Established in 1968 as an expansion team, the Phoenix Suns have a case as being the NBA’s greatest franchise without an NBA title. As of 2016, the franchise has made over 29 playoffs with nine trips to the Conference Finals while making two NBA Finals appearances. The Suns have never had more than three consecutive losing seasons and also have six division titles. The franchise is going through a rough stretch as of late but history shows the team may rise back to contention and prospective gamblers should be patient.
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Phoenix Suns Basketball Schedule
Below is the complete schedule for the Phoenix Suns. The schedule is updated as the games are played to give you up-to-date information including the betting lines.
Phoenix Suns Scores And Standings
You can keep track of the Phoenix Suns’ progress with the standings table here. Points for (+) and points against (-) serve as indicator on the team’s offensive and defensive totals.
Bet On Phoenix Suns Games
To bet on the Phoenix Suns, you’ll need to learn how the money line works. This is an Americanized system that shows two numbers: a minus and a plus. The minus number meaning the favorite shows how much you need to bet to win $100. For example, -170 means a bet of $170 is needed to win $100. The plus number shows how much you win when betting $100. +140 for instance means you win $140 on a $100 wager.
So close yet so far: the Suns have fielded many championship-caliber teams that just couldn’t get over the hump. They have had at least 19 seasons with over 50 wins. In the 1992-1993 season, Charles Barkley led the Suns to an NBA Finals loss against Michael Jordan’s Bulls. During Steve Nash’s peak years between 2004 to 2010, the Suns won 50-plus games five times and made three conference finals in losing efforts.
Changing of the guard: throughout most of their history, the Phoenix Suns have had all-star caliber guards leading the team: Dick Van Arsdale and Paul Westphal in the seventies, Walter Davis in the eighties, Kevin Johnson in the nineties, Steve Nash in the 2000s, and Eric Bledsoe in the 2010s. The Suns’ success seems hinged upon how well their backcourt gels and how far they can take them and Suns’ hopefuls hope that the current guards are finally the ones to break through.
Under the Sun: during Steve Nash’s time with the Suns, they were one of the NBA’s most prolific teams but they haven’t been as hot since. If you play the team totals or over/under, you can pick whether the total score between the Suns and their opponent goes over or under the projected number: i.e. 206.5. Suns’ games generally go under 52.5 percent of the time since 2013. When the Suns are in a back-to-back, that percent rises to 64.