Suns Rumors & News

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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 "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' "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

  • NBA Union Spent $5.4 Million on Audit of Boss Hunter

    Bloomberg "The National Basketball Association players’ union spent about $5.42 million on the internal audit that resulted in the firing of Executive Director Billy Hunter, according to public records. The union spent $5,421,965 on matters pertaining to what it labeled NBPA Internal Review &..." July 23

  • Phoenix Suns "expect" Eric Bledsoe to return

    Arizona Republic "After three weeks of free agency, the Suns have not signed Eric Bledsoe. But neither has anyone else. Bledsoe, a restricted free agent, is considered to be the best remaining player available in free agency but he has not signed an offer sheet from any NBA team. It is due to a combination of..." July 22

  • Sources: NBA warned touring stars of participating in events in Manila

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA warned a touring group of its stars that they could face financial fines for participating in clinics in Manila, Philippines, that include short scrimmages and games of "H-O-R-S-E," league sources told Yahoo Sports. Several NBA stars, including Blake Griffin, James Harden, Kawhi Leonard..." July 22

  • Lakers considered making a bid for restricted free agent Eric Bledoe

    Pro Basketball Talk "Eric Bledsoe remains the most attractive free agent still available, but the combination of his restricted status with the Suns and his desire to secure a max contract have scared teams away from coming at him hard with a realistic offer sheet. Phoenix has said repeatedly that the team will..." July 21

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    Jordan Schultz @Schultz_Report

    Hearing Suns may be considering a Greg Monroe offer. They have space to get both him and Bledsoe but would lose cap flexibility long-term.

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    Phoenix Suns @Suns

    OFFICIAL .@AlecBrown21 has a dislocated left shoulder. He will not return today. #SummerSuns

  • Channing Frye: 'Would you take a hometown discount?'

    Arizona Sports "The sports world was abuzz last week when LeBron James made it known that after four trips to the NBA Finals and two championships with the Miami Heat, he was going home to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers once again. Even the most ardent critics of James and the move can see a shred of..." July 18

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    Sources: Suns offered Eric Bledsoe 4-year, $48 million contract. Bledsoe wants max of 5 years, $80 million. Sides far apart

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

    Real GM Basketball "The Phoenix Suns will keep forward Shavlik Randolph past his contract guarantee date Thursday, his agent Joel Bell told RealGM. The Suns faced a decision on whether to fully guarantee Randolph's deal or release him on Thursday. Randolph played in the Chinese Basketball Association last..." July 17

  • Eric Bledsoe, Suns not close to deal "The future of one of the most talented free agents left on the market remains cloudy as Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns remain far apart in contract talks, according to sources close to the situation. Bledsoe's representatives have been engaged in discussions with Phoenix, but the Suns' offer..." July 17

  • Adam Silver considering NBA midseason tournament

    SB Nation "The NBA Commissioner met with reporters on Tuesday in Las Vegas to discuss potential changes to the association. Adam Silver had some bold new ideas for the crowd of reporters waiting for him on Tuesday at the Las Vegas Summer League, including one that has several scratching their heads -- a..." July 16

  • Bucks mulling an offer sheet for Eric Bledsoe, Ilyasova unlikely to be traded?

    Brew Hoop "The latest on Milwaukee's rumored interest in Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe. Gery Woelfel talked about the pursuit on 1250 WSSP, calling it "a possibility" and saying he's more optimistic about it than he was two weeks ago. However, the big hang-up is that the Suns have apparently been..." July 16

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

    Real GM Basketball "Free agent Anthony Tolliver has reached agreement on a two-year, $6 million contract with the Phoenix Suns, league sources told RealGM. His agent, Larry Fox, confirmed the deal on Tuesday night. On the first day of free agency, every NBA general manager received a hard copy 20-page..." July 16

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    The #Suns waived Ish Smith before his $985K salary became guaranteed tonight. No PG space. His play should help him find a seventh NBA home.

  • NBA seeks a $15 Billion TV rights deal

    The Wall Street Journal "Could there be a better time for the NBA to be looking to negotiate a TV deal? The league just enjoyed a fantastic playoff season, capped off be a marquee Finals matchup. Then its biggest sports star, LeBron James, captivated millions across the globe with his intriguing free agency run that led..." July 15

  • Broken finger ends Phoenix Suns center Alex Len's summer league

    Arizona Republic "What was supposed to be an important NBA Summer League for Suns center Alex Len is already over. Len broke his right pinky finger when it got caught in an opponent's jersey during his summer league debut Saturday night at Cox Pavilion. He will miss the rest of summer league play and have the..." July 13

  • Too many point guards? 4 is just fine, Suns say

    Arizona Republic "En garde, NBA, for Suns guards. Since the Suns agreed to a four-year, $27 million sign-and-trade acquisition of Isaiah Thomas that was finalized Saturday, onlookers have been trying to figure out how point guards Eric Bledsoe, Goran Dragic and Tyler Ennis will figure into the Suns..." July 13

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Suns and Kings are finalizing a sign-and-trade deal on a four-year, $27M contract for Isaiah Thomas, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • 14d
    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    FA guard Anthony Morrow still considering the Clippers, Heat, Wizards, Raptors and Suns, per source. All willing to use some portion of MLE.

  • 14d
    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    League sources also say stars now align in post-decision world for Luol Deng to land in Phoenix. Several teams still in mix.

  • Isaiah Thomas prefers Lakers, Mavericks or Suns

    SLAM Online "Sometimes, being good enough just doesn’t cut it, especially in the case of restricted free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas. Despite numbers that put him in elite company in 2014, IT is still waiting for a deal to materialize. He thinks he knows why, too. Thomas’ averages of 20 points and 6..." July 11

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    Mark Deeks @MarkDeeksNBA

    Suns and Bogdan Bogdanovic have agreed in writing that he will not join this season, therefore his cap hold for the 2015 season is expunged.

