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Bright Side Of The Sun

Locked On Suns Wednesday: Keeping up on draft news with Sporting News’ Chris Stone

We discuss potential Suns trades, Jerome Robinson and Kevin Knox surging ahead on big boards, and much more. On today’s episode, we bring back Sporting News’ Chris Stone to discuss the latest in draft news, only eight days out from the 2018 NBA draft. Topics include Chris’ reaction to the Suns all but locking up their decision at No. 1 during last week’s Deandre Ayton workout, risers and fallers across the league, and Kevin Huerter’s injury. As always, we try and parse through how the changes affect the Suns. Subscribe on iTunes here, or listen to this episode below! Follow...

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Is Mike D’Antoni the Eric Stoltz of sports?

Former Phoenix Suns coach Mike D’Antoni came up short again in the Conference Finals, thanks to another untimely injury. Let me take a step back, Back to the Future for a second. Stoltz, an up and coming actor in the 1980s, was originally cast as the legendary Marty McFly in the first film. He shot almost the entire movie but when a rough cut of the film was put together, Stoltz was fired because he couldn’t deliver the energy the film needed. Despite finishing 85% of a film, the young actor was out and it gave us one of the greatest “what ifs” in film history. If the movie came...

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Suns, Hawks interested in Michael Beasley

Michael Beasley put his star right on the map last season for the New York Knicks, later joining the starting lineup with Kristaps Porzingis’ injury. As such, teams like the Phoenix Suns and the Atlanta Hawks have reportedly shown interest in Beasley, Marc Berman of The New York Post. The veteran forward has a home […] The post Suns, Hawks interested in Michael Beasley appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Here we go again with Mike D’Antoni

After three straight major injuries derailed playoff runs with the Suns, the Rockets face their own injury to Chris Paul. Phoenix Suns fans know all too well the pattern of inspiration quickly followed by misery and despair that Mike D’Antoni brings to the NBA playoffs. Joe Johnson’s eye socket. Raja Bell’s left calf. Steve Nash’s bloody nose. All those injuries happened at the worst possible moment of an inspiring playoff run, and all ended Mike’s chances of putting the NBA Finals, and maybe even a championship ring, on his resume. Now, D’Antoni has to deal with it again. Last...