Phoenix Suns Commentary

In their own words: Have they done what they said?


The Phoenix Suns brass warned us of a few things at the end of the season. Let's review some of the most outstanding quotes to see how the summer has played out so far, as of the end of July. T...


What is the Value of each Sun?

Statistics are incredibly important in the NBA. They are important in talent evaluation, contract negotiations, but maybe most important to the casual fan in supporting or denying a particular...

King with Kenny and Crash


For those who love to listen to audio about the Phoenix Suns, here's a ten-minute interview with FoxSports910's Kenny and Crash yesterday. Since Gregg Popovich said last year that I looked like I...

Going Gorilla: Addition by Addition


The Phoenix Suns have gone through such a stunning transformation in such a short period of time that they are now trading in good pieces for better ones.

Solar Flares 7/29: Max Contracts, Early Rankings

"I can understand the Suns are using restricted free agency against me."  The unsigned Eric Bledsoe speaks on his free agency. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated weighs in on whether Bledsoe is t...

Comparing Bledsoe with other recent signed PGs


Bledsoe wants the max. The Phoenix Suns don't want to give it to him. And there's ample evidence for both sides to make a point.

Warren "best overall rookie in Las Vegas"


According to noted player development coach David Thorpe, who also writes for ESPN, Suns rookie T.J. Warren showed enough skills to make him the draft's best offensive player.

Eyes on the Valley

Looking at the "Summer Craft" of the Phoenix Suns (So Far) So while there appears to be a lull in overall off-season activity for your Phoenix Suns, I thought I might go over some of the...

Moose can actually run 35 MPH

Moose are gigantic creatures. They can weigh anywhere from 1,100 to 1,800 pounds. They appear bulky, and uncoordinated. Obviously they are slow too. The Truth about Moose Moose actually...

Is Eric Bledsoe out of his damn mind?


Jim Coughenour and Mike Lisboa find themselves on different sides of the Eric Bledsoe contract stalemate. Whose side are you on?


Bledsoe has options, but not as many as he thought

It's been a while since you've seen any Suns basketball, and some of us may have forgotten just how good Eric Bledsoe is. Above is the scouting report on him done by the great Mike Schmitz of...

Suns Swag: Man Cave Must Haves


The Suns went global first.

Monroe = Too Slow


The Phoenix Suns are rumored to be considering extending an offer sheet to the Detroit Piston's RFA Greg Monroe. They shouldn't.

Game of Minutes - someone is getting squeezed


The Phoenix Suns now have 15 players on their roster, all of whom will want playing time next year. How will the Suns work that out?

Breakdown with Frye brings back old memories


It appears that, above all else, money talks. And the Phoenix Suns offered a lot less than the Orlando Magic offered, causing Channing Frye to bolt the desert for the greener pastures of Orlando.

Solar Flares 7/22: Bled, Tolliver, Barkley Golfs


I looked for information regarding how the Suns Summer League slate concluded.  I found nothing.  In other news: The pride of Kickapoo High School is officially a Phoenix Sun. The Lakers are...

Randle, Hill for Bledsoe is not in works


I don't usually post rumors on here, but this one is intriguing and comes from an unlikely source who is not in the business of making stuff up. Jon Bloom as a Suns broadcaster for KTAR, doing...

Bledsoe, Suns at impasse created by the NBA


Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe wants a lot of money. The Suns want to pay him a lot of money. But the Suns have to consider the ramifications of the CBA when limiting their offers to the...

The clean cap sheet, and what's next (a lot)


The Phoenix Suns have gotten deeper in talent but still have not added any top-end talent to a team in need of it to ascend solidly into the playoff picture in 2014-15.

Tolliver's place on the Suns roster


The newest Sun's sharp-shooting should serve him well in Phoenix.

Solar Flares 7/15: Suns All-Home Team, Lebron, Len


It's over.  We lost.  Or didn't you hear? But that's alright.  Because clearly Cleveland needed the King more than Phoenix did.  All over television, radio, and social media Cavaliers fans...


What's left to spend?

I see a fair few people on this board who are unsure of Phoenix's current salary situation, so I will break it down to make it easier on everyone. Salaries + Cap Holds (as they stand, assuming...

In defense of Channing Frye


Channing Frye is one of the most polarizing topics on Bright Side of the Sun, but all the numbers point to him being a huge loss for the Phoenix Suns.

Suns want to dictate outcome more than 34 times


While the Suns were exciting last year for all 82 games, they really only dictated the pace and ran their ideal system for 34 of those games. Signing Isaiah Thomas to supplement Goran Dragic and...

Thomas to the Suns actually makes a ton of sense


While the Suns are loaded at point guard, they appear to want to add to the treasure trove with yet another one, Sacramento's Isaiah Thomas.

Pre-Summer League practice notes


The Phoenix Suns held their final media session before heading off to Las Vegas to Summer League.

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