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Bleacher Report
Realistic Expectations for Suns Rookie Tyler Ulis in 2016-17fall that far on draft night. "We think, frankly, the only reason he's there i
Realistic Expectations for Suns Rookie Tyler Ulis in 2016-17
Bleacher Report / Posted 16 hours ago
fall that far on draft night. "We think, frankly, the only reason he's there is because of his size," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said after the selection, per ArizonaSports.com's Craig Grialou. "He's the SEC Player of the Year, SEC... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Bickley: Phoenix Suns stoking the fires of optimism after a 23-win seasonbe a fine for that kind of stupidity. Yet nowhere is the optimism stranger tha
Bickley: Phoenix Suns stoking the fires of optimism after a 23-win season
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
be a fine for that kind of stupidity. Yet nowhere is the optimism stranger than in Phoenix, where Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough has signed two free agents, made zero trades and is holding on to $13 million in salary cap money. And fans... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Alan Williams likely to stay on Phoenix Suns rosterfor next season becomes guaranteed if he remains on the Suns roster by Sept. 1.
Alan Williams likely to stay on Phoenix Suns roster
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
for next season becomes guaranteed if he remains on the Suns roster by Sept. 1. “Chances are, he’ll have a spot,” Suns GM Ryan McDonough said. “We do have until September 1 to figure it out. We told him to plan on being around our group and keep... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Ryan McDonough reviews Suns draftees' summer playshot. But even though neither Suns first-round pick finished the league’s tour
Ryan McDonough reviews Suns draftees' summer play
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
shot. But even though neither Suns first-round pick finished the league’s tourney for health reasons, Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough still came away from Las Vegas impressed with teenagers Dragan Bender and Marquese Chriss. “To me, those guys... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Suns sign Leandro Barbosahas played a significant role on a number of very successful teams over the cou
Suns sign Leandro Barbosa
Inside Hoops / Posted 4 days ago
has played a significant role on a number of very successful teams over the course of his career,” said General Manager Ryan McDonough. “‘LB’ is very popular with teammates and fans and we are thrilled to have him back as a key part of the Suns.... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Suns likely to hold $13M cap space for laterin salary. “I’d be surprised if we spent a lot of that cap space now or over t
Phoenix Suns likely to hold $13M cap space for later
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
in salary. “I’d be surprised if we spent a lot of that cap space now or over the summertime,” Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough said. “More likely, we’ll preserve most, if not all of it, and go into the season and look at either in-season... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Realistic Rookie Expectations for Dragan Bendervulnerable down low. Neither player is a strong interior defender, and both are
Realistic Rookie Expectations for Dragan Bender
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
vulnerable down low. Neither player is a strong interior defender, and both are below-average rebounders. General manager Ryan McDonough seems unfazed, however, telling Paul Coro of AZCentral, “I could see either one of them playing 3 (small... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Leandro Barbosa returns to Suns as mentor, championhim play the last two years with Golden State, he’s played at an extremely high
Leandro Barbosa returns to Suns as mentor, champion
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
him play the last two years with Golden State, he’s played at an extremely high level,” Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough said. “Watching their playoff run this year, with the amount of games he played and the team played in Golden... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Leandro Barbosa is honoring an old Suns teammate with new numberstarted here. Everything will end up here." He said his main goal is for the te
Leandro Barbosa is honoring an old Suns teammate with new number
Yahoo Sports / Posted 5 days ago
started here. Everything will end up here." He said his main goal is for the team to make the playoffs. Suns GM Ryan McDonough on Barbosa: "We've emphasized character here. We've emphasized culture. Leandro has fit into every locker... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Checklist for No. 5 Pick Len to Thrivedoesn't work out, the Cleveland Cavaliers, GM Chris Grant and Bennett himself w
Checklist for No. 5 Pick Len to Thrive
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
doesn't work out, the Cleveland Cavaliers, GM Chris Grant and Bennett himself will be heavily criticized. The Suns, GM Ryan McDonough and No. 5 pick Alex Len will not face that kind of scrutiny. By no means will Len's rookie season be... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Suns want Dragan Bender to 'turn loose' from the perimeter3, today we played him a lot more at the 4. We want to give him experience guar
Phoenix Suns want Dragan Bender to 'turn loose' from the perimeter
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 days ago
3, today we played him a lot more at the 4. We want to give him experience guarding different guys.” Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has said he thinks Bender can eventually become an elite defender who can switch out on the perimeter with... Read more
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NBA.com
West Roundup: Tracking the free agency movesbring back fan favorite Dudley "We are excited to welcome Jared back to the Ph
West Roundup: Tracking the free agency moves
NBA.com / Posted 14 days ago
