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Phoenix Suns Arena is an indoor medium-small venue in Phoenix. The venue opened in 1992, is used for basketball and was formerly used for ice hockey.

Naming History

  • America West Arena (1992-2006)
  • US Airways Center (2006-2015)
  • Talking Stick Resort Arena (2015-2020)
  • PHX Arena (2020)
  • Phoenix Suns Arena (2020-Present)

Tenants and Events

Tenant League Served as Start End Usage Origin Fate
Phoenix Suns National Basketball Association Sole home venue (1992-93--2015-16)
Great majority home venue (2016-17)
Sole home venue (2017-18--2018-19)
Great majority home venue (2019-20)
1992-93 2019-20 Regular season games:
41 games per season (1992-93--1997-98)
25 games (1999)
41 games per season (1999-2000--2010-11)
33 games (2011-12)
41 games per season (2012-13--2015-16)
39 games (2016-17)
41 games per season (2017-18--2018-19)
34 games (2019-20)
Total regular season games:
1,115 games
Postseason games:
75 games
Total games:
1,190 games
Moved from Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Continuing
Calgary Flames National Hockey League Alternate home venue 1993-94 1993-94 Regular season games:
One game (1993-94)
Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
Chicago Blackhawks National Hockey League Alternate home venue 1993-94 1993-94 Regular season games:
One game (1993-94)
Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim National Hockey League Alternate home venue 1993-94 1993-94 Regular season games:
One game (1993-94)
Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
Nordiques de Québec National Hockey League Alternate home venue 1993-94 1993-94 Regular season games:
One game (1993-94)
Adopted as alternate site Ceased being an alternate site
National Basketball Association All-Star Game National Basketball Association Event venue 1994-95 1994-95 Two games Moved from Target Center, Minneapolis Moved to Alamodome, San Antonio
2008-09 2008-09 Moved from Smoothie King Center, New Orleans Moved to AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Phoenix Coyotes National Hockey League Sole home venue (1996-97--2002-03)
Minority home venue (2003-04)
1996-97 2003-04 Regular season games:
41 games per season (1996-97--2002-03)
13 games (2003-04)
Total regular season games:
300 games
Postseason games:
12 games
Total games:
312 games
Winnipeg Jets moved from Winnipeg Arena, Winnipeg, Manitoba Moved mid-season to Gila River Arena, Glendale, Arizona
Phoenix Mercury Women's National Basketball Association Sole home venue (1997-2016)
Regular season sole home venue and postseason co-home venue (2017)
Regular season sole home venue and postseason majority home venue (2018)
Sole home venue (2019)
1997 2019 Regular season games:
14 games (1997)
15 games (1998)
16 games per season (1999-2002)
17 games per season (2003-2019)
Total regular season games:
382 games
Postseason games:
32 games
Total games:
414 games
Inaugural franchise Moved to IMG Academy Gymnasium, County of Manatee, Florida
Scheduled home venue 2021 2021 Moved from IMG Academy Gymnasium, County of Manatee, Florida Continuing
Women's National Basketball Association All-Star Game Women's National Basketball Association Event venue 2000 2000 Two games Moved from Madison Square Garden, Manhattan, New York Moved to Amway Arena, Orlando, Florida
2014 2014 Moved from Mohegan Sun Arena, Montville, Connecticut Moved to Mohegan Sun Arena, Montville, Connecticut