PHOENIX -- The beauty of this edition of the Phoenix Suns' offense is its capacity to transform almost anyone on the roster into an emergency go-to-guy for one night.
But in the eye of even the most optimistic beholder, running sets to create pristine looks for Hakim Warrick and Ronnie Price suggests the potential for cosmic concerns on Planet Orange.
Well, Warrick and Price did combine to make an equal split of 14 of 26 shots from the field and 28 points (14 is a career high for Price) during Wednesday's date with the Philadelphia 76ers at U.S. Airways Center. Unfortunately, their teammates were an arctic 19 of 54, and -- even with the Hak and Ronnie Show in full gallop -- the Suns shot an alarming 32.5 percent in the opening half.
"Sometimes when it rains," Suns forward Grant Hill said, "it pours."
Hallelujah, it was rainin' bricks. But operating a traditionally-robust offensive system with the current roster has the potential to seem as futile ...