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Now what? Uncertainty of Paul, others leave big questions about Suns’ future

PHOENIX - Questions remain about what the Phoenix Suns will look like next season. Odds released for next season suggest a lack of confidence.


Lesser of two evils? Suns secure No. 2 seed in Western Conference, will play Lakers or Warriors

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns locked up the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs for the first time since the 2006-07 season. However, their first-round opponent will present difficult challenges.


Monty Williams on Suns bench: ‘I have not coached a group like this before’

PHOENIX – The Suns have had several players in and out of their rotation this season. Their coach, Monty Williams, said their bench has remained professional throughout each change.


Five takeaways from Suns team that produced NBA’s second best record

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns were pleased by finishing with the NBA’s second-best record through the first half of their season. But as their coach Monty Williams says, they can’t get too happy on the farm.


Monty Williams’ ‘winning culture’ helps Suns overcome injuries, rotation changes

PHOENIX – Even though his team has rarely had its full rotation available, Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams has helped it stay poised with his principles and belief.


‘That’s who we are’: Suns show promise in blowout win over Warriors

PHOENIX – After losing fourth-quarter leads in each of their last four losses, the Phoenix Suns fixed some pressing issues in their dominant win over the Golden State Warriors Thursday.


‘Frustrated’ Suns looking for late-game answers after back-to-back overtime losses

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns led in the final two minutes of regulation in both of their games against the Denver Nuggets over the weekend but could not hold on in consecutive overtime defeats.


Suns’ addition of Chris Paul brings praise from former coach

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns acquired Chris Paul in a blockbuster trade, sending four players from the Valley to the Oklahoma City Thunder


Cubans looking for freedom increasingly land in Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Increasingly, Cuban migrants travel through Panama hoping to reach the United States. While some reach the U.S.-Mexico border, others give up and stay in countries that were not their original destinations.


How Arizona’s COVID-19 pandemic unfolded: A timeline

Cronkite News compiled responses and efforts from Navajo Nation president Jonathan Nez and Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.


Athletes’ indifference toward sports contributed to retirement of Trevor Browne’s Michael Fletcher

PHOENIX – After more than 20 years of coaching boys tennis at Trevor Browne, Michael Fletcher is stepping down. Among the reasons for his decision: “Kids are not interested in playing sports anymore.”


Green burials adapt to protect ‘death care’ workers in the time of pandemic

LOS ANGELES – The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the safety of morticians and other death care workers. Green burials are adapting to changes, allowing body bags to be buried and discouraging embalming for the safety of death care workers.