Sure, until the NBA season tips off later next month, its all speculation. However, throughout this long off season many have begun to doubt the Phoenix Suns and their postseason accomplishments from a year ago.
No, Amar'e Stoudemire isn't walking through that door, but versatile playmaker Hedo Turkoglu is, and one of the league's best benches improves with the acquisition of swingman Josh Childress and rebounding and defensive specialist Hakim Warrick.
Still though, the season is long and the Suns will need to be special to play for the Larry O'Brien trophy next Spring.
Here are five reasons why the Suns will be in the hunt next April.