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Game 10: Phoenix Suns (6-3) @ Indiana Pacers (6-2) l Saturday l 5:00pm l FSNAZ

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Favorite Suns trio of all time

Barkley/KJ/Majerle
7
15%
Marbury/Joe Johnson/Marion
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No votes
Chambers/KJ/ Hornacek
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2%
Davis/Adams/Westphal
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Connie/Goodrich/Dick Van Arsdale
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Kidd/Robinson/Hardaway
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Nash/Amare/Marion
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83%
Dragic/Barbosa/Amundson
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Booker/CP3/Ayton
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Total votes: 46

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Game 10: Phoenix Suns (6-3) @ Indiana Pacers (6-2) l Saturday l 5:00pm l FSNAZ 

Post#1 » by SunsRback4Good » Sat Jan 9, 2021 6:20 am

Who: Phoenix Suns @ Indiana Pacers

When: Saturday, Jan 9th @ 5:00pm (7:00ET), FSNAZ

Where: Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN

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Phoenix Suns starting lineup:

C: Ayton
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F- Crowdera
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F- Bridges
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G: Booker
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G- CP3
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Reserves: Saric/Cam/Paybe/Carter/Kaminsky


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Indiana Pacers starting lineup:

C: Turner
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F- Sabonis
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F- A. Holiday
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G- Oladipo
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G- Brogdon
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Reserves: J. Holiday/McConnell/McDermott/Sampson


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Post#3 » by Revived » Sat Jan 9, 2021 7:05 am

I’d like to them to rest Booker for this game. And it’s not because I think he needs the rest for load management, I genuinely believe the team will play better without him.

His scoring isn’t worth his turnovers and chuckfest. He starts chucking and then others on the team all think they should also just chuck away 3s because they see the “best player” doing it. The Kardashians are gonna ruin this kid’s career.

We all (especially including me) take turns talking about how Ayton’s not doing enough but Booker’s play has gone under the rug for most or all of the season. He’s our max contract playing making more than $40 million per season and he’s more careless with the ball than many high school hoopers. Awful, awful, awful decision making from him.

If we sit Booker and start Galloway in his place and manage to win the game with ball movement and very little turnovers then perhaps it will inspire Booker to realize how stupid and selfish he has looked this season trying to play hero ball.

Otherwise with Booker, we’re not winning this game. Gonna have maybe a record turnovers and perhaps another 40-50 three pointers will be chucked up. A loss here isn’t worrying or an issue at all though, the Pacers are the best or 2nd best team we’ll have played and it’s basically a schedule loss.

As a side note, I really hope Ayton can watch and learn from how Sabonis plays. Ayton gets the ball in the paint and waits 3 seconds for the double before he tries to make a move. Sabonis catches it and immediately goes to his move and it’s always a good efficient shot attempt. And Sabonis will destroy us today, he’s better than Siakam, Griffin and Grant who all **itted on us. If we somehow win then we’re gonna have to overcome a big game from him.

I think 6-4 after this game is still a pretty decent record after 10 games though considering all the new pieces. If Booker doesn’t get his head out his ass though and quit turning the ball over and play hero ball then our ceiling is extremely limited. And for the love of god Monty please call some sets and run some plays like you did last season instead of having CP3 trying to create something every time.

We’ve been very lucky injury wise compared to many other teams in the league. Really hope that continues.
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Post#4 » by bwgood77 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 8:32 am

Well we obviously won't sit Booker, but I have wondered how we'd play with a lineup of Paul/Bridges/Cam/Crowder/Ayton

And I think it's SunsRBack4Good's fault we lost with no good luck charms for the first time in the OP.

I can add some maybe if none are added.
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Post#5 » by SunsRback4Good » Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:43 am

bwgood77 wrote:Well we obviously won't sit Booker, but I have wondered how we'd play with a lineup of Paul/Bridges/Cam/Crowder/Ayton

And I think it's SunsRBack4Good's fault we lost with no good luck charms for the first time in the OP.

I can add some maybe if none are added.


Never going to happen again mate. Here comes a 5 game winning streak I can certainty feel it.

Suns are going to use this lose as an extra motivation and beat pacers, wizards, hawks, Dubs, pacers again before an uncertain games between grizz & rockets. But for now 5 game winning streak sounds nice.

