Gerald Green's 41-point game was unexpected and thoroughly entertaining, just like the Phoenix Suns. How did we get here?
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While the Eastern Conference has been a bit of a dumpster fire this season with three teams expected
The Phoenix Suns signed Leandro Barbosa for the rest of the season, because they're all about the deja vu.
Life was better when Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris were on different teams because, for once, I could tell the two apart. But now that they're both on the Phoenix Suns, life has been made difficult again for me.
The Corner Three: Paul George's Struggles from Mid-Range
In The Paint: James Johnson's Influence and PJ Tucker's Payday
Long Twos: Suns Out-Of-Bounds Play, Scary Good Anthony Davis, Bradley Beal's Awkwardness at the Rim, Kevin Garnett "Da Kid", Chris Bosh Pump-Fake, Typical Detroit Incompetence
Four months ago, it looked like the Phoenix Suns were packing their bags and getting ready to go down the dreaded one way road to tanking. No diversions. No pit-stops. No road blocks. Just straight tanking.
The Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey and the Phoenix Suns' Jeff Hornacek were named Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month. They've had quite different seasons, but the starting point for the success of both is the same.
The Suns use the threat of two ball handlers and a bit of misdirection to get Miles Plumlee a dunk.
The Blazers and Suns took to twitter to poke a little fun at the Eastern Conference, and Rockets general manager Daryl Morey couldn't resist getting in on the action.