2020-21 Around the NBA Thread

Discussion in 'Phoenix Suns' started by JCSunsfan, Nov 25, 2020.

  1. Mainstreet

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    A defensive power forward would be ideal but Baynes would add solid depth to bolster the Suns front court.

    The Suns are playing Kaminsky beside Ayton. The Suns might even give Saric more minutes at power forward with Baynes ability to play center. It would give the Suns a trickle down effect.
     
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    We also know Baynes isn't a locker room or chemistry disruptor, like Boogie could be. I'd be in favor of bringing him back but I think if money is equal, he might go back to Boston.
     
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    Let's hope he has good memories of Phoenix like Frank Kaminsky. Also the Celtics have a lot of big man depth. I'd like to have him back.
     
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    I’d prefer a more athletic big
     
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    I would as well but it gives the Suns some flexibility if they add another big man that can play.
     
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    Baynes sucks.
     
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    yeah... I’ll be honest, I kinda don’t want to bring back any more of last year’s mojo to this team than it already has. Baynes only played well that first month and isn’t a great defender. If it was him or nothing, I’d consider it but I think there will be buyout opportunities down the road who might be better and want to join a CP3 led contender.
     
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    It's hard to believe the Raptors would waive Baynes when he is owed $7,000,000 for this season and $7,350,000 for next season.
     
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    It may not matter a lot in the above play but I bet the Nuggets spend a lot of time thinking about letting Jerami Grant walk.
     
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    You could just see he was right there during the bubble playoffs. The stuff he did was amazing at least for me, i appreciate hustle and defense. To be able to guard AD, block LeBron and other intangibles just had me like, this guy is going to be available and we need a 4. Still bummed we didnt get him.
     
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    Yeah, Jerami Grant was my favorite free agent if the Suns were not going to keep Oubre.
     
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    yeah... losing him will be JJ-esque like the Suns in 2005, IMO. They will still be good moving forward, but he was the dynamic third piece that would have made them title contenders every year instead of pretenders they are now.
     
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    I liked Grant in free agency but I didn't believe he would be this good. He is a tall versatile defender who can play inside or outside. Grant would have looked good in a Suns uniform.
     
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