Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

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Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by Superbone » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:53 am

Time: 7:00 pm AZ (6:00 pm PT/9:00 pm ET)
Place: Ball Arena, Denver, CO
TV: FSAZ/NBALP

Can the Suns continue their string of road wins to start 2021? It will be tough as Denver is off to a rough start and will be looking to rebound (no pun intended) at home. Jokic continues to impress and will show Ayton what a real center looks like. Another strike against the Suns is that they had to travel from Utah after their win Thursday night.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by 3rdside » Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:08 am

Ayton's career high came against Denver and Jokic, so there is that but it's a back to back game at altitude so put his out of shape ass down for another stinker.

Nuggs without Jerami Grant these days (who's tearing it up in Detroit on 23 and 6 for the season, up from 12 and 3.5 the season before) so that's in our favour.

Should win comfortably but not on a back to back and the bookies have the home team as favourites for that reason, not least as they've had two days rest and Booker (35 mins), Crowder (37 mins) and Bridges (37 mins) played a lot vs Utah.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by Split T » Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:00 am



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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by carey » Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:14 am

LFGS!
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Og Snus!

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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by Mori Chu » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:07 am

The Nuggs are a great team but they look vulnerable to me. They haven't quite found their rhythm yet. I think Ayton will do better against Jokic than he did against his nemesis Gobert. I can't wait to watch our devastating swings do their work again.

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Post by Indy » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:13 am

If we keep playing defense this way, I feel very good about our chances. Helps that we played at altitude in Utah last night. Well, helps with the altitude/lungs, but not the tired legs.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by Indy » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:14 am

looks like all the odds makers are favoring Denver tonight by 3-5.

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Post by specialsauce » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:16 am

Ayton will have 12 & 10 and Suns will win.

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Post by Cap » Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:19 am

Sagarin gives us a 51% chance, for whatever that’s worth.

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Post by O_Gardino » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:09 pm

With MPJ out, I think our depth can be a big advantage. I'm looking for a good game and heavier minutes from Cam Johnson tonight, as we won't need Crowder's strength so much. The Nugs are genuinely small when Millsap is on the bench. Still, Denver has a really good team and at some point Murray and Harris are going to shoot the lights out. Might be tonight. Bridges can handle Murray, so the other guys can't get lazy on Harris/Morris/Barton.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by Oatmeal » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:17 pm

Cap wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:19 am
Sagarin gives us a 51% chance, for whatever that’s worth.
What do sugar substitutes know?

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Post by Oatmeal » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:19 pm

Murray torches us for some reason, if blows up I think the Nuggets are gonna give us a good run. Suns should win this, defense and 3pt shooting are hard to beat.

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Post by Mori Chu » Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:57 pm

Cap wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:19 am
Sagarin gives us a 51% chance, for whatever that’s worth.
Why should we concern ourselves with the basketball opinions of the main villain from Lord of the Rings??

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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by Wally_West » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:10 pm

Ugh. Optics here look bad. Nuggets have been owning us the past couple years so we’re probably perfect team for their slump bust. Second night of a back-to-back and with out of state travel equals loss. Probably close for a few quarters before Denver ultimately pulls away.

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Post by Wally_West » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:11 pm

specialsauce wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:16 am
Ayton will have 12 & 10 and Suns will win.
8 & 12 night incoming.

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Post by bajanguy008 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:18 pm

Wally_West wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:10 pm
Ugh. Optics here look bad. Nuggets have been owning us the past couple years so we’re probably perfect team for their slump bust. Second night of a back-to-back and with out of state travel equals loss. Probably close for a few quarters before Denver ultimately pulls away.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (4-1) @ Nuggets (1-3), Friday 1/1/21

Post by bajanguy008 » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:20 pm

Oatmeal wrote:
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:19 pm
Murray torches us for some reason, if blows up I think the Nuggets are gonna give us a good run. Suns should win this, defense and 3pt shooting are hard to beat.
Alot of that I think would be forcing a switch on PnR
Without watching back a game right now, I think we have changed something with our coverages because I'm not remembering Ayton being switched on to guards as much this year.
We'll see how it plays out
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Post by Democritus » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:29 pm

20 & 15 from DA. Let's have some positive vibes guys.
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Post by Superbone » Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:45 pm

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