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Dragic is NBA's Most Improved Player

After a cinderella year both for himself and the team, the Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic gets a trophy for his work.

Dragic is NBA's Most Improved Player

After a cinderella year both for himself and the team, the Phoenix Suns' Goran Dragic gets a trophy for his work.

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Off the trade table: Okafor, Frye, RFAs

Channing Frye and Emeka Okafor count nearly $21 million against the Suns cap this season and both may be free agents on July 1. Okafor's contract expires on June 30, and Frye can opt out of his...

Off the trade table: Okafor, Frye, RFAs

Channing Frye and Emeka Okafor count nearly $21 million against the Suns cap this season and both may be free agents on July 1. Okafor's contract expires on June 30, and Frye can opt out of his...

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The Legend of Ish Smith's Three Point Shooting

I guess it's technically a report card if you only got graded in your worst class.

The Legend of Ish Smith's Three Point Shooting

I guess it's technically a report card if you only got graded in your worst class.

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Coach of the Year: Popovich wins, Hornacek second

Jeff Hornacek is not the NBA's coach of the year this season, but that is OK.

Coach of the Year: Popovich wins, Hornacek second

Jeff Hornacek is not the NBA's coach of the year this season, but that is OK.

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Report Cards: Channing Frye

Channing Frye's return to the starting line-up was almost as surprising as the Phoenix Suns' return to NBA relevancy. What grade did the Comeback Kid earn for the comeback Suns?

Report Cards: Channing Frye

Channing Frye's return to the starting line-up was almost as surprising as the Phoenix Suns' return to NBA relevancy. What grade did the Comeback Kid earn for the comeback Suns?

The Madhouse - Week of 4/21/2014

Welcome to the Madhouse! Bright Side of the Sun is an amazing and diverse community and it deserves a place where the tyranny of topicality does not rule. And that's what The Madhouse is. It's...

Phoenix Suns Read and React to Preseason Predictions

Suns players read and react to some "expert" predictions from the the preseason, including some from our very own Jim Coughenour.

Report Cards: Archie Goodwin

Despite limited playing time, Archie Goodwin flashed plenty of potential for a 19 year old rookie with an impressive Summer League debut, dominating performances in the D-League, and finishing the season with the best outing of his young career.

Do You Root For Former Suns In The Playoffs?

"Hey, that guy in the uniform that is not purple and orange looks familiar. Didn't he play here? Great, now what am I supposed to do?"

Around the Association: Award Time

Time to hand out some awards based on completely objective criteria that serves my own purpose.

Free agency: who fits the Suns scheme?

The Suns want to move into elite status soon, and they want to use this summer to do it. While trades are the most likely way to accomplish this ascendence, let's review the free agents available...

Little chance Suns bring three rookies to camp

Armed with three first round picks from 14-27 in the 2014 NBA Draft, the Phoenix Suns plan to use them in trades rather than on rookies to join Archie Goodwin and Alex Len next year.

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Does Bledsoe want to be a Sun?

Eric Bledsoe's exit interview followed a pattern that has made me feel uneasy since his arrival in the desert and makes me question his desire to be a Phoenix Sun long term.

Playoff Prediction Contest Time!

Here it is Brightsiders. Make your picks for this year's NBA playoffs and win the admiration and respect of your peers... or at least have something to lord over their heads next time they doubt your prognosticative prowess.

Draft and Free Agency Primer!

The Suns are in great shape going forward, with a 48-34 team and a ton of picks and cap space to add to the fun. Let's review what's to come this summer.

Sonics Rising Season End Awards

The SonicsRising staff voted on who should take home the hardware for the 2013-14 NBA season and here is our results.

Suns Beat Kings to Finish Season: Archie Shines

Tonight was the final game of the season for the Suns, but they gave the fans yet another reason to be excited for next season. Archie Goodwin.

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Suns At Kings Gamethread

It's the final countdown

Game Preview: Sunset

Despite barely missing the playoffs, the Suns have had a tremendously successful season overall. With the pressure now off, the Suns will play one last game, and give more minutes to the rookies before wrapping it up.

One. Game. Out. The Valley storyline.

Over the past four months, all three major sports franchises in the Phoenix metro area have come up just one game short of the playoffs, an ignominious feat that no one wants to repeat.

Was it better to miss the postseason?

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Becker of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. You can follow him on twitter at @NBAFantasyInfo, and you can follow the Fantasy Basketball Money...

Western Conference Playoff Report: April 15th

All good things must come to an end.

Some Perspective With Your Coffee?

How expectations changed after this night in October... Opening night in what will be remembered as one of the most fulfilling seasons of basketball in Arizona in a long while.

Milestones

Many of the Phoenix Suns players set personal milestones in a year they might finish with the most wins by a non-playoff team in league history, since instituting a 16-team playoff format.

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