Free Agency 2020

Discussion in 'Phoenix Suns' started by Mainstreet, Feb 11, 2020.

  1. outcent13

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    We may be able to get a combo of guys like Hassan Whiteside/Harry Giles, Napier/Reggie Jackson. If roster spots and money are drying up some of these guys may end up in a tough spot.
     
  2. BC867

    BC867 Long time Phoenician! Contributor

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    Isn't that a reason where we'd need him more than Saric when we go against teams with power in the post?
     
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    I don't remember a lot of the Phoenix Suns basketball I watched last year, but at said it was my recollection that DA is still a liability and not nearly good enough on D. I do remember thinking that there were times when he made Amare Stoudemire look like Bill Russell IMO. I'm hoping Chris Paul can really help teach DA on both ends of the floor and will ride his butt to get a consistent effort out of him. That consistently strong effort and solid focus have been missing from DA's game from what I can remember.

    It's been quite a while since I've visited the board more than just a casual glance, but I do not recall ever reading another poster as consistently negative as you. Don't get me wrong. The organization has given peopl plenty of justification for complaint. You seem to search for it though.

    Wasn't there some noise at the end of last season about Saric possibly returning to Europe? Maybe it was around the time when he was traded here last year? Anybody else remember that? I hope it's not right because I would like to see hiim back here.

    I'm pretty sure Ibaka is like 75 years old at this point, isn't he? How did he look in the playoffs?

    Joe
     
  4. CardsSunsDbacks

    CardsSunsDbacks Not So Skeptical Contributor

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    We have Smith to grab some minutes at that spot and I trust Saric to take some minutes at the center position as well. Saric is simply a more versatile player than Baynes so if it's one or the other I would rather have the one that can fill more roles on the team.
     
  5. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    That hurts
     
  6. offset

    offset i have a special purpose

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    There has always been some dispute on if his age is accurate or not, but his official age is 31. I’m not sure about the playoffs specifically, but I know last season he set a career high in points per game and assists per game and had his second highest rebounds per game average in his career. He has had to alter his game since he isn’t as athletic as he was in his younger days, but it is still a darn good signing by the Clippers for the MLE.
     
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  7. Mainstreet

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    I was hoping for some news on Dario Sario but after a brief scan of the media I didn't see anything.
     
  8. JCSunsfan

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    No news is good news. Rfa
     
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    The Nuggets rescinded their qualifying offer to Torrey Craig, he becomes a UFA. He would be a solid rotation player.
     
  10. Mainstreet

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    At times it seemed like Craig may even player some power forward forward for the Nuggets. He was a sold role player.
     
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    Ibaka is twice the player Crowder is. His PER is 5 points higher, his shooting numbers are far superior, and his defense is better. I am livid we are paying Crowder more than the Clippers are paying Ibaka.

    On a positive note, the Crowder signing shows that Sarver is at least willing to spend to try to compete. Unfortunately it also shows that the problem isn't the frugality of Sarver, but rather the incompetence of James Jones.
     
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    Ibaka is ring chasing. He may have turned down PHX for all we know thus we moved on to Crowder.
     
  13. Mainstreet

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    This may be why the Suns didn't get Serge Ibaka.

     
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    Ronin NMSU alumnus

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    Harry Giles signs with Portland.

     

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