The Phoenix Suns Made NBA History With This Ridiculous Stat
The Suns gave new meaning to the term "youth rebuild" Thursday night against the Nets.
Phoenix debuted the youngest lineup in NBA history with an average age of 21 years and 14 days.
— Phoenix Suns Stats (@SunsBballComm) March 24, 2017
Unfortunately, the youngsters couldn't come up with the win, falling 126-98 to Brooklyn.
To put this landmark lineup in perspective, Purdue is the only team currently playing in the Sweet 16 that has a younger average age for their starting five than the Suns' lineup Thursday night, according to ESPN.
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) March 24, 2017
That's ludicrously awesome!
The Suns have had a rough go of it this season with both Brandon Knight and Eric Bledsoe going down for the season. But it makes sense that the franchise is giving its young guns a chance to show what they've got.
The Suns are once again in the running for a lottery pick and there might not be enough room on the roster for all their younglings next season.
Consider this the first tryout of the Suns' 2017-18 season. In the immortal words of Uncle Drew: Get after it young bloods!
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