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It would have been easy for P.J. Tucker to accept his basketball reality. Play 10 to 12 years overseas for good money, return home with a nest egg,...
Nice to see Lance Blanks giving Tucker a shot.
Signatures are stupid. You should block them.
Hopefully he can do enough over the rest of this season and next to keep himself in the association. Phoenix front office changes may be imminent and the coaching staff for next season isn't set in stone.
Papi should watch him some Tucker video, especially on offense.
For those who didn't see the end of the Suns-Lakers game a couple of days ago, the Suns took a 2 point lead with under a minute to play. As everybody knows, in that situation, the Lakers just clear out and let Kobe go one-on-one. Kobe will usuallly drive to the basket, hoping to make a layup, get fouled, or both.
When Kobe got the ball outside the 3 point circle, who was defending him? Tucker. Tucker maintained position, close enough to keep Kobe from rising up and shooting over him, but off of him enough to be able to maintain defensive position when Kobe started to drive. Tucker stayed on his hip all the way to the basket, contested the shot, and didn't foul. Kobe missed, and the Suns won.
Considering the quickness advantage that Kobe has, it was a remarkable play by a player who usually guards forwards.
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