Suns Rumors & News

  • Updated NBA season win totals released

    Covers.com "The Westgate LV SuperBook released its updated list of 2014-15 NBA regular season win totals on Monday with LeBron James and his new-look Cavaliers topping the list. Here's a look at the odds for every team at the book: HAWKS 40.5 CELTICS 26.5 NETS..." October 01

  • Suns Need Alex Len To Have a Big Year

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Although this off-season will likely be remembered as "The Summer of the Guards", The Phoenix Suns have also made a statement by who they chose to sign at the center position. Nobody. The only "moves" the Suns made to address the post this off-season are bringing back Shavlik Randolph (his..." September 30

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    Eric Pincus @EricPincus

    Zoran Dragic will make $1.5 mil flat each over 2 years -fully guaranteed - looks like part of that is $412,500 signing bonus @BBallInsiders

  • Suns nearing extensions with both Marcus and Markieff Morris

    CBSSports.com "ESPN reports that the Phoenix Suns are nearing an extension with both twins, Marcus Morris and Markieff Morris, on a combined $52 million deal that will see the money split evenly between the two. Markieff averaged 13.8 points and 6.0 rebounds last season for Phoenix, while Marcus averaged 9.7..." September 29

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Markieff Morris signed a four-year, $32M extension and Marcus Morris signed a four-year, $20M extension with the #Suns. More to come.

  • Eric Bledsoe reaches agreement on $70M deal with Suns

    Yahoo! Sports "Restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The deal will include no player options, and the $70 million will be fully guaranteed, a source said. Bledsoe and his agent..." September 25

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Zoran Dragic's deal is worth $3.5 million over two years with the Suns, I'm told.

  • Sources: Eric Bledsoe, Suns make progress in contract talks

    Yahoo! Sports "After a summer of stalled discussions, the Phoenix Suns and restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe have progressed significantly in contract talks with hopes of reaching an extension before the start of training camp, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Suns general manager Ryan McDonough and..." September 24

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Phoenix Suns have emerged as clear frontrunner to sign Zoran Dragic away from Unicaja Malaga in Spanish ACB

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    BrahmResnik @brahmresnik

    NEW Former @Suns player @rexchapman accused of stealing $14K in merch from #Scottsdale Apple store. pic.twitter.com/Z5E929JFSG

  • If Suns hand out a max contract, it should go to Goran Dragic

    Arizona Republic "It's about time for the Suns to get moving, put their priorities in order, take the advice of LeBron James and "break bread." But not with Eric Bledsoe. With Goran Dragic. Dragic is about to enter the third year of a four-year contract he signed with the Suns, but he has a player option at..." September 18

  • Report: Morris twins said they’d take discount to stay together

    Pro Basketball Talk "Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris, twins and Suns, want to keep playing together. You could have guessed that by how they played together growing up, played together at Kansas and urged Phoenix to put them together. But you don’t need to guess. They’ve straight up said it. As both enter..." September 17

  • Suns and Bledsoe could be facing 1-year deal

    Arizona Republic "A midcourt pile of money to the US Airways Center ceiling has sat untouched this summer, awaiting Eric Bledsoe to come from his baseline and meet the Suns. It has been a trying, bewildering and exasperating process to fathom how Bledsoe, with 78 career starts and $7.4 million in career..." September 16

  • Zoran Dragic In Talks With Heat, Spurs, Mavericks, Magic

    Real GM Basketball "Behind a resurgent desire to pursue the NBA culminating in a successful World Cup showing, Slovenian shooting guard Zoran Dragic has maintained discussions with the four teams interested in signing him for next season: the Miami Heat, Orlando Magic, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks, league..." September 10

  • Coming Attractions: Goran & Zoran Show

    ESPN.com "American viewers will be getting another up-close look at the Goran & Zoran Show in Tuesday's quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Even better news: It might not be the last time we see them together this year. Sources here in Spain told ESPN.com this weekend that the Phoenix..." September 08

  • Phoenix Suns still in holding pattern with Eric Bledsoe

    Arizona Republic "By Monday, there still will be three weeks remaining until the Suns depart for training camp in Flagstaff, but a roll call would garner nearly the same result this week. Twelve of the 13 Suns under contract are expected to be at US Airways Center for weekday voluntary workouts. The other, Goran..." September 07

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    Steve Kyler @stevekylerNBA

    .@Marcus_Mims212: what are the odds next year Bledsode and Monroe both head to Lakers? ---> Lakers could have the means.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Suns' Bledsoe remains final RFA on market. Agent has held firm on max contract or no deal. He couldn't get Bledsoe an offer sheet elsewhere.

