Suns Layout Vision for Their Future
The Suns have spent much of the past year collecting and analyzing data about NBA teams in transition. They’ve crunched the numbers, scrutinized the results. Despite the roller-coaster ride of this season’s group, management wants you to know it has a vision for the future.
Let’s hope that’s true, because it hasn’t done a great job communicating its plan. Lance Blanks might be the least-visible general manager in the NBA, and owner Robert Sarver, too, has been heard from less this season. Reports of behind-the-scenes frustration have leaked, but that’s not uncommon in the professional ranks, especially with executives Blanks and Lon Babby in roles they never held before being hired in 2010.
To their credit, Sarver and President of Basketball Operations Babby were forthright in laying out their plan. Among the highlights: