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Which of the Phoenix Suns' own 2022 free agents should they keep for next year?

While it’s only natural to look outward for external upgrades after such a traumatic playoff collapse, the Phoenix Suns will also spend a good deal of their offseason looking inward…and not just the players and coaches staring at a mirror wondering what went wrong. From a pure team-building perspective, the Suns will have to reconcile the franchise-record, 64-win season that...

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Bismack Biyombo is playing for so much more than an NBA championship this season with the Phoenix Suns.

When Bismack Biyombo returned to the NBA and signed with the Phoenix Suns, he repeatedly mentioned that he had been waiting for the perfect situation because he wanted to “play for something more.” It was easy to assume he meant playing for a championship. After all, Biyombo is a 29-year-old veteran who’d only been to the playoffs twice in his 10-year career, and when he took some time away from basketball to process the death of his father, Francois, his decision to join the No. 1 team in the league made sense. The Suns had a great basketball culture, they owned the NBA’s best record, and they had legitimate title aspirations. In short, he could play for “something more.” Little…

Bismack Biyombo has become an immediate, seamless fit with the Phoenix Suns.

Bismack Biyombo and the Phoenix Suns found each other at the perfect time. For the Suns, they were dealing with a rash of injuries and COVID-related absences that saw Jalen Smith starting at center. For Biyombo, after turning down multiple offers and taking some time away from basketball to process the death of his father, the Suns represented a triumphant...

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Bismack Biyombo is providing the shorthanded Phoenix Suns with exactly what they need right now.

It’s rare to expect much from a player signed to a 10-day hardship exception in the middle of another COVID-stricken NBA season. It took less than 48 hours for Bismack Biyombo to prove himself as that exact kind of rarity for the shorthanded Phoenix Suns. With head coach Monty Williams, Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder, JaVale McGee and Abdel Nader all...

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