Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

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Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Superbone » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:30 am

Time: 6:00 pm AZ (5:00 pm PT/8:00 pm ET)
Place: Talking Stick Resort Arena, Phoenix, AZ
TV: FSAZ, NBALP

If you thought this was going to be easy due to the Grizzlies record, think again. They just crushed the LA Clippers in LA by 26 on Saturday. Do we start the twin towers again?

Go Suns!!!

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Aztec Sunsfan » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:42 am

Twin Towers?
More like “The Ying-Yang front court” if you ask me.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Nodack » Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:19 am

Yes, start them again! Practice those side threes before the game Baynes.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by 3rdside » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:05 am

Question was asked on BrightSide the other day - our young core or theirs?

https://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2020 ... -grizzlies


Booker, Ayton, Oubre, Bridges and Johnson

vs

Morant, JJJ, Clarke, Brooks, Melton


Memphis won 57% - 43%.


I voted ours, but as I'm a Nash / Kidd / Facilitator guy I'll always look to fill the PG position first and Morant looks seriously good .. and we've potentially made a big mistake trading away Melton.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Mori Chu » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:25 pm

Ja Morant is so great. I really wish we had lucked into the #2 pick this draft. I realize that probably would have stopped us from signing my beloved Rubae, but Morant is such a special young player that it'd be worth it.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by 3rdside » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:58 pm

Thing with Morant is he isn't a facilitator first, so I could easily be convinced we're a better nucleus with Rubio at the helm. I just love pass first PG's (as much as you love Rubio it seems :) ).

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by phatmike » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:38 pm

They kept them under 30 in the first quarter, so that’s refreshing

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Post by Shabazz » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:45 pm

Felt like that was the best first quarter they played in ages until about the 2-minute mark. And then the Grizz scores on like 100 straight possessions.

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Post by Split T » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:46 pm

Valunciunas is killing us

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Post by Split T » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:52 pm

How do you blow the whistle after the shot attempt and call it a non shooting foul?

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Mori Chu » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:01 pm

Well, strong-ish finish to the half, so we're only down 5, 62-57. Booker is playing great as usual. Valanciunas has 20 (!) and Dillon brooks has 13 (!) at the half.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Shabazz » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:01 pm

Split T wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:52 pm
How do you blow the whistle after the shot attempt and call it a non shooting foul?
That was terrible.

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Post by specialsauce » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:21 pm

Everyone sucks dick tonight except Booker

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by specialsauce » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:21 pm

How are we playing Baynes and Ayton together and yet we’re the ones getting destroyed by the big man!

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Post by The Bobster » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:23 pm

Memphis shooting 55% and 45% on 3's with only 6 turnovers,

Same ol' Suns defense.
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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by phatmike » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:24 pm

MEM is shooting 56 percent from the field and 46 from 3. Every team seems to shoot the ball so damn well against us.

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Post by phatmike » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:24 pm

Haha beat me to it.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by specialsauce » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:26 pm

For the love of God Baynes STOP SHOOTING 3s!!!!!!’nn

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by Mori Chu » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:33 pm

I like our team. But every other team looks really good when they play against us. And that is concerning.

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Re: Game Day: Grizzlies (14-22) @ Suns (14-21), Sun 1/5/20

Post by AmareIsGod » Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:35 pm

Our defense is a joke. Turning off. I have a screaming baby I'd rather enjoy instead of this trash.
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