Game Day: Trailblazers (28-35) @ Suns (24-38), Fri 3/6/20

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Re: Game Day: Trailblazers (28-35) @ Suns (24-38), Fri 3/6/20

Post by O_Gardino » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:28 pm

That was fun.
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Post by Wally_West » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:30 pm

Haven’t been able to watch many games these past few weeks due to work so this was pretty fun even though I’m running on fumes at this point. This team when healthy and motivated is a playoff team but obviously that ship has sailed but I’m happy with the progress and hope for best this offseason.



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Re: Game Day: Trailblazers (28-35) @ Suns (24-38), Fri 3/6/20

Post by Wally_West » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:35 pm

haven't posted this in awhile and found one that goes nicely with this game. :D




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Post by LazarusLong » Fri Mar 06, 2020 9:55 pm

Suns starting front line: 28-46 FGs, 13-22 on 3s, 29 rebs.
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Post by Mori Chu » Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:19 pm

Nine freaking 3s for Baynes. That's crazy. More than Jordan ever made, more than Reggie Miller ever made, more than a bunch of all-timers. Tied for the most in Suns history by a player, I believe. The league is weird now.

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Post by Furlanfufi » Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:20 am

Just got home from a gig... Is that stat line from Baynes real?
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Post by Superbone » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:16 am

Mori Chu wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:49 pm
I told you guys this was a playoff team!!!...
Where's INF?!
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Post by Superbone » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:20 am

Boy, did we need that. It felt like we might never win again for a bit there. 25 wins. The most in Booker's career thus far. 5 to go, baby!
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Post by Superbone » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:21 am

It was fun to feel joy as a Suns fan again.
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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:33 am

We'd be right in the playoff hunt if Aron Baynes could just hit 9 threes every game. It's so simple.
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Post by Superbone » Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:51 am

Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 1:33 am
We'd be right in the playoff hunt if Aron Baynes could just hit 9 threes every game. It's so simple.
Saric had a great game as well.
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Post by Danimal » Sat Mar 07, 2020 3:56 am

How was bridges. Having some wifi issues so can’t watch a replay yet. His stay looked decent. Is he being any more assertive on offense at all?

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Post by ShelC » Sat Mar 07, 2020 4:42 am

Bridges played very well, quiet in the 1st qtr but knocked down some 3s, got out in transition a bunch and had some nice drives to the basket. You can tell he's worked on his in-between game because he's looking more comfortable with his offense off the dribble. And the defense was there as always.

In general, it felt like we just played faster and more decisively. Too often our offense feels slow and predictable despite us apparently being top 10 in pace.
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Post by SunsRIt » Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:46 am

What the hell??

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Post by Nodack » Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:06 am

Baynes with the Suns 3pt record. That’s awesome!

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Post by ShelC » Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:47 am

You know it's your night when this is falling


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Post by Superbone » Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:50 am

ShelC wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:47 am
You know it's your night when this is falling
That was unbelievable. I didn't remember that it was Dame guarding him.
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Post by INFORMER » Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:16 pm

Mori Chu wrote:
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What are we to make of this Baynes explosion? If he's healthy, is he capable of giving us performance more like at the start of the season? Or was the early season Baynes a fluke?
It's hard to put much stock into it. Baynes isn't young, and the season is already over. It's going to take a lot (or it should take a lot) for these guys to win a spot on this team next year.
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Re: Game Day: Trailblazers (28-35) @ Suns (24-38), Fri 3/6/20

Post by LazarusLong » Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:53 pm

Suns probably gambled that Whiteside would not come out and guard Baynes on the perimeter.
Good gamble, given that Whiteside is more a classic low-post center offensively and defensively.
Knowing he was free to fire, Baynes did so at will and with confidence.
But, yeah, expect this to be the exception, not the rule.

Of Baynes, Saric and Kaminsky, I might seem them bringing Dario back.
Although not particularly athletic, he's a smart player and finds ways to contribute.

It would be helpful for the Suns to get more athletic in the frontcourt, though.
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