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The Phoenix Suns traded Deandre Ayton for Jusuf Nurkic…what’s next?

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September 28, 2023

The Phoenix Suns have officially traded Deandre Ayton for Jusuf Nurkic. What does that mean for the Suns moving forward? What was the reasoning behind the move? How do the other players in the trade like Nassir Little play into things? On today’s PHNX Suns Podcast we’ll dive deeper into the trade. Join us for the conversation and don’t forget to follow the show on Twitter @PHNX_Suns.

0:00 Intro
4:03 Word on the street with Flex
6:55 Answering the “Why help the Bucks with this trade?”
11:30 Suns are expected to waive Keon Johnson and Ish Wainright
19:42 Why did they make this move?
22:56 Monty leaving didn’t help the DA situation
37:08 What could help DA?
43:09 Jusuf Nurkic deep dive
46:40 Areas where DA was better and where Nurk can help the Suns more
56:18 Saul’s Hypothetical games
1:03:19 Nassir Little deep dive

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