My Game 4 loss rant

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  1. BlazerBeav

    BlazerBeav Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone honestly think the Suns take (1) game against the Lakers like we did? Come on.
     
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    PCmor7 Generational Poster

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    That's your barometer for success against the Lakers?

    How about this: Does anyone think the Suns would have won at least one of the first four games in the series and not lost twice by 20 points?
     
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    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    Yes.
     
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    ??? Actually, quite a few fans see the Lakers as vulnerable. They have a top heavy roster with weak support.
     
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    mook The 2018-19 season was the best I've seen

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    I think the Lakers are very beatable. We just lack sufficient talent. With Ariza and Collins, I think this would be an entirely different series.

    But yeah, if we start next season with CJ I think I'm going to take a break from basketball. We have to trade him for a talent upgrade at forward.
     
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    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    I’m still wondering on what the barometer is for success is?
    Not sure this year could really be included in any metric? It’s been a pretty rough go.
     
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    Olshey has done a pretty good job at finding talent. Just not at retaining it. Imagine if we still had hark,curry,kanter...and we let some decent backup pgs go
     
  8. PtldPlatypus

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    Wait, you're saying that we need to trade CJ for a talent upgrade at forward, but you're also saying that if our existing forwards were available we'd be good enough to challenge if not beat the 1 seed? There seems to be a contradiction in logic there. Can you help reconcile that for me?
     
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    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    Will you have a game 5 WIN rant?
     
  10. mook

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    I don't think the Lakers are that great of a team. If we were healthy, I think this would have been a very competitive series. But even if our injured players were back, our redundant back court and our mediocrity at forward would have meant a loss in the next round anyway. The Dame and CJ experiment ran its course a while ago. It's time to move on.
     
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    How about a game 5 postponement rant?
     
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    kjironman1 The big dog around here.

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    Bring it on! This outta be good.
     

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