Phoenix Suns Coach Alvin Gentry Responds To Loss Of Grant Hill [VIDEO]

The Phoenix Suns held practice on Friday as part of a rare three-day break in their schedule. They are coming off two losses and with 15 games left in the season have a lot of work to do to reach their goal of making the playoffs.

That task will be harder without Grant Hill who underwent a minor procedure on his right knee on Friday. Hill could return before the end of the season if all goes well.

Coach Alvin Gentry talked about the loss of Hill and his plans moving forward after practice. He said that Shannon Brown would likely continue to start in place of Hill with Josh Childress and Ronnie Price picking up extra minutes as well.

"We're still trying to battle and stay in the playoff race so somebody is obviously going to have to elevate their game," Gentry said. "We'll stick some guys in there and see who can do it for us."

Suns rookie forward Markieff Morris continues to battle what's being called viral illness. He was sent home early from practice.

Here's video of his full comments:


For the latest AZ sports, follow us on Twitter @SBNArizona and "Like" us on Facebook.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Arizona

You must be a member of SB Nation Arizona to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Arizona. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Arizona

You must be a member of SB Nation Arizona to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Arizona. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.