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It's On! Official Gamethread: Phoenix Suns host Portland Trailblazers, 7PM

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Finally, the season is here and the Suns will take the court where we can actually see them on, like, real TV and everything.

Eric Bledsoe vs. Daian Lillard could be the match-up of the night, and the one that determines the game.
Eric Bledsoe vs. Daian Lillard could be the match-up of the night, and the one that determines the game.
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Tonight, we get see what 35+ minutes from Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe really means.

Tonight, we get to see just how good Marcin Gortat was now that he's gone.

Tonight, we get to see if Gerald Green can make those three-pointers in the heat of a real game.

And tonight, we get to see what tanking really looks like. By the way, rookie coach Jeff Hornacek says the team itself and the coaching staff expect to win every game. There's not going to be any tanking from the players, and there won't be any benching of players if they get too hot. As far as they are concerned, they are undefeated and will fight to the death to win every game.

Check out the preview for all the pregame talk there. As I predicted, Channing Frye gets the start at PF and P.J. Tucker gets the SF nod. Interesting to see which SF gets off the bench first. Coro mentioned it might be Marcus Morris, with Gerald Green getting backup SG time when one of the Dragic/Bledsoe tandem take a seat.

Let's go!