Mat Ishbia

Here's everything you need to know about Kevin Durant joining the Phoenix Suns.

Kevin Durant is officially a member of the Phoenix Suns. It’s not a late-night fever dream or some groggy, early-morning fantasy; on the first day under new owner Mat Ishbia, and about 14 hours away from the 2023 NBA Trade Deadline, the Suns swung arguably the biggest midseason trade not only in the history of this franchise, but the league itself. As reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Suns will be receiving KD and T.J. Warren from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, Jae Crowder, four first-round draft picks and the rights to a first-round pick swap in 2028. All four first-rounders in 2023, 2025, 2027 and 2029 are unprotected. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1623564676066934785?s=20&t=getL3JXeKGRh02HFb_kjzQ A blockbuster trade of this…

New Phoenix Suns owner Mat Ishbia sat down with PHNX Sports in an exclusive one-on-one interview.

It’s the dawn of a new era for the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury. Mat Ishbia was officially introduced as the new owner of both teams in a press conference Wednesday morning, addressing a number of topics in front of his family, team executives and employees, and media members. After introducing himself, his brother Justin and the rest of his family, Mat Ishbia answered a few questions from the media in attendance. From his approach the luxury tax to the Isiah Thomas rumors to his direction for both franchises, Ishbia gave a broad view of his vision for the Suns and Mercury moving forward. After the press conference, Ishbia sat down with PHNX Sports in an exclusive one-on-one interview to…

Here are 10 items on the checklist for new Phoenix Suns owner Mat Ishbia.

The Phoenix Suns will have a new owner soon in Mat Ishbia, and his potential arrival couldn’t come at a more opportune moment. The NBA’s shocking investigative findings on former owner Robert Sarver couldn’t be further juxtaposed from the current state of the team. Although injuries have led to recent skids, the Suns are led by a top-10 superstar in Devin Booker, possess young cornerstones in Mikal Bridges, Deandre Ayton and Cam Johnson, employ the 2020-21 Executive of the Year in James Jones and 2021-22 Coach of the Year in Monty Williams, and have both a current and long-term window to contend. Throw in a state-of-the-art practice facility, an arena that just underwent some snazzy renovations, assets like tradable salaries…