  • Goran Dragic says FIBA World Cup game was fixed

    USA Today "Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic thinks all was not right in Thursday’s FIBA World Cup match between Angola and Australia. Dragic plays for Slovenia, who handed Australia its only loss so far in Group D. Dragic’s complaint was this: Australia had already qualified out of the group stage, so..." September 05

  • Risk is on both sides in Bledsoe saga

    ESPN.com "Catching occasional glimpses of Goran Dragic here at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, even when he's wearing the green of Slovenia, inevitably makes you think of Eric Bledsoe. Especially because it's already September. Inside a month to go before the Phoenix Suns and the rest of the..." September 03

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Also pleased to hear, since writing about ZORAN Dragic yesterday, that a few NBA teams are indeed tracking him. Hope for a two-Dragic NBA!

  • NBA adding extra space along the baseline to increase safety

    SB Nation "There will be more space around the basket stanchion next season because the NBA is trying to improve player safety. The NBA is attempting to improve player safety by cutting down the amount of photographers around the basket stanchion, according to a memo from Rod Thorn, the league's president..." August 26

  • Suns make late Kevin Love pitch

    ESPN.com "With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Phoenix Suns reached out to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for guard Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com. The..." August 23

  • Suns talks on Bledsoe sign-and-trade deal gathering momentum

    Arizona Republic "The Suns and Eric Bledsoe are past the halfway point. The two sides have less time before a deadline to accept a one-year qualifying offer (fewer than six weeks) than they have had to work out a new multiyear contract (more than seven weeks). The only movement in the situation appears to be..." August 23

  • NBA GM: 'No reason' to trade for potential free agents Monroe, Bledsoe

    Sporting News "Given the stalemates that have gone on with Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe and Pistons forward Greg Monroe, the best option for both players would seem to be some sort of sign-and-trade. Bledsoe has been shopped around the league for the past month, while the Washington Post’s Michael Lee reports..." August 22

  • Suns discussing trade possibilities for Eric Bledsoe

    CBSSports.com ""You can take this to the bank so to speak," Jude LaCava told FoxSports 910, "the Suns are now discussing trade possibilities for Eric Bledsoe. The reality has kicked into the point that my sources are telling me that if they can accomodate Bledsoe and get something that they want in return, trade..." August 20

  • Why the Rockets could still chase Eric Bledsoe

    The Dream Shake "At this point in the off-season, most teams have shifted their focus from signing free agents towards in-house player evaluations, personnel hirings, and season planning. Some executives even go on vacation, getting away from the craziness that is NBA free agency. However, amidst all of this, one..." August 19

  • Heat looking at Barbosa

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Free-agent guard Leandro Barbosa, who currently is working with the Brazil national team in advance of the World Cup in hopes of showcasing his game for an NBA return, has drawn interest from the Heat. A source familiar with the situation said Barbosa is on the Heat's radar, but is one of..." August 19

  • Morris twins want to keep playing together even after rookie contracts end

    Pro Basketball Talk "Through pretty much their entire basketball careers, Markieff Morris and twin brother Marcus Morris have been on the same team. Same youth teams, same Prep Charter high school in Philadelphia, then together in college at Kansas. They were selected back-to-back in the NBA draft in 2011, but a 2013..." August 18

  • Morris twins hope to continue to play together

    Philly.com "Markieff and Marcus Morris smiled Saturday while they signed autographs at the Hunting Park Recreation Center in North Philadelphia. The twin forwards for the Phoenix Suns were sponsoring a back-to-school charity event, giving away 200 backpacks to students ages 5 to 15. The twins are happier..." August 17

  • Suns' Isaiah Thomas has surgery on wrist, will return by training camp

    CBSSports.com "After feeling disrespected by the Sacramento Kings, point guard Isaiah Thomas quickly decided on signing with a team in the same division. The Phoenix Suns acquired Thomas in a sign-and-trade with the Kings for the draft rights to Alex Oriahki and a $7 million trade exception. Thomas seems intent..." August 15

  • Suns Isaiah Thomas Undergoes Successful Procedure

    NBA.com "Phoenix Suns guard Isaiah Thomas today underwent a successful arthroscopy of his left wrist, the team has announced. He is expected to participate fully in the team’s training camp. The procedure was performed by Dr. Michelle Carlson at the Hospital for Special Surgeries in New York. " August 14

  • NBA releases 2014-2015 schedule: Spurs host Mavs in season opener

    CBSSports.com "The NBA announced its 2014-2015 schedule Wednesday, and for the first time in seven years, LeBron James will not feature on its opening night. The season opens Tuesday, October 28th with the defending champion San Antonio Spurs raising their fifth banner before taking on the Dallas Mavericks...." August 13

  • Adrian Wojnarowski: Bledsoe, agent 'boxed themselves into a corner'

    Arizona Sports "The Phoenix Suns' standoff with restricted free-agent point guard Eric Bledsoe has carried on longer than many expected. But thanks to the inability of Bledsoe's agent to obtain an offer sheet from another team, Yahoo! NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski said the Suns remain in the better position at..." August 13

  • Suns still want long-term deal with Bledsoe, owner says

    Arizona Republic "The Suns are open to having further contract negotiations with Eric Bledsoe. It sounds like Bledsoe and his representation are keeping that door closed. Six weeks into free agency, Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver expressed how he still wants to sign Bledsoe to a long-term contract with..." August 12

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    RT @NBAPR: Suns F P.J. Tucker suspended three games without pay for pleading guilty to driving while under the extreme influence in Arizona.

  • Phoenix Suns haven't spoken to Eric Bledsoe in 4 months

    Sporting News "The Phoenix Suns have not spoken to Eric Bledsoe in four months. They would like for that to change, but it appears that the door is closed at the moment. Suns owner Robert Sarver told Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic that the team still holds out hope of signing Bledsoe to a long-term..." August 12

  • Pacers offered Roy Hibbert to Suns in exchange for Goran Dragic

    Pro Basketball Talk "A report surfaced in the early days of free agency that the Pacers were trying to trade for Suns guard Goran Dragic, but that’s all we heard from the traditionally reliable sources. There was no mention of who Indiana was willing to part with, and the details remained undiscovered. But with..." August 11

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Looking like qualifying offer. Relationship w/Phx going n wrong direction"@kevininzunza31: @Chris_Broussard Any news on Eric Bledsoe Chris?"

  • P.J. Tucker pleads guilty to DUI arrest, issues apology

    Valley of the Suns "P.J. Tucker and the Phoenix Suns released statements in the wake of the forward’s May 10 DUI arrest in Scottsdale. According to documents provided by the team on Monday, Tucker pleaded guilty to super extreme DUI at a disposition hearing at Scottsdale City Court and will spend three days in jail..." August 05

  • Offer for Eric Bledsoe is fair, execs and agents say

    Arizona Republic "Public opinion has not sided much with Eric Bledsoe's decision to turn down the Suns' four-year, $48 million offer in favor of empty hope for a maximum-level deal with Phoenix or another team. Opinions on Bledsoe's five weeks of free agency are drenched in bias. Suns fans might feel Bledsoe..." August 05

  • What Is Eric Bledsoe Actually Worth?

    Basketball Insiders "As of today, point guard Eric Bledsoe—who is a restricted free agent—has yet to sign a new deal with the Phoenix Suns or receive an offer sheet from another team. He is arguably the most talented free agent available at this point in the offseason, but his restricted free-agent status has clearly..." August 03

  • Owner Robert Sarver: Phoenix Suns not trying to lowball RFA Eric Bledsoe

    Arizona Sports "Phoenix Suns majority owner Robert Sarver made an impromptu call into the Burns & Gambo show on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Friday evening to clear some of the air about the team's relationship with restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Phoenix reportedly offered the combo guard a four-year, $48..." August 02

  • Sources: Suns relationship with star Eric Bledsoe on verge of irreparable

    CSN Northwest "Things aren’t looking good when it comes to negotiations between the Phoenix Suns and their restricted free agent star guard Eric Bledsoe. According to league sources, an “ominous development” has arisen with sides still “very far apart” in contract negotiations. It has even escalated to the..." July 30

  • Suns player P.J. Tucker arrested for 'super extreme' DUI

    Arizona Republic "Phoenix Suns player P.J. Tucker was arrested for "super extreme DUI" in May by Scottsdale police. Tucker's blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police. A driver is considered legally drunk for a DUI charge in..." July 29

  • Charles Barkley Offers to Pay for Carjacking Funeral

    NBC Philadelphia "NBA legend and former Philadelphia 76er Charles Barkley has offered to pay for the funerals of three young siblings killed after a carjacking went awry in the city last week, according to District Attorney Seth Williams. Ten-year-old Joseph Thomas Reed, his 15-year-old sister Keiearra Williams..." July 29

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    Jude LaCava @judefox10

    Eric Bledsoe made first public comment to Fox TV Birmingham-"Suns are using rules against me"

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    Phoenix Suns @Suns

    OFFICIAL: The Phoenix Suns have waived guard Dionte Christmas, the team announced today.

  • McDonough, Suns Impressed with Warren

    NBA.com "When Phoenix took T.J. Warren with the 14th overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft, they’d hoped what he’d done in college would carry over. All the evidence suggested he would. His sophomore year scoring (24.9 ppg) was backed up by efficiency (52.5 FG%). The manner in which he scored wasn’t the..." July 24

  • Isaiah Thomas on the Kings: 'I felt very disrespected'

    CBSSports.com "The Phoenix Suns recently executed a sign-and-trade for Isaiah Thomas from the Sacramento Kings. After starting 153 out of 216 games the last three seasons since being the last pick in the 2011 draft, Thomas wasn't really wanted by the Kings anymore. At least, he wasn't wanted for the price it was..." July 24