Phoenix Suns: Ranking Each Player on Offense for the 2021-22 Season

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Phoenix Suns Players Ranked Offensively: Bottom Tier

#9 Abdel Nader

Even amidst a small sample size, Abdel Nader flashed some serious offensive potential last year, most notably with his outside shooting. Hitting at a 41.9 percent rate, he embodies a welcome floor spacer at the very least. However, if he finds minutes and continues to let it fly, he might sneak up onto the same level as Shamet.

#10 Jalen Smith

Equipped with enough tools to ascend two tiers past this one, Jalen Smith comes onto this list as its biggest question mark. At six-foot-ten, with a seven-foot-two wingspan, and a decent 3-point shot, he resembles the ideal modern center. However, he needs to play more than 27 games this coming season to really prove himself.

#11 JaVale McGee

At this point, JaVale McGee really just lurks around the baseline for lob opportunities, and occasionally operate as a screen man. But luckily for him, the Suns run their entire offense around the pick and roll. Expect a few highlight reel jams from McGee, but not much else.

#12 Frank Kaminsky

Despite Frank the Tank’s shortcomings defensively, he remains a very crafty presence down low with a decent 3-point shoot. However, last year he averaged career low scoring numbers, which feels concerning for a 28 year old. Kaminsky might shine for a few offensive sequences each game, but does not strike as threat for this team by any means.