Cavaliers @ Suns Sunday game thread 1-8-2023

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Suns tie the game at 61.
 
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End of 3rd quarter:

Cavaliers 80 - Suns 79
 

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This team is just like cards no heart

Embarrassing l hope 1 of these teams rebuild occurs quickly

Losing every freaking gm recently hurts
 
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Final:

Cavaliers 112 - Suns 98
 

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Unless Jones is under restrictions we know nothing about.

I'm definitely not pleased with what the Suns have done with the draft, recent trades, free agency and player development.

I can tell he damn sure wasn’t under restrictions during the offseason. Everybody on earth knew this team had issues after that Mavs series
 

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Time to stick a fork in this season.

If you factor in health, Ayton has been the Suns' best player. New leadership has to sit down with him and say, "Look, we were wrong to play games with you, you and Booker are our core guys." And then go from there.

CP37 has to go. Only half of his contract is guaranteed for next season, by which time he'll be CP38, so buy him out and move on. Lowball Johnson and dare another team to roll the dice on him, which they won't.

Package Bridges and filler for Ben Simmons, and make him the PG of the future. He might be the only player in the league who's more skittish offensively than Bridges is, but at least he's still a plus defender, and they're the same age. Draft a combo forward with range to pair with Johnson, assuming he sticks around.

The bench guys are mainly fine. No need to make major changes there. The goal is to get back to being a good team before Booker loses patience again. Booker/Ayton/Simmons/Johnson should be a good enough core for a low playoff seed, and then maybe you can land a marquee FA in 2024 (Siakam).
 
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Listening to the end of the game I'm hearing from Suns announcers that Phoenix is interested in bigger trades and think 10 day contracts don't bring much to the team.

How about this... show the fans someone cares about what is happening with the team.

I'm tired of the same old cliches and the Suns running in stealth mode.
 

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Listening to the end of the game I'm hearing from Suns announcers that Phoenix is interested in bigger trades and think 10 day contracts don't bring much to the team.

How about this... show the fans someone cares about what is happening with the team.

I'm tired of the same old cliches and the Suns running in stealth mode.

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Need to do something not fielding much of a team at this point… JJ just looking more and more inept by doing nothing worth noting even after the way the season ended last year…
 

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Yeah, it all depends on the ownership. They could go Sarver mode, or Colangello mode. I think the tone of the new ownership is the biggest thing. It will set the tone for everything.
 
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