NBA Trade Rumors: Why the Phoenix Suns Trading Steve Nash Makes Sense for All

January 5th, 2011 by Patrick Clarke Leave a reply »
The Phoenix Suns are in trouble. Last season's western conference runner up is just 14-18 through a third of the season and on the outside looking in.

Phoenix is currently 11th in the west and 2.5 games out of the eighth and final playoff spot. The Suns also sport a minus two-point point differential, and a ghastly 6-11 road record.

Perhaps the most disturbing figure is Phoenix's recent trend. The Suns' have lost nine of their last 12 games and are in serious danger of not being in contention out west.

After all, five of their next seven games come against winning teams.

Last month's blockbuster deal, which featured the Suns and the Magic practically trading rosters in a six-player trade, has done little to rejuvenate Phoenix.

The Suns are just 1-4 in five games with the new faces.

At this point it would seem that the chemistry Phoenix generated a season ago is all but gone, while Steve Nash and Grant Hill carry the load each and every night without much help.

Which brings us to the star of this whole show. Steve Nash.

The two-time MVP is having a stellar season thus ...

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