Suns Are No Longer True Title Contenders

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Sports Illustrated

By Rohan Nadkarni Kevin Durant’s injury puts Phoenix in a very difficult spot. Kevin Durant will miss at least three weeks with an ankle sprain, the Suns announced Thursday. Durant sprained his left ankle before what was meant to be his home debut with Phoenix on Wednesday. According to the Suns, KD will be reevaluated in three weeks before his potential return. Here are three thoughts on Durant’s upcoming absence … 1. This is the new normal. I was bullish on the Suns’ chances as title contenders when they acquired KD, his injury history notwithstanding. And Phoenix should obviously still have…

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