But behind a first-year head coach, first-year general manager and 10 new faces on the roster, Phoenix has sped up its rebuilding process. While igniting the future is still a major focus, the present doesn't look so bad, either.
With a little more than a month left in the NBA's regular season, the Suns find themselves in the thick of the postseason race.
Despite stumbling a bit to begin the month of March, Phoenix, behind the dynamic backcourt duo of Goran Dragic and a healthy Eric Bledsoe, is one of four teams -- Dallas Mavericks, Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies being the others -- competing for the final three playoff spots in Western Conference.
Below is a guide to how the Suns' postseason prospects look in what's become a wild, wild West.
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