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RealGM Radio: On The Pacific Division With Winter And Partnow

In this episode, host Daniel Leroux (@DannyLeroux) goes in-depth on the Pacific Division with Jack Winter of Dime Magazine (@ArmstrongWinter) and Seth Partnow of Hoop365, Clipperblog, and the Hardwood Paroxysm Basketball Network (@SethPartnow). 

The three review the summer moves for all five teams including the ownership change for the Los Angeles Clippers and new coaches for the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers.

In addition, they preview the season ahead including ranking the franchises, predicting the number of playoff teams, and selecting breakout players. 

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Via RealGM Staff Report

Morris Twins Told Teams Before 2011 Draft They'd Accept Less Money To Stay Together

Markieff Morris came into the NBA with the Phoenix Suns after being selected 13th overall in 2011, while Marcus Morris went to the Houston Rockets at 14th.

Marcus Morris was traded to the Suns in February of 2013.

The twin brothers are now eligible for contract extensions.

Sources say they told teams before the 2011 NBA Draft that they would take less money to stay together.

Via Zach Lowe/Grantland

Joe Jackson Finalizing Free Agent Deal With Suns

Joe Jackson, an undrafted point guard out of the University of Memphis, is finalizing a free-agent contract with the Phoenix Suns, a league source told RealGM.

Jackson, 22, averaged 14.1 points, 4.5 assists and 3.6 rebounds in his senior year a season ago.

Despite going unselected in the June NBA draft, Jackson received interest as a second-round pick and then accepted an invitation to the Memphis Grizzlies’ summer league entry. The swift, 6-foot product averaged 5.5 points on 46.2 percent shooting in four summer league games.

Via Shams Charania/RealGM

Lakers Interested In Bledsoe, Dragic In 2015 Free Agency

The Los Angeles Lakers would be interested in either Eric Bledsoe or Goran Dragic if they reach free agency next summer, according to sources.

The Phoenix Suns have been unable to agree upon terms with Bledsoe on a long-term contract. Bledsoe is currently a restricted free agent and could leave next summer as an unrestricted free agent if he signs the qualifying offer.

The Houston Rockets also have interest in Dragic in free agency.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Zoran Dragic Being Tracked By Multiple Teams

Zoran Dragic is being tracked by multiple NBA teams.

Dragic has played for Unicaja Malaga since the 12-13 season and is the younger brother of Goran Dragic.

Dragic went undrafted in 2011.

Via Marc Stein/ESPN

Casey Prather, Earl Barron Sign Camp Deals With Suns

Casey Prather and Earl Barron have accepted training camp invitations with the Phoenix Suns.

Prather and Barron are vying for roster spots as the Suns have 13 guaranteed contracts without the Eric Bledsoe situation being cleared up.

Prather played for Atlanta's NBA Summer League team, averaging 5.2 points and 2.2 rebounds with 40 percent shooting in 20 minutes per game.

Barron, who played 12 games for the Suns early in the 2010-11 season, played in China and Lebanon last season.

Via Paul Coro/Arizona Republic

Suns Made Last Ditch Bid For Love With Offer Of Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns inquired with the Minnesota Timberwolves about a possible deal for Kevin Love just hours before an anticipated deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers is scheduled to become official.

The Suns are offering Eric Bledose in a sign-and-trade agreement.

The Cavaliers and Wolves have had an agreement in place on Love for weeks, and it remains intact, sources said.

Bledsoe has been seeking a five-year, $85 million max contract and would consider only a max deal in a sign-and-trade, which would be four years and $64 million.

Bledsoe is prepared to play for the Suns under the one-year, $3.7 million qualifying offer.

The Suns offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million contract similar to what Kyle Lowry received from the Toronto Raptors.

Via Brian Windhorst, Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Tyler Ennis Sees Crowded Suns' Backcourt As 'Good Thing'

The Phoenix Suns have a clear logjam at point guard with Goran Dragic, Isaiah Thomas, Tyler Ennis and presumably an eventually re-signed Eric Bledsoe.

Ennis doesn't see the fight for minutes as a detriment to the development of his career. 

“I think, as a young guy, it’s a good thing,” Ennis said on Monday.

“You’re able to go in and learn from people, I think in the long run it’s definitely going to help me.”

Ennis spent just one season at Syrcause.

“Anywhere you go in the league, you’re going to compete for minutes,” said Ennis. “There are so many point guards, good point guards. It’s going to be good for me to learn from those guys.

