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Locked On Suns Thursday: Chris Paul steps up against Philly as the Suns take the first two on big East road trip

Locked On Suns Thursday: Chris Paul steps up against Philly as the Suns take the first two on big East road trip

Chris Paul put up 28 and 8 as the Phoenix Suns took down the Philadelphia 76ers. Resiliency is the word of the day after the Phoenix Suns won yet another slugfest, adjusting to a cold night from Devin Booker and pulling away in Philadelphia anyway. The Suns will have to stay resilient with Jae Crowder out with an ankle injury, but was Cam Johnson ready for the starting spot anyway? And finally, we look forward to the playoffs with the results from a Twitter poll about the Suns’ potential first-round opponent. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Follow...
Bright Side Of The Sun Apr 18, 2021
Suns shellacked by Spurs in the Valley

Suns shellacked by Spurs in the Valley

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports It was not fun faring for one of the West’s top squads Welp - my game prediction couldn’t have been more wayward. Jae Crowder’s turnover to begin play was the consummate omen of unfortunate events to come. Phoenix had been playing near-perfect basketball up to this point, but as I mentioned in the preview, Greg Popovich is a living, breathing, hoops savant, and possesses the cryptonite to suppress any Superman-esque display. 1st QTR Keldon Johnson and Devin Booker traded baskets to open the game’s scoring, and the Suns showed a...
Bright Side Of The Sun Apr 13, 2021
Locked On Suns Tuesday: Suns go off from deep, take down Rockets led by Jae Crowder and Deandre Ayton

Locked On Suns Tuesday: Suns go off from deep, take down Rockets led by Jae Crowder and Deandre Ayton

Crowder and Ayton led the Suns to a win over the Houston Rockets. After a 126-120 victory by the Phoenix Suns over the Rockets at home, dive back into the key stretch of the game when Deandre Ayton iced the game for the Suns as well as thoughts on why the Suns’ 25 three-pointer night is a good sign for the playoffs. We also re-evaluate Deandre Ayton’s low free-throw rate and why it might not matter. Finally, hear from Monty Williams about the Suns’ bench success and what the second unit needs to do to stay consistent. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and...
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Suns erupt for team-best 25 3s in win over Rockets; Jae Crowder hits career-high 8

Suns erupt for team-best 25 3s in win over Rockets; Jae Crowder hits career-high 8

Jae Crowder hit a career-best eight 3s, all in the 1st half, as Phoenix made a franchise record 25 from deep in Monday's 126-120 win over Houston.       
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Jae Crowder, Phoenix Suns scorch Houston Rockets from 3 in victory; tie NBA record for a half

Jae Crowder, Phoenix Suns scorch Houston Rockets from 3 in victory; tie NBA record for a half

Scoring a season-high 26 points, hitting 8-of-9 from 3 in first half as Phoenix fended off a late Houston charge in Monday night's 126-120 home win.       
Bright Side Of The Sun Apr 13, 2021
Recap: Suns set world on fire from deep, down Rockets 126-120

Recap: Suns set world on fire from deep, down Rockets 126-120

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports The Suns broke a lot of records tonight. Houston, you have a problem. That problem was the scorching hot Suns who could not miss from deep, as they put together an offensive clinic in a 126-120 win. New NBA record with 12 threes in a quarter (2nd quarter) Ties NBA record with 18 threes in a half (1st half) New Suns record with 25 threes in a game Jae Crowder new career high on threes (8) made all of them in the first half Phoenix now sits just 1.5 games back from the number 1 seed out West after the Jazz dropped a game to the lowly...
Final Score: Suns outlast Jazz in OT slugfest, 117-113

Final Score: Suns outlast Jazz in OT slugfest, 117-113

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports WHAT A GAME The Suns were into it. The Jazz were into it. The CROWD was into it. Best I’ve felt at a game in a long long time. The whole second half was a dog fight. Big shot after big shot. Offensive rebounds at key points by both teams. Most of the fourth quarter was a one-possession game. Deandre Ayton was HUGE in the fourth quarter with several offensive rebounds to keep the Suns alive. When Jae Crowder hit a three to put the Suns up 100-96, Crowder and the crowd went nuts. The Suns had a three-point lead with less than 30 seconds...
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Jae Crowder, Phoenix Suns close out Atlanta Hawks to begin three-game homestand

