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D'Antoni: Nash 'could have averaged 30' for Suns

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni is somewhat of a guru in unlocking the offensive potential of his roster. Under his tutelage, Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash snagged two MVP awards (2005, 2006), led the Phoenix Suns to four straight 54-plus win seasons, and averaged 17.5 points and 11.2 assists per game in that span. <… NBA | ...

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Suns win NBA draft lottery

[unable to retrieve full-text content] For the first time in franchise history the Phoenix Suns will pick No. 1 in the NBA draft. Brooklyn will host the draft on June 21st. … CBC | NBA News

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Things look brighter for Suns after winning No. 1 pick

Phoenix general manager Ryan McDonough was on stage moments after the NBA draft lottery ended, talking about the future of the Suns and mentioning how they had the best odds of picking No. 1 overall. And then he stopped to correct himself. “We have No. 1,” McDonough said. “I’ve got to adjust to that.” It’s an adjustment that he and ...

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Suns win No. 1 pick for 1st time in franchise history

The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery saw the Phoenix Suns win the No. 1 pick for the first time in franchise history. Phoenix had the worst record in the league, and therefore the highest odds at the top pick with 25 percent of the lottery combinations. Meanwhile, the <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/teams/20" href="… NBA | theScore

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Phoenix Suns hire Igor Kokoskov as new head coach

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with Igor Kokoškov (kuh-KOS-kov) to become the team’s new head coach, making him the first head coach born and raised outside North America in NBA history. Kokoškov will begin his duties as Suns head coach following the conclusion of the Utah Jazz season. “We are thrilled to bring Valley resident Igor ...

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