Need better games from Bridges, paul & Booker though. Our bench can't keep saving us and its up to the starters to set the limit from the start and bench to come in and hold a lead. We'll see what Monty draws up for our next game.
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Post#6 » by nevetsov » Sat Jan 9, 2021 10:04 am

Josh Jackson and TJ Warren on a road back to back. Why not.
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Post#7 » by SunsRback4Good » Sat Jan 9, 2021 10:08 am

nevetsov wrote:Josh Jackson and TJ Warren on a road back to back. Why not.


Warren hasn't played in nearly two weeks and is p
out for tonight.
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Post#8 » by Bogyo » Sat Jan 9, 2021 12:48 pm

SunsRback4Good wrote:
bwgood77 wrote:Well we obviously won't sit Booker, but I have wondered how we'd play with a lineup of Paul/Bridges/Cam/Crowder/Ayton

And I think it's SunsRBack4Good's fault we lost with no good luck charms for the first time in the OP.

I can add some maybe if none are added.


Never going to happen again mate. Here comes a 5 game winning streak I can certainty feel it.

Suns are going to use this lose as an extra motivation and beat pacers, wizards, hawks, Dubs, pacers again before an uncertain games between grizz & rockets. But for now 5 game winning streak sounds nice.

Need better games from Bridges, paul & Booker though. Our bench can't keep saving us and its up to the starters to set the limit from the start and bench to come in and hold a lead. We'll see what Monty draws up for our next game.


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Post#9 » by Maze » Sat Jan 9, 2021 4:18 pm

Good Luck Charm #'s 1,2, and 10 could basically own me if they wanted to.
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Post#10 » by Saberestar » Sat Jan 9, 2021 6:31 pm

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Post#11 » by SlovenianDragon » Sat Jan 9, 2021 7:13 pm

I have a bad feeling about Sabonis and Turner eating our lunch...
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Post#12 » by m1chal » Sat Jan 9, 2021 7:15 pm

Maze wrote:Good Luck Charm #'s 1,2, and 10 could basically own me if they wanted to.


You're a picky one, I see. I'd let all of them own me ;)
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Post#13 » by Mjee » Sat Jan 9, 2021 8:05 pm

Ayton is going to have a tough night ...
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Post#14 » by dremill24 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:09 pm

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Was worried about this when i saw him go down last night. Surprised he stayed in the game. Probly swelled like crazy overnight. Cant believe im saying it but this is a big loss.
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Post#15 » by bwgood77 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:28 pm

m1chal wrote:
Maze wrote:Good Luck Charm #'s 1,2, and 10 could basically own me if they wanted to.


You're a picky one, I see. I'd let all of them own me ;)


I'll go with 5,8,9 and 11.
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Post#16 » by bwgood77 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:31 pm

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Was worried about this when i saw him go down last night. Surprised he stayed in the game. Probly swelled like crazy overnight. Cant believe im saying it but this is a big loss.


They obviously really need to stagger Booker and Paul...which they did a lot but I've noticed lately they have not done it all the time. I don't think they should try and use Moore as a PG. If they do play Moore, they need to use Booker as the ball handler and Moore as an off ball shooter like Galloway or Carter.
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Post#17 » by SlovenianDragon » Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:31 pm

im going to repost 11 whenever cam scores tonight to boost his luck.
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Post#18 » by bwgood77 » Sat Jan 9, 2021 9:35 pm

Great poll...although KJ is my favorite Sun, I never felt his mix with Barkley was great...the way they played almost seemed at odds with each other....run and gun and get everyone going with KJ vs Barkley inside out slow down offense. The Chambers/Hornacek duo with KJ was more fun to watch.

However, it's very hard to not pick Nash, Marion and Amare because the chemistry was great and Amare was so damn dominant and Marion was so good at so many things...and of course Nash running it all.
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Post#19 » by SlovenianDragon » Sat Jan 9, 2021 10:13 pm

For the poll ill go with other:

Ulis/Chriss/Bender
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Post#20 » by Revived » Sat Jan 9, 2021 10:38 pm

SlovenianDragon wrote:For the poll ill go with other:

Ulis/Chriss/Bender

You weren’t a fan of the Turkoglu/Childress/Warrick trio?

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