Game Day: Suns (16-24) @ Knicks (11-30), Thurs 1/16/20

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Game Day: Suns (16-24) @ Knicks (11-30), Thurs 1/16/20

Post by Superbone » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:04 am

Time: 5:30 pm AZ (4:30 pm PT/7:30 pm ET)
Place: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
TV: FSAZ/NBALP

Suns play in world famous Madison Square Garden Thursday night. Booker tends to like to put on a show here. Who knows what's going to happen. You never know with these two teams. No Oubre will make things tough for us.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (16-24) @ Knicks (11-30), Thurs 1/16/20

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:43 am

We're in a lot of trouble if Booker isn't on his game.

The Knicks have all the right kind of guys who abuse the Suns front court. So if Booker is off, we'll lose the game on the glass again.
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Post by O_Gardino » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:33 am

I'm actually excited to see what Bridges and Cam can do. Lots of pressure on Saric tonight, since we can't go Oubre / Bridges. If Dario is off, we might see Booker / Bridges at forward with Tyler Johnson or Okobo at shooting guard to close the game.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (16-24) @ Knicks (11-30), Thurs 1/16/20

Post by Indy » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:53 am

Booker at MSG:

2-2 with 29.8 ppg on 50/42/94 splits

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Post by Mori Chu » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:00 pm

Rubio is back for this game, right?

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Post by azsportsfan » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:16 pm

Yes, Rubio is back with the team.

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Post by bajanguy008 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:23 pm

Good for him
Cool stuff

Maybe for us he goes on a Van Vleet type new born run 8-) :)

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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:12 pm

Ayton is starting tonight!

And not alongside Baynes!!

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Post by In2ition » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:22 pm

3rd game of the year, where Ayton is starting at center.
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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:50 pm

Refs calling a lot of fouls tonight

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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:51 pm

Mikal did just fine there against Randle in the post...something to keep an eye on as I think we should start him at the 4

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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:56 pm

He’d never come back, but Marcus Morris is kinda exactly what we need at the 4

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Post by ShelC » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:57 pm

I wouldn't start Bridges at the 4 just yet. He did well on Randle for a possession and 2 other suns collapsed to help. I do like Bridges in certain matchups but he needs to fill out and hit his 3s.

Nothing out of the ordinary to start for either team. Booker with another 2 quick fouls to start but he's staying in. A nice turnaround baseline jumper by Ayton, I think 2 lobs so far? The lob is so easy for him and he's a great leaper.

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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:59 pm

We do not look good

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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:01 pm

ShelC wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:57 pm
I wouldn't start Bridges at the 4 just yet. He did well on Randle for a possession and 2 other suns collapsed to help. I do like Bridges in certain matchups but he needs to fill out and hit his 3s.

Nothing out of the ordinary to start for either team. Booker with another 2 quick fouls to start but he's staying in. A nice turnaround baseline jumper by Ayton, I think 2 lobs so far? The lob is so easy for him and he's a great leaper.
It was just 1 play. Baynes got beat by Randle twice in the post. Just something to keep an eye on. If Bridges isn’t get taken advantage of down low, no reason to not start him.

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Post by JeremyG » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:07 pm

This is the lineup you put out there when you're down by 30 in the 4th quarter. What is Monty thinking? When you're shorthanded like this you have to have at least 1 starter on the floor at all times!

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Post by Split T » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:07 pm

Baynes misses a corner 3 and a wing 3 on the same possession

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Post by ShelC » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:11 pm

Split T wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:01 pm
ShelC wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:57 pm
I wouldn't start Bridges at the 4 just yet. He did well on Randle for a possession and 2 other suns collapsed to help. I do like Bridges in certain matchups but he needs to fill out and hit his 3s.

Nothing out of the ordinary to start for either team. Booker with another 2 quick fouls to start but he's staying in. A nice turnaround baseline jumper by Ayton, I think 2 lobs so far? The lob is so easy for him and he's a great leaper.
It was just 1 play. Baynes got beat by Randle twice in the post. Just something to keep an eye on. If Bridges isn’t get taken advantage of down low, no reason to not start him.
I'd love to see Bridges develop into a PJ Tucker/Jae Crowder type if he can put some good weight on.

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Post by Shabazz » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:16 pm

Why are we so bad at shooting 3s?

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Re: Game Day: Suns (16-24) @ Knicks (11-30), Thurs 1/16/20

Post by iLLmatic » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:20 pm

If we lose to the Knicks...

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