Suns sign PG Isaiah Canaan

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  1. BC867

    BC867 Long time Phoenician! Contributor

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    To expound on that point . . .

    I've used the word "gimmick" to describe our Suns over the years. Three lead Point Guards. Three lead Centers. Top scorers in the backcourt. Forwards having to carry the rebounding load. All at different times.

    That's just putting on a show to get some attention. It is not how you build a contender.

    Can we ever hope that the Suns will have ownership that will hire a General Manager and Head Coach who know, and respect, the difference?

    Nah! Why should the 51st season be any different than the first 50. There, I got that off my chest.
     
  2. devilalum

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    Looks like the Cannaanball Express just jumped the track.


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    This is typical basketball.
     
  4. Mainstreet

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    The Suns may even get Alan Williams back in March. So that would get the Suns back to three centers if they move one.

    I do like having three PGs on the roster and three centers on the roster as well.
     
  5. Ouchie-Z-Clown

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

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    Yeah came back to earth last night. Watching him I saw some ill-advised shots. A lot of hype for two games.
     
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    Yep. I have a hunch that was the guy he used to be. That’s the trick to beating the Suns. Cover everyone else and let the pg think that he is the one who should shoot. Once he starts shooting, he can’t stop, no matter which guard it is. Game over.
     
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    Canaan, Ulis and James are backup PG candidates for next season. That's how I look at it. At least Canaan had two respectable games before last night

    It will be interesting to see how Canaan plays tonight against the Grizzlies.
     
  8. StreetTruckinTitan

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    Thats why people should temper their enthusiasm when judging players short term successes. One , two, or three games wont tell the tale. The same with Len. Ive seen over 4 years who this guy is. A few good games in this contract year doesnt make me all warm and fuzzy towards signing him to a big contract next year.
     
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    At least Canaan has the excuse of only playing 3 games with the team. Luis and James just stink.

    Ulis autocorrected to Luis.


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    I agree for the most part. Enjoy them before they are gone. ;)
     
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    Yep, that's the loose Canaan I saw on the Sixers... we'll see if Triano can get him back on his moorings.
     
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    Well. At least we know he is capable of playing like a true pg.

    As far as tempered responses, (whoever said it) we are just taking one game at a time.
    Most responses have been excited but with the “only two games” caveat.
     
  13. Ouchie-Z-Clown

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    Uh there’s a ton of talk about how to keep for the rest of the season. I think 2 games was premature to start that talk.
     
  14. SirStefan32

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    Not when the other PG options are Mike James and Tyler Ulis.
     
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    It was premature to speculate but the Suns brought Canaan here for a reason.

    As @SirStefan32 said, the Suns didn't have better options.
     
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