Will the Phoenix Suns' Cinderella run in the Magic Kingdom carry them all the way to the playoffs for the first time since 2010?
Monday's win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, who were sitting multiple starters, moved Phoenix to 6-0 in seeding games and within a half-game of the Portland Trail Blazers for a spot in the Western Conference's play-in matchup for the 8-seed in the playoffs. While the Suns still need some help to reach the play-in, their chances are looking better by the day.
Once again, I've used the multiyear version of ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM) to simulate the remaining seeding games 1,000 times.
Let's take a look at what to expect going forward in the West play-in race.