MEMPHIS -- The Suns vowed to be new and improved. The new is definite. The improved is debatable, although there surprisingly is a case. Last season, the Suns were 6-12 at this stage and wound up above .500 in March. These 7-11 Suns have more remaining games to recover than that lockout-constricted team and center Marcin Gortat said this team is “slightly better.” That team last season won game No. 19 against Memphis, the West-leading team that the Suns visit Tuesday night to end a six-game trip that has produced one win...
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