Posted: October 31, 2012
The Suns tip off the 2012-13 season at home against Pacific Division-rival Golden State Warriors on Wednesday at 7 p.m. With it being Halloween and all, we thought it would be a scary prospect if fans didn’t get a preview of how the Suns are approaching their home opener. So fear no more...
1. Game Strategy: Suns head coach Alvin Gentry sees transition defense, screen-and-roll defense and managing turnovers as the three key points to defeating the Warriors.
Posted: October 30, 2012
The Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury and Idahoan Foods announce a new marketing partnership agreement declaring Idahoan potato crisps as “The Official Potato Chip of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury.”
The partnership will commence at the Suns home opener against the Golden State Warriors on October 31 with the launch of Idahoan’s first-ever potato chip, sold exclusively at Fry’s Food Stores.
Preseason basketball doesn't count for much in the large scheme of things. The stats don’t matter, in terms of season totals or for MVP or All-NBA votes. The records have no impact on the playoff picture and no team wins a trophy for finishing first. In a world based on competition, it’s the C-Span of a sport that usually more closely resembles MTV.
Posted: October 29, 2012
In 2011-12, Suns center Marcin Gortat proved that he was a starter in the NBA. Now he wants to prove to everyone that he can be an All-Star.
Coming off a year where he became just the eighth player in Suns history to average a double-double, Gortat is looking to make one more leap forward in his career.
Posted: October 26, 2012
The Phoenix Suns and Coors Light will launch a multi-year marketing partnership with a festive tailgate party in the new Coors Light “Cold Zone” at US Airways Center, prior to the team’s home opener against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday, October 31.
The new agreement makes Coors Light the “Official Beer Partner of the Phoenix Suns.”
Posted: October 25, 2012
The Phoenix Suns have exercised the team’s 2013-14 option on the contract of forward Markieff Morris, the club announced today.
Originally the 13th overall pick (first round) of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Suns, last season Morris had the best statistical campaign by a Sun since Amar’e Stoudemire in 2002-03. The 6-10, 245-pound Morris became just the seventh Sun in franchise history selected to play in the Rising Stars Challenge at NBA All-Star Weekend.