Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 1/15/13
PHOENIX -- If fans of the Phoenix Suns are looking for some positive spin during this season of bitter karma, we offer the Oklahoma City Thunder as evidence of what can happen. Well, the Thunder represents what happens if high draft picks are possessed when transcendent talent is available, recognized and chosen. Monday night at U.S. Airways Center, such talent was on display during OKC's 102-90 triumph over the Suns. Speaking of specific talent, the defending Western Conference champs received a combined 77 points from super-co-stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Please note the domineering duo had 47 of the Thunder's 51 second-half points. "They are a great team," Suns coach Alvin Gentry said. "There is a reason that they were in the NBA Finals last year. They've got two great players in Westbrook and Durant and you can see why." So, what does any of this mean for the home team? Well, now sitting at 13-27, the Suns are threatening to end up in prime pouncing position for...
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