Phoenix Suns: With Hedo Turkoglu Struggling at PF, How Can the Suns Replace Him?

November 3rd, 2010 by Danny Doocker Leave a reply »
Hedo Turkoglu and the Phoenix Suns would have been seen as a match made in heaven just two or three seasons ago.

He was a good player. He could shoot well, pass well and was reliable. Oh, and of course, he could not play defense. So, in other words, the perfect player for the desert.

Well, things went downhill last season when he played for the Toronto Raptors. To be honest, if I went from playing in the NBA Finals to playing on the bottom-feeder of the NBA, I would be upset too.

However, unlike most players, he didn't try to make the team even better and elevate his game—he went with the little boy attitude and went into his little corner and sat there and cried about his sad situation.

After the season ended, it was clear he would not be playing in Toronto any longer, so he went to the Suns.

Me, and I am sure most (if not all) Phoenix Fans, were busy convincing ourselves that, yes, he would return to his old form, and he would make up for the loss of Amar'e. Then we saw him play.


He was not terrible, but he was not playing like a starter.

He looked more like a role player backing ...

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