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Bright Side Of The Sun 5 hours ago
Preseason Game Recap: Suns win against the Lakers, lose both Cam’s to hand injuries

Preseason Game Recap: Suns win against the Lakers, lose both Cam’s to hand injuries

Photo by Ethan Miller/ You can win the game, but lose the war. Hoping for good Johnson and Payne news. The Phoenix Suns played the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday evening at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. While victory doesn’t truly matter in the preseason, growth, and development do. The final score? 119-115, with the win going to the Suns. Did we see more cohesion with the bench unit? How did the minutes vacated by Cameron Johnson get filled? Did we get some Dario in our lives?! All of the above were answered. Game Flow First Half 15 prior to the game tipping off,...
Bright Side Of The Sun 20 hours ago
Uh oh, Cam and Jae now hold all the cards, but the Suns have no one to pay them

Uh oh, Cam and Jae now hold all the cards, but the Suns have no one to pay them

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/ The Phoenix Suns have two players in need of extensions, yet no clear decision-maker on spending new money Lost among most of the Phoenix Suns issues to start this season, yet highlighted by the bad outing of the all-bench unit against the NBL’s Adelaide 36ers on Sunday night, it’s clear that there are three tiers of players on the Suns roster. After the top four players, there is a small middle tier and then a glom of all the rest. Top tier: Chris Paul, Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges Second tier: Cameron Johnson and Jae...
Valley of the Suns Sep 30, 2022

3 Reasons to get excited for the Phoenix Suns new starting five

The Phoenix Suns’ worst kept offseason secret has been made official; fourth-year man Cameron Johnson is their new starting power-forward. Although it may have been a key reason in Jae Crowder’s trade request, this was ultimately a decision that had to be made. Johnson’s rising form last season, along with Crowder’s slight decline, made it […] 3 Reasons to get excited for the Phoenix Suns new starting five - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Valley of the Suns Sep 25, 2022

Phoenix Suns: Predicting player stats for 2022-23 – Cameron Johnson

Across September, Valley of the Suns will deliver predicted stat lines for all 16 players currently contracted to the Phoenix Suns for the 2022-23 season. After a career-best season in 2021-22, Cameron Johnson is set to continue an evolving NBA career. With speculation surrounding fellow forward Jae Crowder, and the team yet to acquire an alternative […] Phoenix Suns: Predicting player stats for 2022-23 – Cameron Johnson - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Valley of the Suns Sep 22, 2022

Phoenix Suns: 5 players unfairly ranked ahead of Cameron Johnson in ESPN’s top 100

The Phoenix Suns appear destined to have four players in ESPN’s top 100 player rankings, but the omission of forward Cameron Johnson is sure to raise some eyebrows. The 26-year-old finished third in Sixth Man of the Year voting last season, yet apparently that wasn’t enough to grab the attention of ESPN writers. The list […] Phoenix Suns: 5 players unfairly ranked ahead of Cameron Johnson in ESPN’s top 100 - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Valley of the Suns Sep 20, 2022

Phoenix Suns: Crowder on trade block, should only be moved in two scenarios

It’s been a peculiar offseason for Phoenix Suns veteran Jae Crowder, with the prospect of a trade away from the franchise bubbling for months. Now, the idea of that seems even more concrete, with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst outlining the Suns plans for Crowder, and the player most expect to take his starting role, Cameron Johnson. […] Phoenix Suns: Crowder on trade block, should only be moved in two scenarios - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bright Side Of The Sun Sep 17, 2022
Inside the Suns - Topics: Robert Sarver, Cameron Johnson’s possible extension and DA’s primary backup

Inside the Suns - Topics: Robert Sarver, Cameron Johnson’s possible extension and DA’s primary backup

Photo by Kate Frese/NBAE via Your weekly Inside the Suns analysis straight from the BSotS community who live and breathe the team. Welcome to ‘Inside the Suns’, your weekly deep down analysis of the current Phoenix Suns team. First up, the Fantable — a round table of Bright Siders who give their takes on the Suns latest issues and news. Fantable Questions of the Week Q1 - The Suns have until Oct. 17 to sign Cam Johnson to a contract extension or let him become a restricted free agent at the end of the 2022/23 season. What do you think would be a fair extension...
Valley of the Suns Sep 14, 2022

Former coach suggests Phoenix Suns trade Cameron Johnson for Tyler Herro

Phoenix Suns’ Cameron Johnson and the Miami Heat’s Tyler Herro are two of the most high-profile players entering their fourth season in the NBA. Both players share similarities – they’re stuck in sixth man roles in good teams, and as such, are yet to commit to contract extensions beyond this season. Herro and Johnson each […] Former coach suggests Phoenix Suns trade Cameron Johnson for Tyler Herro - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bright Side Of The Sun Sep 13, 2022
Will Cam Johnson get more money than Mikal Bridges got?

Will Cam Johnson get more money than Mikal Bridges got?

Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Will the Phoenix Suns self-dubbed ‘twins’ get the same money in their extensions? The Phoenix Suns have recently finalized a number of long-term contracts that solidifies the core of the team for the foreseeable future. Next up for negotiation is backup forward Cameron Johnson, who is eligible for extension as he enters the fourth and final year of his eminently affordable rookie-scale contract. Over the past year, the Suns have committed to Devin Booker for six years through 2028 and to the tandem of Deandre Ayton and Mikal...
Valley of the Suns Sep 12, 2022

Phoenix Suns: Preliminary discussions on Cameron Johnson extension

The Phoenix Suns offseason has been predicated on bringing back their core players, with the franchise hoping that continues over the next month. Forward Cameron Johnson had a career-best season in 2020-21, finishing third in Sixth Man of the Year voting thanks to 12.5 points per game on an astonishing 42.5% from three. Phoenix Suns […] Phoenix Suns: Preliminary discussions on Cameron Johnson extension - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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    Cameron Johnson

    Preseason Game Recap: Suns win against the Lakers, lose both Cam’s to hand injuries

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    Jae Crowder

    Phoenix Suns acquire wing in proposed Jae Crowder trade

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    Deandre Ayton

    Uh oh, Cam and Jae now hold all the cards, but the Suns have no one to pay them

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    Devin Booker

    Uh oh, Cam and Jae now hold all the cards, but the Suns have no one to pay them

  • 1

    Chris Paul

    Uh oh, Cam and Jae now hold all the cards, but the Suns have no one to pay them

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    Mikal Bridges

    Uh oh, Cam and Jae now hold all the cards, but the Suns have no one to pay them

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    Cameron Payne

    Cam Johnson, Cameron Payne suffer hand injuries in Suns-Lakers preseason game

  • Dario Saric

    Monty Williams: Dario Saric “will get some time in preseason” for Suns

  • Bismack Biyombo

    Why the Suns won’t miss a beat with Bismack Biyombo filling in for JaVale McGee

  • JaVale McGee

    Why the Suns won’t miss a beat with Bismack Biyombo filling in for JaVale McGee