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    Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Per sources, Chris Babb will play summer league ball for Phoenix. Will Clyburn for Sacramento.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Per sources, Chris Babb will play summer league ball for Phoenix. Will Clyburn for Sacramento.

    great news. Hoping someone gives Tyrus a shot too.


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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Neither team is exactly stocked with good players. That can't hurt their chances to stick.


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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Like to see some of the undrafted men get some attention and then some minutes!



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Fred must know somebody down in the Phoenix front office that we've gotten players placed there in consecutive years. I'm kind of disappointed to see Clyburn end up with a mess of a franchise like Sacramento. Maybe there is more opportunity for him in all that chaos, but if he catches on with the team, he strikes me as someone whose early career would really benefit from being around a solid veteran core.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    DG + Babb backcourt combo should make the summer league relevant for ISU fans.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Fred must know somebody down in the Phoenix front office that we've gotten players placed there in consecutive years. I'm kind of disappointed to see Clyburn end up with a mess of a franchise like Sacramento. Maybe there is more opportunity for him in all that chaos, but if he catches on with the team, he strikes me as someone whose early career would really benefit from being around a solid veteran core.
    PHX has 4 staffers with ISU ties. The head coach, VP-Communications, Head Trainer, Asst Trainer.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Quote Originally Posted by MNCyGuy View Post
    Fred must know somebody down in the Phoenix front office that we've gotten players placed there in consecutive years. I'm kind of disappointed to see Clyburn end up with a mess of a franchise like Sacramento. Maybe there is more opportunity for him in all that chaos, but if he catches on with the team, he strikes me as someone whose early career would really benefit from being around a solid veteran core.
    Heard the coach in Phoenix really likes Iowa State.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    DG + Babb backcourt combo should make the summer league relevant for ISU fans.
    Now Hornaceck just needs to get Tinsley to Phoenix.


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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

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    Now Hornaceck just needs to get Tinsley to Phoenix.
    Not sure if Jamal wants to go there with Sherrif Joe still around.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Quote Originally Posted by erikbj View Post
    Not sure if Jamal wants to go there with Sherrif Joe still around.
    Don't kill my pipe dream, 4 generations of Cyclones on the same team would actually make me care about the NBA's regular season.


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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Hearing that Lucious still might sign with somebody and to stay tuned.

    McGee, probably not right away as he's recovering from tearing his meniscus.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    Quote Originally Posted by skelly View Post
    Heard the coach in Phoenix really likes Iowa State.
    Yes, we all know Hornacek is the coach now. He wasn't last year when DG was signed. That's what makes me think somebody in Phoenix is a good buddy from Fred's Asst. GM days. It would make sense that the Phoenix and Minnesota front offices are close, considering the Suns were willing to take Beasley and Wes Johnson of the T-Wolves' hands.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    I think Clyburn and Babb are both going to have a great shot to impress. I had forgot about McGee or I'd be excited to see him play too. Fred's system is going to put any ISU kids at an advantage to hit the ground running when they get this chance. The two of them have NBA bodies for their position and can hit the NBA three already.



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    Re: Chris Babb to Phoenix, WIll Clyburn to Sacramento

    FYI--Both Sacramento and Phoenix are participating in the Vegas summer league, which starts July 12th. They stream all of the action online and have apps, but it costs $15 for the entire summer. HERE is the schedule. I like the spot for both guys particularly Babb as Phoenix has a need for a backup guard type depending on what they do in free agency. Will be fun to watch.


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