PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns announced their 2013-14 television broadcast schedule today, which will allow fans to see all 82 regular season games on the team’s exclusive local television partner, FOX Sports Arizona, or on FOX Sports Arizona Plus. In addition, the Suns will appear on national television five times this season, including four appearances on NBA TV and one on ESPN (February 28 vs. New Orleans).

Despite a busy offseason that has included national team play and marriage to his long-time girlfriend, Goran Dragic has paid enough attention to the Suns to like what his NBA team has done.

In a phone interview with Suns.com on Monday, the Slovenian playmaker gave a big thumbs up toward the Suns' offseason moves, which included the hiring of a new general manager and new head coach, the drafting of two first-round picks and a blockbuster trade.

European national teams are preparing the best way possible for their biggest hoops tournament by playing tournament-style exhibition schedules to help simulate the competitive feel of the upcoming Eurobasket 2013.

If the "friendly" tournaments are any indication, the Suns may be well represented.

Goran Dragic helped Slovenia down Italy in the Adecco Cup final, pouring in 19 points in a fast-paced, 92-84 win. The win capped off a thrilling show for host country, Slovenia, which saw Dragic, Bostjan Nachbar and Edo Muric do most of the heavy lifting.

Congratulations Zach Lowe, you got me. In a month where there is less basketball news than plot lines on an MTV show, you managed to conjure up a topic that will spark debate from all corners of the internet. (Or at least the one I’m hiding in.) It’s the most controversial thing a Lowe has said about sports since Rob tweeted, wrongly so, about a pending Peyton Manning retirement.

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