Suns draft Oso Ighodaro at #40

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Well, at least he's a big. I think he was considered marginal to be drafted at all.
 

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Young athletic players are one of this teams needs period. If they play D and are athletic this team needs them lol. This dude could be better than Drew right now lol not joking Drew had no shot if it wasn’t a dunk he couldn’t be trusted! This is an instant replacement for Drew imo, but young cheap and has more upside!
 

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Young athletic players are one of this teams needs period. If they play D and are athletic this team needs them lol. This dude could be better than Drew right now lol not joking Drew had no shot if it wasn’t a dunk he couldn’t be trusted! This is an instant replacement for Drew imo, but young cheap and has more upside!
Yeah I think I agree, it looks like he can do everything Eubanks could do, and is maybe a better passer.
 
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Yeah I think I agree, it looks like he can do everything Eubanks could do, and is maybe a better passer.
Skill wise I agree, but Drewbanks is still stronger and more physical. Hopefully he can add a bit more stability to his frame as his career develops.
 

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Meh. Not sure why they traded up for him. It looked like there were better options at that pick. Oh well, second round.
 

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Overall, it always seems like Jones values personality qualities over physical ones in personnel. That has pretty much defined most of his history here. Which on the face of it is all well and good... except when he passes on guys he really shouldn't solely because of that.
 

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The good news is the Suns must have really like Oso to jump through all the hoops they did to get him.

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Overall, it always seems like Jones values personality qualities over physical ones in personnel. That has pretty much defined most of his history here. Which on the face of it is all well and good... except when he passes on guys he really shouldn't solely because of that.
both the guys he drafted this time have physical qualities.
 

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Also, I like Oso has a standing 35" vertical leap, which was tied for the highest at the draft combine.

Below is a link to his strengths and weaknesses.

 

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It's pretty obvious the Suns were going for athleticism in this draft.
 

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The Suns reportedly were considering drafting Oso at #28 so they must like what they see to move up to #40 today.

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Also, I like Oso has a standing 35" vertical leap, which was tied for the highest at the draft combine.

Below is a link to his strengths and weaknesses.

There is Draymond Green comp, seems smart C/PF player with good athletism. Adem Bona behind him is more athletic.
 

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Nice passing for a big man. Maybe he can become a thin version of Jokic.


Sarcasm alert.
 

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Poor rebounder and no semblance of an outside shot. Good unorthodox defender. Weird draft for suns.
 

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I like what Keith Smith said about them. See below. It was posted on another thread.

Oso indeed looks like a good passer.

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