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GM Ryan McDonough eager to rebuild the Suns

Ryan McDonough had waited years for the opportunity to run his own team, build a roster, and determine the fate of an organization.

The Phoenix Suns have allowed the former Celtics executive to do that, and then some. The Suns didn’t have a coach when McDonough was hired as general manager, and had a roster in need of demolition. In four short months, McDonough has completely restructured the team, dumping unwanted players such as troublesome Michael Beasley and dealing away veteran Luis Scola, who didn’t have a long-term role.

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