Game Day: Hornets (16-15) @ Suns (23-5), Sunday 12/19/21

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Re: Game Day: Hornets (16-15) @ Suns (23-5), Sunday 12/19/21

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Ayton has been great tonight, but I think the one thing he does that I’d like to get rid of is when he tries to guide the ball in or catch and shoot while he’s in the air. If you can’t dunk it, just catch it, keep it high and go back up. Especially when you’ve got a size mismatch.
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Totally agree. But also when he does that he needs to keep the ball up high, and maybe work on those vice grips holding the ball.

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Booker feeling it! Just missed drilling his 3rd straight 3
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That had better be recorded as a block...

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pickle wrote:
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:27 pm
That had better be recorded as a block...
Haha
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All five Suns starters are in double figures. Hornets are shooting 27% from the field as a team. Ouch.

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Ayton is gassed, can we get him a breather?
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101 with 2 min to go in the 3rd... guess we are doing pretty well this game.

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Hopefully we don’t gotta bring the starter back…

Javale going deep into his bag, haha
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Every Suns starter has between 14 and 16 points right now.
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Holy shit. 110 points, up by 30 with over 10 minutes to play in the game?! I think we might be good guys.
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Why haven't we brought in Stix yet...

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Javale taking over!!
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pickle wrote:
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:54 pm
Why haven't we brought in Stix yet...
I’m sure he’s coming now
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Ayton and McGee have combined for 34 pts, 22 reb and 4 blk
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Payton not exactly recording a portfolio game.
O pts, 1 assist, 4 turnovers, 3 fouls.
Forget about Sarver--keep your eyes on the prize.

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Phoenix centers combine for 34 points, so far.
Plumlee is the Hornets only real pivot player.
He works hard, but a step slow ...
Forget about Sarver--keep your eyes on the prize.

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Ball, Hayward and Rozier a combined 8-35 for the stingerless Hornets ...
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LazarusLong wrote:
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:59 pm
Payton not exactly recording a portfolio game.
O pts, 1 assist, 4 turnovers, 3 fouls.
and it's only getting worse.
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LazarusLong wrote:
Sun Dec 19, 2021 7:59 pm
Payton not exactly recording a portfolio game.
O pts, 1 assist, 4 turnovers, 3 fouls.
Was just coming to post exactly this. He needs to figure out something that gets him minutes. He works hard on defense but isn't an lock down guy like Tony Allen or Alex Caruso; he can handle the ball some but can't disrupt the defense like Ish Smith or shoot the lights out like Eddie House... and he isn't even particularly athletic to attack the basket and put the defense on their heels like post surgery Rose... I like him as a person, but at this point I almost prefer to let Shamet be the 3rd string point guard and use Payton's spot for Danuel House Jr.

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