By Aaron Seidlitz, Suns.com

Posted: July 18, 2012

The result still wasn’t what Kendall Marshall and the “Summer Suns” would’ve liked it to be, but Wednesday night’s game was one of the next steps for the young point guard’s introduction to the NBA.

On Tuesday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers, in his first game as a Phoenix Sun, Marshall attempted only one shot.

By Aaron Seidlitz, Suns.com

Posted: July 17, 2012

For as cool and composed as he appears to be, Phoenix Suns rookie point guard Kendall Marshall said the emotion of his Suns debut Tuesday night made an impression he won't soon forget.

“It definitely was different, because it’s your first time playing at the professional level,” Marshall said. “I was excited, nervous and anxious. It was just a whole bunch of feelings rolled into one.”

By Aaron Seidlitz, Suns.com

Posted: July 16, 2012

When Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry receives phone calls from team executives during the frantic NBA offseason, it's hard to know exactly what the news about the roster will be.

Such was the the case on Sunday for Gentry, who was away from Phoenix for the 2012 NBA Las Vegas Summer League, when he heard from the team's President of Basketball Operations, Lon Babby.

Posted: July 16, 2012

The Phoenix Suns have signed 2012 first-round pick Kendall Marshall to a contract, the club has announced. Phoenix selected Marshall with the 13th overall pick in this year’s draft on June 28.

Marshall, a 6-4, 195-pound pure point guard, was a two-year performer at North Carolina where this season he earned the 2012 Bob Cousy Award as the nation’s top point guard after serving as the floor general for the nation’s second-highest scoring offense (82.0; Iona, 83.3).

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