Deandre Ayton discussion

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  1. Hoop Head

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    I'd be surprised if KAT forces his way out anytime soon. He just got his other best friend there recently, D'Lo, and leaving him in Minnesota is a dick move. I could see Minnesota moving Russell in an attempt to add some pieces to help KAT and Edwards much sooner than KAT demanding a trade.

    KAT has 3 full years left on his contract after this season, which gives him no leverage to be demanding out. However that could all change in the future, like when Ayton is a RFA and the Suns can try working a sign and trade for him. If that happened and Russell is still there then he'd be in his last season of his deal as well.
     
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    I just don't think Gordon would help us more than Dario does.
     
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    All I can say is... Ayton is probably the biggest poon in the league.
     
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    he’s Pedro Cerrano in Major League 2.
     
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    I don't even have an analogy/metaphor to describe how much of a wuss he is. It's embarrassing watching him. If I was an opposing GM I'd laugh if Jones was trying to trade him to my team.
     
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    Ayton is averaging less than 2 made FT’s per game for his career...
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Been harping on that for three straight years now.
     
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    It’s a mind blowing stat considering he’s an excellent FT shooter for his position.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Agreed. It’s virtually unfathomable. You’d think a guy who plays in the paint at 30+ minutes per game would fall into 4 FT attempts per game. He has to work to avoid that much contact.
     
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    Then we need someone to steal Jobus Rum
     
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    Ayton ranks 6th in personal fouls out of 500 players! That can't be good.
     
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    I think the problem is that the skills that he does have are best for a primary scoring role. He can create his own shot and find open players. It's just that he doesn't do those things very efficiently. He doesn't have the skills to be a good role player (hit open jump shots, roll to the rim, catch passes). Kind of like Josh Jackson and Michael Beasley.
     
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    Ayton reminds me a bit like an early Enes Kanter. He could score but was constantly criticized for his lack of defense.

    Still he is a pretty good center for Portland. He can score and rebound. Defense is still not the best but sometimes one has to look at what a player can do instead of what they can't.
     
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    That's a good, and depressing, comparison. Kanter has some very high level skills, but also limitations that almost completely negate his positive contributions.
     
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    Utah was 19th, 24th, and 29th in DRTG in Kanter’s first three years. The year they were 29th he started and played close to 30mpg.

    The Suns are 4th in DRTG this year.

    This is delusional claptrap.
     

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