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The Suns finally have a scorer in their lineup capable of averaging 20 points a game.
Michael Beasley is hoping to return to his 2011 form (19.2 points per game), and hopefully help lead the Suns to the postseason. He can stretch the floor with a jump shot, but is also very effective at driving to the basket.
At 6'10", Beasley is bigger than most small forwards but he is quick and athletic enough to stay with the shorter guys. Jared Dudley, on the other hand, is the guy the fans are most familiar with.
This will be Dudley's fifth season on the Suns and he has always been a great presence off the bench for them. Last year, he assumed a starting role but I expect him to play most of the season as backup.
Being a backup does not mean I see Dudley's minutes taking a nosedive but he will be spending a lot of his time at the shooting guard position, as it is a weakness.
Dudley brings hustle, defense and great touch from long range to hopefully add some wins to the Suns' total.
Assuming there is no major injury, the forward position will be a bright spot for the Suns. The only downfall I see is Beasley's defensive effort, as well as lack of hustle.