5 players the Phoenix Suns should maybe have taken over Josh Jackson

Phoenix Suns Josh Jackson (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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2. De’Aaron Fox (6-3 175, 20-years-old – 5th pick)

18-19 Stats : 50-30-68 shooting, 0.8 treys – 19 points, 7.8 assists, 4.5 rebounds and 1.4 steals

Obviously one of the Suns’ biggest weaknesses in the starting lineup is at point guard – if it is not the  biggest weakness.

De’Aaron Fox was selected with the very next pick after Jackson. This one, when all is said and done, may hurt the most.

He has a great attitude and is upbeat with size, length and athleticism. His transition speed and ability to finish at the rim is fun to watch. He has struggled with his shot but has already shown improvement. Many have compared him to a young John Wall.

A back court pairing of he with Booker could have become one of the best back courts in the league over time.

His pick and roll play with Ayton would have been tremendous as well. His playmaking wasn’t greatly hyped out of college but he’s shown to be an above average play maker in the NBA and makes his team mates better on the court.

He’s scored 20+ points in 10 games, dished out 8+ dimes in 13 games, made at least 2 triples in 9 games and swiped 2+ steals 22 times.

For Suns fans wishing we had a promising young point guard, don’t look at his line in his last game at the Atlanta Hawks.

Although, I’m about to tell you anyway.

He shot 69% from the field, made 3 treys and had a magnificent 31 point, 15 assist, 10 rebound game with only 3 turnovers. A 30 point triple double. Before he’s even 21.

LeBron James is the only other player able to say he’s done that.