With rumors swirling around the Phoenix Suns, this addition of By the Numbers will focus on the statistics of the players involved.
Will James Harden potentially go to the Suns?
Will DeAndre Ayton get traded?
What will happen with Chris Paul?
Let’s dive in.
James Harden has played in the NBA for 17 seasons.
- 4 seasons with the Thunder
- 9 seasons with the Rockets
- 2 seasons with the Nets
- 2 with the 76ers
He has accumulated 1000 Games Played with 788 starts, all in all.
Harden has a career field goal percentage of 44.2%, a Three Point percentage of 36.3% and a free-throw percentage of 86%.
#1 also averaged nearly 25 points per game.
On top of all that, he has 328 double doubles and 74 triple-doubles.
If the speculation and rumors turn out to amount to anything, this could be a fantastic addition to the Suns roster.
DeAndre Ayton has played all 5 of his seasons with the Phoenix Suns and has started in 296 of 303 games played.
He has 3,152 career rebounds, 2,233 of which were defensive. He also has 495 assists and 299 blocks.
Chris Paul played:
- 6 seasons with the Hornets
- 6 season with the Clippers
- 2 seasons with the Rockets
- 1 season with the Thunder
- 3 with the Phoenix Suns
His total field-goal percentage is 47.2%, his 3P% is 36.9% and his free-throw percentage is 87%.
In the 2020-2021 season he shot for just about 50%. This is an impressive statistic considering he started in all 70 of the games he played and attempted 879 baskets on the season.
The Phoenix Suns even in the offseason have been a team with a lot of eyes on them.
Aside from the news and rumors around these players, they just hired a new head coach and a new assistant on top of that.
They definitely have become one of the teams with the most interest in the NBA.
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