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Locked On Suns Wednesday: What if the Isaiah Thomas signing had panned out?

The infamous “Hydra” lineup failed miserably and led to the first major pivot of many made by Ryan McDonough during his stint in Phoenix.

The Hydra! No, we’re not talking about the Avengers storyline, but the failed three-guard experiment the Suns tried out during the 2014-15 season after signing Isaiah Thomas.

What if the Suns had made the signing work? McDonough’s rebuild would have jump-started much more quickly, but was it even possible?

From angering Goran Dragic to scrambling to find deals at the 2015 NBA trade deadline, the situation was full of plan Bs and big fixes, which the McDonough era would be defined by.

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