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Chauncey Billups: Some former teammates played better on marijuana

By Jesse Reed. As the discussion surrounding medicinal marijuana and professional sports becomes increasingly more relaxed, players and former players have begun to open up about their own experiences. This was seen in full effect on Friday night when Chauncey Billups, Jalen Rose, Tracy McGrady and host Michelle Beadle discussed the merits of medicinal marijuana in the NBA following...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

It’s Always Good to Beat LA!

Suns fans from the Nash era will always remember the “Kobe S—s” chants from the fans when Phoenix eliminated the Lakers from the playoff opening rounds in 2006 and 2007. Unfortunately, there’s also that time Phoenix was eliminated by LA in 2010 during the Western Conference Finals – thanks to a Kobe air ball at […] It’s Always Good to Beat LA! - Valley of the Suns ...
Via Valley of the Suns
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns Beat.LA – That’s All That Matters

Beat.LA, Valley of the Suns Fans! This is going to be short and sweet: The Suns beat the Lakers, and in the end – like Arizona State beating Arizona – that’s all that matters. Eric Bledsoe had 30 points and 9 assists. Bledsoe is a little inconsistent this year, but has really put it together […] Suns Beat.LA – That’s All That Matters - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the...
Via Valley of the Suns
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday: Bledsoe scores 30, Suns hold off Lakers

LOS ANGELES -- Not even Lou Williams' latest party-crashing performance could ruin Eric Bledsoe's birthday festivities with the Phoenix Suns.Bledsoe had 30 points and nine assists on his 27th birthday, Leandro Barbosa added 21 points and the Suns snapped their three-game losing streak with a 119-115 victory over the slumping Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.Devin Booker had 15...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suns offense stymied for extended stretches in loss to Pacers

PHOENIX -- Paul George had 25 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Pacers pulled away to beat the Phoenix Suns 109-94 on Wednesday night.Myles Turner added 20 points, and Jeff Teague had 19 points and 11 assists.Indiana had a 9-0 run midway through the fourth quarter to open a 97-87 lead.Eric Bledsoe led Phoenix with 15 points, and Tyson Chandler had 10 points and 10 rebounds....
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Just who are the 2016-17 Phoenix Suns?

Early talk about team identity has yet to bear fruit With the 6-14 Phoenix Suns officially at the quarter mark of the 2016-17 season, a large enough sample size now exists to start assessing the state of the team. So let’s start assessing. They stink. The Suns own a better record than only three other teams in the NBA and are on pace for 24-25 wins, which would be a hair better...
Via Bright Side Of The Sun
4 days ago

Watson: Kerr advocating medical weed is a 'slippery slope'

Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson isn’t exactly on the same page as Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr when it comes to the medical marijuana discussion. As most are likely aware by now, Kerr made headlines when he admitted he used cannabis a couple of times to help him cope with extreme chronic back pain. He also made it clear that, while the medicine did not agree...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr laments how marijuana story became headline

Steve Kerr expressed surprise and disappointment that his admission to using marijuana as a pain killer following back surgery became a headline story. Kerr talked prior to the Golden State Warriors’ game on Saturday against the Phoenix Suns about the marijuana story. Kerr had multiple back surgeries last year, which led him to be sidelined for a good portion of the season. He...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns bench paves way to win behind Knight, Dudley

PHOENIX -- Brandon Knight scored 23 points off the bench and Phoenix reserves combined for 54 as the Suns held off the slumping Atlanta Hawks 109-107 thanks to a key fourth-quarter run Wednesday night.Eric Bledsoe's bank shot with 28.4 seconds left gave the Suns a 104-99 lead and all but sealed Atlanta's fourth consecutive defeat. Bledsoe, who shot 5 for 17 from the field, pounded...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phoenix Suns have No Identity

Yesterday afternoon Head Coach Earl Watson said that every game the Suns are emphasizing their identity. Twitter is limited so there was no extended discussion on what exactly that identity is. The heart of Earl Watson’s program is love, teamwork, and hard work. Three very important characteristics of a winning team. It is easy to see these […] The Phoenix Suns have No Identity...
Via Valley of the Suns
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Even the Suns videoboard replayed Zach LaVine’s absurd posterizing dunk

The Minnesota Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine is back to doing Zach LaVine things, which mainly consist of dunking on the world and making a positive impact in the deaf community. LaVine went to town on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during Friday night’s game, finishing his latest highlight clip with a one-handed slam over the 7’1″ Ukrainian. The dunk was so good that the Phoenix...
Via The Comeback
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What is to blame for the Phoenix Suns’ early struggles?

Through their first 16 games of the 2015-2016 NBA season, the Phoenix Suns found themselves with a 7-9 record, but were riding a four-game losing streak. After their 16th game this season, the Phoenix Suns own a record of 5-11, but had just won their last game. The Phoenix Suns struggled throughout last season because of a plethora of injuries and personnel movement, but this season...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Booker signs autograph, seems totally chill about getting ejected

If only all NBA players could handle getting ejected as well as Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker. The talented 20-year-0ld was ejected late in the fourth quarter during the Suns’ Thursday night matchup against the Denver Nuggets after receiving his second technical foul. While some NBAers would have flipped or gotten angry in the past about getting ejected, Booker handled it like...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pelicans to release Stephenson, sign Goodwin

Lance Stephenson’s time in New Orleans will apparently be short-lived. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Sunday, the Pelicans are planning to release Stephenson to create room to sign free agent guard Archie Goodwin. Stephenson, 26, is out indefinitely after being diagnosed over the weekend with a groin injury that will require surgery. He was signed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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