Deandre Ayton discussion

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  1. AzStevenCal

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    He was a different kind of center but Alvan Adams had the best career here of any Suns center. But the pickings have been slim and DA could and should pass them all by eventually. I'd say Ayton is already on the short list, that's how unimpressive our center history is.

    I've never really considered Amare as a center nor Marion as a power forward, to me we just played without a center during those years. But if you consider Stat a center, he gave us our best center seasons.
     
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    Ayton is the best center the Suns have had unless one wants to count Amare.

    Personally I considered Amare a power forward that played center.
     
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    Our offense literally depends on his screen setting, roll gravity and rim dominance. A high percentage of our plays are initiated off an Ayton screen, his gravity creates space for Booker and Paul to take shots in the mid range and for our three point shooters to get good looks.
     
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    The fact he had fixable flaws and can be even better than 19th in WS is what makes him so enticing as a 22 year old. Zion Bam Luka are the only other guys his age that are in the same class now. Luka is mostly a finished product. Bam/Zion/Ayton are going to be the class of bigs for the next decade.
     
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    I read somewhere that Ayton didn't start playing basketball until he was 12, Luka signed his first contract with Real Madrid when he was 13.
     
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    Got to give it to you...... Your going to die on that wall. haha
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    Luka was playing with men at a younger age than that, too!
     
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    I wasn’t wrong. Bad passes aren’t the big man’s fault. Ayton has a 122 ORTG so even if he “drops” passes, he’s still an elite offensive player.
     
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    People who aren’t good at watching basketball seem to rely on their lying eyes more than people who are good at watching basketball. Funny how that works.
     
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    This thread went from AYTON SUCKS SUCH A DISAPPOINTMENT to “wouldn’t trade him for Kat” in record time. You guys just cannot help yourselves.
     
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    VORP is a dumb box score stat. Not all advanced stats are rated equally. But of course you don’t know that.
     
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    Serious question: did you even watch the 1st quarter? He had 6 points in 6 minutes lol.
     
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    Do you know how priors factor into RPM?

    research that and then we can talk
     

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