sports The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

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List Rules Please rank the players based only on their time with the Suns

They may retire, but the sun never sets for the best Phoenix Suns players of all time. But among these stars, who shines the brightest? Fans decide in this crowd voted ranking of the best Suns players ever. Support your favorite players by voting them up to get them higher in the rankings. If you notice someone is missing from this list, feel free to add him to this list. 

Formed in 1968, the Phoenix Suns have had a long history of success. But the one thing that the franchise continues to chase is its first NBA championship. Historically, the Suns featured a high flying offensive attack. Phoenix has taken part in some of the most memorable games in NBA history featuring some of the greatest players of all time. A number of Suns players have made selected to the All-NBA First Team. Players like Connie Hawkins, Paul Westphal, and Dennis Johnson are examples from the Suns early years to have achieved that honor.

Two of the greatest Suns players ever are Steve Nash and Charles Barkley.They are among the greatest players to never win a championship. Both won league MVP awards (Nash won it in back-to-back years in 2005 and 2006) and carried Phoenix deep into the playoffs. However, the Suns only made the NBA Finals once under Barkley and zero times with Nash. Both players were part of the most entertaining teams in the NBA. Their teams featured talented stars like Kevin Johnson, Amare Stoudemire and Shawn Marion, but ultimately, not even outstanding players like Nash and Barkley could push the Suns over the proverbial hump.

Despite the number of outstanding players who have worn the Phoenix Suns uniform, none have been inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Suns player. This could change when Nash eventually gets the call. Until then, vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Phoenix Suns player in franchise history. 

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Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Steve Nash Point guard

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Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Charles Barkley Small forward, Power forward

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Kevin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Kevin Johnson Point guard

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Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Amar'e Stoudemire Power forward, Center

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Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Shawn Marion Small forward, Power forward

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Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Jason Kidd Point guard

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Tom Chambers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Tom Chambers Power forward, Center

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Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Dan Majerle Shooting guard, Small forward

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Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Jeff Hornacek Shooting guard

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Larry Nance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Larry Nance Power forward, Center

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Connie Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Connie Hawkins Power forward, Center

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Paul Westphal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

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+ - 80 11
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Devin Booker Shooting Guard

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Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Eric Bledsoe Point guard

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Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Goran Dragic Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

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Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Walter Davis Shooting guard, Small forward

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Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

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Leandro Barbosa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Leandro Barbosa Point guard, Shooting guard

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Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

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Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Joe Johnson Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

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Alvan Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Alvan Adams Power forward, Center

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Dick Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Dick Van Arsdale Small forward

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Michael Finley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Michael Finley Shooting guard, Small forward

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Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Danny Ainge Shooting guard

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+ - 40 23
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Isaiah Thomas Point guard

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Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Cedric Ceballos Small forward

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Mark West is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Mark West Power forward, Center

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Raja Bell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Raja Bell Shooting guard

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Stephon Marbury is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Stephon Marbury Point guard, Shooting guard

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Grant Hill is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Grant Hill Small forward

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Penny Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Penny Hardaway Point guard, Shooting guard

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Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Antonio McDyess Power forward, Center

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Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Paul Silas Small forward, Power forward

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Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

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+ - 9 12
Cliff Robinson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Cliff Robinson Power forward, Center

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Marcin Gortat is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Marcin Gortat Center

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+ - 9 5
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Jason Richardson Shooting guard, Small forward

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Gar Heard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

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Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Boris Diaw Point guard, Power forward, Center

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Danny Manning is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Danny Manning Power forward

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+ - 9 7
T.J. Warren is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
T.J. Warren Forward

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+ - 11 21
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Brandon Knight Point guard

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+ - 10 9
Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Marquese Chriss

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Channing Frye is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Channing Frye Power forward, Center

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+ - 9 9
Marquese Chriss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Marquese Chriss PF

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+ - 9 9
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Jim Jackson Shooting guard

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+ - 3 5
Armen Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Armen Gilliam Power forward

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Tyrone Corbin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Tyrone Corbin Small forward

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+ - 20 16
Alex Len is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Alex Len Center

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+ - 5 11
Tom Gugliotta is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Tom Gugliotta Power forward