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It's because Tyler Johnson can play both guard positions and he played point guard for the Suns.

Even Basketball Reference has him listed as a point guard in recent seasons.

I do think he could more properly be listed as a combo guard.
He will probably play the two for us now after this summer roster churn.
 

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As it should be.
As we have been critical of James Jones, when he made the trade for Tyler Johnson, it was mentioned he looked ahead that IF we got a PG, Tyler could switch over to the two. Jones showed a brief insight into his thinking with this trade. Of course that depends on Monty Williams.
 

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He will probably play the two for us now after this summer roster churn.

I expect Tyler Johnson to switch back and forth at the guard position coming off the bench.

It's awesome the Suns have a number of players that can play point guard this season.
 

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I expect Tyler Johnson to switch back and forth at the guard position coming off the bench.

It's awesome the Suns have a number of players that can play point guard this season.
We just really need a rim protecting big. A player in an Ibaka mold would be perfect.
 

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We just really need a rim protecting big. A player in an Ibaka mold would be perfect.
That won't be Ray Spalding. Maybe a Euro, or Summer league guy we can develop that fits the timeline. Really, Ayton is SUPPOSED to be that guy!
 

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We just really need a rim protecting big. A player in an Ibaka mold would be perfect.

I couldn't agree more. Can't believe he is still on the market.

I'm not sure where the Suns can find the money unless they waive and stretch Tyer Johnson which I am reticent to do.
 

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I couldn't agree more. Can't believe he is still on the market.

I'm not sure where the Suns can find the money unless they waive and stretch Tyer Johnson which I am reticent to do.

I believe Ibaka is still under contract with the Raptors.
 

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I believe Ibaka is still under contract with the Raptors.

I just looked it up as well. He is indeed under contract with the Raptors this season.

Onward to hoping for Faried or Trey Lyles who is a RFA.
 

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I couldn't agree more. Can't believe he is still on the market.

I'm not sure where the Suns can find the money unless they waive and stretch Tyer Johnson which I am reticent to do.
I did not know he was on the market. Is he a FA? I just used him as an example of the type of player.
 

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I just looked it up as well. He is indeed under contract with the Raptors this season.

Onward to hoping for Faried or Trey Lyles who is a RFA.

Don't get your hopes up. I can't for the life of me figure out why the Suns are targeting another shooting guard, when we have such an obvious need for rebounding and rim protection in the frontcourt.
 

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I did not know he was on the market. Is he a FA? I just used him as an example of the type of player.

No but I thought you were saying that. You used the word "mold" so I should have looked it up which I did afterwards.
 

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Don't get your hopes up. I can't for the life of me figure out why the Suns are targeting another shooting guard, when we have such an obvious need for rebounding and rim protection in the frontcourt.
I actually agree with you 100% on this! 4 bigs is not good. One goes down, it can be a long stretch for the remaining three. I would like to actually see a young development guy that is a shot blocker rebounder.
 

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I actually agree with you 100% on this! 4 bigs is not good. One goes down, it can be a long stretch for the remaining three. I would like to actually see a young development guy that is a shot blocker rebounder.

Plus outside of Ayton, none of our bigs has any capacity to be a rebounder or rim protector.
 
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