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Solar Flares 6/9: Phoenix Suns links including draft prospects, the best teams to never win a title, and Earl Barron at the WSOP

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You should probably get to know University of Kentucky prospect Trey Lyles in case he ends up being the newest Phoenix Sun.

Draft prospects T.J. McConnell and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had a chance to hang out in Phoenix on Thursday before their pre-draft workouts on Friday.

McConnell and Hollis-Jefferson were joined on Friday by Larry Nance Jr. Nance Sr. was drafted by the Suns with the 20th pick in the 1981 NBA Draft and spent 13 seasons in the Association.

With the Iowa State head coaching position filled, it appears Jeff Hornacek was never really that interested in leaving Phoenix for his alma mater.

Former Phoenix guard and current Boston Celtic Isaiah Thomas thinks the Denver Nuggets should hire his coach with the Sacramento Kings, Mike Malone, for their head coaching vacancy.

Where do your Suns rank among the best teams to never win an NBA title?

The NBA has seen a steady rise in 3-point attempts since its introduction in the 1979-80 season. Few did it better than the "Seven Seconds or Less" Suns.

Earl Barron finished 613th at the World Series of Poker Millionaire Maker tournament on Sunday, bringing home prize money totaling $3,044.

"It's the Finals. It's hard. It's supposed to be hard." Steve Kerr summed up the first two games of the NBA Finals.

There are few better summer activities than the Dan Majerle Boys' Basketball Camp.

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