Apr 12, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green (14) is fouled by Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis (11) during the first half at the American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (April 18)


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.

Suns.com: Suns Players Begin Making Offseason Plans

“Vacations. Free agency. The Gym. To a man, the Suns’ players have some kind of plan moving forward now that the season is over, but those plans range from leisure to work and will, at times, include both.”

The Pelican Blog: the four official most improved player nominees

“On Thursday, NBA.com posted videos of four players who have been officially nominated for the 2013-14 KIA Most Improved Player award. They are New Orleans forward Anthony Davis, Phoenix guard Goran Dragic, Phoenix guard Gerald Green and Indiana guard Lance Stephenson. Here’s a closer look at each of the four candidates”

USA Today: Breakout seasons abound for surprising Suns

“The plan seemed simple to outsiders when the Phoenix Suns’ season began. A team loaded with castoffs would tank the year to get a top draft pick. Then this scrappy, energetic squad started playing, and winning. And the forecast of designed doom flew out the window.”

Suns.com: NBA.com’s Caplan Picks Green as Most Improved

“When it comes to the Most Improved Player Award, the best method for picking a winner might be simply closing your eyes, pointing anywhere at the Suns’ roster and letting blind luck decide. Okay, maybe that’s a little extreme, but Phoenix sports several candidates for one award. In the mind of NBA.com’s Jeff Caplan, however, one player stands out when it comes to Most Improved.”

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