PHOENIX If a recent trend survives, the Phoenix Suns' seasonal battle chant may require a palette revision.
While not advocating the complete dismissal of the "All For Orange" marketing pitch, we do feel a need to mix in an "All For Brown" now and then.
The Brown currently inspiring this potential amendment is Suns guard Shannon, who for the second game in succession helped rescue a struggling offense during a late-game salvo.
In Friday's 107-105 triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers at US Airways Center, Brown knocked in 12 points in the final quarter to finish with 22 and save a potentially crummy night. Joined by point guards Goran Dragic and Sebastian Telfair, Brown helped the Suns come all the way back from a 26-point, second-quarter abyss to even their record at 3-3.
Back on Wednesday in Charlotte, Brown's 6-for-6, fourth-quarter blitz from 3-point range hauled Phoenix to a victory over the Bobcats. He ended the Carolina shift with 26 points, suggesting that for now, at...