The last time the Phoenix Suns were in the NBA playoffs was in 2010 when Amar’e Stoudemire, Steve Nash and Jason Richardson were leading this franchise. Now, Devin Booker, Chris Paul and DeAndre Ayton are leading this franchise and with plenty of talent around them, the Phoenix Suns are currently 28-13 and are currently the 2-seed in a loaded Western Conference.
Head coach Monty Williams has done a fantastic job with this Suns team and with the addition of future Hall-of-Fame point guard Chris Paul, this team has a chance to be special and potentially make a deep postseason run.
They are one of a few teams to rank inside the Top-10 in the league in both offensive and defensive rating and are one of the most efficient teams in the league. Up-and-down this roster, the Suns have reliable options they can turn to and everybody on this team has a role.
This team has been sensational this year and really do not have many weaknesses to their team, which is why there is a high probability that they do not make any significant moves at the NBA trade deadline. Believe it or not, the Phoenix Suns are very much in the championship conversation this year because of how balanced of a team they are, making them an intriguing team to monitor in NBA trade rumors.
Phoenix is a top shooting team in the league, a top scoring team, a top passing team and they are a very strong defensive team. They have their stars in Paul, Booker and Ayton, as well as solid rotational players in Jae Crowder, Mikal Bridges, Dario Saric, Cameron Johnson and others. The Suns are a very tough team to play, which is why they definitely are threats in the Western Conference.
The Suns will most likely take a look at some potential players that get bought out of their contracts and are not expected to make a big move at the trade deadline, but they are under the tax threshold and could hypothetically make a move for another solid player at the trade deadline.
With that said, let’s take a look at three last-minute trade targets for the Suns to consider trading for ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline.