Feb 11, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic (right) passes the ball under pressure from Miami Heat guard Toney Douglas in the first quarter at the US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 14)

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 14)

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.

Rant Sports: 5 Keys To The Phoenix Suns’ 2014 NBA Title Hopes

“The Phoenix Suns have played better than expected this season. The team is currently 31-20 and in seventh place in the Western Conference. Critics believed that Phoenix was going into tanking-mode for the 2013-14 season… But it seems like critics were wrong. Phoenix plays in the toughest conference and has been finding ways to succeed. The Suns are an extremely young team that deserves respect as these young guys have been playing at an extremely high level.”

The above article is ok except Ish Smith is not the only backup point guard. What about Leandro Barbosa? He’s not a shooting guard. Also, Dragic has always been better than Bledsoe, and Dragic was never backing up Bledsoe, they were both starting. “end rant about Rant Sports writing”

Bright Side of the Sun: Solar Flares: Phoenix Suns musings – a max contract for Eric Bledsoe and the Twilight of Steve Nash’s career.

“The Suns are heading into All-Star break with a slight bit of disappointment coming from Goran Dragic’s All-Star snub and from a hard-fought loss to the Miami Heat earlier in the week. However, things have been overwhelmingly positive for the Suns this year. The team has surpassed approximately 100% of the everyone’s expectations in order to win somewhere around 2590245% more games than they had been projected to before the season began. Basically every single player on the roster is having the best year of his career, Eric Bledsoe emerged as a young star before his injury and Goran Dragic showed the NBA why he’s the most underrated player in the league after said injury.”

Read full story here-(http://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2014/2/13/5408932/solar-flares-phoenix-suns-news-musings-february)

 The Arizona Republic: Goran Dragic is playing at All-Star level for Phoenix Suns

“Last season, Goran Dragic was the first-year, full-time starting point guard of the Western Conference’s worst team. This season, Dragic became the star of a 30-21 Suns team by establishing career bests in scoring and shooting.”

Read full story here-(http://www.azcentral.com/sports/suns/articles/20140213goran-dragic-playing-all-star-level-phoenix-suns.html)


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