Around the League: Offseason

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by djy2j » Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:29 am

Split T wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:43 am
O_Gardino wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:19 am
If the Pacers sign Mike D, maybe we can get Sabonis from them.
Sabonis is good, but I have no idea how he fits here. You can’t play him with Ayton.
He doesn't really. He doesn't have a shot outside 10 feet. He's slower. Has alot of nagging injuries. He's a good rebounder and defender but he's Aaron Baynes minus a shot and just signed a decent extension.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by O_Gardino » Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:48 pm

Split T wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:43 am
O_Gardino wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:19 am
If the Pacers sign Mike D, maybe we can get Sabonis from them.
Sabonis is good, but I have no idea how he fits here. You can’t play him with Ayton.
I'm half joking because I'm fairly certain Indiana won't part with him. But Sabonis is a good basketball player. He fits anywhere as long as you let him do more than just stand in the corner.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Superbone » Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:17 pm

Indy wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:27 am
O_Gardino wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:19 am
If the Pacers sign Mike D, maybe we can get Sabonis from them.
Or maybe TJ Warren.
Been there, done that.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Mori Chu » Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:14 pm

I like Sabonis a lot. Maybe not a great fit with Ayton, that's a good point. I guess the only scenario in which I imagine Sabonis being a Sun is the alternate reality where we drafted both Sabonis and Doncic.

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by INFORMER » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:06 am

ShelC wrote:
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The McMillan thing is weird given the extension, so there's probably going to be more coming out about the firing. I'm not a huge fan of McMillan as a coach but you can't argue about the job he's done there and I think it sucks holding some of these coaches accountable for this year given the circumstances and injuries, etc. If a FO wants to move in another direction with a coach who's currently available, I can understand that too. But McMillan was literally extended 2 weeks ago.
Agreed. I was underwhelmed when they hired him, but he has done a tremendous job. Looks like another case of Kevin Pritchard doing Kevin Pritchard things.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by INFORMER » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:08 am

djy2j wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:29 am
He's a good rebounder and defender but he's Aaron Baynes minus a shot
The Suns go 8-0 in the bubble and now all of our players are superior to others?

Aaron Baynes dreams of being as good as Domantas Sabonis.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Oatmeal » Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:00 pm

INFORMER wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:08 am
djy2j wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:29 am
He's a good rebounder and defender but he's Aaron Baynes minus a shot
The Suns go 8-0 in the bubble and now all of our players are superior to others?

Aaron Baynes dreams of being as good as Domantas Sabonis.
This

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Superbone » Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:02 pm

Oatmeal wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:00 pm
INFORMER wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:08 am
djy2j wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:29 am
He's a good rebounder and defender but he's Aaron Baynes minus a shot
The Suns go 8-0 in the bubble and now all of our players are superior to others?

Aaron Baynes dreams of being as good as Domantas Sabonis.
This
I doubt Baynes dreams about Domantas Sabonis. Just because you guys do, doesn't mean everybody else does!
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Oatmeal » Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:05 pm

Superbone wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:02 pm
Oatmeal wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:00 pm
INFORMER wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:08 am
djy2j wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:29 am
He's a good rebounder and defender but he's Aaron Baynes minus a shot
The Suns go 8-0 in the bubble and now all of our players are superior to others?

Aaron Baynes dreams of being as good as Domantas Sabonis.
This
I doubt Baynes dreams about Domantas Sabonis. Just because you guys do, doesn't mean everybody else does!
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Superbone » Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:15 pm

Oatmeal wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:05 pm
Superbone wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:02 pm
Oatmeal wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:00 pm
INFORMER wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:08 am
djy2j wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:29 am
He's a good rebounder and defender but he's Aaron Baynes minus a shot
The Suns go 8-0 in the bubble and now all of our players are superior to others?

Aaron Baynes dreams of being as good as Domantas Sabonis.
This
I doubt Baynes dreams about Domantas Sabonis. Just because you guys do, doesn't mean everybody else does!
:?
You know exactly what I'm talking about. Don't pretend otherwise. I just don't want to hear about it. I don't care that he was shirtless on your bed and had true six pack abs in your dream.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Mori Chu » Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:33 pm

Superbone wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 4:02 pm
I doubt Baynes dreams about Domantas Sabonis. Just because you guys do, doesn't mean everybody else does!
I do *NOT* dream of Domantas Sabonis. I, of course, dream of Rubae.

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Aztec Sunsfan » Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:56 pm

I think Baynes didn’t miss a single shot on that 8-0 bubble run, you can’t beat that!!!

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Superbone » Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:58 pm

Aztec Sunsfan wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 10:56 pm
I think Baynes didn’t miss a single shot on that 8-0 bubble run, you can’t beat that!!!
Right?! The dude was perfect!
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Split T » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:16 pm

Thunder will be blowing it up I think. Build around SGA/Dort/Bazely. See what they can get for CP3, Schroeder, and Adams.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:22 pm

I don't totally agree. I think they're just as likely to use their assets to "reload".
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Split T » Tue Sep 08, 2020 7:39 pm

Perhaps, but it seems like they would have kept Donovan in that case
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:19 pm

Who knows?

He's been there long enough to justify a change of voice decision, but the front office could be getting themselves in trouble if they think they'll easily find someone of the same caliber to take on a rebuilding project. Presti has had hits and misses, but that ownership group has its warts and they're still playing in Oklahoma City. We've seen first hand how rebuilding can easily tank a franchise for a decade.
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Re: Around the League: Offseason

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Re: Around the League: Offseason

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:07 pm

Has anyone heard a target date to start the next season? I remember hearing something about Christmas Day some time back, but that seems unlikely if the draft is on Nov. 18th.
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