Ty Ellis
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Ty Ellis, former Drive assistant coach, named assistant coach for Phoenix Suns

Ty Ellis, a former assistant coach for the Grand Rapids Drive, has been called up to the NBA by the Phoenix Suns. Ellis, who once sat on the bench as an assistant coach under head coach Otis Smith here in Beer City, USA, was named the head coach of the Suns’ NBA G League affiliate […]

Devin Booker 70 points
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GR native Devin Booker sets Phoenix Suns scoring record with 70 points in Boston

Devin Booker fired up and scored 70 points as he torched the Phoenix Suns‘ franchise record for points in a 130-120 loss to the Boston Celtics on Friday night at TD Garden, becoming the first player under 21 to score at least 60 points in an NBA game. The 20-year-old second-year player beat the previous record of 60 […]

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Phoenix Suns buy Bakersfield Jam, relocate to Northern Arizona

Prescott Valley, AZ is joining the ranks of the NBA Developmental League as the Northern Arizona Suns. On April 12th, the Phoenix Suns became the 15th NBA team to own and operate a D-League team when it acquired the Bakersfield Jam and announced that the team would relocate to play at the Prescott Valley Event Center beginning […]

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Phoenix Suns sign Lorenzo Brown to 10-day contract

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns announced today they have signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a 10-day contract. The sixth GATORADE Call-Up in the NBA this season, Brown has averaged 16.4 points, 6.1 assists, 5.3 rebounds and 1.9 steals in 16 games with the Grand Rapids Drive of the NBA Development League. A 6-5, 189-pound guard, Brown is a […]