Where does Phoenix rank now in the West?

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Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#1 » by CPaulMVP3 » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:46 pm

With the trade that just happened, where does PHX rank right now?

I say they are 5th in the West. I know we haven't even seen J-Rich play yet, but I don't think it can really help them that much to move them up in to a homecourt advantage spot.
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Post#2 » by Chubby Chaser » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:48 pm

5th sounds about right. They'll make the playoffs and now will push the series to 6 games instead of getting swept in the first round.
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#3 » by PHILA » Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:51 pm

yah you're guess is my guess..

chubby chaser.. your girl falling into that hole ...that suckss yo...did she die ?
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Post#4 » by Chubby Chaser » Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:00 am

PHILA wrote:yah you're guess is my guess..

chubby chaser.. your girl falling into that hole ...that suckss yo...did she die ?



Hahaha. I doubt it. But there's nothing funnier than a chubby falling. :D
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#5 » by NapoleonII » Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:24 am

In between....not-a-shot-in-hell-of-beating-LA.......and......we're-not-as-pathetic-as-Dallas.
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Post#6 » by Kobay » Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:28 am

They can beat LA.

BTW I love that movie on ur avatar napoleon.
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Post#7 » by TonyMontana » Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:58 am

Same in my eyes.
I actually think worst cause they lost a good defender in Bell.
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#8 » by Blame Rasho » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:00 am

I think it will be hard for them to get homecourt... there are alot of solid teams in the west and most of them have a clear cut identity unlike PHX.
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Post#9 » by b-ball forever » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:01 am

6th seeds
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Post#10 » by rsavaj » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:04 am

6-8 seed.
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Post#11 » by ShaY » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:05 am

They really lack depth , rookie Lopez is the only big man off the bench.

Dragic still didn't prove him self as a quality backup pg but with Barbosa it's ok for now.

They despertaely need another big , I will take the wait and see approach.
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#12 » by ddubb » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:24 am

They may not land a high seed, but I think this team now has the firepower to compete in a 7 game series against anyone out West. J-Rich will open some eyes defensively, he has the tools to guard the games best.
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Post#13 » by Chubby Chaser » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:31 am

ddubb wrote:They may not land a high seed, but I think this team now has the firepower to compete in a 7 game series against anyone out West. J-Rich will open some eyes defensively, he has the tools to guard the games best.


Epic Fail.
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Post#14 » by Roger Murdock » Thu Dec 11, 2008 1:33 am

I dont really think this trade made this team any better. JRich isnt an impact player in my opinion.
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#15 » by rsavaj » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:10 am

The logical next step for Phoenix:

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Post#16 » by Blame Rasho » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:25 am

rsavaj wrote:The logical next step for Phoenix:

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Starbury's Suns have won just as much as Nash's Suns vs the Spurs...

He was always a very tough guy for the Spurs to cover while with the Suns.

He can take the Suns to another level...
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#17 » by NetsForce » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:29 am

Phoenix still isn't good enough to beat the Lakers or Spurs. They've rasied themselves to the Hornets / Jazz level though.
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Post#18 » by SunsWinSunsWin » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:35 am

I always liked Marbury. The guy grew up a lot while here, in Phoenix. The guy averages around 8apg so stop saying he isn't a team guy.

Marbury is the strongest PG in the league driving to the basket.

Suns will be a 6 to 8 seed but surprise in the playoffs barring any injuries or other trades.

This is a good trade. Jrich is very under appreciated and Bell was on the decline. Diaw for 9 mil per was hurting this team financially. Suns just got better by getting younger and more athletic. They also got a 2nd round pick which the Suns desperately need after giving away so many picks and good players. IE Rudy Fernandez, Rondo, Iggy, Deng, Nate Robinson, Sergio Rodriguez....
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Re: Where does Phoenix rank now in the West? 

Post#19 » by jourdy » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:37 am

First round exit
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Post#20 » by Pancho_Pantera » Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:47 am

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