Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by The Bobster » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:19 pm

Another inexcusable loss to a bad team.

So frustrating.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by Oatmeal » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:19 pm

Lol.

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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:20 pm

Holando played well. Didn't help that the Suns couldn't get a whistle to go their way down the stretch, but whatever. On to the next one.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by LazarusLong » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:20 pm

ShelC wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:03 pm
Craig trying to do a little too much on some of these possessions, just needs to stick to his role.
Bridges 2-9, 1-7 from deep.

Craig 10 pts, 8 rebs. 4-7 from the field, 2-2 from deep.

uhhh ....
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by AmareIsGod » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:20 pm

Suns are two wins away from tying their all time record of consecutive road wins (9).

....

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by The Bobster » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:21 pm

Suns shooting -

Bridges 2/9
Saric 2/6
Johnson 1/4
Payne 0/4
Galloway 1/5
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by LazarusLong » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:21 pm

Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:20 pm
Holando played well. Didn't help that the Suns couldn't get a whistle to go their way down the stretch, but whatever. On to the next one.
Suns usually reliable bench came up short tonight.
The Suns finally have the potential to shine again ... 8-)

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by AmareIsGod » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:22 pm

The Bobster wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:21 pm
Suns shooting -

Bridges 2/9
Saric 2/6
Johnson 1/4
Payne 0/4
Galloway 1/5
Oof. Yeah, Bridges looked very out of sorts offensively tonight.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by ShelC » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:22 pm

Womp womp. Gotta execute end of game plays. Magic defended well and shot better than they have been. We couldn't get the stops we normally get.

Trade everyone tomorrow. Start over.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by The Bobster » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:22 pm

Nobody played great, but the bench, Bridges, and the execution down the stretch were all terrible.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by ShelC » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:25 pm

Dario's definitely hit the wall. Usually the bench helps carry the starters, tonight the starters did all the heavy lifting.

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Post by Gladiator » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:34 pm

We really do have a lot of bad losses for a good team.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by The Bobster » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:35 pm

4th quarter shooting -

Booker 1/6
Craig 1/4
Paul 3/5
Ayton 1/3
Crowder 1/1
Bridges 0/1
Saric 0/1
Johnson 0/1
Galloway 0/1

Total 7/23
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by The Bobster » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:39 pm

Gladiator wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:34 pm
We really do have a lot of bad losses for a good team.
Minnesota 10-34
Detroit 12-31
Orlando 15-29
Washington 15-27
Oklahoma City 19-25
New Orleans 19-24
Indiana 20-23
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by The Bobster » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:46 pm

The Suns are 16-6 against teams .500 and above (second to Brooklyn's 18-6)

Unfortunately they're now 13-8 against sub-.500 teams.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by JeremyG » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:51 pm

Well we kept them under 120 and still lost lol.

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Post by specialsauce » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:54 pm

Pathetic.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by AmareIsGod » Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:16 pm

I've had it with this team.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by INFORMER » Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:29 pm

ShelC wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:09 pm
Vuc seems pretty frustrated dealing with DA which is nice to see.
That didn't last for long.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (29-13) @ Magic (14-29), Wed 3/24/21

Post by INFORMER » Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:32 pm

specialsauce wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:54 pm
Pathetic.
AmareIsGod wrote:
Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:16 pm
I've had it with this team.
Honestly, it doesn't even matter anymore. This team likes dropping games to bad teams. That just is their thing, and will likely continue to the end of the season.

I'm content with a third game in a row where Ayton shows a pulse, and Craig has been a contributor. I'll take that and move on.

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