means that NBA rumors are swirling around the web...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 5 months ago 7,080 reads 3 comments

  10. Six 2014 NBA Draft Prospects Phoenix Suns Must Target

    The Phoenix Suns have spent the last couple of years slowly gathering a plethora of draft picks, and in just several days they will finally be able to use those assets during the 2014 NBA draft ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 5 months ago 2,357 reads 0 comments

  11. Can Alex Len Bounce Back with Phoenix Suns Next Season?

    For the fifth overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft, Phoenix Suns center Alex Len had a relatively underwhelming rookie season. The 7'1" Ukrainian big man played in only 42 games, and averaged 2...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 5 months ago 3,208 reads 14 comments

  12. Analyzing Phoenix Suns' Biggest Draft Needs

    With three first-round selections in the upcoming 2014 NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns will have plenty of chances to improve in some specific areas that were weak during the regular season...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 6 months ago 4,603 reads 31 comments

  13. Phoenix Suns Draft Board: Post-Lottery Edition

    Now that the NBA draft lottery is over, the Phoenix Suns will officially be picking 14th overall in the NBA draft. That should be no surprise—they had just a 1.8 percent chance to move into the top three picks in the first place...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 6 months ago 5,457 reads 26 comments

  14. Building the Ultimate Highlight Reel from Phoenix Suns' Regular Season

    The Phoenix Suns ' season may be over, but that does not mean that it's a year to be forgotten. From opening night until the final game, the Suns continually blew away expectations ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 7 months ago 1,708 reads 2 comments

  15. Most Improved Phoenix Suns Players This Season

    Although Goran Dragic was the winner of the 2013-14 Most Improved Player award, several of his teammates on the Phoenix Suns were also legitimate candidates...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 7 months ago 5,583 reads 7 comments

  16. 3 Biggest Mistakes the Phoenix Suns Made This Season

    The Phoenix Suns finished their 2013-14 campaign with a 48-34 record, which is certainly admirable considering the low expectations originally placed on the team...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 7 months ago 2,448 reads 1 comments

  17. Final Regular Season Grades for Every Phoenix Suns Player

    Despite missing out on the playoffs in the Western Conference, the Phoenix Suns finished their Cinderella season with 48 wins—23 more than they won in 2012-13 and dozens more than most thought they win this year...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 7 months ago 6,017 reads 27 comments

  18. 3 Areas the Phoenix Suns Must Improve

    As great as the 2013-14 Phoenix Suns have been, there is always room for improvement. And if the Suns wish to avoid an embarrassing first-round sweep at the hands of the San Antonio ...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 8 months ago 1,053 reads 0 comments

  19. 5 Things to Watch for During the Phoenix Suns' Final Games

    With only a few games left in the regular season, the Phoenix Suns are in the middle of a three-way race for the eighth seed in the Western Conference...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 8 months ago 2,062 reads 5 comments

  20. Updated Odds for Phoenix Suns' Playoff Chances

    Despite their hard work, the Phoenix Suns are currently on the outside looking in. Though they have exceeded all expectations for this season, a 42-29 record is still only good enough for the ninth seed in the Western Conference...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 8 months ago 3,005 reads 0 comments

  21. Power Ranking Every Key Phoenix Suns Player Before Season's End

    As we edge toward the end of the regular-season schedule, the Phoenix Suns are still fighting for playoff position in the West. Overall, there's no guarantee that they will secure a spot...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 8 months ago 2,402 reads 5 comments

  22. Grading Jeff Hornacek's Season for the Suns So Far

    By now, nearly everyone knows the story of the 2013-14 Phoenix Suns. They weren't supposed to be this good. They were expected to win about 15-20 games, and maybe they would tank for a high lottery pick...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 8 months ago 2,338 reads 3 comments

  23. Which Phoenix Suns Player Has the Most Upside Right Now?

    For the first time in many years, the Phoenix Suns have a promising core of multiple young prospects. In fact, the team has not kept multiple first-round picks on the roster since Amar'e Stoudemire and Casey Jacobsen in 2002...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 4,977 reads 19 comments

  24. 5 Players Who Must Step Up for Phoenix Suns' Remaining Games

    The Phoenix Suns have been such a surprising case this year, with almost all of the players exceeding expectations...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 2,965 reads 6 comments

  25. Post-2014 All-Star Break Predictions for the Phoenix Suns

    Now that All-Star weekend is over, and Goran Dragic and Miles Plumlee represented the Phoenix Suns for a total of about 15 minutes, it's time for the players to refocus and prepare for a playoff push...

    Sam Cooper Written by Sam Cooper about 9 months ago 2,614 reads 6 comments