With the Phoenix Suns mired in a three game skid that has dropped them under .500 (11-12), the is facing a crucial week in which three of their four games are on the road against the current 1st, 2nd and 5th seeds in the West. They then get an early Christmas "gift" when the red hot Miami Heat come to town on the 23rd.
As the team prepares to embark on this critical early season stretch, the direction of their 43rd season could very well hang in the balance.
While this most recent chapter plays out in peril, there is comfort to be found in the previous forty two installments of Suns' lore. They have produced countless memorable moments and images over the years.
Some of them came during the most important times in franchise history; others occurred during times that would be considered nondescript in the grand scheme of things.
Nonetheless, these images have left an indelible and vivid mark upon the collective memory of the Suns' fanbase.
Let us now take a visual stroll down memory lane.