By Francisco Romero
Preseason workouts have begun for the Phoenix metro Suns as they get ready for the upcoming 2016-17 NBA period.
“We are among the youngest groups on the league, we are thrilled about the capacity of our individuals, we likewise wanted to add that we have some solid professional individuals that can come in and help us win video games,” claimed Ryan McDonough, Suns general manager as he resolved the media previously this week.
Without a doubt the Suns are young and also are entering this season with their very first 2 choices in last year’s draft in Dragan Bender and Tyler Ulis; the enhancement of Leandro Barbosa and Jared Dudley rather balance the age and experience distinction.
The mass of the duty to carry the Suns will fall under three exciting and also versatile players in Eric Bledsoe, Devin Booker and Brandon Knight; 3 confirmed NBA guards that will be battling each other for playing time and also as McDonough put it, “it is an excellent trouble to have.”
The Suns player to see this upcoming period is Devin Booker, a star in the making that need to take the Suns to the next level once the young corps create.
“His (Booker’s) job values is off the graphes, he has actually taken care of everything extremely well. He is a very mature man for his age. It is certainly exciting for him and as a team concept with him for the future, we are thrilled to see, with an off period in which he has functioned so hard,” McDonough said during an interview.
The Suns finished last season with a document of 23– 59; McDonough will not put a particular variety of wins he would such as to obtain, however defined that the adhering to are objectives establish up for the upcoming season:
- “We wish to be the hardest playing group in the league.”
- “We intend to aid our young people create, especially the novices, we want the more youthful players to be better in April after that they are today.”
- “Simply win as many games as we can.”
The Suns first preseason activity will be Monday October 3rd versus the San Antonio Spurs at Speaking Stick Hotel Field, tip-off goes to 7:00 pm.