Suns News: Week 14 (1/22/24 - 1/28/24)

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JeremyG wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 12:07 pm
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Isn’t O’Neale listed as 6’6” 226? That’s pretty good.
Bbref says 6’4 226…but some other places do say 6’6…I have no clue. He’s probably 6’4 and change barefoot and 6’6 with shoes. He’s just never seemed that big to me. He’s more of a guard defender imo. Tate is probably the same height, but just looks much bigger on the court. I’ve seen him used as a 4 and small ball 5.
BBRef still has last year’s heights for some players, when the NBA instituted a new rule and made sure players received accurate barefoot measurements. But this year nba.com has taller heights for players again, so they must have thrown out that requirement.

For example, Devin Booker went from 6-6 to 6-5 to 6-6 and Deandre Ayton went from 7-0 to 6-11 to 7-0.
Book said he was 6'5" the other day in a post game press conference. The same one where Durant said he's 6'10".
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Ya I think that’s their height barefoot…for as long as I can remember basketball players have been listed with their height in shoes.

I remember always thinking I’d be listed 6’5 if I played in the nba. I’m 6’3.5 and tell people I’m 6’3, but with shoes I’m 6’4.5 and I’d round up if I’m in the NBA

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Superbone wrote:
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Chuck would’ve left KD off too if he wasn’t already a starter
Hey! I already reported this!

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So? :twisted:

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Fri Jan 26, 2024 12:51 pm
I looked at his last 4 years…he’s basically 40% every year when wide open from 3 and he turns into Josh Okogie when he’s covered. That seems perfect for us. Teams don’t have to guard Okogie…they do have to guard Royce and they won’t really have the option to if he’s playing alongside our big guns.

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The fan that Luka had ejected told his side of the story on Arizona Sports this morning:

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Split T wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 12:36 pm
Ya I think that’s their height barefoot…for as long as I can remember basketball players have been listed with their height in shoes.

I remember always thinking I’d be listed 6’5 if I played in the nba. I’m 6’3.5 and tell people I’m 6’3, but with shoes I’m 6’4.5 and I’d round up if I’m in the NBA
The NBA height game is fun. OK, 6' during my NBA ages and 5'11" now. Little known fact is you lose some height with age. :x
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The Jazz fans I know all are saying pretty positive things about Royce

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JeremyG wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 12:58 pm
The fan that Luka had ejected told his side of the story on Arizona Sports this morning:

About time. Now we know...The Rest of the Story. (RIP Paul Harvey.)
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I'd be fine with O'Neale. He definitely fits.

Bey adds a shot creation element that O'Neale doesn't have (with worse defense, unfortunately):


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And worse shooting…this year at least. I’d take Royce over Bey

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7.9 3PA per 75
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Split T wrote:
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And worse shooting…this year at least. I’d take Royce over Bey
What about the fact that Bey is an RFA and we'd have matching rights vs O'Neale's UFA status? If we're giving up assets, I'd like to at least get someone we can keep beyond this season, as it will be almost impossible to get someone like Bey or O'Neale as a free agent signing.

I do like the idea of getting two of these guys and I think it's possible.

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The craziest part of all of this is Bridges is both the best player we can get and also possibly the likeliest, if he plays the Bradley Beal game and tells the Hornets he'll only accept a trade to the Suns, they'll have no choice but to take our best offer. UGH.

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Shabazz wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 2:12 pm
Split T wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 1:31 pm
And worse shooting…this year at least. I’d take Royce over Bey
What about the fact that Bey is an RFA and we'd have matching rights vs O'Neale's UFA status? If we're giving up assets, I'd like to at least get someone we can keep beyond this season, as it will be almost impossible to get someone like Bey or O'Neale as a free agent signing.

I do like the idea of getting two of these guys and I think it's possible.
I think Royce would stay here and we’d have his bird rights…not the same as matching rights, but I wouldn’t be too worried about it. Ultimately I do think we should use Little+vet min and the TPE…we could technically get Royce and Bey.

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Shabazz wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 2:12 pm
The craziest part of all of this is Bridges is both the best player we can get and also possibly the likeliest, if he plays the Bradley Beal game and tells the Hornets he'll only accept a trade to the Suns, they'll have no choice but to take our best offer. UGH.
I’m just not sure why Miles would only accept us. He wants to get paid and we can’t pay him…though I guess he might just want to show he can produce in a winning environment. Detroit would be the team that has expressed interest and could pay him.

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Maybe he knows he's gonna have a hard time getting paid no matter where he plays.

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TOO wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2024 3:13 pm
Maybe he knows he's gonna have a hard time getting paid no matter where he plays.
That too

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:'(


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