The Phoenix Suns have been experiencing a season that some consider average, currently standing at 14-15 and occupying the 11th spot in the Western Conference. Despite acquiring Kevin Durant from the Nets last season, the team faces the risk of missing the playoffs if they don’t turn things around.
Adrian Wojnarowski, an NBA insider, suggested on ESPN before the Christmas Day game between the Suns and the Mavericks that Durant is growing frustrated with the team’s current situation. Wojnarowski cited unnamed sources within the organization to support his claim.
In response to Wojnarowski’s assertion, Durant, known for being outspoken, disputed the report in a now-deleted Instagram comment. He implied that the insider’s information did not accurately represent the situation in Phoenix and criticized those who drew conclusions from the report.
The Suns, with Durant, Devin Booker, and Bradley Beal forming a potential “Big Three,” had hoped to compensate for the lack of depth caused by their substantial contracts. However, injuries to Booker and Beal have hindered this vision.
While Durant may be facing challenges in finding his footing after leaving Golden State, the Suns still have time to improve their performance. If Durant, Beal, and Booker can all play together at full strength, there is optimism that they can turn their season around in the coming months.