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Suns fire Watson after 0-3 start

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PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Earl Watson just three games in to the NBA season.

The Suns announced the firing Sunday night after hours of meetings at the team's headquarters.

Assistant coach Jay Triano, a former head coach of the Toronto Raptors, was named interim coach.


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4t J. Harden, Hou8.7
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4t V. Oladipo, Ind2.67
7 D. Brooks, Mem2.50
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8t G. Temple, Sac2.33
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