Phoenix Suns: 3 Storylines that Cannot be Ignored this Season

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The Phoenix Suns now find themselves left to the wolves. Although not defenseless nor endangered by any means, the Valley Boys own gigantic targets on their backs, set to defend their Western Conference throne as a new season emerges out on the horizon.

Last year, Phoenix put up a 51-21 record, which reflected their fifth highest winning percentage in team history. As a group made up mainly by unproven players, the Suns winning so many games became a massive story in its own right, which followed the team all the way to the NBA Finals.

But ahead the 2021-22 season, the whole world knows who the Suns are—and their extensive capabilities.

Re-signed point guard Chris Paul remains a sure-fire future Hall of Famer, but still hungry for that elusive championship ring. Devin Booker already possesses MVP capabilities, and lies just a few steps away from achieving that honor. With a strong supporting cast headlined by Deandre Ayton as well, this team’s ceiling truly knows no limits.

Vegas certainly agrees with this notion. WynnBET even granted the Suns the sixth best odds to win it all during the upcoming season, only putting them behind the Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, and Utah Jazz.

Having rightfully attained the respect associated with title contenders, expect additional storylines to attach themselves to this Phoenix team as its season progresses. These three topics stand out amongst the rest though, as the most prominent ones likely squeeze their way into every conversation revolving around the Suns.