2007 Suns Training Camp
August 1, 2007
Amare Stoudemire works on his shot at practice.
Amare Stoudemire and Raja Bell have the same goal this season.
Coaches draw up a play during a scrimmage.
Shawn Marion guards Marcus Banks during a scrimmage.
Grant Hill gets in some free throws before leaving the gym.
Steve Nash speaks to the media after practice.
Steve Kerr chats with Amare Stoudemire after practice.
Boris Diaw gets a chuckle out of shooting drills.
Steve Kerr shows Boris Diaw the proper way to throw a football.
Steve Kerr finds a receiver down court.
Shawn Marion enjoys the show.
The Suns enjoy the Tucson landscape from their hotel.
Steve Kerr, Vinny Del Negro, David Griffin, and owner Robert Sarver challenge Suns coaches to a volleyball match.
Steve Kerr sizes up his volley.
Assistant Athletic Trainer Mike Elliott wears an ASU shirt to the dismay of Arizona legend Steve Kerr.
Steve Kerr exacts his revenge.
Mike Elliot receives a brand new Arizona shirt.
Brian Skinner gets a hand with stretches.
Suns staff strike a pose while watching practice.
Owner Robert Sarver gets a front row seat to practice.
Shawn Marion goes to the rim in style.
Amare Stoudemire makes his first appearance at camp on Day 3.
Amare Stoudemire faces the cameras.
Sean Marks and Shawn Marion get to know more about Grant Hill.
Grant Hill gets surprised with a birthday treat.
Grant's teammates call for a speech.
We all know what Grant was wishing for.
Steve Nash is looking forward to the fun.
The vets get to have a little fun with the new guys.
Steve Nash, Raja Bell, Boris Diaw, and Leandro Barbosa enjoy a relaxing evening.
All Suns rookies must put on a show for the team.
The performance fails to win over the crowd.
Alando Tucker gets jiggy with it.
The team gets a laugh out the show.
Alando Tucker, D.J. Strawberry, and Doug Thomas entertain the team with a song.
The Suns rookies take their act on tour through the restaurant.
Leandro Barbosa struts off the court after sinking a half-court shot.
Shawn Marion laughs during a shooting contest.
Brian Skinner is thrilled to be with his new team.
Sean Marks shows his hops during a scrimmage.
Raja Bell smiles during a shooting contest.
Shawn Marion thunders down a dunk during a scrimmage.
Grant Hill and Boris Diaw high five.
Vinny Del Negro helps Alando Tucker with free throw shooting.
D.J. Strawberry and Alando Tucker experience camp as rookies.
Players stretch before before beginning Day 2 drills.
Brian Skinner enjoys defending Sean Marks.
Doug Thomas impresses campers with his ability to fly.
Steve Nash and Grant Hill are learning to play together.
The Suns race between the baselines.
Steve Nash leads the team in a sprint drill.
D.J. Strawberry and Marcus Banks enjoy a break.
The team that lifts together, laughts together.
Steve Nash is careful with the equipment.
Players hit the benches after practice.
Eric Piatkowski pumping iron.
Shawn Marion shows his weight-training regimen.
Brian Skinner has a ball in the weight room.
Steve Nash works on his balance in the U of A weight room.
On Tuesday, the Phoenix Suns reported to the University of Arizona's McKale Center for 2008 Training Camp.
Whether you're a rookie or a two-time MVP, Training Camp is always a great place to get back into the swing of things.
As always, players start things off with a little stretching.
Newcomers for Phoenix include former Gonzaga guard Richie Frahm.
Swingman Rawle Marshall displays his hops for the Phoenix Suns.
Veterans like forward Grant Hill are more than familiar with Training Camp.
For Steve Kerr, this marks his first Training Camp as a General Manager.
A former Wildcat, Kerr is more than familliar with the McKale Center.
Boris Diaw shows off his skills above the rim.
Big man Brian Skinner is hoping to make an impact in the Valley with Phoenix this season.
All-Star Shawn Marion is all smiles during the team's first official practice.
Sean Marks soars for an easy two points.
Marks also gets in some work on the defensive end of the floor as well.
Steve Nash also shows off some of his defensive skills.
Even during Training Camp, Suns guard Raja Bell is always in the zone.
Nash has reason to smile as the Suns are expected to contend yet again for the NBA Championship.
While dunks are entertaining, players work on shots from everywhere on the floor.
It should come as no surprise that Suns practice would involve plenty of runnning.
Players receive instructions from Mike D'Antoni and the coaching staff.
The Suns huddle up before calling it a day.
Players get in a few final jams as Suns practice comes to a close.
Following practice, D'Antoni and the Suns spend some time speaking with the media.
The Suns.com crew gets the latest on STAT's condition from team physician Dr. Carter.
Enter the Matrix.
Hill meets with fans just outside U of A's McKale Center.
Hill signs one final autograph before departing the U of A campus.
Boris Diaw rises up on Day 1.
Shawn Marion and Grant Hill take the court as teammates.
Suns defenders practice protecting the basket.
Shawn Marion and Raja Bell take a break from practice.
Coach D'Antoni watches a drill.
Steve Nash and Company on Day 1 of camp.