Suns updates and discussion for the 2020-21 season

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  1. JCSunsfan

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    Whatever CP3 does, it has to be in his own best interest and in the interest of the other players he represents with the players union. Taking a longer deal, for less per year but more guaranteed, is a lucrative deal. I don't think the Suns would have a problem coming up with an offer that beats anyone else. The problem would be if there are other factors that would mitigate. He bought a house in Encino CA last May. I do believe that is where his family is living now. He sold a house in Houston in January for 11 million. Maybe he will buy a house in Phoenix, maybe he already has. If he has, it hasnt hit the news yet.

    So. Going back to LA could be an option to be home. But I cannot see him going back to the Clippers, and I do not see him fitting well (personality wise) with LeBron. The Suns would probably offer him the most lucrative deal. So being the President of the NBPA works in the Suns favor. He would not be as likely to take less money for convenience or competition because of his role with the union.

    Also, was doing a little research. The NBPA is incorporated in NY as a non-profit. I kinda expected that. But also, the NBA itself is also incorporated in NY as a non-profit. You lawyer types probably understand that better than me. I am sure each team is also incorporated separately as a for-profit company, but the league office is rolling in the dough I assume.
     
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    If Paul plays after next year it will not be with the Suns, They need to sign Ayton, Bridges and bring in another younger stud.
     
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    Covert Rain Father smelt of elderberries!

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    He has a player option for next season but if he passes on that option, he will be under contract to us for another season. And it will have no bearing on our ability to re-sign our own players. The question is what happens if he chooses to opt out of his 45 million dollar contract for next season.
     
  5. Ouchie-Z-Clown

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

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    Weird comment about not fitting with Lebron personality-wise considering they are like best buddies and part of the banana boat crew.
     
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    Yeah and they are both very smart basketball players, I don't see a problem. Wade could play with Lebron, I see no reason that Paul couldn't too.
     
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    oh man... I will puke if that marriage happens after this season.
     
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    Yeah, I'd have to go back to hating him again. I think he stays in Phoenix though. Hopefully.
     
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    Paul wanted to come to Phoenix and build a contender with Booker. I think he stays.
     
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    Yes he did but keep in mind that the rumors initially were that he wanted to return to LA but that wasn't doable so we moved on to his destination list. But I agree, I think he probably stays.
     
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    Ronin The show stopper

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    Ronin The show stopper

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    OK. That's fair. I guess I was just HOPING or trying to believe that it would not work. I'm with Cheese. That would make me sick.
     
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    After this homestand, we have a pretty brutal five-game road trip ahead.

    Bucks
    Sixers
    Celtics
    Nets
    Knicks

    We then come home to face:

    Clippers
    Jazz

    Yikes.
     
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    It will be a needed experience/test for them.
     

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