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Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Past articles by Duane:

Phoenix Suns: Chris Paul graduates from HBCU Winston-Salem State

Phoenix Suns point guard Chris Paul received his undergraduate degree in mass communications at Winston-Salem State University. → Read More

'Disgusted' Phoenix Suns express disappointment with Robert Sarver investigation findings

Phoenix Suns addressed Robert Sarver's investigation findings during Monday's media day. → Read More

Warriors bounce back to end Suns' franchise-record win streak at 18

The Suns' historic run is finally over after Steph Curry and the Warriors pulled away for a 118-96 win back home in San Francisco. → Read More

VC Hall of Famer Cedric Ceballos 'COVID-19 free' but still battling to fully recover

Cedric Ceballos tweeted Monday he no longer has the COVID-19 virus, but he's still not able to breathe, walk or function on his own yet. → Read More

Phoenix Suns fall just short of making playoffs play-in after finishing 8-0 in NBA bubble

The Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday, finishing 8-0 in the bubble, but they fell just short of making the play-in. → Read More

What role did Mike Krzyzewski play in Jayson Tatum ending up with Celtics?

Jayson Tatum's heart was set on playing in Phoenix, but Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski perhaps changed the course of history for the Suns and Celtics. → Read More

Charles Barkley rips Cleveland Cavaliers players for John Beilein departure: 'I'm so disgusted'

Charles Barkley takes issue with Cleveland Cavaliers players after John Beilein stepped down as head coach earlier this week. → Read More

Devin Booker selected to replace Damian Lillard in 2020 NBA All-Star Game

The Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker has been selected to replace Damian Lillard in the 2020 NBA All-Star Game. → Read More

'Put the best players in the game': Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker after NBA All-Star selection snub

Devin Booker laments NBA All-Star Game doesn't look like it did when he was growing up. "It’s an entertainment, drama, political-filled league." → Read More

Devin Booker, Suns hands Kawhi Leonard, Clippers unlikely first loss of season

Phoenix fans broke out the "Beat L.A.!" chant as Devin Booker and the Suns beat Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers their first loss of the season. → Read More

Suns' Deandre Ayton suspended 25 games for violating NBA anti-drug policy

The league informed the Suns that Ayton, the top pick in the 2018 draft, tested positive for a diuretic. His suspension begins Friday. → Read More

Suns' Josh Jackson arrested at Florida music festival

Josh Jackson allegedly tried to enter a VIP area at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival without the proper pass and was charged with resisting arrest. → Read More

Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton surprises 8-year-old fan Gabriel Olvera with invite to NBA draft lottery

Suns 7-footer Deandre Ayton invited 8-year-old fan Gabriel Olvera to the join him on a trip to Chicago for next week's NBA draft lottery. → Read More

Phoenix Suns hire 76ers assistant Monty Williams as coach

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with Monty Williams to become the team’s new head coach, the team announced in a news release Friday. → Read More

Suns fire head coach Igor Kokoskov after one season

Phoenix has dismissed Igor Kokoskov after finishing with the second-worst record in franchise history at 19-63. → Read More

Igor Kokoskov sounds comfortable with his future with Phoenix Suns

The Suns end their second-worst season ever on Tuesday under first-year coach Igor Kokoskov. → Read More

Devin Booker plans to have say in what the Phoenix Suns do this summer

Devin Booker plans to have a say in what Phoenix does this summer as he's ending his fourth NBA season on an amazing scoring tear that includes consecutive 50-point games. → Read More

Devin Booker told his brother sitting courtside at halftime he'd score 50, then he did it

Devin Booker made history in the Phoenix Suns' loss Thursday -- and he called his shot while doing so. → Read More

Devin Booker's 50 not enough in Suns' home loss to Wizards

Thomas Bryant scored Washington’s last six points including the game winner in the Wizards’ 124-121 win Wednesday night over Phoenix at Talking Stick Resort Arena. → Read More

Devin Booker drops 59 points, but Jazz crush Suns in Utah

Devin Booker couldn’t win the game by himself. But he sure tried to do so. → Read More