Bulls @ Suns Monday game thread 1-22-2024

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The Suns play the Bulls on the second night of back-to-back games on Monday.

Phoenix is now 24-18 with a hard fought win over the Pacers.

Bulls are 21-23 after their win over the Grizzlies on Saturday.

When: Monday, 1-22-2024

Television: Suns Live, Arizona's Family 3TV / Arizona's Family Sports

Radio: KMVP 98.7 / S: KSUN

Time: 7:00 PM Arizona time
 
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No peace for the Suns.

Afterward, they go on a brutal seven game road trip:

@Dallas
@Indiana
@Orlando
@Miami
@Brooklyn
@Atlanta
@Washington
 

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No peace for the Suns.

Afterward, they go on a brutal seven game road trip:

@Dallas
@Indiana
@Orlando
@Miami
@Brooklyn
@Atlanta
@Washington

Dallas and Miami games could go either way.

Indiana and BK might be our toughest challengers.

Not worried about Orlando, Atl and Was.
 

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Taking my brother in law tomorrow, he is from Chicago, big Bulls fan. He hates this current Bulls team though, says he wants them to lose and blow it up.
I don't see that happening any time soon. Not how the Bulls operate.
 

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I don't see that happening any time soon. Not how the Bulls operate.
Well the main thing stopping them is nobody will give them anything for Lavine, and Derozan is too old to return much of anything.

Basically they waited too long and now they are pretty much stuck.
 

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Well the main thing stopping them is nobody will give them anything from Lavine, and Derozan is too old to return much of anything.

Basically they waited too long and now they are pretty much stuck.
The Lavine contract is just too much for teams to take on. Bulls are significantly better without Lavine (lately), but the Bulls FO has made so many mistakes and are trying to save face so we will see what happens. :)
 
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If the Suns want to send a message to the league they likely have to win 5 of 7 of those games too.

I just want the Suns to survive the road trip. Getting three wins will be a chore.

Four wins or more would be a successful road trip.
 
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Dallas and Miami games could go either way.

Indiana and BK might be our toughest challengers.

Not worried about Orlando, Atl and Was.

I worry about every game. The Suns still have not figured out their rotation players beyond Gordon.
 
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I have never seen anything like this:

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And Okogie, Bol Bol and Saban Lee are not solid rotation players. The Suns need a player or two that can play, stat.
 

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I just want the Suns to survive the road trip. Getting three wins will be a chore.

Four wins or more would be a successful road trip.
Normally I would agree but the Suns are still in a hole. Anything short of 4 wins wil disappoint.
 

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At their best, the Suns look unbeatable, at their worst they don't even look like they know how to play basketball.

That's too big of a disparity in a single season to have. Right now it's all about consistency. If we don't see their worst moving forward (we almost did at the beginning of the 4th last night), then we are in good shape. But I'm not sure the coaching staff can sustain it, let alone the issues we have with our bench.
 

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At their best, the Suns look unbeatable, at their worst they don't even look like they know how to play basketball.

That's too big of a disparity in a single season to have. Right now it's all about consistency. If we don't see their worst moving forward (we almost did at the beginning of the 4th last night), then we are in good shape. But I'm not sure the coaching staff can sustain it, let alone the issues we have with our bench.
We desperately need one legit back up big and just a solid back up wing. I just don’t know how we get one of those guys, much less both with what we have to trade without hurting what’s working.

If they can get one of those guys, preferably the big, I’ll be excited. That team would have somewhat of a shot to win it if healthy.
 

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Not having Okogie, KBD, Metu, Goodwin or Little step up to become just a nice role player is a killer. If just ONE of those guys became at all reliable it would make us so much better.
I wish Little would get some run in the current Okogie minutes. I suspect Frank is going to cycle some of these guys in and out to see if anyone can get some rhythm with the group. Okogie, Metu and KBD are getting spot minutes now, will see if Goodwin, Little and Yuta will get an opportunity before the end of the year.
 
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