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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by Superbone » Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:10 am

specialsauce wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 2:19 am
Superbone wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:37 pm
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They just need to get someone who is better. ;)

Seriously, though, they can get a bruiser like Randle or they could get a small ball 4 that has power forward traits/abilities, like Houston has with PJ Tucker. Either direction would be a vast improvement.

Or they could get a combo of the two. Like Larry Nance Jr. He has traditional power forward size though not a bruiser, but he can hit the 3 ball and rebound.
Yeah, we had him and most here wanted him gone.
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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by Ring_Wanted » Sun Apr 21, 2019 3:21 am

Some didn't want to see it, but Tucker has value to any team. Hustle, intensity, rebounding, never afraid to take the best offensive player. Now even shoots volume. Here he tried to do too much, but to me that was a minor flaw compared to what he brought to the table.

Same thing with Dudley, even on his current overweight state. He still provides an extra pass, a timely three and knows where to be on defense and play within his limitations. That's useful even on the playoffs as we can see.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by ShelC » Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:15 am

Nah guys like Tucker and Dudley are way more valuable to winning teams. They can make good teams better but can't make bad teams good.

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Post by Ring_Wanted » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:12 am

Good play is good play. Such players may help more on winning teams, but they also have value to a roster led by youth.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by virtual9mm » Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:38 am

Tucker tried to do waaay too much in Phoenix. Dudley got fat. I don't miss either of them.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by specialsauce » Sun Apr 21, 2019 10:35 am

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Tucker tried to do waaay too much in Phoenix. Dudley got fat. I don't miss either of them.
Thank you.

Although Duds at least played within his limitations. Tucker would get into shouting matches with the young guys and I didn’t like that, often times he was the one actually out of place on defense.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by SDC » Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:20 am

james jones is always a threat to put lebron's interests ahead of the suns. and since he is now the gm, bye bye jimmer.

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Post by BookTheGoat » Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:29 am

SDC wrote:
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james jones is always a threat to put lebron's interests ahead of the suns. and since he is now the gm, bye bye jimmer.
Jimmer is absolute trash.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by SunsRIt » Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:54 pm

BookTheGoat wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:29 am
SDC wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:20 am
james jones is always a threat to put lebron's interests ahead of the suns. and since he is now the gm, bye bye jimmer.
Jimmer is absolute trash.
That’s a little strong.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by specialsauce » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:13 am

SunsRIt wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:54 pm
BookTheGoat wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:29 am
SDC wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:20 am
james jones is always a threat to put lebron's interests ahead of the suns. and since he is now the gm, bye bye jimmer.
Jimmer is absolute trash.
That’s a little strong.
It’s really not. He’s awful.

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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by In2ition » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:22 am

Jimmer is not a good NBA player. He is not a trash human being though. I'm not Mormon, I'm not a BYU fan, nor am I a Jimmer fan, but he seems like a good guy and I wish him the best. I just don't think he helps the Suns with a uniform on. Maybe someday he can help them in some other capacity, but not as a player, imo.

Harsh enough?
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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by Superbone » Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:53 am

In2ition wrote:
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:22 am
Jimmer is not a good NBA player. He is not a trash human being though. I'm not Mormon, I'm not a BYU fan, nor am I a Jimmer fan, but he seems like a good guy and I wish him the best. I just don't think he helps the Suns with a uniform on. Maybe someday he can help them in some other capacity, but not as a player, imo.

Harsh enough?
Much better.
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Re: Suns name James Jones as GM, new hierarchy

Post by BookTheGoat » Wed May 01, 2019 7:28 am

SunsRIt wrote:
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:54 pm
BookTheGoat wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:29 am
SDC wrote:
Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:20 am
james jones is always a threat to put lebron's interests ahead of the suns. and since he is now the gm, bye bye jimmer.
Jimmer is absolute trash.
That’s a little strong.
Not speaking on him as a person or his character. I’m sure he’s a good dude. On the court at the NBA level he is horrendous.

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