2018 Draft Grades

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    Let them say stupid stuff. Suns did not draft Ayton for what he was in his rookie season. As for Bridges, they must not have watched him play a whole lot.
     
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    I didn't have a problem with their write up on Bridges. He is a great role player and if you look at the draft from top to bottom there are some potential contributors that may become more than Bridges that deserve to be taken in the top 10. Bridges on the right squad is extremely valuable but since the Suns only won 19 games it's hard to give him much credit for his contributions. I think we'll see him continually move up in redrafts as the years go on because he will have a really nice career in the league. He may never be a star but he should be a good starter for the next decade and that won't earn him praise right now but it will in years to come.
     
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    Actually, the write-up on both reflects what we already knew: Under Igor Kokoskov, what were originally very promising rookies did not progress enough, especially compared with other rookies.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    I don’t disagree with you, but they aren’t doing the redraft based solely on rookie season. They even stayed so when they slotted JJJ at #2.
     
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    it is bleacherreport... they have no credibility
     
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    Besides Booker, what player(s) have the Suns drafted in the last five seasons that would be projected higher in a draft re-do?
     
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    TJ Warren? That's depressing.
     
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    Could it have anything to do with the fact that they're not being developed properly here?...
     
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    Man. This is not worth getting depressed over.

    This is just what some random guy thinks. Ayton is a solid, solid, player and will be a star in this league. When you have the #1 pick you take the best bet. We did that. No regrets.
     
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    Plus almost EVERY draft expert prior to the season said take Doncic if you need a guy to play at his peak immediately They said take Ayton if you were picking for long term. We have always been Center deficient in the Suns history. I would have taken Ayton, too. THen I would have traded my Milwaukee pick, and the following years number one, and whatever else to pick at two and take Doncic. Besides, with Doncic AND Ayton, I would have bet our following year's number one would not have been that high. However, if I was GM, we would not be in the Zion sweepstakes now.
     
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    Honestly I just don’t see it in JJJ he’s nice and all but what’s his ceiling? I think a really good role player I don’t see a star in him nothing about him or his game makes me go wow.
     
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    The only thing about that article I agree with is Bamba's tumble. The hype around him required people not actually watching him play.

    The stupidest thing about that article (and there is a lot of stupid) is Porter somehow moving UP... based on what? More debilitating injury news?

    I would not be surprised if in 5 years Michael Porter Jr and myself have the exact same amount of NBA seasons with more than say... 30 games played, I would be less surprised if he never even plays a minute in an NBA game.

    I don't blame the Nuggets for the pick, they had a good core and swinging for the fences on a mid round pick could put them over the top but back problems don't tend to improve over time, at least in the sense of vertical leap.

    Good lord, I didn't even see that they had Kevin Huerter at #10... that website sucks out loud, almost as much as Kevin Huerter. They praise his "team defense"... few lineups in the league were worse on D than lineups featuring him.
     
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