Morning Sunshine: Phoenix Suns News (February 17)
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.
Bright Side of the Sun: After the shame that is All-Star Weekend it is time to get back to real basketball again
“The past week for the Phoenix Suns (30-21) consisted of silly contests, disappointment, and a lot of rest for the surprise team of the 2013-2014 NBA season. With All-Star Weekend taking over the NBA schedule the team sent a representative to the now even more gimmicky Skills Challenge and another to the Rising Stars Game where he rode the pine like he was in Indiana all over again…”
Valley of the Suns: Handicapping the Suns’ playoff chances
“We’ve spent 51 games talking about how blown away we are by the Phoenix Suns this season. At this point, the Suns are actually just a good team. We can cut out the superfluous adjectives. With 31 games until the playoffs, it’s time to stop looking back and start looking forward.”
Read full story here: (http://valleyofthesuns.com/2014/02/17/handicapping-the-suns-playoff-chances/#ixzz2tbvUH4Ct)
Rant Sports: Cavaliers rumored to possibly trade Deng to Suns?
“With the NBA trade deadline just a few days away, rumors are floating all over the internet. It’s very safe to say that the Cleveland Cavaliers season hasn’t gone as planned, so depending on what report you’re reading, they might be buyers and they might be sellers at Thursday’s deadline. But the most interesting deal that I’ve come across involves the recently acquired Luol Deng.”