Magic’s Bridesmaids: The 1984 Phoenix Suns
The Phoenix Suns are a prime example of how weird the NBA was when you got away from the four teams that mattered in the 1980s. Those were of course the Lakers and Celtics throughout the decade. Plus you had the 76ers early and the Pistons late. The 1981 Houston Rockets made the Finals with a losing 40-42 record before getting dusted by Larry Bird and company. The 1987 Seattle SuperSonics (we’ll get to them in this series—eventually, like I’ve said many times, my day job has eaten my life) got to the Western Conference Finals despite going 39-43 in …Magic’s Bridesmaids: The 1984 Phoenix Suns Read More
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