Brandon Knight RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brandon Knight on Markieff Morris: “If he stays with us, we’d love to have him”

    Pro Basketball Talk "Since they traded his twin brother Marcus to the Pistons, Markieff Morris has made his displeasure with the Suns very well known. He said unequivocally last week, on record, that he’s “not going to be there.” A few days later, a report surfaced that Morris would prefer to be traded to either the..." August 16

  • Brandon Knight agrees to five-year, $70M deal with Suns

    ESPN "Brandon Knight has agreed to a five-year deal worth $70 million to stay with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman on Wednesday. The deal contains no option years for Knight. The contract can't be signed until July 9, when a leaguewide moratorium on player business is..." July 02

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Phoenix has agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension with guard Brandon Knight, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

  • Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight likely done for season

    Arizona Republic "Brandon Knight's Suns season barely even started and now it appears to be shutting down. Knight is not expected to play again this season for the Suns due to a heel bone bruise associated with the left ankle sprain that he suffered on March 9. Knight will not join the Suns on their four-game..." April 07

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Brandon Knight running sprints today, Hornacek said. Hope is for him to play Friday. Bledsoe stayed home w/stomach bug. Didn't eat yesterday

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    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    Hornacek said Knight (sprained left ankle) was still on crutches at shootaround, called him doubtful for Fri vs. Hawks #SunsVsWolves

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Knight's x-rays came back negative, diagnosed with a sprained ankle. #SunsVsWarriors

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Brandon Knight left Saturday's game for a left hip pointer. He still is sore but he is expected to start #SunsAtHeat tonight.

  • Bucks get Carter-Williams, Ennis, Plumlee; deal Knight off to Suns

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Bucks made a blockbuster move right at the trade deadline Thursday, trading point guard Brandon Knight to Phoenix and acquiring 6-foot-6 point guard Michael Carter-Williams from Philadelphia and rookie guard Tyler Ennis and center Miles Plumlee from the Suns in a three-team..." February 19

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    James Herbert @outsidethenba

    Brandon Knight has a quad injury, he's out tonight

  • Bucks' Brandon Knight: No 'bad blood' over contract extension

    Sporting News "Credit Bucks point guard Brandon Knight with this: He understands how the NBA’s restricted free agency works. Knight was eligible for an extension of his rookie contract this offseason, but was unable to reach a deal to stay in Milwaukee before the Oct. 31 deadline. That means he will enter..." November 25

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Milwaukee's extension talks with Brandon Knight have ended, sources tell Yahoo Sports. Knight plans to enter restricted free agency in July.

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    Jim Paschke @Paschketball

    Brandon Knight back in starting lineup tonight at Toronto. 5:30 Bucks Live on FS Wisconsin. #MilvTor

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Brandon Knight is out for tonight's game due to lacerated right heel. Not sure who is starting for him yet.

  • Brandon Knight's dramatic three lifts Bucks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "For one night, there were no signs of the doldrums that have haunted the BMO Harris Bradley Center during Milwaukee Bucks games this season. Instead, there was life. There was raucous cheering. And there was a Bucks victory. The party reached a head when, with 1.4 seconds left in a tie..." February 04

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    Bucks PR @BucksPR

    Brandon Knight will be back in the Bucks lineup tonight. He's been sidelined since 11/12 with a hamstring injury. #MILvCHA

  • Bucks' Knight might test hamstring soon

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brandon Knight's launch as a Milwaukee Bucks point guard has not gone as planned. Instead of experiencing lift-off, the soon-to-be 22-year-old Knight has been grounded early in the season. The former Detroit Pistons guard, acquired in the Brandon Jennings trade during the summer, lasted less..." November 22

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Slowly but surely, Bucks getting full allotment of players: Brandon Knight expected to practice today.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Ilyasova & Butler both practiced again today and are probable for #MILvPOR tomorrow. Knight (hamstring) remains doubtful. Per @BucksPR.

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    #Bucks injury report for Tuesday: Luke Ridnour still out; Brandon Knight did not practice; Nate Wolters set to start vs. Cavs on Wednesday.