  • 14d
    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Suns will re-sign forward PJ Tucker to a three-year, $16.5 million deal, a source told Yahoo.

  • 14d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Restricted free agent guard Isaiah Thomas visiting Suns today, sources tell Yahoo. Suns looking to build on deep backcourt.

  • NBA announces salary cap of $63.065 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The NBA announced that the salary cap for the 2014-15 season will be an all-time high of $63.065 million, an increase by 7.5 percent. The tax level for the season will be $76.829 million, an increase of 7.1 percent. The minimum team salary, which is set at 90 percent of the cap, is $56.759..." July 10

  • Suns center Alex Len ready for summer school

    Arizona Republic "Last season's NBA Summer League laid an ideal foundation for a newly constructed Suns team to begin building its eventual success. Alex Len is ready for his turn. After surgeries on each ankle following the end of his collegiate career last year, Len lost the usual rookie opportunity at the..." July 09

  • Sources: Channing Frye agrees to $32 million deal with Magic

    Yahoo! Sports "Free-agent forward Channing Frye has reached agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Frye had opted out of the final season of his contract with the Phoenix Suns to become an unrestricted free agent. Frye passed on his player's..." July 08

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Suns & RFA Eric Bledsoe's agent Rich Paul in early stages of contract talks, a source said.Other suitors in limbo until LeBron & Melo decide

  • 19d
    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Lakers free agent G Kent Bazemore is receiving interest from BOS (meeting), SA (meeting), ATL, HOU, UTAH, GS, LAL, PHX, DAL, a source said.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    In addition to weighing possible trade for Lin, I'm told Bucks are pitching offer sheet to RFA Eric Bledsoe and pursuing PG Greivis Vasquez

  • 20d
    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Marvin Williams solidly on "next" line for threes after top four/five. Talking with Spurs, Heat, Wizards, Hornets, Clips, Magic, Suns.

  • 21d
    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    THIS JUST IN: Reps from CLE, PHX, HOU & DAL have met w/ LeBron's agent in past days. (via @Chris_Broussard, @ESPNSteinLine, @WindhorstESPN)

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Free agent center Spencer Hawes is visiting with the #Suns later today.

  • 22d
    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Indiana Pacers, I'm told, have tried to engage Phoenix in trade talks for Goran Dragic, but teams have found no common deal ground. Yet

  • LeBrons' agent to meet with Suns, Rockets, Mavs "LeBron James won't take meetings at the start of free agency, but that doesn't mean teams won't speak with his agent. The Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets are among the teams that will meet with Rich Paul in Cleveland, according to the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn. This runs..." July 01

  • Suns to pursue LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony with offer for them to play together

    Yahoo! Sports "Armed with an offer that no else in the NBA can make – a chance to partner with Carmelo Anthony on an instant championship contender – the Phoenix Suns are planning an aggressive pursuit of LeBron James on Tuesday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Suns officials understand the bid will be..." June 30

  • T.J. Warren, Tyler Ennis hoping to add to chemistry

    Arizona Republic "On nearly each scorching June weekday that a millionaire could be anywhere, Suns executives and coaches descend from their US Airways Center offices and find eight to 10 of their roster players working out or doing drills on the practice court. The Suns captured a community of chemistry and..." June 28

  • Suns Extend Qualifying Offers to Bledsoe, Tucker "The Phoenix Suns announced today that the team has extended qualifying offers to guard Eric Bledsoe and forward P.J. Tucker. Bledsoe appeared in 43 games for the Suns in 2013-14, averaging career-highs of 17.7 points, 5.5 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 32.9 minutes while also shooting..." June 27

  • 28d

    With the No. 18 pick in the 2014 #NBADraft, the @suns select Tyler Ennis.

  • 28d

    With the No. 14 pick in the 2014 #NBADraft, the @Suns select T.J. Warren.

  • NBA draft could have profound impact on Suns

    Arizona Republic "Forty-five years ago, a Kennedy half-dollar twirled in the air and with it the fate of the Phoenix Suns. Jerry Colangelo called "heads." The coin showed "tails," and the Milwaukee Bucks won the rights to the 1969 NBA draft's first pick, who would become one of the sport's all-time..." June 26

    2014 NBA Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff Thursday night's draft should be one of the best in recent memory. But more importantly, the draft day rumors should be flying around all day long with dozens of teams looking to move up into the lottery positions. Buckle up! June 26

  • Suns' multiple picks in 1st round provide flexibility

    Arizona Republic "The NBA draft landscape is shaking, but these are only tremors compared with what may be in store during Thursday's draft. The Suns figure to be a player in the surprises and maneuvers. While Phoenix is the only team with three first-round picks (Nos. 14, 18 and 27), it is one of eight teams..." June 25

  • LeBron James' seven best options as free agent

    USA Today "LeBron James informed the Miami Heat that he is opting out of his contract that would pay him $20.6 million next season, meaning he will become a free agent on July 1. So now that he will have his choice of teams, where will James end up? Here are his best options: Miami Heat They are the..." June 25

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Channing Frye has opted out of final year of his Phoenix contract and become a free agent, sources tell Yahoo. Suns were informed today.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Suns' Channing Frye has 'til Monday to decide to play next season at $6.8 mil w/PHX or opt out. Source: "99 percent" he chooses free agency

  • Suns interested in Pau Gasol, Luol Deng

    Arizona Republic "The Suns' constituency of fans went through the wringer on the way down from the franchise's winningest era. The leadership's approval rating plummeted right along with the team's winning percentage after missteps that came with a stiff-arm to history. It prompted the restructuring of the..." June 23