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Suns To Sign Jarell Eddie To 10-Day Contract

Mar 18, 2017 11:20 PM

The Phoenix Suns are planning to sign Jarell Eddie to a 10-day contract.

Eddie was playing for the Windy City Bulls of the D-League.

Eddie has averaged 14.1 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 27 D-League games this season.

Eddie played 26 games last season for the Washington Wizards.

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Tags: Jarell Eddie, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Brandon Knight Sits With Back Spasms After Suns Ask Him To Return To Lineup

Mar 16, 2017 1:23 PM

With Eric Bledsoe out for the season, the Phoenix Suns asked Brandon Knight to play in Wednesday's game.

Knight told the team he had back spasms. 

Knight hadn't played in since before the All-Star break with the Suns playing Bledsoe and Tyler Ulis.

Phoenix tried to trade Knight at the deadline.

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Suns Shut Down Eric Bledsoe For Remainder Of Season

Mar 16, 2017 1:17 PM

The Phoenix Suns have shut down Eric Bledsoe for the remainder of the season.

“Bled’s been great, he had a great season, he played at a high level,” Watson said. “He’s been dominant all year. He’s taken a big leap in the right direction. There’s a lot of room for him to grow and he’s excited about that.”

Bledsoe recently said he had some pain in his left knee.

The Suns are hoping for a high lottery pick in this year's draft.

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Injury

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Suns To Waive Jared Sullinger, Mike Scott; Sign Ronnie Price For Remainder Of Season

Feb 23, 2017 9:44 PM

The Phoenix Suns plan on waiving Jared Sullinger and Mike Scott.

The Suns traded for Sullinger as part of their deal with the Toronto Raptors for P.J. Tucker. 

Scott was acquired in a separate trade with the Atlanta Hawks.

The Suns will sign Ronnie Price for the remainder of the season.

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Tags: Jared Sullinger, Mike Scott, Ronnie Price, Phoenix Suns, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Suns Seek 2nd Rounder For Brandon Knight

Feb 23, 2017 11:30 AM

The Phoenix Suns continue to shop Brandon Knight in trade scenarios.

Two years after the Suns traded a future pick from the Los Angeles Lakers, they are seeking an expiring contract and a high second rounder for Knight. The Milwaukee Bucks traded away Knight in a three-team trade with the Suns while acquiring Michael Carter-Williams from the Philadelphia 76ers. Carter-Williams was eventually traded to the Chicago Bulls for Tony Snell.

The Suns re-signed Knight in the 2015 offseason on a five-year, $70 million deal.

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Raptors Debating Whether To Trade 1st Rounder For P.J. Tucker, Wilson Chandler

Feb 23, 2017 9:51 AM

The Toronto Raptors are considering whether to give up a first round pick in a trade for P.J. Tucker of the Phoenix Suns or Wilson Chandler of the Denver Nuggets.

The Raptors would likely include Jared Sullinger as salary filler in any such deal.

Toronto already traded for Serge Ibaka but Tucker would give Dwane Casey a player capable of playing both the 3 and the 4.

Tucker, who began his career with the Raptors, will be a free agent in the offseason.

Chandler has a player option to become a free agent in 2018.

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Tags: P.J. Tucker, Phoenix Suns, Toronto Raptors, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Suns Didn't Want To Break Up Core To Acquire DeMarcus Cousins

Feb 20, 2017 8:35 PM

Ryan McDonough spoke publicly about the Phoenix Suns' interest in DeMarcus Cousins the day after he was traded by the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans.

“We would have traded for him at the right price,” said McDonough. “We didn’t want to break up our young core to get him.”

The Suns could have offered Cousins an opportunity to reunite with his former Kentucky teammate Eric Bledsoe.

Phoenix are owed a number of picks from the Miami Heat along with their own that they could have used to trade for Cousins.

According to a source that spoke with Kevin O'Connor of The Ringer, the Suns offered a package of players and multiple first round picks.

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Tags: DeMarcus Cousins, New Orleans Pelicans, Phoenix Suns, Sacramento Kings, NBA, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Suns Continue To Shop Brandon Knight

Feb 19, 2017 2:28 PM

The Phoenix Suns have continued to shop Brandon Knight in search for picks.

Phoenix acquired Knight in February of 2015 and re-signed him that offseason.

With Eric Bledsoe and Devin Booker in the Suns' backcourt, Knight is the odd man out.

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Dragan Bender To Undergo Season Ending Ankle Surgery

Feb 8, 2017 12:04 PM

Dragan Bender will miss the rest of the 16-17 season due to an ankle injury.

