Suns @ Hawks Tuesday game thread 1-14-20

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  1. Mainstreet

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    Suns embark on a three game road trip with the Hawks on Tuesday, Knicks on Thursday and the Celtics on Saturday.

    Hawks (8-32) are struggling having lost their last four games and won only two of their last ten.

    Suns have won their last two games and are 5-5 over their past ten games.

    Game time is 5:30 p.m. MST (Arizona time).

    It will be televised on FSAZ.
     
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    I'm borrowing from a posting by @Ronin to update the game thread. :wink2:


    Chris Kirschner‏Verified account @ChrisKirschner

    For tomorrow’s game vs. Phoenix:

    De’Andre Hunter (right index finger sprain) is questionable.

    Trae Young (left hamstring pain) is questionable.

    Alex Len (low back pain) is doubtful.

    Bruno Fernando (personal reasons) is out.

    Jabari Parker (right shoulder impingement) is out.

    2:01 PM - 13 Jan 2020
     
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    Possibly no Rubio for Suns.

    Gina Mizell‏Verified account @ginamizell

    Ricky Rubio (personal reasons) is questionable to play tomorrow at Atlanta. It’s good personal reasons: He is expecting his first child. Only other player on the #Suns’ injury report is Kaminsky.

    3:43 PM - 13 Jan 2020
     
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    This should be a cake walk, Atlanta is one of the worst teams even when healthy (though John Collins being suspended for the majority of the season is a huge factor). But, I'm guessing the Suns will be down double digits at some point and squeak out a win by 2-5 points.
     
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    There are no cake walks for this Suns team.
     
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    Suns have mastered making average players look like superstars like Dwayne Bacon of the Hornets so I'm not taking anything for granted.

    It's hard to know how the Suns play without Rubio.
     
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    It means that Book will have to carry two positions again.

    Be one of two top scorers. Facilitate teammates. Defend well. Be consistent.

    It's in his hands. Hopefully it will be only one game, against a weak team.
     
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    It's going to make it that much harder to win if Trae Young plays with Rubio out.
     
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    I just heard that Ayton will come off the bench. So, tonight should be interesting. Some guys need to step up. Taking 10 assist out of the game is going to make it harder to score Booker will have to be on his game tonight and another performance like the last game from KO will be needed as well.

    I just want to see Ayton play like he did the other night with some sense of urgency and fighting on the block again.
     
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    Suns need to keep playing the same rotation players to get consistency. Tonight's game will be a challenge.

    With Rubio out this may effect getting Ayton the ball down low. My guess is we see more of Tyler Johnson.
     
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