After a summer of roster juggling, the Phoenix Suns have inspired the big thinkers from at least one basketball-bouncing website to expect a fourth-place finish.
Thats fourth in the Pacific Division.
This judgment was passed down by five writers from Hoopsworld.com (three fourth-place votes, one fifth and one third), who are taking the time to examine each NBA team in categorical form.
Perhaps the most telling aspect of their Suns critique was the uncertainty inside the Top Clutch Player category. With Steve Nash now working in Hollywood, the author of this Suns preview listed Goran Dragic, Michael Beasley and Luis Scola as clutch candidates.
Well see if someone emerges as the season progresses; unfortunately, entering training camp with this question in the wind pretty much explains why the Hoopsworld guys expect little more from Phoenix than a hearty stab at the eighth playoff spot (if that).
If Beasley becomes the stretch-run leader on a nightly basis, it would strongly sugg...