PHOENIX -- Grant Hill was the center of attention Friday at US Airways Center, having agreed to re-sign for a fifth season with the Phoenix Suns, but the two newest Suns were quietly starting to get comfortable with their new teammates.
With the free agent additions of Shannon Brown and Sebastian Telfair, the Suns bolstered their defense and added speed to a system that requires it.
Brown and Telfair both arrived in Phoenix on Thursday and worked out with Suns teammates for the first time Friday. Shortly after the lockout officially ended at noon MST, Suns coach Alvin Gentry praised both players' defensive ability.
"Both of those guys bring a little bit of a defensive presence that can help us as we try to transition into consistently being solid defensively," Gentry said.
Considering the Suns' track record as a subpar defensive team, it's no surprise they made defense a priority in their free agent pursuits. Last season, the Suns allowed more points per ga...