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Cameron Johnson
Cameron Johnson
Position: F
Born: 03/03/96
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:210 lbs. / 95.3 kg.
Salary: $4,437,000
Jordan Schakel: I’m a guy who can come in and make shots and play hard on defense like Cameron Johnson on the Phoenix Suns. Joe Harris has a larger role for the Brooklyn Nets but I see him as a shot-maker who plays hard and plays the right way. Somebody like Bruce Brown from the Nets doesn’t shoot like I do but he plays so hard. He fills a role that they need even though it may not be his position. I’ve done that before in my career, too. I’m somebody who can come in and do whatever the coach asks me to do and do it to the best of my abilities. I make my free throws. I make open shots. I have a low turnover rate.
The Dario Saric injury has sneakily thrown off the Suns’ lineups and rotations, eliminating their second-biggest rotation player and forcing an already undersized group (at least in this matchup) to play smaller whenever Deandre Ayton is off the floor. This could’ve been a series the Suns used Saric at the four alongside Ayton, pushing Jae Crowder, Cameron Johnson and/or Torrey Craig to the three in bigger lineups. Phoenix has been forced to play either Johnson or Craig at center, sliding a non-Ayton starter into the vacant slot to form a small lineup. That’s a win for Milwaukee. Saric wouldn’t have solved the rebounding or rim-protection issues, but his gravity as a spot-up shooter and pick-and-pop big could’ve helped offensively.
Storyline: Dario Saric Injury
Teams in the late-lottery range are contemplating Corey Kispert. There has been discussion asking how early is too early for a 22-year-old wing who doesn’t create, particularly since there will be higher-upside freshmen and sophomores available. But teams have cited the success of Phoenix Suns’ 2019 No. 11 pick Cameron Johnson as a way to justify taking a shooter like Kispert.
“This is the Finals,” Cameron Johnson said when asked if the end was a shock after Phoenix led for 37:55 of the first 44 minutes of game time before the Bucks made their last push. “It’s the Finals, you’re not going to get away with anything easy. You’re not going to coast to any victory. I’m sure they’re going to say the same thing. It’s three more, you know. Three more. You got to get two of those. “But there is no such thing as coasting here. It’s high stakes, very high stakes. They know what’s on the line. We know what’s on the line. We came here up 2-0. You know what they were talking about in their locker room. Now you know what we’re going to be talking about in our locker room.”