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Phoenix Suns guard Ricky Rubio (11) goes to the basket as Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) defends in the second half during an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Rubio leads Suns over Jazz in his return to Utah

Feb. 25, 2020 12:51 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ricky Rubio always felt comfortable in Utah and hated to leave. He made sure his return was noticed. Rubio had 22 points, 11 assists and seven steals to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 131-111 victory over the reeling Jazz on Monday night. “I know their game and I played with them...

Chicago Bulls guard Ryan Arcidacono (51) shoots against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DeAndre Ayton, Devin Booker dominate, Suns top Bulls 112-104

Feb. 23, 2020 12:01 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Disappointed he didn't make a bigger impact the previous night against the defending champions, DeAndre Ayton sure made his presence felt against the Bulls. Ayton dominated with 28 points and 19 rebounds, Devin Booker had 29 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Chicago Bulls 112-104 on...

Toronto Raptors guard Terence Davis (0) is defended by Phoenix Suns guard Jevon Carter (4) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Raptors beat Suns 118-101 for 16th win in 17 games

Feb. 21, 2020 11:34 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Make it 16 wins in 17 games for the surging Toronto Raptors. Pascal Siakam had 37 points and 12 rebounds and Toronto beat Phoenix 118-101 on Friday night, its fifth straight victory over the Suns. Serge Ibaka scored 16 points, Fred VanVleet and Terence Davis each had 14, Kyle Lowry had 13...

Houston Rockets' Russell Westbrook, right, looks to shoot past Golden State Warriors' Eric Paschall in the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

James Harden, Rockets roll to 135-105 rout of young Warriors

Feb. 21, 2020 1:48 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Russell Westbrook vowed to better control his emotions down the stretch of the regular season. They sometimes get the better of him and he realizes he's under the watchful eye of referees because of his reputation, but he won't ever back down. James Harden had 29 points and 10 assists,...

Miami Heat's Bam Adebayo celebrates after winning his heat in NBA basketball's All-Star skills challenge Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

The Latest: Miami's Derrick Jones Jr. wins slam dunk contest

Feb. 15, 2020 10:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Saturday night at NBA All-Star weekend. (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Miami Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr. celebrated his 23rd birthday by winning the All-Star Slam Dunk Contest, edging Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon in a memorable showdown that required two tiebreaker jams....

Trail Blazers' Lillard using break to treat groin injury

Feb. 15, 2020 4:54 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is grateful for the All-Star break. He had to pull out of the All-Star Game and Saturday night's 3-point competition after he strained his groin during Wednesday night's 111-104 loss to Memphis. He was replaced by Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker....

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) looks to pass as Golden State Warriors guard Andrew Wiggins (22) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Booker to replace Lillard at All-Star, 3-point contest

Feb. 13, 2020 11:52 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Devin Booker is finally headed to his first NBA All-Star Game. The Phoenix guard — who felt he was snubbed by voters and coaches when he didn't make the original list for Sunday's game in Chicago — was tabbed Thursday as the player who will replace injured Portland guard Damian...

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives around Golden State Warriors forward Marquese Chriss (32) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Devin Booker scores 27 points, Suns top Warriors 112-106

Feb. 13, 2020 1:02 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Suns guard Devin Booker was serenaded with chants of “All-Star! All-Star!” in the final seconds Wednesday night as he hit two free throws that sealed his team's 112-106 win over the Golden State Warriors. Despite the crowd's insistence, Booker isn't an All-Star just yet. That...

Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis, left, shoots as Phoenix Suns forward Cheick Diallo defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Rondo, Davis lead Lakers to 125-100 rout of Suns

Feb. 11, 2020 3:42 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rajon Rondo's Los Angeles Lakers teammates have been encouraging him to be more aggressive and shoot the ball instead of trying to distribute it to everyone. On Monday night, he took the advice to heart. The 13-year veteran point guard scored a season-high 23 points, including 15 in the...

Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Johnson (16) drives past Oklahoma City Thunder guard Hamidou Diallo (6) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Phoenix. The Thunder won 111-107. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Phoenix Suns waive guard Tyler Johnson

Feb. 10, 2020 7:40 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns waived veteran guard Tyler Johnson on Monday. The 27-year-old Johnson was acquired in a trade with Miami in the middle of last season. He averaged 11.1 points per game last season after coming to the Suns, but struggled to find a consistent role this year, averaging a...