3 adjustments the Suns have to make for Game 2

The Phoenix Suns were outplayed by the Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 1 of their playoff series, but there's still plenty of time to fix that.
Phoenix Suns v Minnesota Timberwolves - Game One
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2. Use the bench more

It would be fair to say that quality depth is not something the Suns have had in abundance this season. Once you go beyond the starting five, plus Royce O'Neale, Eric Gordon and the inconsistent Drew Eubanks, coach Vogel doesn't have much to turn to by way of players who can make a difference.

Yet in Game 1, Grayson Allen, Gordon and Eubanks had poor games. Outside of O'Neale, the bench chipped in with four points throughout the whole game. Only when the game was out of sight did coach Vogel empty the bench while David Roddy - a trade deadline acquisition - received a DNP.

Rotations obviously tighten in the playoffs - but with what few contributors the Suns have struggling badly in this one - the coaching staff should have turned to their bench more. Bol Bol is not the answer to all of their problems - and really if he has a big role to play there's only so far you're going to go in the postseason anyway - but he should have played more than four garbage time minutes.

Gordon and Allen just didn't have it, and Bol's length and outside shooting touch could have made life that bit more difficult for the Timberwolves. He's not going to swing a series - the Suns would be lucky if he helped them win a game - but there has to be more trust when players five through eight aren't getting it done. It's going to be a quick series if not, and they're on this roster for a reason.