Phoenix Suns Tickets
The Phoenix Suns have been one of the most exciting teams in the NBA for years. However, while the Suns have fallen short of the ultimate goal, winning an NBA Championship, this year is shaping up to be the Suns best chance. Why? Simple -- The Big Diesel. General Manager Steve Kerr's gutsy trade for one of the most prolific big men in NBA History has helped the Suns round out their game. All of Phoenix is looking for the Suns to win the NBA Championship, and on the road to the NBA Finals, Phoenix Suns Tickets will be hard to get.
Throughout the team’s 43-year history, the team has made 29 playoff appearances. The team has won six division titles, most recently when they won three in a row in 2005, 2006, and 2007. The team has won two conference titles: in 1976 and in 1993. The Suns hold the highest winning percentage of teams who have never won an NBA Championship. Five Suns players have been inducted into the Hall of Fame: Charles Barkley, Connie Hawkins, Dennis Johnson, Gail Goodrich, and Gus Johnson. Nine Suns players have been inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor: Dick Van Arsdale, Walter Davis, Kevin Johnson, Dan Marjerle, Tom Chambers, Alvan Adams, Charles Barkley, Connie Hawkins, and Paul Westphal. Charles Barkley and Steve Nash have both been named MVP, with Barkley winning in 1993 and Nash winning in both 2005 and 2006. Three Suns have been named Rookie of the Year: Alvan Adams in 1976, Walter Davis in 1978, and Amar’e Stoudemire in 2003. Six Suns have been named to an All-NBA First Team: Connie Hawkins, Paul Westphal, Dennis Johnson, Charles Barkley, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, and Amar’e Stoudemire.
The Suns biggest rival is the Los Angeles Lakers. The two teams first met in the 1970 playoffs and since then, have faced off a plethora of times in the playoffs, with their matchups frequently coming down to the wire. In one of the most famous playoff series of recent vintage, in the 2006 first round of the playoffs, the second seeded Suns were down 3-1 before coming back and winning the series in 7. The Suns and Lakers have faced off many times in the playoffs during the careers of Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant and a rivalry between the two players has flourished over their careers.