Jae Crowder, Phoenix Suns close out Atlanta Hawks to begin three-game homestand

Phoenix began a three-game homestand Tuesday with a 117-110 win over Atlanta as Devin Booker scored a team-high 21 points and Dario Saric added 20.       
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 31, 2021
Recap: Suns close on 12-5 run, beat Hawks 117-110

Recap: Suns close on 12-5 run, beat Hawks 117-110

Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via The Suns (32-14) respond to a tenacious Hawks (23-24) team and walk away with the victory. After a week of struggles to close out an opponent with a lead, the Suns scored 12 points in the last 3.5 minutes behind Chris Paul’s brilliance at closing time. After the Hawks tied the game at 103-103 with just over 3 minutes left, the Suns closed on a 12-5 run to beat the Hawks at home. Dario Saric had a good game with 20 points on 7/8 shooting, and Jae Crowder had 19 points to help the team win when it mattered. Devin Booker had 21 points,...
Valley of the Suns Mar 29, 2021

Torrey Craig could be dynamic fit for the Phoenix Suns

Jae Crowder is not the only wing player the Phoenix Suns have added in the last six months who got significant minutes in the conference finals last season. His style might not be flashy or blow up in a box score, but Torrey Craig has had an impact on successful teams in the past and […] Torrey Craig could be dynamic fit for the Phoenix Suns - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 25, 2021
Trade Deadline Open Thread: Will the Suns make a move?

Trade Deadline Open Thread: Will the Suns make a move?

Photo by Oscar Baldizon/NBAE via All your Suns news and discussion right here For the first time in 11 years, the Suns have a chance for a deep playoff run. At biggest issue is that the Suns’ only regular rotation players with significant playoff experience are Jae Crowder and Chris Paul. Everyone else will be hitting the post season for one of their first times. In fact, last week’s acquisition of Torrey Craig for cash considerations added the team’s third most experienced playoff performer in the rotation. A breakdown on playoff experience in the current...
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 24, 2021
Trade Deadline Roundtable: Which Phoenix Suns trade is best? Which is most likely?

Trade Deadline Roundtable: Which Phoenix Suns trade is best? Which is most likely?

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Surveying our writers on what the Suns can and should do ahead of the NBA trade deadline. We are just a day away from the 2021 trade deadline, and we can’t wait to see what the Suns do to improve their chances at that elusive NBA championship! After blowing out Miami on Tuesday night, the Suns are now 29-13 with almost 2⁄3 of the season gone. They have the league’s 3rd best overall record, and 2nd best in the West. But only two of the team’s most important players, Chris Paul and Jae Crowder, have any real playoff experience, so...
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 23, 2021
Locked On Suns Tuesday: Should the Phoenix Suns trade for Aaron Gordon plus an NBA trade deadline mailbag

Locked On Suns Tuesday: Should the Phoenix Suns trade for Aaron Gordon plus an NBA trade deadline mailbag

Investigating the AG rumors and more Suns thoughts before the trade deadline. The NBA trade deadline rumor mill is heating up, and that means it’s time to talk DEALS. Aaron Gordon is on the block, so it’s time to investigate whether the Phoenix Suns would be smart to pursue him in a trade. Is the price of two first-rounders worth it? Is giving up Jae Crowder worth it? Or does Gordon potentially re-upping with the Suns make all that OK? To close the show, your mailbag questions are answered on buyout targets, Jalen Smith’s future, and more. Find us on Apple Podcasts,...
How a single night’s sleep in November changed everything for Jae Crowder and the Heat

How a single night’s sleep in November changed everything for Jae Crowder and the Heat

Jae Crower explains the painful decision to leave the Heat for the Suns in free agency.

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