Feb 5, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee (22) guards Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard (12) during the first quarter at the Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 8)

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 8)

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.

CBSSports: Plumlee replaces Hawks’ Pero Antic in rising stars game

“Atlanta Hawks’ big man Pero Antic was originally put in the pool for the Rising Stars Game during All-Star weekend as a 31-year old rookie. However, a stress fracture in his ankle will keep him out for a few weeks and he’ll miss the action on All-Star Friday night. The league will replace his spot in the Rising Stars Game with Phoenix Suns‘ center Miles Plumlee, the second year player out of Duke.”

Read full story here-(http://www.cbssports.com/nba/eye-on-basketball/24434889/suns-miles-plumlee-replaces-hawks-pero-antic-in-rising-stars-game)

Bright Side of the Sun: Suns giving away points at charity stripe like candy

“A Cinderella season always has tell-tale signs of collapse. For the Phoenix Suns, collapse may come at the free throw line. The high-flying, fast-paced Phoenix Suns are mired in two game slump in which they’ve been manhandled by a proud Chicago Bulls team and the jet-fueled Houston Rockets. In those games, the opponents made 58 of 73 free throw attempts. That’s nearly 30 free points a game (29 to be exact), by virtue of a 79% conversion rate. 79%!”

Read full story here-(http://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2014/2/7/5389468/phoenix-suns-giving-points-away-at-charity-stripe-like-candy)

 Suns.com: Suns emphasize execution after back-to-back losses

“Jeff Hornacek did not go back to the drawing board after Phoenix lost back-to-back games to Chicago and at Houston. Nothing that drastic was necessary. What was necessary was the team’s memory of that drawing board, particularly the offensive side of it.”

Read full story here-(http://www.nba.com/suns/news/suns-emphasize-execution-after-back-back-losses)

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