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

Phoenix Suns (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Phoenix Suns, Devin Booker (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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LA Clippers over Phoenix Suns in 5

I realize that the Suns just beat the Clippers in the bubble and beat them twice this season, but the Clippers would still have the two best players in this series in Kawhi Leonard and Paul George and if they had a healthy and conditioned Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley and Montrezl Harrell to add to that, that is just too much for the Suns to handle.

The Clippers just have too much firepower, too many versatile defenders, and too much experience for the Suns in a seven-game series and all of the match-ups and adjustments that come with that.

Los Angeles Lakers over Phoenix Suns in 7

This is the one playoff series (pretty, pretty please!) that could actually happen just over a week from now.

It would be pure insanity to say the Suns would get anything but swept by the Lakers in a series before the NBA restart, but they have struggled mightily as LeBron looks older, Anthony Davis is not himself and their already thin supporting cast has gotten even thinner with Rajon Rondo getting hurt and Avery Bradley opting out.

The Lakers have shot horribly in the bubble and look very vulnerable at a bad time.

They still have LeBron freaking James though and the two best players in the series with him and Davis.

The Suns depth and roster from No. 3 to No. 10 is far superior to the Lakers right now and if they continued to be in their malaise, the Suns would push them to the brink.

Please, wonderful basketball Gods, can you please make this series happen? The Suns are due for another NBA Playoff appearance and classic Suns-Lakers match up.

How fitting would it be for the Suns’ first playoff series in a decade to be against a championship favorite Lakers team led by LeBron James, just as it was in their last series in the 2010 Western Conference finals against the Lakers and Kobe Bryant.

Please make this happen.

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