Phoenix Suns
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    @ValleyoftheSuns: Dear Adam Silver: It is time to seize and sell the Phoenix #Suns. #TimeToRise https://t.co/StsUdd8F6o

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    @SiriusXMNBA: Former #Suns GM Ryan McDonough explains why the firing of Igor Kokoskov is "business as usual" in Phoenix https://t.co/K9P

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    @LiamDMorales: Who runs a better business? RT for Michael Scott Like for Robert Sarver #NBA #Suns https://t.co/Aid0MAfKSw

  • @DuaneRankin: "To fire a coach after one year, I don't think it's fair." #Suns legend Charles Barkley on firing of Igor Kokoskov. http…

  • @JarrettGC: Wow, I'm not saying things are bad, but apparently now the #Suns are considering firing coaches they don't even have! https:…

  • @JarrettGC: When someone tells me THIS will be the time the #Suns finally hire the right coach https://t.co/rgq1AxZeCW

  • @ValleyoftheSuns: The Phoenix #Suns made a horrible decision firing Igor Kokoskov. #TimeToRise https://t.co/Kcn5ftJKNI

  • @MikePacheFox10: [email protected] UNLOADS on the @Suns revolving door style of coaches and lack of leadership from the owner: https://t.co/mm

  • @ClutchPointsApp: This is basically a different head coach for each of his first five seasons in the NBA with #Suns https://t.co/uFwQs

  • @azcsports: If Robert Sarver wanted to sincerely thank the City Council and Phoenix voters, he would end his meddling in basketball deci…

  • @Schultz_Report: #Suns are an absolute joke. Every coach has the shortest hook imaginable, w/an owner in Robert Sarver who is completely…

  • @ValleyoftheSuns: Surprise, surprise: the Phoenix #Suns have fired Igor Kokoskov after only one year. #TimeToRise https://t.co/pZK9wxk1xr

  • @ValleyoftheSuns: I can’t say that I am shocked, but I can say that this is further dysfunction by an extraordinarily dysfunctional fran…

  • @SunsNationCP: The Suns have had a lot of coaching changes in only 11 years. #TimeToRise #Suns https://t.co/seD1OYFG3P

  • @MarkMalerich: Anyone else curious to hear from Robert Sarver? To me if you’re going to make outlandish and unconventional hirings and f…

Classic headlines via Yahoo! Sports

  • Nowitzki announces retirement after final home game for Mavs

    Dirk Nowitzki cried near midcourt when the second quarter was about to resume. The Dallas Mavericks star nearly jumped for joy with a huge smile on his face after a rare dunk prompted thunderous applause from a crowd celebrating the final home game of his record 21st season with the same franchise. And then after Larry Bird joked during a postgame ceremony that he was '15 when Dirk came into the league and now I'm 62,' Nowitzki let fly with a realization the 40-year-old said he reached in recent days.
    12 Apr @ 8AM

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  • Decisions looming for Suns after difficult season

    Excitement surrounding No. 1 overall draft pick Deandre Ayton and young star Devin Booker fizzled quickly, and most of the supporting cast of veterans was traded away. In their place came some players, most notably forward Kelly Oubre Jr., who made an impact. Now the Suns have questions about the look of their front office next season - they're searching for a new general manager but could structure the management in a different way - and whether Igor Kokoskov will return as head coach after guiding the team to a Western Conference-worst 19-63 record.
    11 Apr @ 11AM

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  • Mavs' Nowitzki makes retirement official

    Dirk Nowitzki was mum all season on his future plans but after a rousing performance in the Dallas Mavericks' home finale Tuesday, the star finally announced the decision everyone expected. Nowitzki made his much-anticipated retirement announcement after delivering a season-high 30-point performance, with five 3-pointers, against the Suns. Nowitzki's final season didn't actually begin until mid-December thanks to a longer-than-expected recovery from ankle surgery.
    11 Apr @ 6AM

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  • Dallas star Nowitzki confirms NBA retirement

    Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki confirmed his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday, calling time on a 21-season career that saw him become the greatest European player ever to grace the league. The 40-year-old German had left the door open to extending his career for another season, but finally confirmed his retirement after the Mavericks' 120-109 win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday. "As you guys might expect, this is my last home game," an emotional Nowitzki told the crowd at Dallas's American Airlines Center.
    10 Apr @ 7PM

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  • Rockets break their own record with 27 three-pointers in win over Suns

    The Houston Rockets are the league's most prodigious three-point shooting team ever, and they continued to set new records in their final home game of the season on Sunday. The Rockets broke their own record with 27 threes in a 149-113 win over the Phoenix Suns.
    8 Apr @ 3AM

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  • Jackson, Suns pull away from Pelicans in OT

    Josh Jackson scored 35 points, including eight in overtime, as the host Phoenix Suns held off the New Orleans Pelicans 133-126 on Friday night. Jamal Crawford added 28 points, Ray Spalding had a career-high 21 points and 13 rebounds, Troy Daniels scored 14, and Dragan Bender had 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Suns, who went 2-3 on a five-game homestand. Phoenix was without five key players, including guard Devin Booker, who suffered a season-ending ankle injury in a 118-97 home loss against Utah on Wednesday.
    8 Apr @ 3AM

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  • Larry Fitzgerald consulting with Phoenix Suns

    Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has been participating in the interview process as the Phoenix Suns look to hire a new front office executive, ESPN reports. Suns owner Robert Sarver has said that he values his relationship with Fitzgerald, and the two are golf buddies. Sarver has taken a lot of criticism in the Phoenix area over both the Suns' struggles on the court and issues related to the team's arena, but Fitzgerald has defended him.
    7 Apr @ 6PM

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  • Report: Former Hornets, Pelicans GM Jeff Bower may get “high ranking” job with Suns

    Devin Booker is legit (don't believe the haters), Deandre Ayton has potential, Kelly Oubre Jr. appears a good fit, guys like T.J. Warren and Josh Jackson might have roles — but the team needs a direction and a better-rounded roster. After firing GM Ryan McDonough at an odd time, then replacing him with an odder combo of people, Suns owner Robert Sarver is looking for the guy to give his team that direction. Jeff Bower may be that guy, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
    7 Apr @ 4AM

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  • Jackson nets 35 points, Suns beat Pelicans in overtime

    The short-handed Phoenix Suns closed out their home season with a victory Friday and looked toward their final two games, which they need to win to match last year's 21 wins. Josh Jackson scored eight of his season-high 35 points in overtime, and Phoenix rallied from 15 points down in the third quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 133-126 Friday night in a matchup of teams missing plenty of players. Jackson swished a 28-foot 3-pointer with 1:23 left in the extra period, his fifth of the game, to seal the Suns' victory in their home regular-season finale.
    7 Apr @ 3AM

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  • Warriors takeaways: What we learned in dominant 108-90 win over Lakers

    Throughout the season, the Golden State Warriors have made a habit of laying an egg after a big win, preferring complacency over sustained effort. That was not the case Thursday night, as the Warriors overwhelmed the undermanned Lakers 108-90 at Staples Center in a game they dominated from the opening tip. With the win, the Warriors (55-24) maintained their two-game lead atop the Western Conference with four games to go.
    7 Apr @ 3AM

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