Arizona landed its first professional sports organization when Jerry Colangelo the Phoenix Suns became an NBA expansion team for the 1968/1969 season. At that time the team played at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, site of the Arizona State Fair and still hosting concerts there. The facility was dubbed the Madhouse on McDowell.
Phoenix Suns Current Schedule
The Phoenix Suns schedule usually runs from mid-October through mid-April. You can see the entire schedule, bot home and away games, online.
How to Buy Phoenix Suns Tickets
Here's what you need to know about how to buy tickets for Phoenix Suns basketball games. Suns games are often sold out because season ticket sales are strong. Lower level seats are especially difficult to get at a reasonable price if you aren't a season ticket holder. Single game tickets typically go on sale mid to late September.
1. At the Talking Stick Resort Arena (formerly US Airways Center) Box Office, located at 201 E. Jefferson Street in downtown Phoenix.Get directions and see a map to the Talking Stick Resort Arena.
2. From Ticketmaster online, by phone, or in person at Ticketmaster outlets.
3. From scalpers/ticket exchanges.
There are rarely discount coupons for games, but from time to time the Phoenix Suns will run discount and family promotions for upper level seats.
You can check for those special deals, as well as for giveaway nights, at the Phoenix Suns Promotions page.
For more information about tickets or the schedule, call the Phoenix Suns Office at 602-379-SUNS.
Where to Stay Near Talking Stick Resort Arena
If you are attending a basketball game and need to stay at a hotel nearby, here are several recommendations for downtown Phoenix hotels.
Since the stadium is accessible by Valley Metro Rail, you can also find many accommodations that are within walking distance of the light rail, and then you'd just need a day pass to travel to and from the game.
All dates and times are subject to change without notice.