Deandre Ayton and Rookie expectations

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  1. GatorAZ

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    It would be more of a letdown given his physical gifts but you can’t argue with production I suppose...
     
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    Would be kinda fun to see Bol Bol at Center and Ayton at our PF! :) Maybe Tacko at center! LOL. Maybe a different way to fill our PF vacancy! ;)
     
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    Bol Bol's 3 point shooting interests me. I'd have no problem burning our 32 on Tacko.
     
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    I have interest in Neemias Queta at #32.






    Also Mfiondu Kabengele if he lasts to #32 and Shamorie Ponds.
     
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    Kabengele is one of my favorites in the draft. Honestly like him more than a lot of the guys being talked about at #6. I don't think he lasts until 32 so my ideal scenario right now would involve trades that result in packaging picks Warren &/or Jackson for an established playmaker and a mid-late first to use on Kabengele.
     
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    Actually, I think it would be the opposite. Bol Bol is a pf IMO.
     
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    I said earlier this would be not a bad draft to trade down unless the Suns want to draft Garland or White.

    Kabengele is one of those reasons.

    He is going to be one of those solid players like Millsap leaving everyone scratching their head why he wasn't drafted earlier.
     
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    The problem is who wants to trade up? Someone wants to move up to take Coby White? We are talking about having to settle for him.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Except he just weighed in at 208. At 7’2. Yeesh.
     
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    It's a good question. This is not a talent rich draft at the top where teams want to move up.

    Also I think Coby White will be better than some think.

    If the Suns do not like the point guards I can see them easily trading the pick.

    I am intrigued by Kabengele if the opportunity presents itself.
     
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    Who had the better rookie year and who do would you rather have, D Ayton or Luka Doncic?


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    Doncic had a greater impact and should be ROY. I'll still take Ayton in the long run but can't fault anyone for taking Doncic or even Young over him.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    I’m in the same boat
     
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    Lol I don't understand this ayton in the long run viewpoint. Doncic is younger than Ayton. He's going to improve also, which is scary, because the kid is already nails. He's a special, special player. The game just comes easy to him. Ayton is not going to overcome Doncic's preternatural feel for the game to become the better player. I like DeAndre, but anyone that is sticking with ayton over doncic just seems like homerism to me.
     
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    Mavs got a good one in Doncic but I'll still take Ayton over him any day of the week and no one can convince me otherwise. The kid has so much potential and is already a walking double-double at 20 years old. I am super excited to see him grow as a Phoenix Sun for many years to come.
     

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