Whether it's feature stories, podcasts, photo galleries or exclusive video, Suns.com provides fans with a plethora of content on a daily basis. Click through to see some of the digital features you may have missed this week.
Welcome Back, LB The Suns have signed guard Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day contract, the team has announced this week. The 6-3, 194-pound Barbosa is a 10-year NBA veteran who played the first seven seasons of his NBA career with the Suns, averaging 12.6 points, 2.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds in 466 games with Phoenix from 2003-10. Barbosa won the 2006-07 NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award with the Suns after posting career-highs of 18.1 points and 4.0 assists per game. The Suns advanced to the playoffs in five of Barbosa’s first seven seasons with the club as he ranks seventh in team history with 64 career playoff games, in which he averaged 10.2 points.
Still Rising Last week the Suns sandwiched a pair of blowout wins around a home loss to Memphis, including a 19-point demolishing of the Clippers at Los Angeles. Was it enough to rise in the various power rankings? For most, yes. For those needing more, they’ll see plenty as the Suns began a five-games-in-seven-nights stretch on Jan. 7 against Chicago and concluding on Jan. 13 in New York.
Hornacek’s Inspiration It might only be his first year as head coach for the Suns, but Jeff Hornacek has seemingly spent his entire life in preparation. As the son of a coach, Hornacek developed the skills needed to succeed as a leader at an early age. Click through to see the coaches that had the biggest impact in Hornacek’s life.
Suns One On One Suns One On One host Greg Esposito talks with Dionte Christmas about growing up in Philadelphia, the The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, being a veteran but being viewed as a rookie, why he's known as the Commish and more.