The 2010 Western Conference Finals was not the first time the Suns and Lakers met in the postseason.
Suns vs. Lakers
In 2010, the Suns and Lakers renewed one of the NBA's best rivalries. One which began in the 1970s and has never appeared to have lost its luster.
History of the Rivalry: Video -- Through the Years
2007: Index -- Suns Defeat Lakers in Five
2006: Index -- Suns Make 3-1 Comeback
1993: Video -- Westphal's Guarantee
1990: Video -- Suns Upset Lakers
Colangelo Enters Ring of Honor
In one form or another, Jerry Colangelo has always cast a watchful eye over the Phoenix Suns ever since the team's inception 40 years ago. Now former owner's banner is doing exactly that from the upper fascia of US Airways Center, thanks to his Ring of Honor induction in 2007.
Photos: Jerry Colangelo through the years
Nov. 12, 2008: Suns honor Colangelo's USA Basketball contributions
Nov. 4, 2007: Colangelo enters Ring of Honor
Photos: Colangelo enters Ring of Honor
Nov. 4, 2007: Peers pay tribute to Colangelo
April 27, 2005: USA Basketball names Colangelo USA Men's Sr. Team Managing Director
Sept. 10, 2004: Colangelo's 40-year journey reaches Hall of Fame
Photos: Colangelo Hall of Fame induction
April 6, 2004: Emotional Colangelo honored by Hall induction
Suns Have Rich Draft History
It's the moment all NBA hopefuls dream about -- having your name called by the NBA Commissioner and putting on the hat of your future NBA team. For Suns players like Steve Nash, the day seems like it was only yesterday. Take a look back at the draft history of the Suns.
Through the Years: Suns draft history
1996: Suns choose Steve Nash at No. 15 | Nash draft photos
2002: Scouting Stoudemire | Q&A with Amare | STAT draft photos | More
2003: Draft day deal lands Leandro Barbosa | LB draft photos
2007: 2007 Suns Draft Index | Video: Suns introduce Alando Tucker and DJ Strawberry
2008: 2008 Suns Draft Index | Video: Suns introduce Robin Lopez
Suns Unveil 40th Anniversary Team
During the Suns-Sonics game on January 3, the Suns unveiled their
40th Anniversary Team voted on by the fans themselves. Among the ten players honored were Dick Van Arsdale, Charles Barkley and two-time All-Star Steve Nash.
More 40th Anniversary
Video: 1985 Reunion Game
40th Anniversary Essay Winner
Audio: EJ on KTAR | McCoy on KTAR
Photos: 40th Anniversary Team | Game Night Entertainment
Sir Charles Elected to Hall of Fame
Phoenix favorite Charles Barkley was inducted into the James Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. on September 9, 2006. Sir Charles joined Jerry Colangelo, Connie Hawkins and Gail Goodrich, as the only Suns represented in the Hall.
March 2004: Barkley enters Ring of Honor
Gallery: Sir Charles photos
More on the Players
Legends: Suns Ring of Honor
Tributes: Thunder in the Ring | Thanks, KJ!
Roster: Every player in Suns history
Pick by Pick: All-time Suns draft history
We Love the '80s: Fans choose team of the '80s
Results: Suns of the Century
Transactions: Suns trade for Dennis Johnson
Signings: Ainge Signing
He's On Fire: An Amazing Performance
Taste Of Italy: Remembering "Rusca"
Rookie of the Year: Stoudemire Press Conference
Suns in the Record Books
Take a look back at the biggest and best performances by current and former players throughout Suns' history.
Regular season records
Individual playoff records
NBA All-Star History
In 2010, both Steve Nash and Amar'e Stoudemire were selected to represent the Suns at the 2010 All-Star Game in Dallas. It was the first time two Suns players had gotten the starting nod in the midseason affair since Charles Barkley and Dan Majerle, but not by any means the only time two or more players from Phoenix were chosen to participate in the game overall.
2009: Photos | Suns center earns MVP honors | Quotes of the Weekend
Videos - - Construction | In the Community | Behind-the-Scenes |
2008: Photos | Recap | Red Carpet Video | Rebuilding Effort Video
1975: Phoenix Hosts All-Star Game
Coach MacLeod Shares Memories
Suns coaching legend John MacLeod joined hosts Steven Koek and Adam Beechen on the lastest podcast edition of Orange You Glad You Listened? on Sunday, Dec. 7, 2008. The former head coach shared memories of his 13 years in the Valley.
More Historical Podcast Audio
Orange You Glad You Listened? Archive
Suns Overseas (2006)
The greatest game
The Sunderella Suns
The good old days
Name the team contest
Playing in style
Colangelo: How time flies