Posted: April 8, 2013

Phoenix Suns Charities awarded 17 scholarships to students throughout Arizona to be used for educational expenses at the college or university of their choice at halftime during tonight’s (Sunday, April 7) Suns-Hornets game at US Airways Center.

Alex Halvey of Pusch Ridge Christian Academy was named the winner of the Kevin Johnson Scholar Award, a $5,000 scholarship. In addition, 15 high school seniors were awarded $2,000 as winners of the Phoenix Suns Charities’ SunStudents Scholarship.

Posted: April 7, 2013

PHOENIX – Suns forward P.J. Tucker was presented with the 2012-13 Majerle Hustle Award tonight (April 7) during a pregame presentation prior to the Suns-Hornets game at US Airways Center.

The award is presented at the end of each season to the Suns player who most personified the hustle and determination that Suns Ring of Honor member Dan Majerle displayed as a player.

A video presentation featuring Majerle, who was unable to attend the Suns game tonight, was shown to fans as Tucker received his award.

Posted: April 7, 2013

The Phoenix Suns have assigned guard Diante Garrett to the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League, the club announced today.

The 6-4, 175-pound Garrett will spend his second stint in Bakersfield after he was originally assigned to the Jam on Jan. 10, where he averaged 15.1 points, 7.4 assists and 1.7 steals while appearing in seven games for the Jam (five starts). During his seven-game assignment, the Jam compiled a 6-1 (.857) record, including a season-best six-game win streak.