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Discussion in 'Phoenix Suns' started by Mainstreet, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. Hoop Head

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    And who was he when he was being dealt? A guy who missed 40 games in a row and had a history of missing an excessive amount of time for minor injuries. Mix that with his skill set and history of being a 1 dimensional scorer who feasted on midrange buckets, which isn't an efficient or sought after trait in today's NBA, and it's not that surprising there wasn't a good return.

    Should it have cost us an additional 2nd? No. That was stupid on JJ's part but it happened. When I see him start missing time again in Indiana similar to how he did here though it only tells me that I shouldn't be too upset with the deal that sent him away because these injuries help highlight why his value wasn't what a lot of us would have thought or hoped it was.
     
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    Okay, WTF is Dame on?!
     
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    Lavert!!!
     
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    Aaaaaand, somehow after a great unbelievable run, the season still ends with a kick to the freaking nuts in a game we’re not even playing in!
     
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    Bert Walkin' on Sunshine

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    Feels like a very long time since I have said this but;

    I'm very proud of this Suns team and can't wait for next season!
     
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    If the Lakers win I put an asterisk on it. Too scurred to play the suns.

    That's how I do. I take every chance I can to hate the Lakers, no pass ups.
     
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    If DeAndre Ayton was more aggressive, Lavert would have made that shot.
     
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    if DeAndre Ayton wasn’t stupid enough to get suspended for 25 games, we prob have at the VERY LEAST one more win and wouldn’t have needed for Lavert to make that shot.

    also, Lavert, you have been KILLING them going to the basket and you settle for that? Damn.

    pretty damn exciting end to the season for us tho. Haven’t said that in a decade.
     
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    I agree with everything here. I was just trying to find humor in depression.
     
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    Ouchie-Z-Clown I'm better than Mulli!

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    As funny as that is, cheese is right. We lost a LOT of close games for a run. I recall keeping track of games we likely win if Ayton wasn’t suspended. In reality his suspension was a HUGE contributing factor - if not the primary factor - in the suns missing the playoffs this year. And I don’t want to cripple his ego, but someone in a leadership position should gently, but forcefully, make sure he gets that.
     
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    nah! We had a great run to end the season and who knows... maybe we win the lottery (in a terrible draft!).

    Besides, coulda been worse. Lavert’s shot could have gone in, we could have gone to the play in game, take an 18 point early third quarter lead and then be up 2 with 3 seconds left and lose on a wide open 3 at the buzzer.
     
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    TJ Warren our with plantar fasciitis. THATS what I forgot about TJ. The injuries—almost constantly.
     
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    not only that but some really odd ones to
     
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    Arturas Karnisovas makes the change on Boylen and will start a search right away for his replacement. Among many expected to be considered: Denver assistant Wes Unseld, Jr., former Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson; Toronto assistant Adrian Griffin; Bucks assistant Darvin Ham.
     

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