Apr 9, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) celebrates with guard Goran Dragic (1) against the New Orleans Pelicans in the second half at the Smoothie King Center. The Suns won 94-88. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (April 14)


This is our daily feature here at SunNGun where we scavenge the internet for recent stories related to the Phoenix 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 posted for you in the morning. The links to these full articles are in the title, 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.

Saving the Skyhook: Five-Day NBA Playoffs Warning: Memphis Grizzlies vs. Phoenix Suns: A Battle for the Playoffs and Our Hearts

“This is it. One spot remaining. The Memphis Grizzlies vs. the Phoenix Suns. Tonight they play for the playoffs, but also for our hearts.”

CBS Sports: Playoff Assist: Eric Bledsoe and Ed Davis hold the key to West 8-seed

“The Phoenix Suns’ season is officially on the line Monday night when they play the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies have beaten the Suns all three times they’ve played this season, but a sweep would knock the Suns out of the playoff hunt and give the Grizzlies the 8-seed. Eric Bledsoe has only played in one of those three games, and while it was a blowout defeat for Phoenix, it happened in early December.”

Bright Side of the Sun: Western Conference Playoff Report for April 14th

“To keep things as simple for all of us as is possible here is the way the Phoenix Suns can still make the playoffs: Beat Memphis tonight. Beat Sacramento Wednesday. Dallas beats Memphis on Wednesday.”

Hardwood Paroxysm: Goran Dragic: All-NBA First Team Candidate

“The Dragon starred for Phoenix this season in ways no one saw coming, putting up numbers more befitting a franchise cornerstone than potential trade chip. Only four regulars in NBA history have averaged at least 20 points and six assists per 36 minutes and shot better than 50% from the field and 40% from three-point range for an entire season; as it stands now, Dragic – along with LeBron James, Larry Bird, and “Downtown” Freddie Brown – is the latest member of that exclusive club.”

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