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Game 12: Phoenix Suns (8-3) @ Houston Rockets (1-11) l Sunday l 5:00pm l BSAZ

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Re: Game 12: Phoenix Suns (8-3) @ Houston Rockets (1-11) l Sunday l 5:00pm l BSAZ 

Post#61 » by King4Day » Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:22 am

I know people are getting on that we have a soft schedule but remember last season when we had trouble in games like these. It's a good sign that we're now winning games we used to have trouble putting away.
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Post#62 » by Revived » Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:36 am

King4Day wrote:I know people are getting on that we have a soft schedule but remember last season when we had trouble in games like these. It's a good sign that we're now winning games we used to have trouble putting away.

I’ve been harping on the soft schedule as well but realized one thing today, Suns have still won 8 straight early in the season after having very little offseason. Guys are still tired (and maybe that’s why the 3pt shooting still not there yet) but still winning. I thought they were gonna go last year’s Miami Heat route but they haven’t.

Not gonna act like this shouldn’t be celebrated, besides bubble, it must have been years ago when the Suns won this many in a row.

I think these wins will help further build chemistry when the schedule gets tougher which it will very soon here.
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Post#63 » by pj0tr » Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:27 am

Jdiddy701 wrote:I’m surprised no one is talking about it but I’m seriously worried about Chris Paul’s left hand. I don’t understand why Monty had him in that long.

I really hope I’m overreacting.


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Post#64 » by Mulhollanddrive » Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:34 am

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Basically a replica of last season.

Booker and Johnson have been shooting below par and Ayton has been out so we have room to improve when the schedule gets tougher.

Be nice if McGee and Nader could avoid 8 fouls in 30 minutes each game, it's just the type of thing we can't carry into big games even if they contribute in other areas.

To avoid a Miami Heat 2021 is a huge relief to me as we're contenders again.

Tomorrow I think it'll come down to stopping Anthony Edwards and keeping them to around 105, our offense is consistantly getting above that now we're rolling.
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Game 12: Phoenix Suns (8-3) @ Houston Rockets (1-11) l Sunday l 5:00pm l BSAZ 

Post#65 » by Jdiddy701 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:50 am

pj0tr wrote:
Jdiddy701 wrote:I’m surprised no one is talking about it but I’m seriously worried about Chris Paul’s left hand. I don’t understand why Monty had him in that long.

I really hope I’m overreacting.


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Pretty confident he hurt it. It happened a play or two before he did the NutMeg shot while playing defense. Tom Chambers also called it out on the post game. It really gives me flashbacks of the finals against the Bucks. I really hope he’s fine. I know for sure he was holding his left hand for most of the time at the end of the bench when he subbed out.


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Post#66 » by pj0tr » Mon Nov 15, 2021 5:56 am

Jdiddy701 wrote:
pj0tr wrote:
Jdiddy701 wrote:I’m surprised no one is talking about it but I’m seriously worried about Chris Paul’s left hand. I don’t understand why Monty had him in that long.

I really hope I’m overreacting.


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Pretty confident he hurt it. It happened a play or two before he did the NutMeg shot while playing defense. Tom Chambers also called it out on the post game. It really gives me flashbacks of the finals against the Bucks. I really hope he’s fine. I know for sure he was holding his left hand for most of the time at the end of the bench when he subbed out.


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I just rewatched the last 3 minutes he was in there, might've been a jammed finger. Theres no way he stays in that game in a blowout if he seriously hurt his hand like he did in the Clippers series - especially in a regular season game.

I also saw a few clips of him on the bench, and he wasn't holding his hand.
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Post#67 » by lilfishi22 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:57 am

King4Day wrote:I know people are getting on that we have a soft schedule but remember last season when we had trouble in games like these. It's a good sign that we're now winning games we used to have trouble putting away.

I take your point and I was one pointing to the very weak schedule.

I guess to put things into a more positive perspective, the NBA's (returning) golden boy team, the Warriors are 11-2 and according to power rankings guru, they've had the softest schedule so far. We've had the 2nd softest schedule according to them. So while everyone is on the Warriors nuts for their 11-1 (now 11-2) record, they've played 9 of their 13 games at home and we've played 7 of 12 games at home mostly against weak opponents

We're both taking care of business.
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Post#68 » by DirtyDez » Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:25 am

The Rockets look like a homeless man’s version of the 2018 Suns.
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Post#69 » by Mulhollanddrive » Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:28 am

Wasn't Paul dribbling with his left hand for the nutmeg move?
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Post#70 » by Qwigglez » Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:43 am

After Paul nutmegged and made the shot, the Suns bench wasn't even that hyped. I mean they were, but not nearly like when Lebron James tried to show up Jae Crowder in the 1st round of the playoffs. Our guys look more mature :lol:
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Post#71 » by Saberestar » Mon Nov 15, 2021 9:25 am

This team is soooo good that is not even funny, they destroyed the Rockets playing their B game.

McGee is everything that you want in a backup C. He can start some games and look good, he was FANTASTIC in this one. Probably he is playing the best basketball in his career.

Everyone played well in this game against inferior competition, but I can't say enough how great is CP3. Seven **** steals, some of them were ridiculous!
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Post#72 » by PittsburghSuns » Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:43 am

After the 1-3 start this team has really come along. Once we get Ayton back we are a deep deep team. Keep it rolling tonight.
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Post#73 » by Mulhollanddrive » Mon Nov 15, 2021 1:23 pm

McGee first 7 games 14 turnovers, last 7 games 6 turnovers.

He's looking more comfortable in our system with communiction and connection.
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Post#74 » by lilfishi22 » Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:21 pm

Mulhollanddrive wrote:McGee first 7 games 14 turnovers, last 7 games 6 turnovers.

He's looking more comfortable in our system with communiction and connection.

For him, doing less is doing more.

Earlier on in the season he would be dribbling the ball, trying to dribble to the hope and passing at really tough angles. Now he's pretty much cut a lot of that back and he's just playing good solid big man basketball.
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