“I think I bring a different dynamic than those guys do, being a pass-first guy, too. Me being able to score the ball as well as pass is something that’s a plus as well, I think.”

Via Doug Smith/Toronto Star

Isaiah Thomas Undergoes Successful Surgery On Left Wrist

Isaiah Thomas today underwent a successful arthroscopy of his left wrist. He is expected to participate fully in the Phoenix Suns' training camp. The procedure was performed by Dr. Michelle Carlson at the Hospital for Special Surgeries in New York.

The Suns acquired Thomas from the Sacramento Kings in a sign-and-trade on July 12. 

Thomas is a three-year NBA veteran who averaged career-highs of 20.3 points on 45.3 percent shooting, 6.3 assists, 2.9 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 72 games with the Kings last season. For his career, Thomas holds averages of 15.3 points on 44.7 percent shooting from the field, 36.0 percent from behind the arc and 85.7 percent from the stripe.

Via RealGM Staff REport

P.J. Tucker Suspended Three Games By NBA For Extreme DUI

P.J. Tucker has been suspended three games without pay for pleading guilty to driving while under the extreme influence in Arizona.

Tucker re-signed with the Phoenix Suns on a three-year deal in July.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Phoenix Suns Archives

Alec Brown To Sign With Obradoiro

Alec Brown is expected to resume basketball activity in late October or November.

Suns Still Hope To Sign Eric Bledose To Long-Term Deal

The Suns are open to further contract talks with Eric Bledsoe, who remains in limbo as a restricted free agent.

Suns Open To Negotiating Upon 'Fair Offer' To Eric Bledsoe

Robert Sarver believes the Suns have made a "fair offer" to Eric Bledsoe in unrestricted free agency.

P.J. Tucker Arrested In May For 'Super Extreme' DUI

P.J. Tucker had a blood alcohol content over .20.

Bledsoe: Suns Using Restricted Free Agency Rules Against Me

Eric Bledsoe remains unsigned after receiving a four-year, $48 million offer from the Suns.

Suns Waive Dionte Christmas

Dionte Christmas averaged 2.29 points in 31 appearances for the Suns last season.

Suns Maintain Hope Of Re-Signing Eric Bledsoe

The Suns have been negotiating with Eric Bledsoe.

Eric Bledsoe Reject Four-Year, $48M Offer From Suns

The Suns' ability to match offers to Eric Bledsoe has made teams not want to engage.

Suns To Keep Shavlik Randolph Beyond Contract Guarantee Date For 14-15

The Suns have fully guaranteed the contract of power forward Shavlik Randolph for next season, his agent told RealGM.

Anthony Tolliver Reaches Two-Year, $6M Deal With Suns

Anthony Tolliver has reached agreement on a two-year, $6 million contract with the Suns, league sources told RealGM.

Chris Bosh Also Received Strong Offers From Nuggets, Suns, Lakers

Chris Bosh received "strong" offers from multiple teams beyond the Rockets, as the Nuggets, Suns and Lakers were also interested.

Suns Making Bid To Sign Luol Deng

Luol Deng is being pursued by the Heat, Suns and Hawks.

Isaiah Thomas To Suns On Four-Year, $27M Sign-And-Trade With Kings

Isaiah Thomas is a restricted free agent of the Kings.

P.J. Tucker Signs Three-Year, $16.5M Deal With Suns

The Suns and P.J. Tucker have agreed upon a three-year deal worth $16.5 million in fully guaranteed money, league sources tell RealGM.

Channing Frye Agrees To Four-Year, $32M Deal With Magic

The Magic and Channing Frye have agreed upon a four-year, $32 million deal.

Marvin Williams Receiving Interest From Spurs, Heat, Wizards, Others

Marvin Williams is solidly in line to reach a contract agreement after the top free agents sign.

Suns, Rockets, Mavs, Cavaliers Meet With LeBron's Agent

The Suns could make space to sign both LeBron James and either Carmelo Anthony or Chris Bosh while keeping a talented young core together.

Spencer Hawes Meets With Suns

Spencer Hawes met with the Suns on Thursday.

Pacers Attempt To Engage Suns On Goran Dragic Trade

The Pacers are known to be seeking an upgrade at point guard.

Suns, Cavs, Warriors Interested In Channing Frye

The Suns are attempting to re-sign Channing Frye, who opted out of his deal to become a free agent.
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