Suns updates and discussion for the 2019-20 season

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  1. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Eh you’re talking 96 minutes at both forward position plus maybe 12-15 at the sg slot for bridges. That’s about 110 minutes to be divided between four players. 27-28 minutes. Figure saric and can get slightly less (give them each 23) and that leaves 32 minutes each for bridges and oubre. If they all plays balls out that works.
     
  2. AzStevenCal

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    I guess but that means goodbye to Baynes and Kaminski without us signing or drafting anyone else that could add to the rotation at the 2 through the 5. It's not that I think the minutes will be an unresolvable issue but it seems to me we still need a physical big man that can give us 10-15 minutes a night and keeping Saric and Cameron down to 23 minutes might be a challenge in itself given how much better we played with either of those two out there (bubble games).
     
  3. Ouchie-Z-Clown

    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    Still have 12 minutes at backup center to apportion. And as we’ve seen over and over, injuries and suspensions open up minutes all the time.
     
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    Quite true.
     
  5. Mainstreet

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    The Suns are going to have to make some salary based decisions. Personally I don't think Kaminsky will be back and I'm thinking Baynes will want to move one. That would free up about $10 million that can be applied towards other players like Saric. I'd like to keep him if possible and then add to the team.

    The Suns need to add another guard, depth at the 4/5 and a first round pick as I see it. If the Suns could buy a later first round pick or a second round pick, they could add more talent on a cheaper salary.

    I guess the the key question is whether the Suns keep Oubre. I'm hoping they do as it could be argued he is the most athletic player on a team that needs athleticism. His stats are solid as well.

    In regard to minutes. Ouchie touched on it. There are always injuries. Last season proved the Suns need more than filler on the tail end of their roster.
     
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    Suns hire Brandon Spahn as Senior Graphic Designer.

     
  7. Ronin

    Ronin The show stopper

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  8. Yuma

    Yuma Working from home. Missing my free coffee!

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    I posted this on my Facebook account this morning! I would have never thought to do what Monty did! This is a must read for all Suns Fans!
     
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    Monty is such a phenomenal person. We are so fortunate to have him.
     
  10. Mainstreet

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    They share faith in Christ and how it helps them get through the difficult times.



    From Duane Rankin Arizona Republic:

    "We had the best time getting to know Monty better," Cindy Westphal wrote. "Things like learning about his family and what he enjoys doing away from basketball in the off season. We talked about the Suns upcoming season and the great group of guys he gets to coach. And we talked about the faith we share in Christ and how He gets us through difficult times. Thank you, Monty, for how real and down to earth you are. It was an absolute honor to spend time with you today."

    https://www.azcentral.com/story/spo...ines-warmth-paul-westphals-family/3648419001/
     
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    This YouTube video covers the Suns wing development.

     
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    Monty is the most likable head coach the Suns have had in decades, easily. The guy is a true class act.

    I was a little envious of all of the top coaches available this offseason but we have a real keeper in Monty here. I hope he's here for a very long time.
     
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    I found this tweet on the Kevin Young hire.



    From Duane Rankin Arizona Republic:

    His latest opportunity is in Phoenix.

    “If there is one thing that’s held true for me in my coaching career is just that,” Young continued. “If you can get lost in what you’re doing, you treat every game like it’s Game 7 of the finals because whether you’re coaching, for me, in the Division III junior college, in lower levels of Europe, in the G League or the NBA, every game, as a competitor, feels like the most important game. That’s something that has always stuck with me.”

    https://www.azcentral.com/story/spo...joins-phoenix-suns-coaching-staff/5976324002/
     
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    In my opinion, the most likeable coach we have ever had, save perhaps Cotton.
     
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    Cotton was an amazing human being who always found time to talk to everyone. He cemented me as a being a lifelong Suns fan.
     

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