When the Suns step onto the court Friday night against the Golden State Warriors, the first objective will be to defend Stephen Curry – a player Sports Illustrated dubbed this week as potentially the best shooter in the NBA and maybe even the history of the league.

Suns interim Head Coach Lindsey Hunter couldn't refute that sort of praise when asked about Curry following his team's shoot-around. The numbers just about back up the theory, anyway, considering the guard is the second-best three-point shooter in league history at 44.6 percent for his career.

Posted: April 5, 2013

Don’t call it a comeback. Well, at least not yet.

For the first time since spraining his lisfranc ligament in his right foot against the Toronto Raptors a month ago, Marcin Gortat traded in his Herman Munster-esque footwear for something a little more familiar. Thursday was the first time he put on his sneakers and took to the practice court at US Airways Center.

Posted: April 5, 2013

The Phoenix Suns and Southwest Airlines announce Scott Libby Elementary, Riverbend Prep Academy, Desert Valley Elementary and Norterra Canyon School as the “We LUV It Here!” program grant recipients.

Each of the four winning schools will be presented with a grant worth up to $5,000 during a ceremony in the Coors Light Cold Zone prior to the Suns home matchup with the New Orleans Hornets on Sunday, April 7. The presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m., with tip-off scheduled for 6 p.m.

In various forms, the question has been raised around this Phoenix Suns team numerous times: What is it playing for?

What can’t be questioned is that the team is indeed playing. The losses have hung with this group, and players like Goran Dragic, P.J. Tucker and Luis Scola have provided a blueprint on how players should remain engaged through a difficult season.