Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 2)
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.
The Arizona Republic: Marcus Morris thriving with use of mid-range jumper-
“The metrics of basketball have skewed preferences toward getting to the rim or taking corner 3-point shots but Marcus Morris felt like he was leaving his best tool in the shed when he went to work for the Houston Rockets. This season, Morris gets to use more of what he feels like is a strength, mid-range shooting that is often becoming a lost art in the NBA. One of Morris’ strengths is his ability to create a shot in face-up situations because he is a 6-foot-9 swingman with a quick dribble move to the right for a pull-up.”
Bleacher Report: Ranking Bledsoe among best Suns acquisitions ever-
“Despite a right knee injury that will keep him out most of the season, Eric Bledsoe can be considered a major steal.”
Bright Side of the Sun: Going Gorilla, the weekly Suns rant, no Bledsoe, no problem-
“When Eric Bledsoe was sidelined with a meniscus tear there was some concern that the Orange Express may have been derailed. The Suns have repudiated those doubts in line with what has become a signature trend this season.”