2020 Draft

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  1. JCSunsfan

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    If you want a kind to grow up tough in a tough neighborhood, give him a name that will make him fight his way through his childhood.

    a name like Precious.
     
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    Yeah, every time I see that name my mind goes straight to the Shel Silverstein classic (Johnny Cash version of course). But honestly, as tough as it would be to grow up as a boy named Sue, Precious would be even more of a challenge.
     
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    We are going to be top four this year. I can feel it.
     
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    Especially in the last 15 year with the whole Lord of the Rings thing going on.
     
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    Would Anthony Davis do? Ha. If there was ever a time to really go after a top tier FA it’s now.
     
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    The draft lottery is going to be Thursday. Everyone do something lucky.

    Here is a refresher by Gina Mizell, Field Level Media:

    The lottery odds were based on the pre-shutdown standings.


    Seeding play only affected Memphis, which fell into the lottery after losing Saturday's play-in game against Portland, and the Trail Blazers, who are now locked into the 16th pick after ascending into the postseason.

    Unlike the dynamic 2019 combination of Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, there are no clear-cut top prospects in this year's draft. This group also does not appear to have the depth of a 2018 class that included 2020 All-Stars Luka Doncic and Trae Young, along with promising talents Deandre Ayton, Jaren Jackson Jr., Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Michael Porter Jr. and Mikal Bridges.

    Prospect evaluation has been different for front offices during this cycle, with no NCAA Tournament games to scout, no combine and no in-person workouts due to do COVID-19 precautions.


    https://fieldlevelmedia.com/latest-stories/?storyId=72197
     
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    The newest mock draft by Jonathon Givony of ESPN (formally DraftExpress) has the Suns taking Killian Hayes at #10. The most interesting part of the mock was that he had Precious Achiuwa going #8.
     
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    I’ve got the pie-est in the sky hypothetical assuming we get a top 4 pick.

    Assuming the Bucks get bounced early in the playoffs and Giannis is unhappy rumblings start rumbling, we make this offer:

    DeAndre
    Oubre
    Lotto Pick (especially if it’s high)

    For

    Giannis

    Resign Baynes to start at C, Dario as backup and tender Payne/Carter

    Rubio
    Booker
    Cam Johnson
    Giannis
    Baynes

    Bench:
    Dario
    Bridges
    Carter
    Payne

    That team might be ready to compete NEXT year, or at least make the jump to a four seed
     
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    Hayes would be hard to turn down at #10. I like Achiuwa.
     
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    Me too... I think I am down to ‘any of the top 9 players’ if one slides or snagging Achiuwa or Vassell.
     
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    It could happen. I like both. Achiuwa could be that 4/5 the Suns need for depth.
     
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    Cole Anthony moved up to #9 in the Tankathon mock. I'm not real high on him.
     

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