According to beat writer Paul Coro, the Suns could make a change at the starting center position.
Coro is clearly speculating here, so owners shouldn't go into full-fledged freakout mode, but Gortat's play has noticeably declined since the start of the season. After a three-point, six rebound effort (1-of-8) on Thursday, Gortat could be looking at a reduced role. Jermaine O'Neal is taking some "crunch-time minutes" away from Gortat, and we're watching this situation very closely. For the season, Gortat is averaging 11.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.1 blocks on 52.2 percent shooting. The points, rebounds and field goal percentage are all down from last season.