Game Day: Mavericks (40-28) @ Suns (27-39), Sun 8/2/20

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Game Day: Mavericks (40-28) @ Suns (27-39), Sun 8/2/20

Post by Superbone » Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:07 pm

Time: 6:00 pm AZ (6:00 pm PT/9:00 pm ET)
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Should be a fun one! Doncic vs Ayton! Next... on Fox Sports Arizona!

Go Suns!!!
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Post by Split T » Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm

I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
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Post by Superbone » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm

Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
I'm not going to worry about it one iota. The chances are slim and none and Slim just left town. BUT, they're getting great experience in a playoff like atmosphere. Every game for them is a playoff game. This will make us better for next year.
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Post by O_Gardino » Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:21 pm

Superbone wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
I'm not going to worry about it one iota. The chances are slim and none and Slim just left town. BUT, they're getting great experience in a playoff like atmosphere. Every game for them is a playoff game. This will make us better for next year.
Exactly how I feel.
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Post by Nodack » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:08 pm

+100

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Post by Split T » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:13 pm

O_Gardino wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Superbone wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
I'm not going to worry about it one iota. The chances are slim and none and Slim just left town. BUT, they're getting great experience in a playoff like atmosphere. Every game for them is a playoff game. This will make us better for next year.
Exactly how I feel.
Oh I agree, I just wonder if there is ever a point you guys would start dreaming of the playoffs. If we start 4-0 and are only a game out of 9th, what would you think?
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Post by Mori Chu » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:10 pm

Superbone wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
I'm not going to worry about it one iota. The chances are slim and none and Slim just left town. BUT, they're getting great experience in a playoff like atmosphere. Every game for them is a playoff game. This will make us better for next year.
I agree with this 100%. Everybody keeps saying in interviews that this feels like a playoff atmosphere. I think these games are really good for our young guys. We probably won't make the playoffs, but this is our playoffs. Let's win as many as we can and try to grow and build from here. I really like the way the team looks overall and think this will get me excited for what they can do next season.

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Post by O_Gardino » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:56 pm

Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:13 pm
O_Gardino wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Superbone wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
I'm not going to worry about it one iota. The chances are slim and none and Slim just left town. BUT, they're getting great experience in a playoff like atmosphere. Every game for them is a playoff game. This will make us better for next year.
Exactly how I feel.
Oh I agree, I just wonder if there is ever a point you guys would start dreaming of the playoffs. If we start 4-0 and are only a game out of 9th, what would you think?
I'm just not going to think that far ahead with this squad.
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Post by O_Gardino » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:57 pm

ShelC wrote:
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I'm glad. Stick with what worked. And I think Cam matches up better with Dallas' starters anyway.
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Post by Superbone » Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:02 pm

O_Gardino wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:56 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:13 pm
O_Gardino wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:21 pm
Superbone wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:13 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:37 pm
I’m trying to reign in my hopes at the playoffs. If we win this game we are just 1/2 game back of NO though and we’re almost right in the thick of things. I think I’ll wait till we get to at least 3-0, maybe 4-0 before I start dreaming, haha.
I'm not going to worry about it one iota. The chances are slim and none and Slim just left town. BUT, they're getting great experience in a playoff like atmosphere. Every game for them is a playoff game. This will make us better for next year.
Exactly how I feel.
Oh I agree, I just wonder if there is ever a point you guys would start dreaming of the playoffs. If we start 4-0 and are only a game out of 9th, what would you think?
I'm just not going to think that far ahead with this squad.
Nope. One game at a time.
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Post by Suns_Dave » Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:44 pm

Wondering if Kelly plans to play at all during the Orlando bubble, and if so, does he return to find he has permanently lost his starting spot?

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Post by INFORMER » Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:53 pm

The Mavs have been running a lineup that should be a good matchup for the Suns, Curry-Hardaway-Doncic-Finney-Smith-Porzingis.

Curry doesn't have the skillset to take advantage of Rubio's defensive deficiencies; the Suns want Mikal on Doncic; Hardaway will probably switch to guard Cam so that Finney-Smith can pick up Book; and that leaves the Ayton-Porzingis matchup.
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Post by bajanguy008 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:57 pm

INFORMER wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:53 pm
The Mavs have been running a lineup that should be a good matchup for the Suns, Curry-Hardaway-Doncic-Finney-Smith-Porzingis.

Curry doesn't have the skillset to take advantage of Rubio's defensive deficiencies; the Suns want Mikal on Doncic; Hardaway will probably switch to guard Cam so that Finney-Smith can pick up Book; and that leaves the Ayton-Porzingis matchup.
Agreed
Man I feel we can take these guys (once the bench..... :oops: )
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Post by Split T » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:04 pm

Ayton should be able to have his way with Porzingis
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Post by bajanguy008 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:04 pm

Ok guys
Everyone may not have been paying attention but as we all know just about every team were giving the this person lost weight , this person is in excellent shape
I think Luka does look leaner n quicker so kudos to him but that's about the end of my praise for the night :twisted:
I would hope we not harping about draft day but I think I know better smh

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Post by bajanguy008 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:09 pm

Haha
First time seeing Suns intro in a while and this twist with the fans and family was really cool
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Post by Split T » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:15 pm

Bridges already with 2 blocks on doncic
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Post by Cap » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:17 pm

Ayton and Bridges were looking pretty great for the first two minutes or so.

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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:22 pm

EJ is on point about Ayton taking jump shots. It's a good shot most of the time, but he needs to settle down.

Bridges defense has been great.
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