NBA Power Rankings: Miami Heat is fading; Boston Celtics rising

Boston Celtics Jayson Tatum (David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports)
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1. Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns have consistently been the best team in the league this season. Even when Chris Paul was out with an injury, this team continue to find ways to win. It’s a shame Devin Booker isn’t getting more love for NBA MVP, but he’ll have his chance to shine in the postseason.

The Suns have the look of a team that has unfinished business and has operated as such for much of the season. It’s hard to envision any team in the Western Conference beating this team four times in seven tries.

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If I had to predict who wins the NBA Championship right now, it’s hard to pick any team that isn’t the Suns (assuming that they’re going to be at full strength throughout the postseason).