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James extends his All-NBA appearance record, while Doncic, Gilgeous-Alexander set for supermax deals

May. 22, 2024 20:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James is now the youngest — and the oldest — player to make an All-NBA team. And Dallas' Luka Doncic and Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander are in position to make around $1 million per game a few years from now. Denver's Nikola Jokic and...

Budenholzer reminisces on Arizona past, but quickly turns to future leading the Phoenix Suns

May. 17, 2024 17:04 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Budenholzer got a little teary-eyed talking about his past in Arizona, describing an idyllic childhood in the small town of Holbrook, about three hours northeast of Phoenix. Those tears dried up in a hurry when talking about his future. “It's...

Suns fire coach Frank Vogel after getting swept out of the playoffs in the opening round

May. 09, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Frank Vogel's tenure as coach of the Phoenix Suns is done after one disappointing season that ended without a playoff victory. The franchise fired the 50-year-old Vogel on Thursday, less than two weeks after getting swept out of the first round of the NBA playoffs by...

Suns owner Mat Ishbia says franchise is doing 'excellent.' He's quiet on coach Frank Vogel's future

May. 01, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Mat Ishbia knows the offseason chatter around the Phoenix Suns is it's a team with a top-heavy roster, salary cap issues and precious little room to maneuver after a disappointing season. The second-year owner doesn't believe it. “The narrative that...

Timberwolves outlast Suns to finish sweep. Minnesota coach Chris Finch leaves with knee injury

Apr. 29, 2024 10:39 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Minnesota star Anthony Edwards noticed early in the third quarter that the Phoenix Suns switched up their defense, playing him one-on-one most of the time instead of using the double teams from the first half. The budding superstar took that as a challenge. ...

The Suns built a superteam with Durant, Booker and Beal. It produced zero playoff wins

Apr. 29, 2024 06:20 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns thought they had built a formidable superteam during the offseason by adding three-time All-Star Bradley Beal to form a star-studded trio with Kevin Durant and Devin Booker. It looked great on paper. It added up to exactly zero playoff wins. ...

Edwards and Towns lead Timberwolves into the 2nd round of the NBA playoffs for 1st time since 2004

Apr. 29, 2024 06:14 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are off to the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time in 20 years. Their first-round sweep of the Phoenix Suns served notice they might be ready to go even deeper. Anthony Edwards scored 40 points, Karl-Anthony...

Timberwolves coach Chris Finch has torn patellar tendon in right knee after collision with player

Apr. 29, 2024 03:17 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Minnesota coach Chris Finch has a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee after a collision with Timberwolves guard Mike Conley in the fourth quarter of the team's playoff win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night. Finch was helped off the court and later left the...

Health issues nag Sixers, Clippers and Bucks as they try to erase 2-1 deficits in the NBA playoffs

Apr. 27, 2024 16:01 PM EDT

Health issues hang over the Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks, with all three teams trailing 2-1 in their first-round playoff series going into their respective Game 4s on Sunday. Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns are mostly healthy but facing...

Anthony Edwards scores 36 points, Timberwolves beat Suns 126-109 for 3-0 series lead

Apr. 27, 2024 02:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Edwards hit a jumper late in the fourth quarter and snarled as he ran down the court, pounding his chest with his fist for emphasis as Minnesota pulled away for another dominant playoff win. The Timberwolves are the undeniable alpha dogs through three games...