2017 ScheduleAll times ET

2017 Schedule
22-50, 4th in Pacific
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Horford caps off big-man break (0:18)
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1hChad Ford

Suns are tanking the right way

The Suns have lost eight of their past 10 games, but their young players are gaining valuable experience. The NBA draft lottery takes place on May 16.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (stomach bug) is out vs. Suns. Rookie Jaylen Brown starts in his place. Brown is 10-7 as starter.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Brooklyn Nets will extend a second 10-day contract to guard Archie Goodwin, league sources tell ESPN.

ESPN Stats and Information  

In Thursday's 126-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets, the Phoenix Suns fielded the youngest starting lineup in NBA history, with an average age of 21 years, 14 days. That starting lineup was younger than every NCAA team playing in the Sweet 16 on Thursday except Purdue.

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Sunny upside: Phoenix 5 youngest ever in NBA

The Suns not only used the youngest starting lineup in NBA history on Thursday, but their average age was also younger than all but one of the eight teams playing in the Sweet 16 the same night.

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Nets top Suns for second consecutive win (1:11)
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Whitehead rises up for big block on Booker (0:20)
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Lin sinks shot as he's falling (0:23)
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Booker flexes after and-1 (0:19)
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Chriss posterizes Acy on mammoth alley-oop finish (0:22)
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Whiteside's double-double leads Heat past Suns (1:22)
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Whiteside leaves game with hand injury (0:23)
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Cut casts pall on Whiteside's rebound record

Hassan Whiteside set the Heat single-season rebound record in Miami's 112-97 win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, but his night was marred by a cut on his hand that required 13 stitches.

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Whiteside soars for hammer dunk and-1 (0:15)
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Whiteside throws down alley-oop with authority (0:19)
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Whiteside runs the point for 3-pointer (0:27)
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Whiteside's defense leads Heat first-half run (0:17)
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Johnson erases Len's shot (0:15)

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.010th
Rebounds Per Game44.66th
Assists Per Game19.229th
Points Allowed112.729th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-172250.306
2015-162359.280
2014-153943.476
2013-144834.585
2012-132557.305