Run the floor. Rebound. Knock down shots.
That’s what Jock Landale looks to deliver at an even higher level for Phoenix Suns after his rookie season in San Antonio.
“That’s kind of the three things that I grade myself on from game to game,” said the 6-11 Landale, who averaged 4.9 points on 49.5% shooting (32.6% from 3) and 2.6 boards in 54 games with the Spurs last season.
“This year, I’ve got to take it up a notch compared to what I did last year, and I think had I been given the opportunity last year to really settle in that role, I would’ve done extremely well. I think that I can bring that to this Suns’ team this year and continue to evolve within that role.”
The Republic caught up with the 26-year-old Australian weeks before training camp to talk about battles against the Suns last season, his path to Phoenix, connecting with new teammates, his mate, former Suns…