With negativity seemingly pouring over the edge of the containment silo, Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver decided it was time to represent the franchises thinking on some incendiary events.
As a guest on KTAR 620s Burns & Gambo Show, Sarver fielded all inquiries with calm and candor. And the shows co-hosts didnt shy away from aiming directly at what have become some sore spots locally.
The impetus for a great deal of teeth-gnashing from media types around town was the decision to skip over two Suns assistant coaches and hire Lindsey Hunter as interim head coach two days after showing the door to Alvin Gentry.
Sitting at 13-28 at the seasons midway point, the Suns decision to part ways with Gentry wasnt exactly popular, although it was considered understandable. But skipping over veteran NBA assistant Elston Turner and Suns legend Dan Majerle to go with someone whos never been a bench coach at any level provoked a firestorm of criticism.
According to Sarver, the decision to ...