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NAZ Suns hit 17 3-pointers to shock D-League leader Los Angeles (VIDEO)

Coach: ‘We could have just laid down, but our guys fought and competed’

Xavier Silas scored 18 points on five 3-pointers, Shaquille Harrison added 17 off the bench and Northern Arizona hit a season-high 17 3-pointers in a 117-113 win over NBA D-League-best Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon.

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D-League gaining respect as minor-league system

SALT LAKE CITY — Joel Bolomboy has been back and forth between the NBA Development League’s Salt Lake City Stars and the Utah Jazz 15 times since November.

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Millsap scores 26 points, leads NAZ Suns to third straight win

O’Bryant, Jones make D-League return in win over Windy City

Elijah Millsap scored 26 points, Johnny O’Bryant added 17 in his return to the NBA D-League and Northern Arizona won its third straight game with a 103-92 victory over Windy City on Wednesday night.

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Robinson wins NBA dunk contest; Jones takes 2nd

Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.

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NAZ’s O’Bryant scores 9 in D-League All-Star Game

Recently returning from a 20-day stint with the NBA’s Denver Nuggets, Northern Arizona Suns center Johnny O’Bryant scored nine points in 14 minutes at the NBA D-League All-Star Game on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 18.

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Gordon looking for NBA dunk title, and Jones may be in his way (Video)

NEW ORLEANS — Aaron Gordon is not giving any hints on what he’ll do for an All-Star dunk contest encore.

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NAZ Suns down Greensboro, 125-120

Northern Arizona’s Josh Gray was the hero for the Suns (16-17) Tuesday, Feb. 14, scoring a career-high 30 points on the night, with 24 of those coming in the second half, to lead the Suns to a 125-120 win over the Greensboro Swarm.

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D-League: Hot-shooting Suns use 78-point half to drop Nets

Silas scores 23, Harrison adds double-double in win

Xavier Silas scored 23 points on five 3-pointers, Shaquille Harrison tallied his second double-double of the season and Northern Arizona scored a franchise-high 78 points in the first half to beat Long Island 119-108 on Tuesday afternoon.

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NAZ Suns' X-Man excels from long distance

Silas gives Suns veteran 3-point threat

Northern Arizona Suns starting shooting guard Xavier Silas got his uncommon first name from his mother.

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NAZ’s Booker nearly triple-doubles in loss

NAZ’s Booker nearly triple-doubles in loss

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Jerry Stackhouse, Coby Karl eager for D-League All-Stars

Jerry Stackhouse played in two NBA All-Star games, and some of his work from two appearances in the league’s dunk contest remains popular YouTube fodder. Coby Karl has been to a few All-Star weekends has well, a perk of having his father coaching the game.

Johnny O’Bryant named an NBA D-League All-Star

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Spending most of his time wearing a Northern Arizona Suns uniform this season until being called up by Denver Nuggets nearly two weeks ago, Johnny O’Bryant III was named an NBA D-League All-Star on Monday afternoon.

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NAZ Suns snap skid, take down Warriors, 108-93

New forward Davis arrives, provides lift

PRESCOTT VALLEY – If the Northern Arizona Suns are going to snap out of their most recent funk, they will need the leadership of their core veterans to do it.

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Booker nets 33, hits winning jumper to lift Suns over Kings

After patiently waiting for the clock to wind down, Devin Booker launched a high-arching jumper at the buzzer that gave the struggling Phoenix Suns a victory Friday night.

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Derrick Jones Jr. to participate in NBA Slam Dunk Contest

PHOENIX — Former Northern Arizona Suns forward Derrick Jones Jr. will soon get the chance to take "Airplane Mode" to new heights. How does New Orleans sound?

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Second-half woes continue to plague NAZ Suns in loss to Stars

Coach Ellis: ‘That team wanted it more’

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Derek Cooke Jr. collected his first double-double of the season, Gracin Bakumanya chipped in with 11 points and eight rebounds, but Northern Arizona shot a dismal 31 percent in the second half and lost 115-92 to Salt Lake City on Wednesday night.

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NAZ Suns land Alex Davis in trade with Erie

Suns send 2017 2nd round D-League draft pick to BayHawks for Davis

PRESCOTT VALLEY — With Derrick Jones Jr. and Johnny O’Bryant in the NBA, Northern Arizona has enlisted help from outside sources, acquiring Alex Davis from the Erie BayHawks in a trade Tuesday afternoon.

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Millsap's double-double not enough, NAZ Suns fall short

Millsap scores 29 points, grabs 10 rebounds in 108-103 loss to Energy

DES MOINES, Iowa — Elijah Millsap had a double-double with 29 points and 10 rebounds, but a 24-9 second-quarter spurt by the Energy proved too much for Northern Arizona to overcome in a 108-103 loss to Iowa on Saturday night.

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Denver Nuggets sign NAZ Suns’ O’Bryant to 10-day contract

O’Bryant averaging 18.4 points in 24 D-League games played this season

PRESCOTT VALLEY — After earning honorable mention at the annual NBA D-League Showcase event last week in Canada, Northern Arizona Suns forward Johnny O’Bryant signed a 10-day contract with the Denver Nuggets on Thursday morning.

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Jones ties career high with 23 points, but NAZ Suns fall to Spurs

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Derrick Jones Jr. tied his career high in points with 23 on 9 of 20 shooting from the field, including four 3-pointers, but Northern Arizona couldn’t capitalize on 22 Austin turnovers in a 106-101 loss Friday night.

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Suns open Showcase with 103-98 loss to Oklahoma City

O'Bryant just misses out on third-straight double-double

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Johnny O’Bryant just missed his third-straight double-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, Askia Booker added 17 points, but Northern Arizona opened the annual NBA D-League Showcase event with a 103-98 loss to Oklahoma City on Wednesday night.

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O’Bryant named D-League 'Peformer of the Week'

NAZ Suns standout averaged 24 points, 17 rebounds during 2-0 stretch

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Averaging 24 points and 17 rebounds per game last week during a 2-0 stretch for the Northern Arizona Suns, Johnny O’Bryant was named NBA D-League Performer of the Week on Monday morning.

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NAZ Suns crush Drive, win 2nd straight

NBA D-League - Northern Arizona 121, Grand Rapids 90

With the 13th annual NBA D-League Showcase right around the corner, the Northern Arizona Suns finished the first half of the 2016-17 season on a strong note.

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Player Profile: 19-year-old NAZ Suns forward Jones Jr. known for his hops

PRESCOTT VALLEY — Long-limbed, tall and slender, Northern Arizona Suns rookie forward Derrick Jones Jr. glides as easily through the air as he does across a basketball court.

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