PHOENIX In his last in-person audition for Phoenix Suns fans, interim coach Lindsey Hunter presided over the teams second victory in its last three games.
If the Suns can manage a win in Wednesdays finale at Denver, Hunter will like predecessor Alvin Gentry check in at 13-28.
Anyway, Mondays 119-112 triumph over the playoff-bound Houston Rockets (45-36) may have compromised the franchises ping-pong ball aspirations a bit (especially with the Cleveland Cavaliers losing again), but a few glimpses of future competence certainly cant reflect negatively on Hunter.
Well, they might if critics hold Lindsey accountable for not having coaxed Markieff Morris, for example, into providing more consistent evidence of solid play.
Morris, one of four Suns to score 20 more points against Houston in this one, produced an even 20 to go with seven rebounds, five steals and six blocks. In the next-to-last game of Markieffs relatively disappointing season, the second-year power forward became the...