Suns @ Pistons Sunday game thread 1-16-2022

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Devin Booker said he had about 40-50 family members and friends in attendance today. Brought up how nice it was to just see familiar faces even with a wave given how much more difficult that is to do in the pandemic.
 

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It’s hard to watch how Bridges has steadily declined. It’s almost like he’s forgotten how to play the damn game! He looks so tentative, so unsure of himself… I don’t get it.
I know some don't agree with me but he's been reluctant to use that right hand whether it's to shoot, dribble or defend since he dislocated his right pinky on December 3rd. Actually he tried using it for awhile and on more than one occasion I saw him grimace or clutch his hand when he tried to knock the ball away. Since then he's seemed even more reluctant to risk hitting it again.
 

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I know some don't agree with me but he's been reluctant to use that right hand whether it's to shoot, dribble or defend since he dislocated his right pinky on December 3rd. Actually he tried using it for awhile and on more than one occasion I saw him grimace or clutch his hand when he tried to knock the ball away. Since then he's seemed even more reluctant to risk hitting it again.
You keep making this argument that he’s gotten more hesitant since Dec 3rd, but That was clearly already happening for a month before that. After a good start in October where he was a little more aggressive, he was averaging 15/4.4 on 12 shots per game and shooting 42% from 3. But the seeds of this tentative play were planted firmly in 16 games in November where he retreated to 11 ppg/3.7 rebounds on 8.8 shots and shooting 38% from 3.

I.T just bugs the hell out of me to see him get the ball, take a couple meaningless dribbles and pick up the ball accomplishing nothing but taking himself out of the play on offense. We can get away with that stuff against the dregs of the league but if he’s going to be a Shawn Marion-esque non-factor in big playoff matchups against good D that sits on his corner three (like the Bucks did), it’s going to hurt the team in the long run.
 

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It’s hard to watch how Bridges has steadily declined. It’s almost like he’s forgotten how to play the damn game! He looks so tentative, so unsure of himself… I don’t get it.
He’s also throwing such bad passes lately. I mean, his entire offensive game seems to have just crumbled.
 

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Deandre Ayton has crutches on Jae Crowder instagram video.

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Ayton needs to ditch the f’ing Puma shoes. Dude’s ankles move around like wet noodles
 

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They thought that he could be like grant in the NBA. Not sure why that is so confusing.

They were obviously wrong, but we all thought Stix could be a 4 in the league and he hasn’t really achieved that.
I would want to know the context of the comment. Sometimes the comparison is not overall but in a very select way.
 

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Ayton needs to ditch the f’ing Puma shoes. Dude’s ankles move around like wet noodles
He gets paid big dough to wear those. They could certainly build him a custom pair though.
 

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