It's pretty safe to say that the Phoenix Suns have never been much of a successful franchise. If anything, they've been one of the bottom feeders of the NBA, missing the playoffs more often than not.

The Suns have had some historically great players in their ranks such as Charles Barkley and Steve Nash. Nonetheless, that hasn't translated into much success, as they have yet to win their first ring.

That's why it was so cool to see them get back to basketball's ultimate stage: the NBA FinalsThis team has been through a lot over the past couple of decades and the fans were due for this. So, without further ado, let's walk you through the history of this ever-struggling franchise at this stage.

How Many Times Have The Phoenix Suns Been To The NBA Finals?

Thus far, the Phoenix Suns have only made it to the NBA Finals 2 times. They hadn't made the NBA playoffs over the past decade before this impressive turnaround led by Chris Paul and Devin Booker.

How Many NBA Championships Do The Phoenix Suns Have?

Larry O'Brien Trophy. (Getty)

As we mentioned before, the Phoenix Suns have never won an NBA Championship. They couldn't get past their opposition on either of the times they had the chance to take the Larry O'Brien trophy home.

When Was The Last Time The Phoenix Suns Made The NBA Finals?

The last time the Phoenix Suns made the NBA Finals happened in 1993. League MVP Charles Barkley led them to the Western Conference title before losing in 6 games to Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls.

All NBA Finals In Phoenix Suns' History

1976: Phoenix Suns vs Boston Celtics: Celtics win 4-2 (Jo Jo White won Finals MVP)
1993: Phoenix Suns vs Chicago Bulls: Bulls win 4-2 (Michael Jordan won Finals MVP)