Quick hits on Suns, Danny White, Rich Rod, Gonzo, Tucson, and GCU

Thoughts about this and that…

Goran Dragic is hurting, the shots aren’t falling, and all of a sudden the Suns have lost three straight. I am not surprised that they’ve hit a dry spell, it happens.
The bigger question that needs to be asked and debated is, are we seeing the real Suns team here as of late? Could they just as easily slide back next year if they brought back essentially the same group of players? It’s a very fair question to ask…

Had lunch with ASU football legend Danny White at Karsten Golf Course earlier this week. He looked and sounded great. I spent a day with Danny last summer at his fishing lake in the White Mtns. and had a blast. Talk is, Danny may be doing a private fishing event at the lake. Stay tuned for details…

Arizona football fans are wondering about all the quarterbacks that Rich Rodriguez has in his locker room. If I am a betting man, the QB battle will come down to Texas transfer Connor Brewer against super-sophmore Anu Solomon. Everyone else is either window dressing or will leave the program after spring ball is complete…

Diamondbacks Managing General Partner Ken Kendrick tells me that Tucson is trying to lure a couple of teams out of the Florida Grapefruit circuit for spring training…

Look out for a kid that goes by the last name of Gonzalez on the Valley high school scene. His daddy had a big hit once upon a time for the Diamondbacks that won a pretty important piece of hardware…

Grand Canyon University basketball may still play in a postseason basketball tourney even though they are prohibited from the NCAA Tourney for their first four years. Lopes Athletic Director Keith Baker tells me that there are a couple of smaller postseason tournaments that the school is considering playing in…