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On this night, Suns’ Booker did something Jordan and Bird never did

PHOENIX – Until this day three years ago today, only five players in NBA history had scored 70 points or more in a game. On March 24, 2017, Devin Booker of the Suns joined them.


‘Ko-be! Ko-be!’ Bryant’s last trip to Phoenix was memorable for Booker, fans

PHOENIX - Kobe Bryant terrorized the Phoenix Suns for two decades, making many enemies in the Valley. For one night in 2016, all of that was forgotten as the Suns and their fans celebrated the career of the Black Mamba.


As Ionescu nears end of college career, Arizona sports figures give nod of respect

LAS VEGAS – Sabrina Ionescu has quickly become a transcendent athlete and those in Arizona involved in sports have noticed.


Kobe and Gianna Bryant mourned by players and fans at memorial in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – Basketball legends and family gather in Los Angeles to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 27.


While collegiate esports are on the rise, sports games are being left behind

PHOENIX - With collegiate esports growing rapidly, sports games are being left behind without help from developers.


ASU forward Jalen Graham honors Kobe Bryant with jersey number, new tattoo

TEMPE – Arizona State freshman Jalen Graham wears a piece of his heart on his Sun Devils jersey.


Walking the walk: Inspirational leader with cerebral palsy treks four rounds of Phoenix Open with Jon Rahm

SCOTTSDALE – D.J. Gregory continues charitable tradition by walking course with ASU alum Jon Rahm.


Above par: With perfect weather, wild 16th hole, Phoenix Open delivers

SCOTTSDALE – Blue skies, competitive golf and a high energy 16th hole result in a well receiver Phoenix Open.


‘Don’t try that Duke stuff here’: ASU men’s basketball team reflects on Kobe Bryant

TEMPE – Bobby Hurley and ASU basketball team mourn Kobe Bryant’s death.


From club fitting to Phoenix Open qualifier: Alex Smalley takes fruitful trip to Valley

SCOTTSDALE – Alex Smalley, 23, earned a spot in the Waste Management Phoenix Open after a strong performance in the Monday qualifier.



‘Kobe gave it life’: Bryant’s appreciation for women’s game evident in connection with Taurasi, Mercury

PHOENIX – Kobe Bryant had appreciation for Mercury, women’s game.