Coming off an NBA Finals appearance, the Phoenix Suns were armed with continuity and home-court advantage against an opponent they’d swept in their last four meetings who was still missing its second-best player. As such, the Suns felt like heavy favorites to win their 2021-22 season opener Wednesday night. Unfortunately, they submitted the type of sloppy, dysfunctional performance that was…

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Gerald Bourguet serves as PHNX's reporter, writing savant and podcast co-host for all things Phoenix Suns. He's been a basketball fan since the day he could say "Michael Jordan," graduated from the Walter Cronkite School at ASU in 2013 with a BA and MA in sports journalism and has been covering the NBA ever since. As a credentialed media member since 2015, Gerald dealt with his Suns-related depression through his writing...until the Bubble Suns changed everything. Now, the Artist Formerly Known as Zewio is just as excited to cover winning basketball as Suns fans are to enjoy watching it.