PHOENIX -- After a year of "trying to stay active without being active," we knew Channing Frye was on the cusp of a comeback.
We knew, because the Suns' power forward had remained active on Twitter.
And in the days leading up to Monday morning's formal announcement during the Suns media day on the U.S. Airways Center practice court, the 30-year former University of Arizona and St. Mary's High star had kept the team's followers up to date through social media.
Well, up to date from his perspective.
The dilated-cardiomyopathy condition that took last season from Frye had improved enough for doctors to allow his resumption of basketball activity. But the official, public blessing from the Suns' medical staff arrived when he stood in front of reporters accompanied by president of basketball operations Lon Babby and general manager Ryan McDonough.
"Channing is going to be able to play this season with us," Babby said, tipping off this year's session.
Babby and McDonough cited a str...