Phoenix Working On Diaw Extension

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  1. NJNetz

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    <div class="quote_poster">Quote:</div><div class="quote_post">After signing guard Leandro Barbosa to a contract extension Thursday, the Suns are now trying to work out a similar extension with Boris Diaw, who was voted the NBA Most Improved Player last season.

    Sources say the two sides are not close to a deal at this time</div>
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    I think he deserves quite a hefty chunk of change, he's a great player and his versatility is unmatched these days. Some games he reminds me of scottie pippen, yes I said it. I think he'll wait a bit longer before he signs.
     
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    5 Years 45/47 Million is what I see him getting. That's Caron Butler, Bobby Simmons money.
     
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    As long as Nash is around, this guy should only get better and better. Smart signing.
     
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    <div class="quote_poster">Quoting The Soft Parade:</div><div class="quote_post">As long as Nash is around, this guy should only get better and better. Smart signing.</div>

    Regardless if he plays with Nash or not, Diaw is a very intelligent basketball player and will get better with or without him. He fared well in the games without him, and showed he can play as a point-forward type player when Nash is on the floor.
     
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    <div class="quote_poster">Quoting P.A.P.:</div><div class="quote_post">5 Years 45/47 Million is what I see him getting. That's Caron Butler, Bobby Simmons money.</div>

    That's also around the amount of money/years that came to my mind.
     
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    Yeah, I think that's fair... seeing how some people make way more than that to barely contribute.
     
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    I can't see the suns going as high as 9+ million a year, i honestly think they'll get him at a discount

    Also... bobby simmons was most improved player a year ago but I think a lot of people realized the Bucks overpaid for him
     
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    <div class="quote_poster">Quoting babybulls:</div><div class="quote_post">I can't see the suns going as high as 9+ million a year, i honestly think they'll get him at a discount

    Also... bobby simmons was most improved player a year ago but I think a lot of people realized the Bucks overpaid for him</div>


    Agreed, but Simmons wasn't as significantly and notably improved as Diaw was. Diaw has a lot of work to do, but he'll get there.

    I still agree that, yes, they aren't going to give him 9+ a season, based on one year's performance.
     

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