Game Day (Summer League): Knicks (0-1) @ Suns (0-0), Sun 7/7/19

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Game Day (Summer League): Knicks (0-1) @ Suns (0-0), Sun 7/7/19

Post by Superbone » Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:53 pm

Time: 6:30 pm AZ (6:30 pm PT / 9:30 pm ET)
Place: Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
TV: ESPN

"What do you say we try that one again, huh?" Nature permitting, we play our first summer league game against the NY Knicks whom (check it out, Marty!) the Vegas oddsmakers made the favorites to win the whole thing. However, the Knicks lost their opener to the Pelicans in 3 and a half quarters after the game was stopped due to a 7.1 earthquake on Friday night. The Suns will be without their newly signed 1st rounders due to a James Jones decision based on lack of practice time. The Suns will be featuring guards Jared Harper and Jalen Lecque. Suns guard Elie Okobo is also on the roster.
“After careful consideration, they will not participate in the summer league games,” general manager James Jones said in a team release. “They have not had the adequate opportunities to practice and train with our team. We are excited to have them with us and look forward to seeing them play this upcoming season.”
Go Summer Suns!!!

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Post by specialsauce » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:16 am

Wtf.

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Post by Mori Chu » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:31 am

I approve of the correct use of "whom."

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Post by Superbone » Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:44 am

Marty [Mori Chu] wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:31 am
I approve of the correct use of "whom."
:D
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Post by JeremyG » Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:32 am

I thought Jones is supposed to be player friendly? How does this not piss off Cam and Jerome?

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Post by Danimal » Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:04 am

JeremyG wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:32 am
I thought Jones is supposed to be player friendly? How does this not piss off Cam and Jerome?
Aren’t they always in Vegas also

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Post by Flagrant Fowl » Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:28 am

I don't think it's a big deal if Cam and Jerome don't play. What's the point of throwing them out there unprepared?
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Post by Democritus » Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:58 am

Looks like new regime thinks Summer League is just a waste of time for our rookies. They consider it like G league or something!?
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Post by Democritus » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:02 am

Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:28 am
I don't think it's a big deal if Cam and Jerome don't play. What's the point of throwing them out there unprepared?
What is there to be prepared? They are mature enough to handle a few meaningless games. I suppose our FO doesn't want to risk any injuries.
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Post by Superbone » Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:56 am

Flagrant Fowl wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:28 am
I don't think it's a big deal if Cam and Jerome don't play. What's the point of throwing them out there unprepared?
It's more about me! I wanted to watch them! :x
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Post by Split T » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:36 pm

What is the point of this summer league team? Okobo not even playing now? Or just coming off the bench? I guess I’m just here to see Lecque.

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Post by Split T » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:42 pm

Jared Harper is pretty good. He’s pretty small though

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Post by The Bobster » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:43 pm

Split T wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:36 pm
What is the point of this summer league team? Okobo not even playing now? Or just coming off the bench? I guess I’m just here to see Lecque.
It's to evaluate players to see who you want to bring to camp, then it's to give players experience.

The last thing teams should worry about is giving players who are assured of being in camp minutes so the fans can see them.
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Post by Bucktastic365 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:44 pm

Split T wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:42 pm
Jared Harper is pretty good. He’s pretty small though
Exactly.

Still night and day over our last pipsqueak, lol

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Post by Split T » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:47 pm

The Bobster wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:43 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:36 pm
What is the point of this summer league team? Okobo not even playing now? Or just coming off the bench? I guess I’m just here to see Lecque.
It's to evaluate players to see who you want to bring to camp, then it's to give players experience.

The last thing teams should worry about is giving players who are assured of being in camp minutes so the fans can see them.
I think okobo has plenty to show us. Jerome will make camp, but are we really gonna keep okobo, carter, Harper, and Lecque? That’s 4 potential 3rd string points. Okobo should be playing.

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Post by The Bobster » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:49 pm

Split T wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:47 pm
The Bobster wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:43 pm
Split T wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:36 pm
What is the point of this summer league team? Okobo not even playing now? Or just coming off the bench? I guess I’m just here to see Lecque.
It's to evaluate players to see who you want to bring to camp, then it's to give players experience.

The last thing teams should worry about is giving players who are assured of being in camp minutes so the fans can see them.
I think okobo has plenty to show us. Jerome will make camp, but are we really gonna keep okobo, carter, Harper, and Lecque? That’s 4 potential 3rd string points. Okobo should be playing.
Lecque is light years from being ready so I hope he's in Prescott Valley most of the year.
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Post by Split T » Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:54 pm

I’m sure he will, but he does have a guaranteed contract for 2 years, so he’s taking a roster spot.

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Post by INFORMER » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:00 pm

Okobo needs the reps.
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Post by Split T » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:05 pm

JJ being interviewed here during the broadcast.

•mentioning high character a lot, when taking about Monty, Saric, the rookies.

•told booker and Ayton we’d be drastically better

•needed a qb to run monty’s offense, didn’t mention Rubio. Has he signed officially?

•Baynes makes it so Ayton will have to battle every day on both ends.

•Mentioned Cam and Ty are excellent shooters with length.

•Likes the increased competition in west, competition leads to success.
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Post by Split T » Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:06 pm

This was nice to see from Lecque


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