bring back fan favorite Dudley "We are excited to welcome Jared back to the Phoenix Suns family," said General Manager Ryan McDonough. "Jared's work ethic, professionalism and knowledge of the game will provide a great example for our young... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Suns face long odds but carry brighter hopeexpect to be a lot more competitive next year than people outside of our organi
Phoenix Suns face long odds but carry brighter hope
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
expect to be a lot more competitive next year than people outside of our organization feel,” Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough said. For Suns coach Earl Watson, it feels like when he was on a team that moved from Seattle to Oklahoma... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Jared Dudley granted secret wish to return to Sunssupport for his signing. “It was probably at a much greater level than I think
Jared Dudley granted secret wish to return to Suns
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
support for his signing. “It was probably at a much greater level than I think any of us expected,” Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough said. “We try to blend (youth) with guys like Jared and P.J. Tucker and Tyson Chandler, veteran guys who we... Read more
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Inside Hoops
Suns sign Jared Dudleythe Suns, to a multiyear contract. “We are excited to welcome Jared back to th
Suns sign Jared Dudley
Inside Hoops / Posted 16 days ago
the Suns, to a multiyear contract. “We are excited to welcome Jared back to the Phoenix Suns family,” said General Manager Ryan McDonough. “Jared’s work ethic, professionalism and knowledge of the game will provide a great example for our young... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to SunsWizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to Suns
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 16 days ago
Wizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody to lead our group," general manager Ryan McDonough said, "somebody with high-level experience in the NBA, Somebody who's been playoff tested, battle tested and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to SunsWizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to Suns
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
Wizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody to lead our group," general manager Ryan McDonough said, "somebody with high-level experience in the NBA, Somebody who's been playoff tested, battle tested and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to SunsWizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to Suns
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
Wizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody to lead our group," general manager Ryan McDonough said, "somebody with high-level experience in the NBA, Somebody who's been playoff tested, battle tested and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to SunsWizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to Suns
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 16 days ago
Wizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody to lead our group," general manager Ryan McDonough said, "somebody with high-level experience in the NBA, Somebody who's been playoff tested, battle tested and... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to SunsWizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody
Dudley promises to bring veteran leadership to Suns
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
Wizards and on occasion with Milwaukee the season before. "We wanted somebody to lead our group," general manager Ryan McDonough said, "somebody with high-level experience in the NBA, Somebody who's been playoff tested, battle tested and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Leandro Barbosa to join Phoenix Suns for 3rd stintNo. 28 in 2003, when he asked to sleep in the Suns locker room on his first vis
Leandro Barbosa to join Phoenix Suns for 3rd stint
The Arizona Republic / Posted 18 days ago
No. 28 in 2003, when he asked to sleep in the Suns locker room on his first visit. Barbosa first met Suns general manager Ryan McDonough when they were both with Boston during the 2012-13, when Barbosa tore his left knee’s ACL. No team signed him... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
That stench from Chase Field? Atlanta is worsewith then-Butler coach Brad Stevens. During a recent podcast with Yahoo’s Adri
That stench from Chase Field? Atlanta is worse
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 days ago
with then-Butler coach Brad Stevens. During a recent podcast with Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, General Manager Ryan McDonough said he and Robert Sarver made a trip to Carmel, Ind., to meet Stevens and his wife. Boston Celtics head... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
The reinvention of Suns guard Eric Bledsoeway the collective bargaining rules work, we’re limited to what we can pay for
The reinvention of Suns guard Eric Bledsoe
The Arizona Republic / Posted 25 days ago
way the collective bargaining rules work, we’re limited to what we can pay for in the offseason,” Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough said. “So Eric stepped up and said, ‘Hey, for the young guys, the guys who haven’t made a lot of money, I’ll... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Eric Bledsoe gathered his new super-young teammates for workoutswas recently reunited with his former Kentucky teammate Tyler Ulis, a 2016 seco
Eric Bledsoe gathered his new super-young teammates for workouts
Yahoo Sports / Posted 26 days ago
was recently reunited with his former Kentucky teammate Tyler Ulis, a 2016 second round draftee, whom Suns general manager Ryan McDonough recently reminded us in his podcast interview with The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, is the fourth-youngest... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Marquese Chriss' past includes tales of 65-yard passes and freakish dunkshas both.” It is a trait the Suns loved, but their marriage was no sure thing.
