The 3 most disappointing players for the Phoenix Suns this season

The Phoenix Suns needed all of their players to pull their weight this season to succeed, and these were the three biggest disappointments.
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1. Eric Gordon

Everything about Eric Gordon this season has just been... well a bit meh really. Without looking, could you guess how many games he has started to this point? A whopping 24 out of the 60 he has appeared in, which seems a high number for a guy who would probably lead the Suns in "I didn't realize he was on the court" mentions this season.

His 11.7 points per game have been fine, and shooting a shade below 40 percent from deep on six attempts a night has been needed and noted elsewhere. That is Gordon's highest output since the 2020-21 season, when he was a member of the Houston Rockets. Is it harsh then to see him top this list, even if at times you can forget he is out there, and his impact doesn't appear that great?

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Not really, because there haven't been many - if any - times this season that you can remember there being an Eric Gordon game or signature moment. Josh Okogie might have more, while Bol certainly does. Given that the Suns signing him to the veteran's minimum was met with such fanfare, the return has been disappointing.

Gordon was meant to be the spark off the bench, but that hasn't happened. Then again, he is 35-years-old and on some nights, he certainly looks it. Again not having Beal maybe forced Gordon into having a bigger role than was planned - but whereas Bol took that opportunity - Gordon has just kind of slinked along in the background. The Suns needed more given the lack of true depth on the roster.