How the Phoenix Suns would fare against every playoff team in series

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Toronto Raptors over Phoenix Suns in 6

The Suns may have more talent top to bottom than Toronto and as good as Pascal Siakam is, I think Booker is still the premier player in this series, but the defending champs are the most well-coached team in the entire NBA and are way too physical and experienced for a young Suns team.

Lowry and VanVleet are both as good or better than Rubio and would give him difficulties, Siakam would be a real challenge for Bridges to contain with his size, Gasol would take Ayton to school at times with his out of this world basketball I.Q. and physicality and the Raptors would make the Suns have to adjust throughout the series.

Bucks over Suns in 6

This would have been an easy sweep before the bubble as the 2019-20 Bucks feature the game’s greatest current player (look at the numbers, Giannis is having the greatest single-season by PER in NBA history) and are one of 13 teams with a 10+ net rating or point differential in NBA history.

The Bucks are struggling to get their groove back at this very moment though and the Suns randomly have had their number the past two seasons, winning three of their four matchups.

Milwaukee is just too deep and Giannis is just too special of a player for the Suns to overcome in a seven-game series. It would be fascinating to see Eric Bledsoe in a series against the Suns though.