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Then Booker is stupid. Knock her up. Knock her up. :lol:


I figured a long time ago to expect very little and that way I am surprised if something happens. Every single time I got my hopes up about a huge FA?

Major disappointment.
NBA guys are supposed to have lots of baby mommas.....
 

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Dang… KD to Phoenix is ALL OVER Suns Twitter right now. Talk about overconfidence. We’re going to have some ticked off people on 8 days.
I don't know that it is overconfidence.

Where else is he going to go?

Clippers maybe - but that would have to be for George or Kwahi I would think. I guess maybe there is an outside chance of Miami.

Suns seems most likely to me.
 

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I don't know that it is overconfidence.

Where else is he going to go?

Clippers maybe - but that would have to be for George or Kwahi I would think. I guess maybe there is an outside chance of Miami.

Suns seems most likely to me.
Brooklyn seems most likely to me.
 

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I wish those people would get over their superstar lust and accept the team they have. It doesn't deserve to be blown up, only tinkered with. Now that we know that Chris Paul was sick during the semifinals, we can suppose the team probably would have otherwise pulled out game 7 rather than getting humiliated. Is this non-fan the only person who supposes the current team is worthy, and even wonders if the problems with DeAndre Ayton might actually be solved without dumping him?

And was Kevin Durant great enough to will the Nets past the Celtics? Or lead the Thunder to a single title alongside James Harden and Russell Westbrook? Why couldn't he win until he leaned on Stephen Curry?
 
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I wish those people would get over their superstar lust and accept the team they have. It doesn't deserve to be blown up, only tinkered with. Now that we know that Chris Paul was sick during the semifinals, we can suppose the team probably would have otherwise pulled out game 7 rather than getting humiliated. Is this non-fan the only person who supposes the current team is worthy, and even wonders if the problems with DeAndre Ayton might actually be solved without dumping him?

And was Kevin Durant great enough to will the Nets past the Celtics? Or lead the Thunder to a single title alongside James Harden and Russell Westbrook? Why couldn't he win until he leaned on Stephen Curry?
Durant had no help and the answer is on the right team? Yes. Moving Ayton and adding Kevin Durant would be a massive upgrade. Between Booker, CP3 and Durant? Who could stop that team? It would be really difficult to shutdown all three. Sign me up twice for that.

Having said that, it's not going to happen IMO. I am just anxious to see what the Suns are going to do to improve the roster. The Mavs who beat us just got a huge peace and are even better. If the Suns run back this roster this run is done.
 

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Durant had no help and the answer is on the right team? Yes. Moving Ayton and adding Kevin Durant would be a massive upgrade. Between Booker, CP3 and Durant? Who could stop that team? It would be really difficult to shutdown all three. Sign me up twice for that.

Having said that, it's not going to happen IMO. I am just anxious to see what the Suns are going to do to improve the roster. The Mavs who beat us just got a huge peace and are even better. If the Suns run back this roster this run is done.
This run might be done if we bring back the roster but it won't be because the Mavericks improved. They beat us, I don't mean to take anything away from that but we are a better team than Dallas. I'm far more concerned about Memphis, Boston and Golden State.
 

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This run might be done if we bring back the roster but it won't be because the Mavericks improved. They beat us, I don't mean to take anything away from that but we are a better team than Dallas. I'm far more concerned about Memphis, Boston and Golden State.
I could have bought that argument before the Mavs acquired Wood. Wood shores up a huge part of their team and at the very least draws them even with us IMO. The fact they already beat us gives them the edge. I don't see us getting past Golden State or the Mavs without an upgraded roster.
 

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I could have bought that argument before the Mavs acquired Wood. Wood shores up a huge part of their team and at the very least draws them even with us IMO. The fact they already beat us gives them the edge. I don't see us getting past Golden State or the Mavs without an upgraded roster.

If the Mavericks keep Brunson they are definitely improved.
 

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Depends. I think they can get away with someone serviceable even if they lost him because Luca is so ball dominate

Even Tim Hardaway Jr. was out injured for the Mavericks. It's hard to see them not being better.
 

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I wish those people would get over their superstar lust and accept the team they have. It doesn't deserve to be blown up, only tinkered with. Now that we know that Chris Paul was sick during the semifinals, we can suppose the team probably would have otherwise pulled out game 7 rather than getting humiliated. Is this non-fan the only person who supposes the current team is worthy, and even wonders if the problems with DeAndre Ayton might actually be solved without dumping him?

And was Kevin Durant great enough to will the Nets past the Celtics? Or lead the Thunder to a single title alongside James Harden and Russell Westbrook? Why couldn't he win until he leaned on Stephen Curry?
The reason people have superstar lust is pretty much only teams with superstars win titles.

Suns don't currently have one, although there is an outside shot Booker could get to that level.
 

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I could have bought that argument before the Mavs acquired Wood. Wood shores up a huge part of their team and at the very least draws them even with us IMO. The fact they already beat us gives them the edge. I don't see us getting past Golden State or the Mavs without an upgraded roster.
I don't see how. Unless you're saying their 4 wins are all that matters and our 13 wins over our past 17 matchups (or whatever it is) mean nothing. Yeah, I know postseason is different but they had no chance to lose in the postseason until this year as they hadn't made it since Dirk was viable. They are a decent team, they are slightly better with Wood. Wood could be great but he's even more undependable than DA and by quite a margin.
 

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I'd also add that Wood isn't a surefire upgrade. Look at how Luka played with Porzingis. Wood and Porzingis have similar offensive games being stretch bigs. KP looked a hell of a lot better when he didn't have Luka dominating the ball. The only players who have done well with Luka are guys who create their own offense, Dinwiddie, Brunson, and Tim Hardaway Jr.

There's a reason Houston gave him away for essentially nothing and Detroit let him walk. He won't be a 20 & 10 player in Dallas.
 

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The reason people have superstar lust is pretty much only teams with superstars win titles.

Suns don't currently have one, although there is an outside shot Booker could get to that level.
Book is a perennial All-Star and All-NBA First team. He's a superstar.
 
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