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Phoenix Suns had better chance to win NBA title with Charles Barkley than Steve Nash

Charles Barkley looks back at his first season in Phoenix as he was named 1992-93 NBA MVP and the Suns reached the 1993 finals before losing to Chicago. Arizona Republic

The Suns had more opportunities to compete for an NBA title with two-time MVP Nash, but their best chance to win one came with Barkley in the 1993 finals against Michael Jordan and the Bulls.

Charles Barkley and Steve Nash having been doing their share of interviews lately, talking about several things including their glory years in Phoenix.

That got me thinking: Who had the best chance to win an NBA championship while playing for the Suns – Barkley or Nash?