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Suns Re-Sign Isaiah Canaan

Aug 3, 2018 5:56 PM

The Phoenix Suns have re-signed point guard Isaiah Canaan.

An NBA veteran with five seasons of experience, Canaan played in 19 games with the Suns in 2017-18, averaging 9.1 points and 4.0 assists in 22.0 minutes. He initially signed with the Suns on December 13 and recorded 10 games scoring in double digits with Phoenix, including a season-high 17 points in a win at Dallas on December 18. On January 31, Canaan sustained a fractured left ankle in the first quarter against the Mavericks before undergoing surgery in Phoenix on February 1.

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Hawks Agree To Sign Alex Len To Two-Year, $8.5M Deal

Jul 21, 2018 6:04 PM

The Atlanta Hawks have agreed to sign Alex Len to a two-year, $8.5 million deal.

Len was the No. 5 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Len signed a one-year, $4.2 qualifying offer with the Suns last offseason.

In 69 games last season, Len averaged 8.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and nearly one block per game.

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Nets Trade Darrell Arthur To Suns For Jared Dudley, 2021 2nd Rounder

Jul 20, 2018 10:19 AM

The Brooklyn Nets have traded Darrell Arthur to the Phoenix Suns for Jared Dudley and a 2021 second round pick.

Arthur will likely be bought out by the Suns as he's due $7.4 million for 18-19.

Dudley will also have that conversation with the Nets on his $9.5 million salary.

The second round pick is protected to No. 35.

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Blazers, Suns, Nuggets, Wizards Have Also Discussed Kawhi Leonard Trade With Spurs

Jul 17, 2018 4:25 PM

Kawhi Leonard is seriously considering attending USA Basketball national team's minicamp in Las Vegas next week. Leonard holds some enthusiasm for showcasing his revitalized health in the wake of the quad injury that has been at the center of discord between the Spurs and him, sources said.  

Gregg Popovich will lead the camp in his role as national team coach.

Leonard continues to seek a trade from the San Antonio Spurs.

bidding war among the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers never materialized. The Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards are among teams who've talked with the Spurs, league sources said.

The Celtics and 76ers appear to have lost traction in their appetite to trade for Leonard as they're well-positioned for the future regardless. The Lakers appear to be playing the longer game in trade talks.

The Spurs have yet to allow prospective trade partners to talk directly with Leonard or his reps.

 

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Devin Booker, Suns Agree Upon Five-Year, $158M Extension

Jul 7, 2018 11:35 PM

Devin Booker has agreed upon a five-year, $158 million extension with the Phoenix Suns.

Booker and the Suns began discussions on an extension shortly after the start of free agency.

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Devin Booker Finalizing Five-Year, $158M Max Extension With Suns

Jul 3, 2018 7:34 PM

Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns are progressing towards a five-year, $158 million maximum contract.

The Suns presented the offer to Booker in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

A deal can be finalized as soon as the weekend.

Booker would become the first member of the 2015 NBA Draft class to sign an extension.

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Suns Waive Alan Williams

Jul 2, 2018 1:54 PM

The Phoenix Suns will waive Alan Williams.

Williams has two seasons remaining on his contract, but his $5.5 million salary for 18-19 was non-guaranteed. The Suns will use part of that cap space to sign Trevor Ariza to a one-year, $15 million deal.

Williams played in only five games last season after undergoing knee surgery in late September.

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Suns Discussing Possible Max Extension With Devin Booker

Jul 1, 2018 11:45 PM

The Phoenix Suns are meeting with Devin Booker to discuss a rookie extension.

Booker is a strong candidate for a five-year max extension worth $158 million.

Ryan McDonough and Robert Sarver are meeting with Booker and agent Leon Rose.

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Devin Booker Upset With Suns Over Release Of Tyler Ulis

Jul 1, 2018 3:00 PM

Devin Booker is upset with the front office of the Phoenix Suns following the release of Tyler Ulis.

Ulis started 43 games with the Suns last season and was Booker's best friend on the team.

Booker is now eligible for a five-year maximum rookie extension.

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Trevor Ariza Agrees Upon One-Year, $15M Deal With Suns

Jul 1, 2018 12:43 AM

Trevor Ariza has agreed upon a one-year, $15 million deal with the Phoenix Suns.

Ariza had been with the Rockets since 2014.

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Tyler Ulis Waived By Suns
Tyler Ulis averaged 7.8 points and 4.4 assists over two seasons with the Suns.

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Suns Won't Re-Sign Elfrid Payton, Alex Len
The Suns traded for Elfrid Payton at this year's deadline.

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Suns Sign Elie Okobo To Four-Year, $6M Contract
Elie Okobo's deal will be guaranteed in the first two years for over $2.6 million.

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76ers Trade Mikal Bridges To Suns For Zhaire Smith, Miami's 2021 First Rounder Pick
The Suns acquired the draft pick from the Heat in the Goran Dragic trade.

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2018 NBA Draft: Full Results
The Suns have selected Deandre Ayton first overall.

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Suns Focused On Deandre Ayton, Haven't Had Any Substantive Trade Talks
The Suns are focused on selecting Deandre Ayton.

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Suns Could Have Interest In Taking On Luol Deng's Contract With Assets Attached
While the Suns aren't interested in trading for Kawhi Leonard, they could help a team unload bad salary.

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Deandre Ayton: My Life Became A Job Upon Moving To USA
Deandre Ayton moved to San Diego as a 6'5" 12-year-old and was 6'10" less than two years late

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Deandre Ayton Has No Other Workouts Scheduled, Knows He's Going To Suns At No. 1
Deandre Ayton worked out for the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

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DeAndre Ayton To Visit Suns For Workout On Wednesday
Deandre Ayton is widely expected to be the Suns' pick with the first overall selection.

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Suns Hire Joe Prunty As Top Assistant Coach
Joe Prunty finished the 17-18 season as interim head coach for the Bucks.

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Hawks, Suns Interested In Michael Beasley
Michael Beasley played for the veteran's minimum of $2.3 million last season.

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Suns To Hire Mike Woodson As Assistant Coach
Mike Woodson worked with Igor Kokoskov on the coaching staff of the Pistons during the 03-04 season.

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Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team
Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell headline the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Teams as unanimous selections.

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Mike D'Antoni Regrets Not Having Steve Nash Score More
With James Harden and Chris Paul playing more isolation basketball with the Rockets, we are seeing the evolution of D'Antoni's process.

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Devin Booker Tweets Photo Of Karl-Anthony Towns In Suns Jersey
The Suns have the trade assets to deal for Karl-Anthony Towns.

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Suns Won't Rule Out Trading No. 1 Overall Pick
Ryan McDonough revealed the Suns could consider trading the No. 1 pick depending on what is offered, even if it's an established player.

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Luka Doncic Could Be Drafted Anywhere From First To Fifth
Several NBA executives were in attendance for Luka Doncic's game on Friday.

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Suns Could Already Be Decided Upon Deandre Ayton At No. 1
While Igor Kokosov coached Luka Doncic on the Slovenian national team, Deandre Ayton may already be their choice.

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Suns Win 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Kings At No. 2, Hawks At No. 3
The 2018 NBA Draft Lottery results will be published here once they are announced.

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