Phoenix Suns are the number one team in the Western Conference after beating the Minnesota Timberwolves and pushing their record to 6-1. This weekend they will have a chance to put a gap between them and number two Portland Trail Blazers when the two teams will face off twice in back to back days.
Phoenix Suns Number One:
The Suns pick up 2022-23 right where they left off in 2021-22, at number one in the West. Fans via social media react to the news…
The Phoenix Suns are 6-1. #1 team in the Western Conference 🔥
— Brandon Awadis (@brawadis) November 2, 2022
@Suns 5 straight wins, back on top of the Western Conference.
One game back from best record in the NBA.#WeAreTheValley pic.twitter.com/7MFOKTP7Lb
— Andrew (@Alphadrew88) November 2, 2022
Are the Phoenix Suns the favorites to represent the Western Conference in the Finals?
— Guru (@DrGuru_) November 2, 2022
Concerns Coming into the Season…
The concerns coming into the season were seeming to pop up every other day in August.
First you had the huge news come out about the owner Robert Sarver, which took over press conferences for about a three week period.
Then the speculation which became true about Jae Crowder holding out for a trade had skeptics saying the Suns were done.
Add on top of that the Deandre Ayton and Monty Williams supposedly having beef going back to last seasons playoffs. The preseason was no walk in the park for this Suns organization.
However through all of the concern, like the name of the city they play in, the Suns rose like a Phoenix through the controversy.
Leaders such as Chris Paul and Devin Booker alongside coach Monty Williams were all business coming into the season. Young players like Cam Johnson, Jock Landale, and Bismack Biyombo have followed and stepped up tremendously thus far.
For this team, the sky is the limit, Christopher Wallace said that.
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Rowan Donaghey is a MLB insider, NHL insider, Betting insider and breaking news reporter for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on twitter via @RowanDonaghey
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