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Phoenix Suns Return to NBA Finals After Nearly 30 Years

What seemed like a fairy tale a season ago is now reality: the Phoenix Suns have reached the NBA Finals, a feat they have not accomplished since 1993.

The team coached by Monty Williams defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 130-103 on Wednesday to clinch the Western Conference Finals title. Thanks to that win, they secured their 4-2 series victory.

Much of this achievement can be explained by two words: Chris Paul. He was the star that lit up the night for the Suns, as he contributed 41 points, eight assists and four rebounds.

At the age of 36, the 11-time All-Star will face the NBA Finals for the first time in his career.

Despite playing away from home, Phoenix made no qualms and went for an attacking style of play, which soon paid off as they took the first quarter 29-33.

Far from letting their guard down, the Suns maintained their consistency and took the second quarter 28-33. Devin Booker (22 points) also played a key role.

In the third quarter (26-31) they continued to extend their comfortable lead, while the last quarter (20-33) was a walk in the park.

Now, Pheonix have to wait for their Finals opponent, which will be either the Milwaukee Bucks or the Atlanta Hawks (whose series is tied 2-2).