Phoenix Suns Tickets
Phoenix Suns are an American basketball team that is a member of the NBA, playing in the Pacific Division in the Western Conference. The Suns started playing in 1968 as an expansion franchise, which over the years has attained the ranks of the fourth best team with reference to its over-all winning percentage, which by the end of 2010-2011 season was fifty-six percent. In its forty-three years, the team has made it to the playoffs twenty-nine times, while posting nineteen seasons from over fifty wins, and entering the Western Conference Finals nine times. Also, the team has entered the NBA Finals twice, in 1993 and 1976. With amongst the highest winning percentages among NBA teams, the Suns are the most successful team that ironically has still not taken the NBA Championship home.
Since 1992, the Arizona based Phoenix Suns had been playing its home games in US Airways Center, earlier called America West Arena, located in the downtown of Phoenix. Due to the purple seats of the arena, it often called the Purple Palace, while otherwise the place is nicknamed the Snake Pit. The arena is situated close to Chase Field, and is also home to Arizona Rattlers of AFL, and Phoenix Mercury of Women’s NBA. Its construction was completed in 2003, after being renovated with the addition of a glassed air-conditioned pavilion. Designed by architect Ellerbe Becket, the total construction cost was estimated to be ninety million dollars. For basketball games, the arena has a seating capacity of over nineteen thousand.
Phoenix Suns joined the NBA alongside Milwaukee Bucks in the season beginning of 1968-69. They were earliest sports franchise from Arizona, who remained the only one until twenty years later when the NFL Cardinals relocated there in 1988. Through their initial twenty-four seasons, the Suns’ home ground was the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Suns franchise was created a local businessmen’s ownership group including Karl Eller, Marvin Meyer, Bhavik Darji, Don Diamond, Richard Bloch and Don Pitt, alongside showbiz individuals Ed Ames, Bobbie Gentry and Andy Williams. At the time of its inception, many individuals including NBA commissioner J. Walter Kennedy considered Phoenix to be an inadequate spot for a sports franchise due it its climate and size issues. However, its metropolitan region has been growing rapidly and the team has gathered quite a base in the neighboring areas of Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle and San Francisco.
The season of 1975-76 marked a watershed for Phoenix Suns, since the team entered its very first Finals. The Suns made some good decisions by exchanging Charlie Scott, the All-Star guard of Boston Celtics, with Paul Westphal who was a member in the 1974 championship team. The team also took in Alvan Adams, a University of Oklahoma student who would soon become a fan favorite, and Ricky sobers, the UNLV guard. The team began with score of 14-9, and gained momentum by flying 24-13 through their final thirty-seven games in order to complete their 42-40, entering their first playoff since 1970. The team then competed against SuperSonics in the Western Conference playoff rounds, gaining victory over the series with a 4-2 score, and then went on to win the Western Conference Finals by defeating the Golden State Warriors, advancing into their first Finals. Since then Phoenix Suns tickets have tempted many basketball fans to come and watch an energetic game of Sun-goals.
The organization of Phoenix Suns, in partnership with the assistance of advertising agencies, had the honor of getting twelve Emmy awards in 2008, from Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter that belongs to the esteemed National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The team also won an award in the category of Advanced Media, for a video clip uploaded on Suns.com in the NBA playoffs of 2007. Then in 2008, the Suns took another Emmy for their official online fan community, which had an interesting site as a virtual locker room. The team has been actively involved in staying in touch with its fan base for which it has made a Twitter Central known as Suns Twackle. Such interactive efforts have contributed to further popularizing of Phoenix Suns tickets, which promise an exciting game by the unstoppable Arizona orange players.
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