The Phoenix Suns finished 36 games below .500 last season. The number is going to be corrected and built upon this season with a talented roster of youth quickly gaining experience in a fast-paced and competitive league.
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Basketball has always been fun in the southwestern desert, and many fans who will be purchasing tickets go all the way back to the days of Charles Barkley and a championship run in the early-90s. While it would be a bit risky to assume that a championship run can be made this year, it can certainly be made soon.
Point guard Eric Bledsoe is the clear centerpiece of the team, and the Kentucky graduate will combine with shooting guard Devon Booker, the 13th overall pick, to create an all-Wildcat backcourt capable of exploding for huge chunks of points, assists and steals on any given evening.
So many teams are in a bizarre and somewhat awkward spot of having two players making collectively more than the rest of the roster, but the money is spread out pretty evenly in Phoenix. Longtime fan-favorite Leandra Barbosa has returned from a short stint in Golden State with the wisdom of having won a trophy, and his inherent talents are still intact. The 2016-17 season is going to be an entertaining one for the Suns.