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    Bucks PR @BucksPR

    Knight and Ridnour both limited in practice today. Their status for Wednesday will be updated following tomorrow's practice.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Brandon Knight (hamstring) is a gametime decision. #BucksOpener

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Brandon Knight is out for Boston game with right hamstring strain, according to #Bucks. Luke Ridnour (back) is questionable.

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Another injury update: #Bucks now list both Knight and Ridnour as doubtful for Boston game. More time for Wolters, it appears.

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    Jeremy Schmidt @Bucksketball

    RT @cf_gardner: Brandon Knight is out for Boston game with right hamstring strain, according to #Bucks. Luke Ridnour (back) is questionable.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Tonight's starters: Knight, Mayo, Butler, Middleton & SANDERS! #MILvNYK

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks have exercised the third-year option on forward John Henson and the fourth-year option on point guard Brandon Knight

  • Brandon Knight anxious to show off his abilities

    Racine Journal-Times "Derrick Rose John Wall and Brandon Knight were exceptional guards in college under coach John Calipari for one season — Rose with Memphis and Wall and Knight with Kentucky. But while Rose and Wall quickly made their marks in the NBA after leaving college — Rose with Chicago and Wall with..." August 07

  • Pistons wise to move on from Brandon Knight experiment

    Detroit Free Press "Brandon Knight was overrated at Kentucky overrated by the Pistons and then surprisingly just plain over in Detroit. There hasn’t been a more polarizing Pistons player since Grant Hill and Knight’s rapid ascent only fueled the debate. At Kentucky Knight turned the ball over too much generated..." August 03

  • Pistons hook sign-and-trade deal for Brandon Jennings

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Pistons have filled another hole in their lineup by acquiring free-agent point guard Brandon Jennings in a sign-and-trade deal with the Milwaukee Bucks according to multiple reports. To get Jennings the Pistons sent Brandon Knight Khris Middleton and Slava Kravtsov to the..." July 31

  • Pistons near sign-and-trade deal for Brandon Jennings

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Pistons apparently aren’t done dealing. Reports from ESPN’s Marc Stein and Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski say the Pistons are nearing a sign-and-trade agreement that would send point guard Brandon Jennings to Detroit. The deal would be 3 years at approximately $24 million or..." July 30

  • With Billups back to Pistons, the pressure is on for Brandon Knight

    Detroit Free Press "Brandon Knight probably isn’t the happiest Detroit Piston right now. Mr. Big Shot’s back. The Pistons didn’t go through all the pomp and circumstance of staging Chauncey Billups’ return Tuesday in the Palace atrium unless they envision him as the likely starting point guard on opening..." July 17

  • Dumars adamantly denies Brandon Jennings, Knight-for-Rondo rumors

    Michigan Live "Detroit Pistons president Joe Dumars was adamant Tuesday that he never has discussed trading Brandon Knight to Boston for Rajon Rondo, nor has he had any discussions about a sign-and-trade package with Milwaukee for Brandon Jennings. Dumars acknowledged previous reports were accurate that he..." July 17

  • Joe Dumars: Trade door is open for Pistons

    Detroit News "The Pistons have been a busy team this offseason, upgrading their talent and various obvious needs that culminated with bringing back Chauncey Billups. But despite having 16 players on the roster, counting their three draft picks this season, Pistons president Joe Dumars isn’t yet done..." July 17

  • Pistons Looking To Replace Brandon Knight?

    Life on Dumars "The writing is not quite on the wall for young Brandon Knight, but to say he has been somewhat underwhelming during his tenure in Detroit would be accurate, which is an underwhelming way of stating something quite obvious. A year after taking advantage of Golden State’s still curious selection of..." June 23

  • Brandon Knight's role remains Pistons' biggest question mark

    Detroit News "At least the Pistons have a point guard on the roster now. But it’d be a good idea if they found another one soon. Because as Maurice Cheeks, the team’s new head coach noted Thursday at his introductory news conference, “The game certainly is played a lot different than when I was a point..." June 14

  • Pistons' ailing Brandon Knight will take it easy in off-season, not a moment sooner

    Detroit Free Press "The walking boot next to Brandon Knight's locker was easily noticeable after the Detroit Pistons ended their 18-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night. The contraption is for two ailments -- the left ankle sprain he suffered last month at Utah and plantar fasciitis that he..." April 09