Marquese Chriss' past includes tales of 65-yard passes and freakish dunks
The Arizona Republic / Posted 30 days ago
has both.” It is a trait the Suns loved, but their marriage was no sure thing. It was a tough decision, general manager Ryan McDonough said Friday, when the team picked another power forward, Croatia’s Dragan Bender, over Chriss. Privately,... Read more
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NBA.com
Suns speeding up rebuilding process with Draftwith the Nos. 13 and 28 picks in the draft to Sacramento to get Chriss. "These
Suns speeding up rebuilding process with Draft
NBA.com / Posted 30 days ago
with the Nos. 13 and 28 picks in the draft to Sacramento to get Chriss. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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First Coast News
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
First Coast News / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
KTVB Boise / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix Suns introduce 2016 draft picks Dragan Bender, Marquese Chriss, Tyler Ulislaughed along with Chriss’ new teammates, Bender and Tyler Ulis, and new bosses
Phoenix Suns introduce 2016 draft picks Dragan Bender, Marquese Chriss, Tyler Ulis
The Arizona Republic / Posted 30 days ago
laughed along with Chriss’ new teammates, Bender and Tyler Ulis, and new bosses, head coach Earl Watson and general manager Ryan McDonough. Bender shrugged. “Pretty much,” the No. 4 pick said with a smile. That was one of the first public... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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11 News Houston
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
11 News Houston / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draftand Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These a
Phoenix Suns accelerate rebuilding process with 2016 draft
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 30 days ago
and Brandon Knight — along with Eric Bledsoe — already on the roster. "These are two unique guys," Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. "You don't find many players with their size and skill and athleticism." Both have huge... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Suns go small by drafting Kentucky's Tyler UlisSuns general manager Ryan McDonough settled on drafting Devin Booker’s longtime
Suns go small by drafting Kentucky's Tyler Ulis
The Arizona Republic / Posted 30 days ago
Suns general manager Ryan McDonough settled on drafting Devin Booker’s longtime friend and college roommate, Kentucky point guard Tyler Ulis, before Booker called him Thursday night to lobby for his guy. McDonough pretended to guess names only a NBA... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Suns top pick Dragan Bender's track carries promisehad another of Thursday’s first-round picks, Domantas Sabonis. “He did some in
Suns top pick Dragan Bender's track carries promise
The Arizona Republic / Posted a month ago
had another of Thursday’s first-round picks, Domantas Sabonis. “He did some incredible things there,” Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said after picking Bender fourth overall Thursday night. “He was 6-10 at the time. He is 7-1 now. Playing like... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Bickley: Suns buy more time with intriguing draft picksyouth will get you beat every time. And like many Suns fans, I couldn’t be hap
Bickley: Suns buy more time with intriguing draft picks
The Arizona Republic / Posted a month ago
youth will get you beat every time. And like many Suns fans, I couldn’t be happier. Welcome to an impressive coup from Ryan McDonough, the general manager who once again showed a nimble mastery of the NBA draft. He was under pressure to... Read more
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