Latest Mikal Bridges News

Jokic ejected from Game 4 after flagrant foul in 3rd quarter

Jun. 13, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic was ejected for a flagrant foul in the third quarter of Game 4 against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. The NBA MVP missed an 11-foot jumper and didn’t get the call. Mikal Bridges grabbed the rebound and passed to...

Chris Paul has another big night, Suns rout Nuggets 123-98

Jun. 10, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Paul is a 36-year-old man who can still put together an NBA point guard's version of a virtuoso performance: Fifteen assists, no turnovers and it led to another blowout playoff victory for his rolling Phoenix Suns. “I feel good,” Paul said. “I...

Boosted by big crowds, Suns try to win again vs Nuggets

Jun. 08, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It would have been an awesome play even when Phoenix Suns Arena was empty: Cameron Payne floated a pass to a streaking Torrey Craig, who soared through the air before grabbing the alley-oop and flushing a powerful dunk with two hands. But there was one...

In the 2021 playoffs, the NBA's class of 2018 is showing up

Jun. 08, 2021 16:02 PM EDT

Phoenix's Deandre Ayton had Guy Fieri leaping out of his courtside seat with a thundering dunk. Atlanta's Trae Young had Spike Lee leaving early in disappointment. Dallas' Luka Doncic impressed Paul George so much that the Clippers’ veteran insisted on trading jerseys with the youngster. ...

Rejuvenated Paul leads Suns over Nuggets 122-105 in Game 1

Jun. 08, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — In the opening minutes of Monday night's game, Chris Paul was bumped on his ailing right shoulder and grimaced for a second. His movements were a little tentative, his shots didn't look quite right. Then — seemingly almost out of nowhere — the...

Booker scores 47, Suns eliminate champion Lakers, 113-100

Jun. 04, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devin Booker has a tattoo on his forearm of the message that Kobe Bryant wrote for him on a pair of shoes after they faced each other at Staples Center six years ago: “Be legendary.” Back in the house his idol built with a chance to secure his...

Suns dismantle Lakers 115-85 to take 3-2 series lead

Jun. 02, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns made LeBron James look away. Riding an orange wave of support in the desert, the Suns sent the four-time league MVP to the locker room early and took control of their first-round playoff series with a 115-85 dismantling of the Los Angeles...

CP3, Suns beat Lakers 100-92, even series after Davis hurt

May. 30, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams initially planned to sit Chris Paul for Game 4 against the Lakers. A persistent shoulder injury had reduced the point guard to a fraction of himself, and Williams didn't think Paul could help in a crucial game. Paul...

Lakers celebrate playoff homecoming in 109-95 win over Suns

May. 28, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Each time Anthony Davis sprawled to the ground after a tough foul or a difficult finish, he felt the cheers of about 7,000 frenzied Los Angeles Lakers fans lifting him back up. The big man can't wait until a full Staples Center has got his back. In...

Suns win in return to playoffs, beating Lakers 99-90

May. 23, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — All-Star guard Chris Paul was grimacing in pain early in the fourth quarter, playing essentially with one shoulder. Cameron Payne had just been ejected. Players had to be separated and emotions were heated. Phoenix coach Monty Williams had warned his...