Phoenix Suns rookie Archie Goodwin learning 2 positions
Archie Goodwin was a Kentucky point guard who the Suns pegged for being an NBA shooting guard.
But why not both? On a team that essentially starts two combo guards, the Suns are giving Goodwin some small doses of initiating offense because he and the league are heading toward more dual-guard roles anyway.
Markieff Morris leads the Phoenix Suns past the Toronto Raptors
PHOENIX -- Twenty games can often be enough to give NBA teams some idea of their identity and place in the league.
The jury has remained out for just what this Suns' winning start meant and what its staying power would be. They acted the part of a winning team Friday night, keeping command of the second half against a skidding visitor for a 106-97 Suns victory against Toronto at US Airways Center.
Kobe Bryant announces he'll play Sunday for Lakers
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will return to the court Sunday against the Toronto Raptors, he announced on his Facebook page Friday afternoon.Out since tearing his left Achilles tendon April 12, the 2007-08 NBA MVP and 15-time NBA All-Star posted a video leading into finally announcing a return date. He has been practicing with the team as he rebuilds strength in the Achilles.
Strong defense keys Phoenix Suns' victory over Houston Rockets
HOUSTON -- Suns small forward P.J. Tucker sat in the Toyota Center visitors locker room late Wednesday night with his worn-out feet submerged in an ice bath, talking as he held two cellphones precariously above the bucket.
They were in good hands, just like the Suns were in turning All-Star guard James Harden over to Tucker's defense during a 97-88 victory over the Houston Rockets.