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Hard Work Pays Off: Tre Mitchell overcame a nasty injury en route to picking...

By Chris Fahrendorf Lamar “Tre” Mitchell, a redshirt sophomore guard on Phoenix College’s men’s basketball team, picked up his first NCAA Division 1 offer from Central Connecticut State University recently, but the road he took...

Rising Sun: Mikal Bridges was ready to win big—until the pandemic

By Christopher Boan A draft night trade sent prodigal forward Mikal Bridges to the Valley in 2018, in a move that sent shockwaves across the league. Fast-forward two years, and the swap, which sent the Overbrook, Pennsylvania,...

Another Level: Ja’Tavia Tapley has found trust, success with ASU women’s basketball

By Alex Weiner Cronkite News Sometimes, the right coach can make all the difference in a player’s career. Take Ja’Tavia Tapley, a graduate transfer and the Arizona State women’s basketball team’s breakout performer this season. Tapley played...

A Love-Hate Relationship: Almost a Suns player, Kobe Bryant’s ties to Valley run deep

By Brady Vernon Cronkite News Megan Morris spent less than 10 minutes with Kobe Bryant, just enough time for him to make a dramatic impression. It’s a common refrain for those who have met Bryant, who died...

Remembering a Legend: Kobe Bryant’s support of women’s basketball was evident in trips to...

By Jesse Morrison Cronkite News Whether it was winning NBA championships, securing Olympic gold medals or serving as an ambassador for the international game, Kobe Bryant’s impact stretched far and wide. That included his support of women’s...

Heart Over Height: Zachary Aird is looking forward to making his mark on Ottawa...

By Chris Fahrendorf At 5 feet 8 inches tall, Zachary Aird is below the average height for a college basketball player. But that doesn’t stop the Ottawa freshman from succeeding.  To succeed he had to perfect...

‘That would be dope’: Booker, others would love to see Suns join NBA 2K...

By Warren Younger Cronkite News Like many sports fans, Antonio Saldivar has imagined what it would be like to represent the local NBA franchise. “I would love to play for Phoenix,” he says. “That’s like every kid’s...

A Step Forward: The Suns’ offseason acquisitions could make for an interesting season

By Chris Fahrendorf To say the Phoenix Suns have been unstable in recent years would be an understatement. The team has finished 10th or worst in the Western Conference in eight of the last 10...

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