Apr 16, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Archie Goodwin (20) dunks the ball between Sacramento Kings forward Quincy Acy (5) and Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore (16) during the second quarter at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (April 17)


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.

Bright Side of the Sun: Draft/Free Agency Primer: Phoenix Suns cap space, cap holds, draft picks

 “The Suns are in great shape going forward, with a 48-34 team and a ton of picks and cap space to add to the fun. Let’s review what’s to come this summer. We have all summer to delve into this issue further, and believe me we will do just that. However, on the first day of the offseason it’s time to set the stage for what’s to come.”

Suns.com: Grantland’s Lowe: Dragic Most Improved

“Take it from a man with an actual vote: Goran Dragic is the Most Improved Player of the 2013-14 season. That’s the message from Grantland.com’s Zach Lowe, who tabbed the Slovenian playmaker No. 1 on his MIP list ahead of DeMarcus Cousins and Suns teammate Markieff Morris. The clinching factor for Lowe? A “who saw that coming?” factor.”

Arizona Republic: Suns pegged for 3 draft picks from No. 14 to No. 27

“Barring a dream scenario unfolding, the Suns will be in position to draft in this year’s first round at No. 14, No. 17 or 18 and No. 27. The Suns will have five chances out of 1,000 in the May 20 draft lottery, making it much more likely that the Suns stay at No. 14 for their pick.”