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PHOENIX SUNS

Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards dunks against the Suns during the second half in Phoenix on Sunday.
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Apr 29, 2024
Anthony Edwards uses huge second half to help Timberwolves sweep Suns
"I knew we had a chance to sweep them and why would we want to go back to Minnesota," Edwards said.
Yuta Watanabe was traded to the Grizzlies as part of a three-team deal involving the Suns and Nets on Thursday.
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Feb 9, 2024
Suns trade Yuta Watanabe to Grizzlies in three-team deal
The Phoenix Suns are sending forward Yuta Watanabe to the Memphis Grizzlies in a trade, the two teams said Thursday.
LeBron James and the Lakers are still in the running to win the inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament.
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Dec 4, 2023
NBA's in-season tourney heads to quarterfinals with Vegas on horizon
The title game is on Dec. 9 in Las Vegas — where the finalists will be competing for the first NBA Cup and for the $500,000 in prize money per player.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Rui Hachimura shoots against the Phoenix Suns at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Thursday.
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Oct 27, 2023
Hachimura tops Watanabe in season's first matchup
With both players coming off the bench, Hachimura fared better on the night with seven points in 12 minutes.
Suns forward Yuta Watanabe is aiming to raise his three-point accuracy from the 44.4% he recorded last season to 50%.
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Oct 10, 2023
Yuta Watanabe ready to make impact for title-chasing Suns
Watanabe arrived in Phoenix this offseason with the assurance of a two-year contract and a clearly defined role.
Japan Times
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Jul 5, 2023
Suns sign Japanese forward Yuta Watanabe
The 28-year-old three-point specialist will enter his sixth NBA season with his fourth team.
Japan Times
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Jun 19, 2023
Suns close to acquiring Wizards guard Bradley Beal in trade
The Phoenix Suns are finalizing a deal to acquire All-Star shooting guard Bradley Beal from the Washington Wizards in exchange for veteran point guard Chris Paul, shooting guard Landry Shamet and multiple second-round draft picks and pick swaps, The Athletic and ESPN reported Sunday.
Japan Times
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May 10, 2023
Joel Embiid shines as Sixers sink Celtics and Nuggets rout Suns
The Sixers will return to Philadelphia brimming with confidence after an assured Game 5 display.
Japan Times
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Apr 23, 2023
Sixers sweep Nets to advance; Suns on brink as Lakers maul Grizzlies
Philadelphia trailed by 11 points early in the third quarter but transformed the contest with an 18-4 run to take the lead before closing out victory with a fourth-quarter rally.
Japan Times
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Feb 17, 2023
Kevin Durant says Suns ready to contend for NBA title
Kevin Durant believes the Phoenix Suns have transformed into an NBA title contender following his recent blockbuster trade from the Brooklyn Nets.
Japan Times
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Feb 10, 2023
Kevin Durant's move to Suns highlights flurry of deals at NBA trade deadline
The Durant move ended the 'Big Three' era of the Nets, who sent James Harden to Philadelphia a year ago and traded star guard Kyrie Irving to Dallas earlier this week.
Japan Times
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Feb 9, 2023
Nets agree to trade Kevin Durant to Suns in blockbuster deal
Durant's exit from the Nets ends the history of a ballyhooed 'Big Three' that was expected to bring glory to Brooklyn.
Japan Times
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Dec 21, 2022
Suns owner Robert Sarver agrees on $4 billion sale to financier
Sarver said last September he would sell the team after being banned by the NBA for a year and fined $10 million for racist and misogynist remarks and workplace bullying.
Japan Times
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Sep 22, 2022
Embattled Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver to sell NBA and WNBA clubs
Sarver's decision was welcomed by NBA commissioner Adam Silver as well as Sarver's co-owners and the NBA Players' Association.
Japan Times
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Sep 15, 2022
NBA stars and NBPA decry league's ruling on Suns owner
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, Suns guard Chris Paul and executive director of the players association Tamika Tremaglio all made their opposition to the ruling known.
Japan Times
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Sep 14, 2022
Suns owner banned one year and fined $10 million over workplace conduct
The NBA commissioned its investigation following an ESPN article in November 2021 that detailed allegations of racism and misogyny during Robert Sarver's tenure.
Japan Times
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Apr 15, 2022
NBA playoffs tip off with intriguing first-round clashes
The defending champion Milwaukee Bucks and last year's runners-up Phoenix Suns are the favorites but plenty of other teams have the firepower to get to the promised land.
Japan Times
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Jul 21, 2021
Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns to claim NBA championship
The Bucks won the franchise's first NBA championship in 50 years with a 105-98 win over the visiting Suns on Tuesday.
Japan Times
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Jul 12, 2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Bucks bounce back in Game 3
Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated again and the Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA Finals game since 1974 thanks to a supporting cast that delivered for the first time in the best-of-seven series.
Japan Times
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Jul 7, 2021
Chris Paul propels Suns to victory in NBA Finals opener
The star point guard scored 32 points while handing out nine assists Tuesday in Phoenix's win over the visiting Bucks.

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The Japanese government updated its English education guidelines in 2017 to emphasize communication over grammar and memorization. Public school teachers are incredibly busy, however, which means schools haven’t been able to implement changes uniformly. Private and alternative schools are attempting to remedy this.
The language of opportunity: Bilingual education is on the rise in Japan