NBA The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time  

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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. 
list ordered by

1
886 170
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Point guard

2
782 130
Charles Barkley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

3
456 144
Amar'e Stoudemire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward, Center

4
434 118
Kevin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Point guard

5
354 110
Shawn Marion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

6
377 122
Jason Kidd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Point guard

7
312 87
Tom Chambers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward, Center

8
309 88
Dan Majerle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

9
232 71
Larry Nance is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward, Center

10
231 102
Jeff Hornacek is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Shooting guard

11
219 55
Connie Hawkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward, Center

12
269 54
Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Justin Kim added Shooting Guard

13
182 65
Paul Westphal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time

14
165 61
Walter Davis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

15
169 103
Goran Dragić is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
JoeAzar added Point guard, Shooting guard, Guard

16
138 75
Joe Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

17
122 48
Leandro Barbosa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
pedro-cunha added Point guard, Shooting guard

18
113 48
Dennis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Point guard

19
204 134
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
ericrdahl added Center

20
154 78
Eric Bledsoe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard

21
137 55
Alvan Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward, Center

22
82 47
Dick Van Arsdale is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Small forward

23
83 18
Grant Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
1478629793029 added Small forward

24
100 54
Danny Ainge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
ericrdahl added Shooting guard

25
87 51
Michael Finley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
ericrdahl added Shooting guard, Small forward

26
81 38
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
JoeAzar added Small forward

27
91 47
Raja Bell is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Shooting guard

28
91 68
Stephon Marbury is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
ericrdahl added Point guard, Shooting guard

29
69 35
Mark West is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
ericrdahl added Power forward, Center

30
78 80
Isaiah Thomas is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Justin Kim added Point guard

31
56 25
Penny Hardaway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Shooting guard

32
64 29
Boris Diaw is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Point guard, Power forward, Center

33
66 39
Tyson Chandler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
mandyclark25 added Center

34
39 19
T.J. Warren is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Tamis1966 added Forward

35
58 39
Paul Silas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

36
54 38
Marcin Gortat is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
tom-charbono added Center

37
32 36
Antonio McDyess is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
slaft added Power forward, Center

38
46 27
Channing Frye is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward, Center

39
43 24
P. J. Tucker is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Small forward

40
30 19
Cliff Robinson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward, Center

41
40 10
Jason Richardson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

42
53 37
Gar Heard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward

43
23 15
Danny Manning is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
Power forward

44
28 45
Brandon Knight is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
DaNerd added Point guard

45
21 19
Jim Jackson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
harmoni added Shooting guard

46
32 37
Alex Len is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Center

47
19 21
Tom Gugliotta is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
CMCSS03 added Power forward

48
7 0
Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
cavalli1021 added Power forward, Center

49
18 3
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
cavalli1021 added Small forward

50
33 45
Markieff Morris is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Phoenix Suns of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Power forward