  • Pistons' Guard Brandon Knight weathers struggles in sophomore campaign

    Detroit News "He doesn't look the part but Brandon Knight is a beaten-up ballplayer, going through an assortment of injuries that, singularly, would have some of the NBA's best grabbing suits instead of warm-ups before games. His plantar fasciitis has a couple of premier big men in the East sitting out in..." April 06

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    Keith Langlois @

    Brandon Knight back in Pistons starting lineup after missing 4 games with sprained left ankle

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    Keith Langlois @

    BK7 is probable for Pistons vs CHA tonight

  • Advanced stats love Brandon Knight's defense, even if eye test doesn't

    Detroit Free Press "It took just one game back for Pistons coach Lawrence Frank to lament that “anything they wanted, they got.” It came after Detroit allowed 119 points to the Brooklyn Nets. Really, the Pistons’ defensive breakdowns are nothing new. Detroit has been allowing opponents to get anything they want..." March 22

  • Pistons' Andre Drummond, Brandon Knight work out, but no timetable revealed

    Detroit Free Press "Injured Pistons Andre Drummond (stress fracture lower back) and Brandon Knight (sprained left ankle) worked out after the morning shoot-around Monday, but no timetable has been set for either's return. Drummond, who has missed 19 games after suffering an injured fifth lumbar vertebra, worked on..." March 19

  • Pistons coach rips fans who celebrated DeAndre Jordan's dunk on Brandon Knight

    USA Today "Pistons coach Lawrence Frank had strong words for a society that derided Brandon Knight for being the victim of a DeAndre Jordan dunk. Frank wasn't there for the March 10 game at Staples Center when the Clippers center put Knight on a poster as he was away tending to his ill wife. But when..." March 19

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    Keith Langlois @

    No BK tonight. LFrank said he saw noticeable improvement on Andre Drummond over his 2 weeks away. Did some team drills today.

  • Sprained left ankle will sideline Pistons' Brandon Knight for a while

    Detroit Free Press "It shouldn't shock anyone that Pistons guard Brandon Knight wasn't that active at Wednesday morning's shoot-around. As teammates shot and worked on one-on-one drills around him, Knight -- wearing sweats -- participated in a passing drill with fellow injured list member Andre Drummond. No..." March 14

  • Pistons' Brandon Knight leaves Jazz game with ankle injury

    Detroit News "The game of basketball can be so merciless, and perhaps there's no greater example than Brandon Knight. The Pistons guard writhed in pain underneath the basket less than five minutes into Monday's game against the Utah Jazz, after he was fouled by Randy Foye on a fast break. He re-injured his..." March 12

  • Pistons' struggles, not jokes, personal to Brandon Knight

    Detroit News "If given the benefit of hindsight and knowing the reaction that would come from the outside world, most would take a step back as DeAndre Jordan launched his 7-foot frame near the rim for a thunderous dunk, especially if you're eight inches shorter. But Brandon Knight? Nah. He'd go after Jordan..." March 12

  • Brandon Knight committed to making his spot on the Pistons

    Detroit News "The crowd at New Orleans Arena roared as Brandon Knight strolled to the scorer's table midway through the fourth quarter, the Pistons looking like they would suffer yet another road defeat after Brook Lopez gave the Hornets a seven-point lead with a layup. Three minutes later, Knight strutted..." March 03

  • Brandon Knight returns from injury with career-high 32 points in Detroit Pistons win

    Michigan Live "Brandon Knight got a chance to watch his Detroit Pistons play three games without him and saw the same things everyone else did in some absolutely miserable losses. "The biggest thing for us is just playing with energy," Knight said. "That's what I saw just sitting on the side for the past three..." February 28

  • Brandon Knight scores 32 as Pistons end losing streak

    Detroit News "The Verizon Center crowd roared in exaltation as Trevor Ariza's 3-ball looked like it went in as time expired — except to the 12 players and coaching staff on the Pistons' side. An air ball that everybody thought went in — and given the Pistons' luck in recent time, should've went in, didn't,..." February 28