Posted: March 1, 2013

As Tom Petty said, “The waiting is the hardest part.”

There is no better example of that this season for the Suns than swingman Wesley Johnson.

The former No. 4 pick grabbed the imagination of fans and the attention of the media and coaches during training camp and the preseason. He emerged as a possible explosive offensive option off the bench. In his first four preseason games he averaged 14 points, 3.5 rebounds and a steal in 24 minutes on the floor.