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Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team based in Phoenix, Arizona. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Their home arena since 1992 has been the US Airways Center in downtown Phoenix. The Suns have been generally successful since they began play as an expansion team in 1968. In forty-one years of play, they have posted eighteen fifty-win seasons, and made eight trips to the Western Conference Finals, advancing to the NBA Finals in 1976 and 1993. Despite four decades of success, the Suns have never won an NBA Championship.
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At the end of the season the Suns missed the playoffs with a 46–36 record, which is normally enough to get into the playoffs. The offseason brings uncertainty for the Suns, with the possibility of rebuilding the base of the team.
On June 25, 2009, the Suns traded Shaquille O’Neal to the Cleveland Cavaliers, for Ben Wallace and Sasha Pavlović and a pick 2010 NBA Draft.
On July 10, 2009, the Suns re-signed Grant Hill to another two year deal reportedly worth around $6.24 million over 2 years with the second year his option. The Suns also signed first-round draft pick Earl Clark to a four year deal worth $8.72 million dollars with the last 2 years team options.
On July 13, 2009, the Suns bought out Ben Wallace’s contract for $10 million of the $14 million left on the last year of his contract. This move saves the Suns $4 million payroll and $4 million luxury tax if they are a taxpayer again. Also the Suns official announced the signing of free agent Channing Frye, former University of Arizona star, to a two year deal worth approximately $4.07 million over 2 years with the second year his option.
On July 28, 2009, the Suns official announced that they signed All-Star PG Steve Nash to a 2 year extension worth $22 million dollars.