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The Suns Don’t Look Ready To Let The Warriors Run Away With It

The Suns, hiding in plain sight as the reigning Western Conference champion, started 1-3 and had to win 16 consecutive games just to be noticed at all in a prairie of injured and disappointing teams.The Warriors had risen to their place of pre-eminence, but the conference had also backed up toward them. They needed to be defined by their surroundings as well as they defined them. Hence, the Suns.

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The Distraction podcast

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