Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 4)
This is our daily feature here at SunNGun where we scavenge the internet for recent stories related to the Suns organization and relay them to you, so we are the one-stop-shopping for all things Phoenix Suns. We’ll have it for you everyday, hopefully in the morning. The links to these full articles are below, take a look at the entire stories. The writers at all the other blogs are good and have some interesting information and perspective, but come back here for our take and full coverage of the team.
The Arizona Republic: Plumlee standing tall on defense
“When Miles Plumlee was a 5-foot-9 high school freshman guard, he could not have imagined that he would be holding his own 10 years later against a 270-pound man like DeMarcus Cousins or rising to block a shot on 7-foot-2 Roy Hibbert. Just as Plumlee quickly grew a foot during high school, his interior defense has seen rapid growth during his first true season of NBA playing time as the Suns’ starting center.”
The Arizona Republic: If Suns decide to deal for a star Okafor will play a big role
“The most talked-about member of the Suns for the next two weeks might wind up being a player who will not suit up for any upcoming games. Emeka Okafor has spent one day in Phoenix since the Suns acquired him in October, but he suddenly will become a valuable asset and an attractive target as the Feb. 20 NBA trade deadline approaches.”
The Los Angeles Times: Lakers looking for draft help in potential deal for Pau Gasol
“The Lakers and Phoenix Suns have engaged in trade talks for Pau Gasol, but the Lakers want a better first-round pick that what Phoenix is currently offering.”