Suns News: Preseason 2019

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Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Superbone » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:22 pm

"Consistency" is the word for Ayton this year:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/ ... 869450002/

Booker and Rubio working on their chemistry:

https://www.azcentral.com/story/sports/ ... 895797002/
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Re: Phoenix Suns Preseason News 2019

Post by Superbone » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:22 pm

First preseason game tomorrow night! I'll have the game day thread up this evening.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Nodack » Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:31 pm

Alrighty then!

I thought Ayton was pretty consistent last year. There were things I wished he did better or attempted like drive to the basket and play better defense but, what he did do he did consistently I thought.

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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Cap » Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:06 pm

Superbone wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:22 pm
"Consistency" is the word for Ayton this year:
And words are what Ayton is all about.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by The Bobster » Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:30 pm

I think they mean consistency withing the game - rather than just one quarter of scoring and disappearing for long stretches.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Cap » Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:38 pm

He’s always been consistent about talking a better game than he plays.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Nodack » Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:00 pm

I don’t feel the Ayton love from you Cap.

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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Superbone » Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:56 pm

Cap wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:06 pm
Superbone wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:22 pm
"Consistency" is the word for Ayton this year:
And words are what Ayton is all about.
I see what you're doing there.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by pickle » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:49 pm

I think Ayton was consistently complacent last year, but I'm looking forward to great things from him this year, with a combination of natural growth and Rubio.

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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by carey » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:30 pm

I wish Ayton had Zion's mentality. That dude came out tonight and tried to murder everything at the rim. Ayton has Diaw-syndrome.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Superbone » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:16 am

carey wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:30 pm
I wish Ayton had Zion's mentality. That dude came out tonight and tried to murder everything at the rim. Ayton has Diaw-syndrome.
How did he look in NBA action? Was he a monster?
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Ring_Wanted » Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:04 am

Superbone wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:16 am
carey wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:30 pm
I wish Ayton had Zion's mentality. That dude came out tonight and tried to murder everything at the rim. Ayton has Diaw-syndrome.
How did he look in NBA action? Was he a monster?
He is a murderer:



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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by carey » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:20 am

Dat game thread tho?
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Re: Phoenix Suns Preseason News 2019

Post by Indy » Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:51 am

Superbone wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:22 pm
First preseason game tomorrow night! I'll have the game day thread up this evening.
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Re: Phoenix Suns Preseason News 2019

Post by Superbone » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:23 am

Indy wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:51 am
Superbone wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:22 pm
First preseason game tomorrow night! I'll have the game day thread up this evening.
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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Superbone » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:04 pm

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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Indy » Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:57 pm

that is f*** crazy. and plenty of shade ryan was throwing there at Sarver.


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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by Democritus » Tue Oct 15, 2019 9:28 am

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Re: Suns News: Preseason 2019

Post by In2ition » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:52 am

Ok, there are some things I wish I saw improved by Ayton and some things I am excited to see that he did improve.

Bad:
1. Still not drawing fouls or driving and creating contact. Everything is very finesse to avoid contact.
2. Not seeing him react quickly on rotations or anticipating where the threats are around him near the basket.
3. Doesn't have a second or third jump to contest shots.
4. Didn't see him attempt a 3 pt to keep the defense honest, but in his defense I didn't really see any real opportunities either.
5. Not great at catching the ball on entry passes or no looks from Ricky yet.
6. Caveat(didn't rebound well in his last couple games, imo) although he did great in the Minnesota game in limited time.

Good Improvement Seen:
1. His shot is nearly automatic at midrange and turnaround. Much improved. It looks good coming out of his hand.
2. His screens are getting better, but still not great.
3. He is attempting to protect the rim more.
4. He is doing a better job of punishing smaller players that guard him in the post on switches and is almost automatic in those times.
5. Caveat(Idk if this has improved or not, but seems to do a good job of cleaning up misses when his man goes to contest the driver).
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