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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW ORLEANS — Aaron Gordon is not giving any hints on what he’ll do for an All-Star dunk contest encore.
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.
The G-League is coming.
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.
Silas gives Suns veteran 3-point threat
Northern Arizona Suns starting shooting guard Xavier Silas got his uncommon first name from his mother.
NAZ’s Booker nearly triple-doubles in loss
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- Man robs Safeway store, gets away without the groceries
- Prescott duo charged with running drug lab
- Whole Foods closed due to declining profits
- Suspect in Safeway robbery ID'd
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