Media Day 2012
October 1, 2012
Head Coach Alvin Gentry was back to take questions from the media and talk about his new team.
Arizona Republic beat writer Paul Coro interviews training camp invite Luke Zeller.
Another camp invite is athletic big man Solomon Jones.
Suns guard Jared Dudley takes a peek at the back cover of NBA2K13, where a photo shows the player being dunked on.
Suns center Marcin Gortat found himself surrounded by media members on Monday.
New face, Jermaine O'Neal, took pictures in his new uniform during media day.
Suns great Alvan Adams, currently the VP of Facility Management at US Airways Center, surveys the media day scene.
This face might be familiar. Former Arizona State star Ike Diogu is in Suns camp competing for a roster spot.
Suns President of Basketball Operations, Lon Babby, answered a few questions during media day, too.
Get to know Wesley Johnson, the former No. 4 pick in the NBA Draft and new Phoenix Sun.
New Sun Michael Beasley turned the tables on team photographer Barry Gossage.
And Beasley managed to snap this shot of Gossage.
O'Neal poses for a picture being taken by fellow big man Markieff Morris.
Point guard Sebastian Telfair is back for another season in the Valley.
Rookie Kendall Marshall (back left) is surrounded by fellow back court members Telfair (front) and Shannon Brown.
Beasley answers questions from Suns broadcaster Tim Kempton.
Gortat is back from a summer where he played for the Polish international team.
Beasley checks out the photos being taken of him.
Coro catches up with general manager Lance Blanks.
After a full summer league and soon a full training camp, Morris is ready for his second NBA season.
A few of the voices of your Phoenix Suns: new TV play-by-play man Steve Albert (left), Ann Meyers Drysdale (center) - who will do color for some TV games - and radio play-by-play legend Al McCoy.
New Suns guard Goran Dragic on the newly-designed court.
Beasley laces up his shoes.
Dudley smiles in front of the green screen.
New Suns forward P.J. Tucker has a seat and frames his number.
Brown is ready to take his game to the next level from the shooting guard position.
O'Neal shows off the wingspan.
Gortat took a big step forward last season, averaging a double-double in points and rebounds.
A smile was on Diogu's face for most of media day.
Coming from the University of North Carolina, Marshall is used to a little media attention.
Telfair came into his own last year as the team's back up point guard.
Everything has been a little bit new to the team's first-round draft pick.
After 16 years in the NBA, there aren't too many questions O'Neal hasn't heard from media members.
Newly acquired forward Luis Scola will be a major contributor to the upcoming version of the Suns.
Dudley has gotten to know Tucker - a new teammate and former star at the University of Texas.
All four of these guys will play together for the first time: (from left) Johnson, Dragic, Beasley and Morris.
Johnson sits down to answer a few questions during media day.
Marshall will compete for point guard duties as a rookie this season with the Suns.
Scola took the time to answer questions for radio interviews on Monday.
Behind the scenes of media day, Tucker (left) and Beasley prep for the day ahead.
These four were invited to camp to compete for a roster spot: (from left) Othyus Jeffers, Zeller, Jones and Diante Garrett.