Desert Dirt: Takes, opinions and columns
It has been said several times before that this team does not have a superstar or even to some degree a star in general. They need to play with team cohesion, but in that team effort the straw that stirs the drink is pretty obvious.
Typically after a back-to-back like the Phoenix Suns just had they will get the next day off, then resume practice the next day. That was not the case this time around as the team has lost seven in a row including this past weekends back-to-back.
After watching 48 minutes of action between two teams built the same, but traveling in two different directions it became clear that the Phoenix Suns have a lot of non-basketball related issues they need to resolve to snap this skid they are in.
Four games in the books, four more losses as the Phoenix Suns are now in the midst of the longest losing streak since the Pre-Nash Era. Changing the line-up has been a Band-Aid, but not enough to cure the seemingly incurable issues within the team.
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