25 Facts About Phoenix Suns

1. The Phoenix Suns are the worst team in the league and the Spurs shouldn't be losing to them.

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2. On Wednesday, The Phoenix Suns beat old nemesis San Antonio by 20 points a 50-point.

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3. The Phoenix Suns blowing a big lead to the Boston Celtics was hard to watch, but it should go a long way toward motivating the team to improve.

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4. The Phoenix Suns created a Twitter Central for their fans called Suns Twackle.

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5. In 2008 and 2009 pre-seasons, the Phoenix Suns held training camp in the Auditorium in La Quinta, California and the College of the Desert Gymnasium in Palm Desert, California alongside the Portland Trail Blazers.

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6. On October 9, 2010, the Phoenix Suns beat the Dallas Mavericks in the third annual outdoor exhibition.

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7. The Phoenix Suns lost the game to the Denver Nuggets.

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8. In the 2017 NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns dropped to the 4th pick in the draft and selected Josh Jackson from the University of Kansas.

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9. On February 1, 2016, the Phoenix Suns relieved Jeff Hornacek of his duties as head coach.

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10. On July 1, 2015, the Phoenix Suns retained the rights of Brandon Knight under an offer similar to that of Eric Bledsoe's, and signed Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler to a four-year deal worth $52 million.

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11. In the 2015 NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns drafted Kentucky shooting guard Devin Booker with the 13th pick.

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12. On May 26, 2013, the Phoenix Suns hired Jeff Hornacek as their head coach to replace interim head coach Lindsey Hunter.

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13. On February 21, 2013, the Phoenix Suns had traded their 2013 second round pick to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Marcus Morris, the twin brother of power forward Markieff Morris.

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14. In the 2012 NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns used their 13th pick to select Kendall Marshall, a 6' 4" point guard from the North Carolina Tar Heels.

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15. In the 2011 NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns used their 13th pick on Markieff Morris, a 6' 10" power forward from the Kansas Jayhawks.

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16. On December 19, 2010, the Phoenix Suns acquired Vince Carter, Mickael Pietrus, and Marcin Gortat from the Orlando Magic, along with a low draft pick and cash considerations.

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17. The Phoenix Suns faced the Lakers in the Western Conference Finals but lost in six games.

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18. The Phoenix Suns led by as much as 50 points during the game and were without their swingman Jason Richardson who was serving a one-game suspension.

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19. On February 16, 2009, the Phoenix Suns fired Porter and he was succeeded by Alvin Gentry.

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20. The Phoenix Suns selected Robin Lopez in the 2008 NBA draft and acquired Goran Dragic, who was originally picked by the rival San Antonio Spurs.

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21. In the opening round of the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns lost to the Spurs in five games, the first time they did not advance past the first round in the D'Antoni-Nash era.

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22. In the second round, the Phoenix Suns faced the Los Angeles Clippers.

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23. In 1992, the Phoenix Suns moved into their new arena in downtown Phoenix, the America West Arena.

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24. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Phoenix Suns enjoyed several successful seasons, making the playoffs eight seasons in a row.

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25. The Phoenix Suns played its first 24 seasons at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, located slightly northwest of downtown Phoenix.

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