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Game 44: Phoenix Suns (29-14) @ Toronto Raptors (18-26) l Friday l 4:30pm l FSNAZ

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Game 44: Phoenix Suns (29-14) @ Toronto Raptors (18-26) l Friday l 4:30pm l FSNAZ 

Post#1 » by SunsRback4Good » Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:02 am

Who: Toronto Raptors @ Phoenix Suns

When: Friday, March 26th @ 4:30pm (7:30ET), FSNAZ

Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL

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Suns starting lineup:

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


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Raptors starting lineup:


C- Siakam
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F- Anunoby
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F- Bembry
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G- Lowry
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G- VanVleet
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Reserves: Boucher/Watson/Watanare/Johnson/Davis


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Post#2 » by Mulhollanddrive » Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:14 pm

Few trends we can work on:

- Stopping a big like Siakam in the paint
- Offensive sets in the clutch
- Switch defense in the clutch
- Getting Payne and Saric confidence back
- Ayton continuing to play with force

It's a long season and unlikely to keep up a 21-5 win rate so trying to be realistic that we will have .500 type patches too.
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Post#3 » by Saberestar » Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:25 pm

Tough game.

It looks like Gary Trent Jr. and Hood will be available to play.

Lowry staying after the trade deadline, so you know that they are gonna fight until the end for the playoffs. I think they will get in.

Siakam - Ayton ... interesting matchup.
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Post#4 » by Bogyo » Fri Mar 26, 2021 1:30 pm

Mulhollanddrive wrote:Few trends we can work on:

- Stopping a big like Siakam in the paint
- Offensive sets in the clutch
- Switch defense in the clutch
- Getting Payne and Saric confidence back
- Ayton continuing to play with force

It's a long season and unlikely to keep up a 21-5 win rate so trying to be realistic that we will have .500 type patches too.


Yep. By now we know who and what we are. Time to work on the weaknesses.
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Post#5 » by spanishninja » Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:41 pm

please win! :(
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Post#6 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:40 pm

I think the Bulls won the trade deadline...well, Miami if Dipo plays well...they will be tough...but I think the Bulls will be a lot tougher with Vucevic than Porter and WCJ who both pretty much sucked. They went from two guys who were very bad to an all star C. They are pretty weak defensively but will be better on offense by a lot. Very interested to see who gets the play in games in the east. 11 teams in the running for playoff spots there.
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Post#8 » by WeekapaugGroove » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:22 pm

Bridges probable so I assume he goes. Pretty crazy Mikal hasn't missed a game since high school. Availability is an ability.

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Post#9 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:32 pm

WeekapaugGroove wrote:Bridges probable so I assume he goes. Pretty crazy Mikal hasn't missed a game since high school. Availability is an ability.

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Yeah, that's nice...reminds me of Rivers never missing a game in like 15 years as the QB of the Chargers...even with a torn ACL in one AFC Championship game.

Hopefully CP3 stays healthy after like 3-4 seasons only playing 75% of games before the shortened schedule last year.
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Post#10 » by WeekapaugGroove » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:38 pm

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WeekapaugGroove wrote:Bridges probable so I assume he goes. Pretty crazy Mikal hasn't missed a game since high school. Availability is an ability.

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Yeah, that's nice...reminds me of Rivers never missing a game in like 15 years as the QB of the Chargers...even with a torn ACL in one AFC Championship game.

Hopefully CP3 stays healthy after like 3-4 seasons only playing 75% of games before the shortened schedule last year.
Yeah the fact that Paul doesn't like taking some rest DNPs scares me but maybe his new vegan diet really has changed his body.

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Post#11 » by Mulhollanddrive » Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:57 pm

Wonder if they'll go with their small ball lineup - Lowry, VanVleet, Trent, Anunoby, Siakam.
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Post#12 » by WeekapaugGroove » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:33 pm

Mulhollanddrive wrote:Wonder if they'll go with their small ball lineup - Lowry, VanVleet, Trent, Anunoby, Siakam.
They are. Interesting matchup because they don't really have anyone to guard Ayton but I'm not sure he can really effectively guard anyone in their lineup either.

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Post#13 » by Jdiddy701 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:42 pm

Typical Devin Booker lol misses open 3, makes contested 3.


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Post#14 » by dremill24 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:45 pm

Siakam just got away with pushing off on Booker, which Book gets called for twice a game
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Post#15 » by dremill24 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:46 pm

Jdiddy701 wrote:Typical Devin Booker lol misses open 3, makes contested 3.


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Worst great 3pt shooter ever lol
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Post#16 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:46 pm

Nice physical move inside by Ayton though he didn't need to grab OG's head. Like the aggression though.
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Post#17 » by Jdiddy701 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:47 pm

Booker gets zero calls, it sucks.


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Post#18 » by bwgood77 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:48 pm

Not a good sign VanVleet is hot. He sometimes will have huge games from 3...was 11-14 from 3 in one game this year.
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Post#19 » by Jdiddy701 » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:48 pm

Love what I’m seeing from Ayton, keep it going!


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Post#20 » by Mjee » Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:48 pm

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