Suns Coach Jeff Hornacek faces the axe

Jeff Hornacek could be dismissed if his team continue to underperform.

Jeff Hornacek could be dismissed if his team continue to underperform.

Phoenix Suns continuous slump in NBA this season may cost Coach Jeff Hornacek his job.

The Suns were coming off yet another away defeat at the score of 104-111 by the Philadelphia 76ers last weekend.

Hornacek was hired in 2013 and Phoenix immediately underwent a drastic turnaround, finishing the season 48-34.

The successes allowed the coach finished second to in the Coach of the Year voting and the Suns looked like a team on the rise.

Phoenix began this season with playoff aspirations after posting records of 48-34 and 39-43 in his first two seasons and the offseason signing of center Tyson Chandler.

However the Suns have dropped 15 of 20 games since opening up at 7-5, and as Hornacek’s four-year contract draws towards a close everyone, from players to coaches are expressing doubts for his future with the team.

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