Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 22)
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: Nightly Grades
“Each night, Eye on Basketball brings you what you need to know about the games of the NBA. From great performances to terrible clock management the report card evaluates and eviscerates the good, the bad, and the ugly from the night that was.”
Valley of the Suns: Ish Smith and Markieff Morris ignite the present
“So imagine how winded the Spurs were when the blazing Smith found himself huffing and puffing. “I got really, really tired,” he said afterward. “We heard so much about their bench — Patty, Manu, the whole bench, that’s just to name a few. The Bench Mob, we call each other. We just felt like we needed to come out as aggressors. “I’m like Ricky Bobby,” he added. “I want to go fast. The biggest thing with us is we want to play that pace. We want to constantly push the ball. When we get stops and run, we’re pretty good.”
Bright Side of the Sun: Phoenix Suns like what both Miles Plumlee and Channing Frye bring at the center position
“While being very different players, Channing Frye and Miles Plumlee bring unique skills to the center position that opponents have a hard time defending.”