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Game 31: Charlotte Hornets (14-16) @ Phoenix Suns (20-10) l Wednesday l 7:00pm l FSNAZ

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Game 31: Charlotte Hornets (14-16) @ Phoenix Suns (20-10) l Wednesday l 7:00pm l FSNAZ 

Post#1 » by SunsRback4Good » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:14 am

Who: Charlotte Hornets @ Phoenix Suns

When: Wednesday, February 24th @ 7:00pm (9:00ET), FSNAZ

Where: PHX arena, Phoenix, AZ

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Charlotte Hornets starting lineup:


C- Zeller
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F- Washington
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F- Hayward
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G- Rozier
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G- Ball
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Reserves: M. Bridges (different Bridges I assume, definitely not ours) /Monk/McDaniels/Biyombo/Riller


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Phoenix Suns starting lineup:


C- Ayton
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F- Kaminsky
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F- Bridges
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G- Booker
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G- CP3
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Reserves: Saric/Crowder/Cam/Payne/Moore


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Post#2 » by Mulhollanddrive » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:37 am

Lamelo going to Mikal Jail.
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Post#3 » by Revived » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:10 am

Lamelo isn’t a concern, Rozier is the real threat on the Hornets. He’s averaging 21 pts, 4 rebounds and 4 assists on 50/45/80 efficiency.

I’m thinking they’ll put Bridges on Hayward, CP3 on Rozier and Book on Lamelo. Almost just direct positional matchups.

Kaminsky revenge game! Gonna be weird for Hornets fans to see Kaminsky as the starter on a team with a top 4 record in the league lol.
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Post#4 » by sunskerr » Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:15 am

We are 20-10 :lol:
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Post#5 » by Barkley6 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:31 pm

Really important to win these next 3 against Charlotte, Chicago and Minnesota. All games we SHOULD win, but we HAVE to take care of business. The Lakers have Utah, Portland and GSW across those same span of games before they face us.

Not inconceivable for us to go 3-0 and the Lakers to go 1-2, then we beat the LAL and we end up 2 games ahead of them going into the ASG. That HAS to be the goal. I'm not sweating the Clippers at the moment, but LAL are vulnerable with Davis missing time and we need to capitalize on that and get ourselves into a higher seed.
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Re: Game 31: Charlotte Hornets (14-16) @ Phoenix Suns (20-10) l Wednesday l 7:00pm l FSNAZ 

Post#6 » by darealjuice » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:22 pm

Sounds like Hayward got banged up in their last game, so there's a chance they'll be without him tomorrow.

Excited to see more of this Hornet teams. LaMelo has been a very exciting player, and they've been an entertaining team to watch when nothing else is on.

We need to close out this last stretch strong. I'd say they're all winnable, and it'd be great if we could build some more cushion or overtake a higher seed.
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Post#7 » by Barkley6 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:30 pm

darealjuice wrote:Sounds like Hayward got banged up in their last game, so there's a chance they'll be without him tomorrow.

Excited to see more of this Hornet teams. LaMelo has been a very exciting player, and they've been an entertaining team to watch when nothing else is on.

We need to close out this last stretch strong. I'd say they're all winnable, and it'd be great if we could build some more cushion or overtake a higher seed.


I think 4-1 is a realistic expectation based on how we've played of late and the level of opposition. But the 1 we lose cant be the game against the Lakers. That's a MUST win.
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Post#8 » by TouchPassDario » Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:52 pm

There are no must wins right now. Got a nice cushion, healthy, and playing great. I would not mind sitting CP for a game this week. Get Payne some more reps can’t hurt. Moore is no slouch either.
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Post#9 » by Calvin Klein » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:11 pm

Considering today's the reservers announcement. I'm expecting both Book and CP to make it. One as a replacement of AD. That'd be nice to see.
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Post#10 » by total1096 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:32 pm

Suns look to be playing the best ball in the west right now.
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Post#11 » by Barkley6 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:36 pm

TouchPassDario wrote:There are no must wins right now. Got a nice cushion, healthy, and playing great. I would not mind sitting CP for a game this week. Get Payne some more reps can’t hurt. Moore is no slouch either.


We've done well against top EC opposition, but if we want to really view ourselves as a team that has a chance at a title, then it starts with beating the best in the West in the regular season.
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Post#12 » by TouchPassDario » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:43 pm

Barkley6 wrote:
TouchPassDario wrote:There are no must wins right now. Got a nice cushion, healthy, and playing great. I would not mind sitting CP for a game this week. Get Payne some more reps can’t hurt. Moore is no slouch either.


We've done well against top EC opposition, but if we want to really view ourselves as a team that has a chance at a title, then it starts with beating the best in the West in the regular season.


Lakers w/o AD are a borderline playoff team.
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Post#13 » by TouchPassDario » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:45 pm

As long as we don’t go 1-3 or 0-4, the next four games will be ~fine. 2-2 would be disappointing, 3-1 would be expected, 4-0 would be very good.
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Post#14 » by Barkley6 » Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:49 pm

TouchPassDario wrote:
Barkley6 wrote:
TouchPassDario wrote:There are no must wins right now. Got a nice cushion, healthy, and playing great. I would not mind sitting CP for a game this week. Get Payne some more reps can’t hurt. Moore is no slouch either.


We've done well against top EC opposition, but if we want to really view ourselves as a team that has a chance at a title, then it starts with beating the best in the West in the regular season.


Lakers w/o AD are a borderline playoff team.
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So you're saying it's ok to lose to a borderline playoff team? C'mon now. With AD gone there is no way we should lose that one!
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Post#15 » by Crives » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:10 pm

We would be in 2nd place in the west right now if we hadn’t blown that Brooklyn game
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Post#16 » by bigfoot » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:50 pm

Crives wrote:We would be in 2nd place in the west right now if we hadn’t blown that Brooklyn game


Or Pistons game. Or won one of the two overtime games against the nuggies.
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Post#17 » by Adrao » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:56 pm

All teams lose matches, we are where we are and let's look forward.
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Post#18 » by TouchPassDario » Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:57 pm

Barkley6 wrote:
TouchPassDario wrote:
Barkley6 wrote:
We've done well against top EC opposition, but if we want to really view ourselves as a team that has a chance at a title, then it starts with beating the best in the West in the regular season.


Lakers w/o AD are a borderline playoff team.
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So you're saying it's ok to lose to a borderline playoff team? C'mon now. With AD gone there is no way we should lose that one!


What? I didn’t say that.

You said we gotta beat the best in the west to prove ourselves. Lakers are like the 12th best team in the league without AD. Seems like you’ve conceded the point.
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Post#19 » by Fo-Real » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:02 pm

Crives wrote:We would be in 2nd place in the west right now if we hadn’t blown that Brooklyn game


Dont forget losing to Detroit in Detroit!!!
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Post#20 » by Slim Charless » Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:53 pm

sunskerr wrote:We are 20-10 :lol:


Should be 22-8. That's what even crazier hahaha

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