Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby specialsauce » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:17 pm

Would never wish injury on our only franchise player, but now that he’s hurt I hope he takes his sweet ass time recovering. Let the losses begin!
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Postby bajanguy008 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:19 pm

carey wrote:
Wally_West wrote:

https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/938529694122692613

Incoming 10-game losing streak?


We actually had a decent game against the Wolves when Devin sat out few games ago but yea I have no idea what to expect. We play Kings and Mavs so maybe we win a couple but the schedule isn't gonna be kind especially the home games seem to be legit squads
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby O_Gardino » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:28 pm

Time to start running that Bender / Chriss pick and roll we heard so much about at draft time last year.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Wally_West » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:31 pm

I’m cool with Devin taking the whole month off. Play call of duty, Devin. Enjoy yourself.
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Postby Superbone » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:47 pm

carey wrote:
Wally_West wrote:

https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/938529694122692613

Incoming 10-game losing streak?

Most likely.
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Postby n4th4n » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:28 pm

Superbone wrote:
carey wrote:
Wally_West wrote:

https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/938529694122692613

Incoming 10-game losing streak?

Most likely.


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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby 1tinsoldier » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:43 pm

i'm also OK with Booker taking a month off. It will force a few others to step up.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby JCSunsfan » Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:37 pm

12 of 17. 6 of 9 from three. 11 boards. 1 turnover. Very very quick release for a big man. Take a look maybe?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVMTCZf34Jw

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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby carey » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:36 pm

I've been saying for a while now I'd like to see what he has. Look, he can't be any worse than Chriss or Bender right now. I'd wager whatever you want that he can give us 2 points on 1-3 from the field in any game you choose.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Superbone » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:56 pm

More details:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/ ... 927289001/

Phoenix Suns star Devin Booker, who suffered a strained left adductor muscle late in the team's 126-113 loss in Toronto on Tuesday night, could miss most of this month following an MRI on Wednesday in Phoenix, according to the Suns.

"Following further evaluation and an MRI, his expected recovery time is approximately two to three weeks," according to a team release.


"Everybody can breathe a deep sigh of relief," McDonough said.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby ShelC » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:32 pm

I think Peters is much more of a basketball player than either Bender or Chriss. The way things have gone, I'd bet Peters would totally outplay Bender and Chriss if he got the minutes. Then we'd have another logjam/positional challenge, this time with two top 10 picks vs a less heralded 2nd rounder.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Marty [Mori Chu] » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:04 pm

I don't ever want to see Booker get hurt. But a good old fashioned losing streak is probably good for us this year. We really need a high draft pick and have to nail it this time.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby O_Gardino » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:08 pm

carey wrote:I've been saying for a while now I'd like to see what he has. Look, he can't be any worse than Chriss or Bender right now. I'd wager whatever you want that he can give us 2 points on 1-3 from the field in any game you choose.


But can he get 1 or 2 rebounds?!?
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Split T » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:55 pm

Reports are we've decided to keep James. Will make a roster move by morning to clear space.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Shabazz » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:13 pm

I really hope we don't cut DJJ. I actually think he has an NBA future. He showed he had a few NBA skills last season and then his shot looked much improved in the summer league and preseason. I know he's in a position logjam behind TJ and Jackson, but cutting him so we can keep a 3rd string PG (who is 7 years older and immediately occupies the same bench spot once we can get a PG upgrade) is the bad long-term move.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby JCSunsfan » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:04 pm

We will probably buy out Monroe.
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Danimal » Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:30 am

Shabazz wrote:I really hope we don't cut DJJ. I actually think he has an NBA future. He showed he had a few NBA skills last season and then his shot looked much improved in the summer league and preseason. I know he's in a position logjam behind TJ and Jackson, but cutting him so we can keep a 3rd string PG (who is 7 years older and immediately occupies the same bench spot once we can get a PG upgrade) is the bad long-term move.


Agreed. I don't get the facination with James. Couldn't we just give someone like trey Burke another shot
It's like McD senses we are missing someone we all love to hate since PJ left and brought in james. He'd be fine as a 3rd string. But why cut DJJ or buyout Monroe. You could hold onto Monroe to the deadline and see if any takers then or use that salary in a trade. Either of these options would be worth more than simply signing james the rest of the year. What I'd like is a taller ulis with a 3 pt shot
Or maybe even just a 3pt shot

I really hope during the booker injury we try to get Chris's and Bender going on offense. Both give you some options off the pnr.
Currently they both might as well bring a pic-a-nic basket to the 3pt line they camp out there so much. I feel both could do things if they could get it at mid range. Or at least try it in the name of development.

Also are we starting jackson now with booker out? I like him getting more time, but we really really lack shooting now
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby bajanguy008 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:48 am

Ok I make contracts and roster spots seem like rocket science sometimes tbh lol so I'm trying to understand this.

So James has probably one fan on here, I just assuming there has to be somebody cause clearly many of you not happy. the decision wasn't gonna bother me either way but I not clear on what our options were though if we let him go
If Ulis is the only pg on the roster then we just do another two way contract for another G League player ?
Were we gonna play with just Ulis and someone like Josh as a point forward til we trade a big and maybe bring back a pg ?

I just said we not going to have just one pg on the roster so wasn't too surprised. what I missing in terms of fallout from this move besides ppl not liking his style of play
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby Split T » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:38 am

I thought the deadline was yesterday? How come we haven't heard anything on the James front?
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Re: Suns News: Week 8 12/4-12/10

Postby O_Gardino » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:50 am

Danimal wrote:
Shabazz wrote:I really hope we don't cut DJJ. I actually think he has an NBA future. He showed he had a few NBA skills last season and then his shot looked much improved in the summer league and preseason. I know he's in a position logjam behind TJ and Jackson, but cutting him so we can keep a 3rd string PG (who is 7 years older and immediately occupies the same bench spot once we can get a PG upgrade) is the bad long-term move.


Agreed. I don't get the facination with James. Couldn't we just give someone like trey Burke another shot
It's like McD senses we are missing someone we all love to hate since PJ left and brought in james. He'd be fine as a 3rd string. But why cut DJJ or buyout Monroe. You could hold onto Monroe to the deadline and see if any takers then or use that salary in a trade. Either of these options would be worth more than simply signing james the rest of the year. What I'd like is a taller ulis with a 3 pt shot
Or maybe even just a 3pt shot

I really hope during the booker injury we try to get Chris's and Bender going on offense. Both give you some options off the pnr.
Currently they both might as well bring a pic-a-nic basket to the 3pt line they camp out there so much. I feel both could do things if they could get it at mid range. Or at least try it in the name of development.

Also are we starting jackson now with booker out? I like him getting more time, but we really really lack shooting now


It's not about Mike James, it's a bout having more than one PG on the roster. It doesn't matter who, we have to make a roster move of some kind to bring in someone on a full nba contract.

Ulis is shooting very well from 3 lately. 42% over the last 11 games.
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