NBA
MILWAUKEE - Devin Booker's impressive postseason run has hit one of its first real speed bumps.Now the focus is on the Phoenix Suns guard will be how he responds.Booker shot just 3 of 14 night and managed just 10 ...
Jul 13, 2021
NBA
MONTY Williams' inspiring pep talk to Phoenix's DeAndre Ayton late in Game Two has gained plenty of attention on social media over the last couple of days.But Ayton says the moment wasn't anything out of the ...
Jul 11, 2021
NBA
THERE are cameras and microphones everywhere at the NBA Finals, and they happened to catch an interaction late in Game Two that was going viral before the game was even over.It was Phoenix coach Monty Williams, talking only to Suns center ...
Jul 10, 2021
NBA
PHOENIX - This version of the Phoenix Suns will be a case study for future NBA general managers on how to build a championship contending roster in a hurry.Roll the dice on an aging - but motivated - Hall of Fame-caliber point guard ( ...
Jul 6, 2021
NBA
PHOENIX - Paul George had just wrapped up his brilliant night, scoring 41 points to keep the Los Angeles Clippers' season alive. He shared some hugs and fist bumps with teammates and assistant coaches before he finally got to head coach Tyronn ...
Jun 29, 2021
NBA
NEW YORK - Tom Thibodeau got the New York Knicks back to the playoffs, guiding the team to its second-best record in 20 years.And in the eyes of the voters, that coaching job was the best in the NBA.Thibodeau was ...
Jun 8, 2021
AS Kai Sotto embarks on a new chapter in his young career, joining the Adelaide 36ers in the Australian NBL, the anticipation over his performance is high. The 7-foot-2 basketball prodigy is the first-ever Filipino to land himself a ...
Apr 23, 2021
NBA
DENVER - Chris Paul hit a clutch jumper with 7.3 seconds remaining after a successful coach's challenge on the other end and the Phoenix Suns moved to 5-1 for the first time since 2009-10 by holding off the ...
Jan 2, 2021
PBA
PHOENIX - Devin Booker supplied the offense while Chris Paul provided the savvy in the final minutes.At least for the first game, the Suns' revamped backcourt performed almost exactly as hoped.Booker scored 22 points, Mikal Bridges added 18 and Phoenix ...
Dec 24, 2020
NBA
WHEN discussions about the 2020 NBA Finals come up, there's little conversation as to how a great job Frank Vogel has done in order to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to where they are right now.But one of his fellow ...
Oct 10, 2020
NBA
PHOENIX Suns coach Monty Williams will no longer be surprised if Kai Sotto and Fil-Am Jalen Green will lead an influx of Filipino players in the NBA.Sotto, 18, has stirred excitement by making the jump to the G League instead ...
Oct 9, 2020
NBA
PHOENIX - Coach Monty Williams could sense a few eye rolls earlier this summer when the Phoenix Suns and their extremely mediocre 26-39 record were invited to the NBA's bubble.A few months later, the Suns are the talk of ...
Aug 16, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Portland's Damian Lillard has been unanimously selected as the top player of the NBA's seeding games at Walt Disney World, after averaging a league-best 37.6 points in the eight games.Phoenix' ...
Aug 16, 2020
NBA
PORTLAND, Oregon - In the first half, the Phoenix Suns trailed by 19 points. By the final seconds, Kelly Oubre Jr. was blowing goodbye kisses to the Portland Trail Blazers and their fans.Devin Booker scored 33 points, Oubre had 29 and Phoenix ...
Dec 31, 2019
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Monty Williams was able to celebrate a victory in an emotional return to New Orleans.The former New Orleans coach guided the Phoenix Suns to a 139-132 overtime victory over the Pelicans on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time). Devin ...
Dec 6, 2019
MIAMI - Getting to 100 points in the NBA used to almost certainly guarantee victory.These days, it's the baseline for even having a chance.NBA teams that scored 100 or more points lost more often last season than at any time ...
Oct 17, 2019
NBA
TYRONN Lue is set for his second interview with the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), after Jason Kidd had his first meeting with the team.The Lakers, looking to hire their fifth coach in eight years, interviewed Kidd on ...
Apr 24, 2019
NBA
PHOENIX - One season was not enough for Igor Kokoskov to convince the Phoenix Suns that he was the man to lead the franchise into the future.The Suns fired Kokoskov on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), ending the tenure of the NBA&# ...
Apr 23, 2019
NBA
OKC Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams urged forgiveness in an emotional eulogy at the funeral of his wife Ingrid on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in Oklahoma City, where a contingent of NBA coaches and players attended in support.Williams' wife died ...
Feb 19, 2016
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - Basketball didn't matter much to Kevin Durant on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Thunder assistant coach Monty Williams' wife, Ingrid, was involved in a car crash Tuesday night in Oklahoma City and died Wednesday. Monty Williams coached ...
Feb 12, 2016
NBA
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder held a moment of silence for assistant coach Monty Williams' wife before their game against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time), a day after she died following a car crash.Williams ...
Feb 12, 2016
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