Game Day: Suns (26-19) @ Magic (23-22), Sun 1/28/24

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Another 4th quarter ass kicking.
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Still an awful 4th qtr team. We’ve only had all year to fix it.
Had a little win streak, beat Dallas so I guess our team feel they deserve a break before the allstar game and can turn it on when they please. And for guys who apparently love Bball, they don’t really seem to turn it on when it counts (4th qtrs)

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We're not deep enough. Too top heavy for the regular season, relying on minimum guys who are really 10th-11th-12th men.

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I missed pretty much the whole game after the first quarter.

Hard to win games with 22 turnovers and 7 of them coming from KD. Doesn't seem like this loss was a personnel issue.
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We're more than halfway into the season and they're still experiencing the same issues. They need to look at making a deal for a PG who can run the offense and make open shots. He doesn't have to be a star, just somebody dependable.
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Danimal wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:33 pm
Still an awful 4th qtr team. We’ve only had all year to fix it.
Had a little win streak, beat Dallas so I guess our team feel they deserve a break before the allstar game and can turn it on when they please. And for guys who apparently love Bball, they don’t really seem to turn it on when it counts (4th qtrs)
For guys that apparently love bball they also do a lot of dumb mistakes

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Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:41 pm
I missed pretty much the whole game after the first quarter.
Lucky!

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Miles Bridges and Royce O Neal me Asap, I don’t want to see one more minute of these minimum deal LOSERS

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So Book has scored 100 points over the past two games for two losses. That’s pretty incredible, and not in a good way.

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Haven’t ready any of the comments yet. Just finished the game. Easily the most frustrating game I’ve watched in the last few years, in every respect. I can’t remember a bigger self-own.

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The team has been too focused on getting Booker his at the expense of our other stars and role players finding a rhythm. I don't know if they're trying to get him into the All Star game but it's detracting from the team and the improvement we showed during the winning streak. Not a fan of these two games at all.
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This team is so frickin’ frustrating! How can you outshoot your opponent by 20% and still lose?! I’ll tell you how. You’re careless with the ball and you can’t get a defensive rebound to save your life.
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AmareIsGod wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 7:43 pm
The team has been too focused on getting Booker his at the expense of our other stars and role players finding a rhythm. I don't know if they're trying to get him into the All Star game but it's detracting from the team and the improvement we showed during the winning streak. Not a fan of these two games at all.
I don't think Booker's slowing down the offense; I feel like he's taking good shots and moving the ball well. We had some REALLY BAD turnovers today, especially by KD and Gordon. Those two should know better. And we missed like 10 FTs? I mean, those two things have nothing to do with Booker's offense.

Teams are definitely keying in more on Allen lately, and we probably need to run some things to open him up some more. I think Okogie needs more run... his offense isn't great, but he doesn't turn the ball over, rebounds, and plays great defense.

I feel like Booker brought a sense of urgency today that the rest of the team didn't. And I'll give Beal a pass with his nose still messed up. We need to have the mentality that this road trip is a statement to the rest of the league, and so far we've left that mentality in Dallas.

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Split T wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 5:39 pm
Book gonna get 40 again tonight…3 straight games I think
And another loss. Whoop-de-frickin-do.
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Split T wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 5:50 pm
Beal can’t shoot with that mask
I was encouraged with his first three shots and then that was frickin’ it.
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Wally_West wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 5:58 pm
Wally_West wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 5:39 pm
Wally_West wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 5:15 pm
Second half adjustment- KD, score more points
Please KD
KD 4th quarter masterclass coming up?
Yeah, masterclass in frickin’ sucking!
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The Bobster wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:11 pm
Orlando had 20 more FGA than the Suns. They gotta cut down on the turnovers.
Ya frickin’ think?!
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Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:41 pm
I missed pretty much the whole game after the first quarter.

Hard to win games with 22 turnovers and 7 of them coming from KD. Doesn't seem like this loss was a personnel issue.
Lucky frickin’ you.
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It sure seems like other teams know their time to pounce on the Suns is the first 5 minutes of the 4th quarter when Booker is on the bench. I've not been a "Suns need a PG guy", but someone has to make an impact during those minutes or this stuff will continue to happen.

As much as I don't really want to, I'll have to watch a replay because it seems like a major problem was matching the Magic size which is the primary issue most of us are worried about.
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We just still suck when teams double the ball…I don’t even know what we’re trying to do, but we need to do something else. They get aggressive in the 4th and play physical, trapping defenses and we just turn it over

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