The Pulse: Leandro Barbosa, Gerald Green need to step up in Eric Bledsoe's absence
Thursday we asked our readers who needs to step up for the Phoenix Suns now that guard Eric Bledsoe is out four to six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery involving meniscus cartilage in his right knee.
Of the 669 votes cast, almost 70 percent of the votes were split between guards Leandro Barbosa and Gerald Green, with a slight edge (36 percent) voting for Barbosa.
Only 7 percent voted for reserve guard Ish Smith, and 19 percent chose point guard Goran Dragic, who already plays a key role.
Six percent voted for "Other," which could be players like center Miles Plumlee or forwards Markieff Morris, Marcus Morris, P.J. Tucker and Channing Frye.
- It's Paul's Call with Paul Calvisi! - Monday March 10A fishy election in North Korea
- Goran Dragic, Suns Guard - Friday March 7Suns guard Goran Dragic joins the Burns and Gambo show
- Bill Frieder, former Arizona State basketball head coach - Friday March 7Bill Frieder discusses the state of ASU basketball, and what should the NBA do about the draft age t
- Bickley Blast - Friday March 7The Suns got a signature win, and seem determined to make the playoffs.
- Eric Musselman, ASU basketball associate head coac - Friday March 7Eric Musselman talks about his relationship with Gerald Green, his thoughts on Jahii Carson's seaso