The Phoenix Suns had such high hopes of winning its first NBA championship in 2023 but have crashed out in six to Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets.
The Nuggets topped the Western Conference during the regular season and booked its first Conference Finals appearance since 2019-20, making relatively short work of the Suns.
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The 125-100 win in Phoenix on the back of another triple-double from Jokic was the nail in the coffin.
But while it was bad for his team, 211cm Aussie centre Jock Landale impressed for the Suns in a lopsided result. In fact, he’s had a strong series that had fans believing he has a big future in the NBA.
The 27-year-old, who is an unrestricted free agent after completing his two-year deal, was the…