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Suns strength & conditioning coach Mike Elliot dressed as an elf

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Not sure what prompted Mike to wear this bizarre sweater on Tuesday night, but he didn't really fit in. Alternate angle:

Training Staff Mafia members wore Suns Christmas sweaters. Strength coach Mike Elliott looks like an elf. #SunsVsMavs pic.twitter.com/dJod7o6Ndb

— Paul Coro (@paulcoro) December 24, 2014

Zach Lowe breaks down the Suns and rest of the West

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"It’s perplexing," Jeff Hornacek told me this weekend in New York. "Sometimes it’s like, ‘Come on, guys.’"

"Our vibe is hot and cold," Goran Dragic said before Phoenix’s win against the Knicks. "It’s kind of disturbing."

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LeBron James Jr. tops mock draft board

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Is it possible to tank for a 4th grader? Via this YouTube.

Suns crack 'average' in NBA power rankings

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The Suns seven-game skid came to an end, turning into a three-game winning streak. Phoenix needed to beat up on both the Hornets and Knicks, but a win over the Wizards was a good way to round out the road trip.

NBA power rankings: Grizzlies can't close gap with Warriors - SBNation.com

Wizards praise Suns defense and hustle

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"They beat us. They took the game to us every step of the way. Whether it was the defensive end or the offensive end. I mean they got into us from a defensive standpoint, we took shortcuts, did not set people up, did not fight to get open, and at the other end, I just thought 50/50 balls. I mean look at this, they had to get 75 percent of those tonight. First half that was the difference. We got outworked tonight. I take my hat off to them. They did it. They outworked us, they out-physicaled us all game long and we have to fix that."

http://www.monumentalnetwork.com/videos/randy-wittman-postgame-12-21-14

Gerald Green with the Two-Handed Slam From the Right Wing

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Paul Pierce didn't know where he was until it was too late.

Teams calling Suns about Dragic

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Multiple teams already are inquiring as to what it would take to break up the Suns' three-guard rotation of Dragic, Eric Bledsoe and Isaiah Thomas -- with Dragic, a prospective free agent, garnering the most attention. Coincidentally, executives have gotten the impression that Dragic is the one Phoenix would most like to keep if they do, indeed, decide to make a move.

Trade Buzz: The Suns' Goran Dragic dilemma and other trade news - CBSSports.com

Look, it's Isaiah Thomas hanging out with Isiah Thomas

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If you are into this kind of funny name thing.

Earl Barron slams Jared Dudley's Twitter grammar

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I thought this was funny. I might be the only person on the planet that does though. Also, it's kinda hilarious that Earl Barron's Twitter is verified b/c obviously the glut of people pretending to be Earl Barron was a problem.

Alex Len with long lost Uncle Adam

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Had a great time today at the NBA League Office we have a great leader #thecommissh

A photo posted by Alex Len (@alexlen_21) on

These two are related somehow. Right?