Brandon Knight RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brandon Knight Undergoes Successful Sports Hernia Surgery

    Real GM Basketball "Brandon Knight underwent successful surgery to treat a sports hernia. The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia. Knight has already begun rehabilitation and will return to Phoenix next week." April 09

  • Suns' Brandon Knight opts for sports hernia surgery

    Arizona Republic "Suns guard Brandon Knight underwent surgery Thursday in Philadelphia for a sports hernia that shut down his season early. Knight, 24, sought a second opinion on the groin strain that sidelined him for seven weeks (Jan. 21 to March 9). He returned for 10 appearances but aggravated the injury..." April 08

  • Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight done for season; surgery possible

    Arizona Republic "Suns guard Brandon Knight’s season is ending early due to a health issue for a second consecutive season with Phoenix. Knight and the team made a collaborative decision to have him sit out the remainder of the season and get a second opinion this week on his sports hernia. Missing the past two..." April 04

  • Suns’ Brandon Knight returns to practice

    Arizona Sports "Suns guard Brandon Knight is nearing a return to the court after missing the past 20 games. Knight practiced in full for the first time on Tuesday, but Phoenix did not scrimmage five-on-five to let him get a complete sense of where he is as he works from his sports hernia injury. His status..." March 09

  • Brandon Knight to remain out until after All-Star break

    The Score "Phoenix Suns point guard Brandon Knight will continue to sit until after the All-Star break, according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic. Knight has missed the last nine contests with a groin injury, with the Suns going just 1-8 in his absence. The 24-year-old is averaging 19.7 points,..." February 08

  • Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight to sit out 4-game trip

    Arizona Republic "Suns guard Brandon Knight is out for the Suns' upcoming four-game road trip due to a groin injury that sidelined him for the past two games. Knight initially began feeling a groin issue after the Dec. 31 loss at Oklahoma City but aggravated it on a dunk in Tuesday's home loss to Indiana. He..." January 25

  • NBA warns Phoenix Suns' Brandon Knight for flopping

    Arizona Republic "Suns guard Brandon Knight received a flopping warning from the NBA office. The flop occurred with 1:56 remaining in Monday night’s Suns victory at Chicago. Away from the ball on defense, Knight fell backward onto the ground while tussling with Bulls 7-footer Pau Gasol in the lane. No foul was..." December 10

  • Brandon Knight making the Suns look a lot smarter than the Bucks

    CBS Sports "Brandon Knight wants to focus on the present. He's answered questions about last February's trade from the Milwaukee Bucks many times over, and he thinks the Phoenix Suns are building something that can be special. Knight decided to re-sign in Phoenix in the summer, and he's playing the best..." December 03

  • Kidd frank on reason for trading Brandon Knight

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Jason Kidd didn't hold back Tuesday night when he was asked about the reason for trading point guard Brandon Knight at last season's February trade deadline. Knight was having a strong season for the Bucks but was sent out at the deadline to Phoenix as part of a three-team trade. The Bucks got..." November 18

  • Phoenix Suns eager for Bledsoe-Knight chemistry

    Arizona Republic "Suns point guards Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight have shared the court for a total of 11 minutes in the preseason, all of them back in the opener on Oct. 7. Circumstances keep getting in the way of the two starters actually playing together. Early in camp, with seemingly so much time ahead to..." October 20

  • Suns eager for Bledsoe-Knight chemistry

    Arizona Republic "Suns point guards Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight have shared the court for a total of 11 minutes in the preseason, all of them back in the opener on Oct. 7. Circumstances keep getting in the way of the two starters actually playing together. Early in camp, with seemingly so much time ahead to..." October 20

  • 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'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