Western Conference Preview: Phoenix

Nash Stoudemire Odom FisherSeven seconds or less is back in Phoenix.

Of course, the same level of talent that existed in the Valley of the Sun during the team’s magical run may no longer be in place, but with the presence of Steve Nash, Amare Stoudemire, Grant Hill, Jason Richardson and Leandro Barbosa, Phoenix can still get up and down the floor.

In fact, Suns TV play-by-play voice Tom Leander told us that Head Coach Alvin Gentry sets the practice shot clock at 18 seconds, and the team is expected to continue the running pace that produced 100+ points in 27 of the team’s final 31 games last season.

For those details, a health update on Stoudemire/Nash and more, here’s Leander: