Eric Bledsoe RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eric Bledsoe’s return to Phoenix just another game

    Fanrag Sports "Former Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe is now officially current Milwaukee Bucks point guard Eric Bledsoe. While infamously parting ways with the Suns after exclaiming that he no longer wanted to be a part of the Western Conference franchise, Bledsoe now remains in line to make his return to..." November 21

  • Nuggets Were Close To Eric Bledsoe Trade

    Hoops Rumors "Denver was in the “red zone” on a potential trade for Eric Bledsoe last month, according to Zach Lowe of ESPN. Complete details aren’t provided, but Lowe believes Phoenix would have received Emmanuel Mudiay and a first-round pick. Negotiations with the Suns eventually fell apart and the Nuggets..." November 16

  • Bucks newcomer Eric Bledsoe to start against Spurs

    Fanrag Sports "Eric Bledsoe will finally get his first chance to suit up in a Milwaukee Bucks uniform. As a result, head coach Jason Kidd formally announced on Friday that the newly acquired point guard will get the starting start when Milwaukee travels to take on the San Antonio Spurs. The 27-year-old..." November 10

  • Bledsoe: Suns shutting me down healthy last season sparked trade request

    Pro Basketball Talk "Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said Eric Bledsoe requested a trade after Phoenix refused to renegotiate-and-extend the guard’s contract over the offseason. Bledsoe, traded to the Bucks, provided a different reason. Bledsoe, via Chris Haynes of ESPN: “I felt like it was time [to..." November 09

  • Eric Bledsoe: ‘I’ve Never Been a Liar’

    SLAM Online "In his first public comments after getting traded to Milwaukee, Eric Bledsoe defended his own character. Bledsoe referenced his infamous “I don’t wanna be here” tweet, which fast-tracked his exit from Phoenix, and appeared to address Suns GM Ryan McDonough’s decision to banish him from the team..." November 08

  • Bucks' reported trade for Bledsoe leaves Cavs fans in a Twitter spiral of depression

    CBS Sports "For the last few years the Cleveland Cavaliers have basically been the older brother to the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee is just a seven-hour drive across the great state of Michigan from Cleveland, and while the young Bucks have slowly been progressing into a team capable of contending for a..." November 07

  • Here are reported protections of first-rounder in Eric Bledsoe trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Bucks made the playoffs in 2013 – then fell to an NBA-worst 15-67 the following year. They rebounded to make the playoffs in 2015 – then stumbled to a disappointing 33-49 the following year. They returned to the playoffs in 2017 – and are an underwhelming 4-5 this year. So, of course..." November 07

  • Report: Milwaukee Bucks finalizing deal for Eric Bledsoe

    NBA.com "The Eric Bledsoe-Phoenix Suns saga may be over. The point guard, who has not played in a game for the Suns since Oct. 21, will reportedly be on the move to the Milwaukee Bucks soon. According to ESPN.com's Zach Lowe and Adrian Wojnarowski, the Bucks and Suns are finalizing a deal that will move..." November 07

  • Eric Bledsoe to begin using Suns' facilities again, but will not rejoin team

    CBS Sports "As the saga between the Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe drags on, the disgruntled guard will reportedly be allowed to return to team facilities, but is not expected to actually rejoin the team. Bledsoe, who was sent away from the team after tweeting, "I don't wanna be here," will simply be using the..." November 05

  • NBA fines Eric Bledsoe $10K for 'I don't wanna be here' tweet

    Hoops Rumors "Suns guard Eric Bledsoe received a $10K fine from the league for the tweet that sparked trade talks and led to his dismissal from the team, according to Scott Bordow of The Arizona Republic (Twitter link). Bledsoe, who reportedly asked Suns management to trade him during the preseason, hasn’t..." November 05

  • Pistons’ Van Gundy: We’re not trading Jackson for Bledsoe

    Detroit News "It’s not quite February, but Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy had to revert to his trade-deadline mode a little earlier than usual on Friday. With rumors emerging that the Pistons were in trade discussions involving Reggie Jackson going to the Phoenix Suns for Eric Bledsoe and others involving a..." November 03

  • Suns are 3-1 since firing of Earl Watson, Eric Bledsoe being sent home

    Clutch Points "Following a porous start to the season that saw the Phoenix Suns drop their first three games in disappointing fashion, it has been quite the opposite with the team hitting stride in the other direction. The Suns have won three out of their last four games following the front office’s decision..." November 02

  • Pistons reportedly interested in Eric Bledsoe, but may have to sweeten deal

    Michigan Live "The Phoenix Suns may not have much in terms of leverage, but it can't hurt to ask for more when it comes to potential trades for point guard Eric Bledsoe. According to The New York Times' Marc Stein, the Detroit Pistons are among the teams interested in Bledsoe, who last month asked to be..." November 02

  • Bucks would 'love' to add Eric Bledsoe, but unwilling to move key players

    Sporting News "The Suns have enjoyed a quick turnaround following the firing of former head coach Earl Watson and dismissal of Eric Bledsoe, winning three of their last four games under interim coach Jay Triano after starting the season 0-3. But that question of when the Suns will trade Bledsoe still..." November 02

  • Suns GM Ryan McDonough says no timetable for Eric Bledsoe trade

    ESPN "Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough reiterated that he has no timetable for a potential trade involving disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe, who has been away from the team for over a week. "We are open to doing a deal whenever the best offer presents itself," McDonough said in a text..." October 31

  • Knicks reiterate they won’t trade parts of young core for Eric Bledsoe

    Pro Basketball Talk "There has been much speculation about the landing spot for Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe after he publicly tweeted that he no longer wanted to be in Phoenix. Or was it that he didn’t want to be in a hair salon? It’s hard to tell. Whatever leverage the Suns may have had in the past is..." October 30

  • Report: Suns exploring including Tyson Chandler in Eric Bledsoe trade

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Suns are working on trading Eric Bledsoe – and maybe Tyson Chandler. Marc Stein of The New York Times With Bledsoe headed out, Chandler fits even less than he did before in Phoenix – and the center didn’t fit before. He’s 35 and maybe still capable of helping a winning team with his..." October 27

  • Suns GM Ryan McDonough: Eric Bledsoe mad about not getting contract renegotiation-and-extension

    Pro Basketball Talk "What’s the root of Eric Bledsoe‘s feud with the Suns? Them tanking during his prime years? Him requesting a trade? Their harsh response? Him seemingly making that request public? Him lying about it? Them accusing him of lying about it? Suns general manager Ryan McDonough, via Arizona Sports..." October 26

  • Report: Teams ‘taken aback’ by asking price for Eric Bledsoe

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Suns have talked Eric Bledsoe trades with the Knicks, Bucks, Nuggets and others. Brian Windhorst of ESPN: In the initial conversations that the Suns had with teams yesterday – teams like the Bucks and the Nuggets and the Knicks and the Clippers are some of the teams that they’ve talked..." October 26

  • Suns GM Blames ‘Bad Advice’ For Bledsoe’s Actions

    Hoops Rumors "Suns GM Ryan McDonough believes Eric Bledsoe is receiving “bad advice” in his desire to get out of Phoenix, relays Chris Haynes of ESPN. The remarks were made during an interview Tuesday with Arizona Sports 98.7 and are apparently a swipe at Bledsoe’s agent, Rich Paul, who represents several..." October 25

  • Suns Receiving 'Pretty Intriguing Offers' For Eric Bledsoe

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns put Eric Bledsoe on the trade block on Monday and have received interest from the New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets and Milwaukee Bucks. Ryan McDonough said publicly that the Suns have received some “pretty intriguing offers.” McDonough added that since the guard is away from..." October 25

  • Report: Knicks rejected ‘ridiculous’ Eric Bledsoe trade offer from Suns

    Larry Brown Sports "The Phoenix Suns may have to lower their asking price if they want to strike a deal on the Eric Bledsoe front. Marc Berman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday that the New York Knicks rejected the Suns’ offer of Bledsoe for 19-year-old rookie guard Frank Ntilikina and 23-year-old big man..." October 24

  • Report: LeBron James has not made contact with Eric Bledsoe

    Cavs Nation "On Sunday afternoon, Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe sent out a tweet to express his displeasure with the team, simply saying: “I don’t wanna be here.” As a result, the Suns have said that they are open to trading the former No. 18 overall pick in the 2010 Draft (Oklahoma City Thunder)...." October 24

  • Eric Bledsoe for Reggie Jackson: Should the Pistons have trade interest?

    Michigan Live "The next time Eric Bledsoe puts on an NBA uniform, it won't be for the Phoenix Suns. Could it be for the Detroit Pistons? They are just among the many potential teams for the point guard who made his dissatisfaction with the organization public over the weekend, tweeting, "I Dont wanna be..." October 24

  • Report: Denver discussed trading Emmanuel Mudiay to Suns for Eric Bledsoe

    Clutch Points "The Denver Nuggets have had conversations with the Phoenix Suns, offering point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and other pieces for their own point man Eric Bledsoe, according to Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders. The Nuggets seem to have committed to Jamal Murray running the point moving forward,..." October 23

  • Eric Bledsoe sent home, unlikely to play for Suns again, per GM

    ESPN "Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters Monday. McDonough said he, interim coach Jay Triano and Bledsoe met Monday morning and that Bledsoe was sent home at the end of the discussion. He will not play in..." October 23

  • The Suns Are Reportedly Asking The Knicks For Frank Ntilikina In An Eric Bledsoe Trade

    Uproxx "The Phoenix Suns simply can’t stop tripping over their own shoelaces. Their opening week to the 2017-2018 season has been a disaster of Vesuvian proportions that started with a historic 48-point loss to the Trail Blazers and was book-ended by a semi-cryptic tweet from Eric Bledsoe hinting that..." October 23

  • Report: Knicks contact Suns about Bledsoe

    Amico Hoops "The New York Knicks are among the teams that have contacted the Phoenix Suns about available point guard Eric Bledsoe, according to Ian Begley of ESPN. Also, per Marc Stein of the New York Times, the Milwaukee Bucks have also expressed an interest. The Suns are said to be looking to trade..." October 23

  • Bucks reportedly interested in trading for Eric Bledsoe

    Larry Brown Sports "The Milwaukee Bucks could be upgrading Giannis Antetokounmpo’s supporting cast. Marc Stein of the New York Times reported on Monday that the Bucks have expressed interest in trading for Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe. A Bledsoe trade appears imminent just one day after the Suns fired head..." October 23

  • Eric Bledsoe Told The Suns His ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Here’ Tweet Was About A Hair Salon

    Dime Magazine "Eric Bledsoe was sent home from the Suns facility on Monday and he will not be coming back as a member of the team. This decision came after the two sides met about a tweet sent out on Sunday stated simply, “I don’t wanna be here.” Shortly after that tweet, Suns coach Earl Watson was fired, as..." October 23

  • Suns Trying To Trade Eric Bledose

    Hoops Rumors "12:49pm: The Knicks are among the teams that have contacted the Suns about a Bledsoe deal, tweets ESPN’s Ian Begley. 12:34pm: The Suns are involved in trade talks with several teams regarding Bledsoe, tweets Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Teams know Bledsoe is available and something should happen..." October 23

  • Eric Bledsoe Met With Suns About Potential Trade Before Season

    Real GM Basketball "Eric Bledsoe met with the Phoenix Suns about a potential trade before the start of the season. Bledsoe was the subject of trade rumors over the offseason, particularly involving Kyrie Irving." October 23

  • Deandre Jordan appears to recruit Eric Bledsoe back to Clippers

    Larry Brown Sports "DeAndre Jordan sent a tweet on Sunday that appears to be him recruiting Eric Bledsoe back to the Clippers. Sunday was a whirlwind of a day for the Suns, who are off to an 0-3 start on the season. Their head coach was reportedly fired. Their best player raised suspicion with a cryptic..." October 22

  • Suns' Eric Bledsoe Tweets 'I Dont Wanna Be Here'

    SI "Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe tweeted "I Dont wanna be here" on Sunday afternoon. There was no follow-up tweet to specify where he meant by "here" but the Suns are 0–3 on the season. Bledsoe is averaging 15.7 points, 3.0 assists and 2.3 rebounds through the first three games of the season. He..." October 22

  • Kyrie Irving could be dealt to Suns for Eric Bledsoe, Dragan Bender

    Sporting News "We know who the Suns aren't (so) willing to depart with to acquire Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, who reportedly requested a trade three weeks ago. Now, we know who they might be willing to give up to gain an asset that would immediately give Phoenix one of the best backcourts in the NBA...." August 04

  • Kyrie deal would 'be done by now' if Suns offered Bledsoe, Jackson, pick

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The word is out around the NBA. The Cavaliers want a veteran starter, a blue chipper on a rookie contract, and a first-round pick for Kyrie Irving. The Cavs are working diligently to make Irving happy (he wants to be traded) and get what they want for him in return. They've been in contact..." July 30

  • Suns might be able to acquire Irving for Eric Bledsoe, Josh Jackson

    ABC 15 "On Friday, we learned star point guard Kyrie Irving has requested a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hours later, we learned the Phoenix Suns could be part of a three-team deal involving Irving, but with the four-time All-Star ultimately being dealt to the New York Knicks. But could the Suns..." July 25

  • Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe: I love Phoenix but 'at the same time, I want to win'

    Arizona Republic "Eric Bledsoe loves the Valley. So does his family. He’s purchased a home here and on Sunday he had a big smile on his face as about 90 kids raced up and down the floor on the second day of his summer camp at Supreme Courts in Chandler. “I like seeing the kids who support me,” Bledsoe said...." July 24

  • Details of 3-team trade between Cavs, Knicks and Suns discussed

    Cavs Nation "The moment news broke that fan favorite Kyrie Irving asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him, rumors on potential trades involving Irving started to circulate. One name that kept popping up in the rumor mill was Carmelo Anthony, the All-Star forward of the New York Knicks. However, a..." July 22

  • Bucks, Suns have reportedly reached out to Cavs about Kyrie Irving

    Black Sports Online "After the shocking news of a closed- door meeting with the Cav’s that resulted in the announcement of Kyrie Irving’s desire to leave Cleveland. You can bet your life savings that, the calls are pouring in. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ phone number just may be on speed dial for several NBA teams all..." July 21

  • Knicks Contact Phoenix About Bledsoe

    Hoops Rumors "The Knicks believe they can trade for a veteran point guard and have contacted the Suns about Eric Bledsoe, according to Marc Berman of The New York Post. Jeff Hornacek is well acquainted with Bledsoe after coaching him in Phoenix, Berman notes, but outside of Courtney Lee and possibly a..." July 13

  • Kyrie Irving almost traded to Suns in potential Paul George-to-Cavs trade

    Clutch Points "With all the trade rumors linking Paul George to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kevin Love’s name has surfaced as the potential star the team needs to give up in order to land the Indiana Pacers forward. However, news has emerged that Kyrie Irving was considered to be shipped out of Northeast Ohio..." June 27

  • Bledsoe shopped to Denver for Mudiay, No. 13

    ESPN "The Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns have held discussions on a trade that would send point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and the No. 13 pick in Thursday's NBA draft for point guard Eric Bledsoe, league sources told ESPN. However, sources described the dialogue as "fluid." Denver, for some time, has..." June 22

  • Suns Attempting To Trade Away Eric Bledsoe

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns are attempting to trade Eric Bledsoe in any package they discuss with rival teams leading up to the draft. Bledsoe has two seasons and $29 million remaining on his contract." June 22