Game Day: Suns (7-3) @ Wolves (5-6), Wed 11/9/22

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Game Day: Suns (7-3) @ Wolves (5-6), Wed 11/9/22

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Time: 6:00 pm AZ (5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET)
Place: Target Center, Minneapolis, MN
TV: BSAZ/NBALP

The Suns follow up their lackluster performance in Philadelphia in the cold surroundings of the Timberwolves who are off to an uneven start. Paul is out for this one so we’ll see how Payne fares as the starter.

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https://www.nba.com/gamenotes/suns.pdf

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I think Paul is "questionable" at the moment.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (7-3) @ Wolves (5-6), Wed 11/9/22

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Shabazz wrote:
Tue Nov 08, 2022 10:46 pm
I think Paul is "questionable" at the moment.
I hope they give him the night off to be honest. Need to learn to play for the post season. The Warriors would rest him.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (7-3) @ Wolves (5-6), Wed 11/9/22

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I’d be surprised if Paul plays.

There’s a pretty clear rivalry between these teams with the shithousery that’s happened in the last few meetings.
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Wolves are struggling, Ant Edwards looks like he's checking out at times and Finch has called out their effort. Maybe they step up against us, maybe not.

I'd hold Paul out as a precaution and maybe try and get DWJ some minutes for some offense off the bench. Doubt Monty goes that route and instead sticks with Okogie but we need a shotmaker on the perimeter.

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It's still early in the season, but I just don't think this core is going to work for Minnesota. Glad to face them early in the season while they are still figuring things out. +1 to the comments about it being better to sit Paul out.

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ShelC wrote:
Wed Nov 09, 2022 12:52 pm
Like I said! :P
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Who's ready for the Cam Payneissance?
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Looks to me like the Gobert trade was a mistake. KAT, probably one of the top three offensive centers in the game before this season, has been made a non-factor.

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Yeah, 9-for-1 trades for a one-way player don't seem likely to work out in any situation.
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Dario with some bounce?
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Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Wed Nov 09, 2022 6:28 pm
Dario with some bounce?
He's got that horizontal vertical.

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Re: Game Day: Suns (7-3) @ Wolves (5-6), Wed 11/9/22

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Bridges read this forum

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Suns are tough to beat when Mikal Bridges makes 100% of his shots.
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Bridges looking excellent early. I'd love to see him sustain offensively for 4 quarters.

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He's working his ass off, which is exactly why he got paid $90M.
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The box score is goofy. I know Mikal has at least two steals, if not three, in this first quarter. They're only crediting him with one so far.
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Re: Game Day: Suns (7-3) @ Wolves (5-6), Wed 11/9/22

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With Paul out, it’s nice to see somebody else picking up some creation responsibilities. Bridges is stepping up.

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