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  1. Errntknght

    Errntknght Registered User

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    With Ball almost certain to go to the Lakers, that gives us a good reason to be glad to get Fox... Ball Kryptonite! Even if the team isn't doing that well, it always boosts our spirits so much to smack the Lakers around. Frankly, since Steve reminded us of the specter of Rich Paul, i'd be glad to have a basketball reason to trade Bledsoe... plus there are always his problematic knees.
     
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    Trading Bledsoe for a good 3 D wing and a decent lottery pick could be interesting to me. Take Fox at 4 and Markannen with the other lottery pick. The 3 D player shores up our defense around Booker but still can space the floor, plus there's the added perimeter defense Fox brings. And as Errntknight mentioned, Fox is Lonzo Ball kryptonite so we can terrorize the Lakers for the next several years. Hmmmmnn.....
     
  3. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Maybe the only silver lining for me if we took fox.
     
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    Fox is a nice blend of being a good player now with considerable upside. The only thing is it creates a little of bit of a "What do we do about Bled" syndrome.
     
  5. AzStevenCal

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    Well, there is this. His biggest weakness is his horrible shooting percentage from 3 and most scouts tend to focus on free throws to estimate NBA distance potential. If his low percentage is a matter of body strength, common at that age, it's not unreasonable to infer significant improvement based on his .739 free throw rate.
     
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    The only good thing about this draft is Ball should be gone. I can not see the Suns taking a player that shoots less then 50 percent from the foul line. Tatum would be my pick.
     
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    Yes, he did and I'm not surprised as he often had Jayson even higher during the season. Fortunately, reasonable minds can agree to disagree about ratings from an analyst that bleeds Duke blue.
     
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    I think Jackson has nowhere to go but up with his free throw shooting..I hope he could bring it up to 70% or better. Plus he wouldn't be a primary scorer for now so he wouldn't be shooting free throws as much as Booker or Bledsoe.
     
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    If any of you want to watch a really kick in the nuts type video, start watching from about 20 seconds in

     
  10. Chaplin

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    I am so cheering for the Lakers to NOT pick Ball. :biglaugh:
     
  11. Mainstreet

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    Three of the following four players should be there at #4: Fox, Jackson, Tatum, Isaac or Markkanen.

    Life is not so bad.

    If Fox is there, the Suns may consider a trade-down.
     
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    Except Philly mtl will go with Fox.
    Expect, Fultz, Ball and Fox...1,2,3.
     
  13. SactownSunsFan

    SactownSunsFan TheSixthRing in other Circles

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    I'd be fine with either Jackson or Tatum, and maybe Issac, but I also wouldn't frown at a trade if we got good value for it and filled some needs. Maybe a promising young big? I'm not sold on Len being our future at center.
     
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    Look, I like Lauri Markannen, but why is he being mentioned as a possible #4 choice? I will be extremely disappointed if we reached for him there.
     
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    He would be a trade-down option. I think the Suns might look at drafting him or another player if they trade-down down from #4. It would all depend on how the draft unfolds. The Suns will likely draft at #4 but never say never.
     

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