Phoenix Suns: The Biggest Facade Left in the NBA

May 16th, 2010 by Harrison Moore Leave a reply »
After the Cleveland Cavaliers were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in six games, people finally began to realize something that should have been apparent months ago: The Cavaliers were a one-man act.

Antawn Jamison, the one player on Cleveland’s roster aside from LeBron James that could actually be argued as elite, tanked under pressure, and the rest of Cavaliers followed suit.

Then all of a sudden, people started to realize that the Cavaliers really weren’t all that good. They realized that James’ teammates were little more than a group of lukewarm bodies.

Jamal Mashburn even went as far as calling the Cavs a "façade."

Well guess what? They weren’t the only façade in the playoffs, and they may not have even been the biggest one.

Though the Cavaliers’ strategy of placing 100 percent of the work on James was flawed, they at least boasted a player talented and rugged enough to lead them to a championship title.

The Phoenix Suns have no such luck.

At the start of the playoffs, the Suns were essentially handed a pass to the second round when they drew the Por ...

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