Are Teams Angling To Not Match Up Against KD & The Suns In The First Round?

As of this moment, the Phoenix Suns are 7-0 with Kevin Durant in the lineup and the Western Conference standings are so tight that Warriors, Clippers, Lakers, and Pelicans could all end up drawing the Suns in the 1st round depending on how things shake out. Are teams angling to make sure they avoid playing Phoenix in the 1st round or is that a dangerous tight rope to walk because you could end up in the Play-In Tournament?

Raheem Palmer of The Ringer discusses who he'd lean towards in potential 1st round Playoff matchups and this very concept in the podcast clip below.

Minnesota Timberwolves v Phoenix Suns

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