Bender is set to undergo ankle surgery and will miss at least three months.

Bender averaged 3.3 points and 2.2 rebounds per game in his first season in the NBA.

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Suns Sign Ronnie Price To 2nd 10-Day Contract

Feb 6, 2017 2:14 PM

The Phoenix Suns have signed guard Ronnie Price to a second 10-day contract.

Currently in his third tenure with the Suns, Price has not yet appeared in a game this season since initially signing a 10-day contract with the team on Jan. 27.

An 11-year NBA veteran out of Utah Valley University, Price most recently played last season with the Suns when he averaged a career-best 5.3 points while appearing in a career-high 62 games. In addition to 2015-16, he averaged 3.6 points and 1.9 assists in 36 games with Phoenix in 2011-12. For his career, the 6-2, 190-pound point guard has averaged 3.8 points and 1.8 assists in 530 games with Sacramento, Utah, Phoenix, Portland, Orlando and the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Joel Embiid, Marquese Chriss Named Rookies Of The Month
Marquese Chriss averaged 8.3 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1.4 steals for the month.

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Suns To Sign Ronnie Price To 10-Day Contract
Ronnie Price signed a two-year, $5 million deal with the Thunder but never played a regular season game with the team.

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Suns Seeking 1st Round Pick For P.J. Tucker With Clippers Interested
P.J. Tucker will be a free agent in 2017.

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Suns Waive John Jenkins
John Jenkins has averaged 1.8 points and 3.3 minutes in four appearances this season, and averaged 5.0 points and 13.0 minutes in 22 games with the Suns in 2015-16.

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Knicks Interested In Trading For P.J. Tucker
P.J. Tucker will be a free agent in the offseason.

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Suns Recall Derrick Jones Jr. From D-League
In 14 games overall with the NAZ Suns this season, Derrick Jones Jr. has averaged 14.0 points on 48.0 percent shooting and 6.1 rebounds in 32.1 minutes.

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Suns Could Move Brandon Knight Before Deadline
Brandon Knight is averaging 13.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 23.5 minutes per game this season.

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Rival Teams Expect Brandon Knight To Eventually Be In Suns' Trade Talks
Brandon Knight is averaging 12.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 24.9 minutes per game so far in 16-17.

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Suns Haven't Been Close To Trading Brandon Knight
Brandon Knight is coming off the bench this season for the Phoenix Suns with Eric Bledsoe and Devin Booker starting, which has led to some speculation about his future with the franchise.

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Suns Insert Marquese Chriss Into Starting Lineup
Marquese Chriss has averaged 5.3 points and 2.9 rebounds in 13.1 minutes per game with 46.7 percent shooting from the field, including one 3-pointer.

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Pelicans Sign Archie Goodwin
Archie Goodwin has appeared in 150 career games (15 starts) with the Suns, averaging 6.2 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 14.5 minutes per contest.

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Suns Assign Derrick Jones Jr. To D-League
The Suns have assigned forward Derrick Jones Jr. to the Northern Arizona Suns.

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Devin Booker Calls Breakout Expectations 'Good Pressure To Have'
Devin Booker was voted the player most likely to breakout in a survey of NBA general managers.

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Suns Offer Ronnie Price Role As Assistant Coach
Ronnie Price is 33 and wants to continue his playing career.

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Suns Exercise 17-18 Options On Devin Booker, T.J. Warren
Devin Booker ranked fifth in the NBA in scoring this preseason, averaging 19.6 points in five appearances.

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Suns Release Archie Goodwin
Archie Goodwin has been a promising prospect since entering the NBA in 2013 after one season at Kentucky.

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Dunc'd On: JR Re-Signs, Bucks/Bulls Trade, Phoenix Suns Outlook w/ Michael Schwartz
Dunc'd On looks at continued CBA news, the effects of preseason injuries, the Bulls/Bucks trade of Tony Snell for Michael Carter-Williams, and finally J.R. Smith's new deal in Cleveland. Plus Phoenix Suns season outlook.

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Suns Waive Gracin Bakumanya, Derek Cooke Jr., Shaquille Harrison
The three players did not appear in any of the Suns' first three preseason games.

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Suns Not Currently Interested In Trading Eric Bledsoe
The Suns may eventually have to choose between Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight to be their long-term answer at point guard beside Devin Booker.

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Suns To Use Brandon Knight As 6th Man
The Suns will bring Brandon Knight off the bench as their sixth man this season with Eric Bledsoe and Devin Booker starting at the guard positions.

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