Knight Suffers ACL Tear

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  1. Mainstreet

    Mainstreet Registered User Contributor

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    I read a tweet (I believe by Bordow) awhile back... couldn't find it... that hinted that Knight was likely not a part of the Suns future.
     
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    If they have decided the Knight is not part of our future (which I wholeheartedly agree with), why announce it now?

    It would just be another case of trying to unload an unwanted player while trying to get something decent in return.

    In this case, I'll stick up for the Front Office. Surprise, surprise. :thumbup:
     
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    I think the Suns are keeping an open mind about Knight, however, it's hard to see him resume his former prominence in the Suns plans.

    On January 19th, in a response to a question on twitter, Scott Bordow responded as follows about Knight's future with the Suns.


    I'm thinking this is still a fair assessment.
     
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    I'm somewhat optimistic about Knights return, that's how bad the Suns PG's have been this year. He can't be worse than Ulis has been this year, or how bad Mike James was as the starting PG. If he has a good coach that can get him to be more of a facilitator and gets him to refrain from taking those long 2's early in the shot clock, that will be an improvement. Perhaps he can rehab his career some and raise his trade value. I'm not holding out hope he'll be the player he was in Milwaukee when we traded for him but if he could play at that level I'd be ok with keeping him. If we have Knight as our starting PG alongside Booker, who will have half a season of PG under his belt, perhaps they can be a good tandem.
     
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    Is it optimism when your own evaluation is "He can't be worse than Ulis", "How bad Mike James was", "Get him to be more of a facilitator", "Get him to refrain from taking those long 2's early in the shot clock" and "Perhaps he can rehab".

    We're talking about a facilitator for the rest of this young team going forward. And eliminating the need for our leading scorer to become full time Point Guard as well.

    Knight is not a Point Guard. He is a hacker in a small body. We can do better. We need to do better!
     

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