Eric Bledsoe RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • Eric Bledsoe, Suns not close to deal

    ESPN.com "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

  • 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

  • Suns Extend Qualifying Offers to Bledsoe, Tucker

    NBA.com "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

  • Kings pursued Thomas-for-Bledsoe trade?

    ESPN.com "According to Jake Fischer, a correspondent for the Boston Globe, multiple sources indicate that the Sacramento Kings' front office is split on moving forward with Isaiah Thomas as their starting point guard, and has engaged in preliminary trade talks. One of those reportedly included a trade..." June 20

  • Suns will try to reach deal with Eric Bledsoe early in July, not just wait to match offers

    Pro Basketball Talk "How much would you pay restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe this summer? Max money? Close to it? He’s just 24 and played at a near All-Star level in Phoenix last season — 17.7 points with a .578 true shooting percentage, plus 5.3 assits a game with a PER of 19.6 PER — in the 43 games he played...." June 17

  • Suns poised to make another Bledsoe kind of deal this summer

    Bright Side Of The Sun "The Phoenix Suns are in position to make a big splash this summer, armed with $20 million in cap space while Eric Bledsoe and P.J. Tucker test the restricted free agent waters and a handful of draft picks. The Suns will be mentioned in most every big-name rumor as free agency approaches and..." May 05

  • Eric Bledsoe leads Phoenix Suns past Atlanta Hawks

    Arizona Republic "The Suns are winners. You could tell that with how hard they played in November. It just was affirmed Monday night when a winning season was guaranteed by the Suns notching their 42nd win in a 102-94 road victory over Atlanta at half-empty Philips Arena. It also said they can be a playoff..." March 25

  • Struggling Suns to start Eric Bledsoe, bring Gerald Green off bench

    Pro Basketball Talk "Phoenix has to turn things around. Fast. The team is 3-7 in their last 10 and in the deep Western Conference that spells trouble — they have tumbled out of the playoffs and now are two games back of Memphis and Dallas in trying to get the last ticket to the postseason dance. Jeff Hornacek is..." March 14

  • Suns' Eric Bledsoe will return Wednesday

    CBSSports.com "The Suns had said last week that Eric Bledsoe could return as early as Monday to face his old team the Clippers in his first game back from a torn meniscus. But the Suns announced Monday that Bledsoe is out for the back-to-back game in LA. Bledsoe is expected to make his return. Bledsoe sitting..." March 11

  • Suns' Eric Bledsoe to return in the next week

    Arizona Republic "First, the “if” was removed from an Eric Bledsoe return from knee surgery this season. Now, the “when” is somewhat answered. Bledsoe will return to game action for the Suns in the next week. The point guard will play no later than next Wednesday’s home game against Cleveland and no earlier..." March 06

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    Matt Petersen @TheMattPetersen

    Bledsoe was sore "body-wise, not in his knee" after going hard in scrimmages, Hornacek said. Not pegging comeback date yet. #SunsVsClippers

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Bledsoe played 3-on-3 at today's #Suns practice. That is his first work beyond the individual rehab.

  • Eric Bledsoe about a week away from returning to Suns

    USA Today "There has been an "if and when" attached to the comeback of Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe this season. It now is looking more like just "when" he returns. That is because Bledsoe possibly is about a week away from resuming practicing with the team, if all progress and check-ups continue to go..." February 23

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    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    #Suns Hornacek added once Bledsoe given green light to practice he'll need 3-4 days before playing in games and "when that is I don't know"

  • Suns PG Eric Bledsoe progressing toward return this season

    Arizona Republic "The Suns players and staff get a pick-me-up at every practice and when they walk through the training room. They have been seeing rehabilitating point guard Eric Bledsoe taking shots on the court and running on a treadmill. Friday will mark five weeks since Bledsoe’s right-knee surgery. No..." February 13

  • Suns' Babby says team will match any offer for Eric Bledsoe

    CBSSports.com "The Suns have had a rollercoaster experience when it comes to figuring out if and how they will re-sign Eric Bledsoe in restricted free agency. The guard came to the Suns this season in the trade for Jared Dudley (in a three-way that also sent J.J. Redick to the Clippers) and there were questions..." February 12

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    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    #Suns Bledsoe checked by doctors over weekend, progressing well, able to amp up rehab; he's 3 weeks removed from right knee surgery

  • Suns guard Eric Bledsoe ‘taking it slow’ with return

    Arizona Republic "There has been an acceptance among all parties that Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe will return this season, perhaps after the All-Star break. But just as the Suns have taken a careful approach with his rehabilitation, Bledsoe is being cautious with projections for his return from a Jan. 10..." January 22

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    Craig Grialou @CraigAZSports

    Bledsoe at practice---gone are the crutches; first time he's been seen since surgery but still not heard from, politely refused comment

  • Eric Bledsoe is slated to return in 4-to-6 weeks after undergoing surgery to remove ‘a piece’ of his meniscus

    Yahoo! Sports "We don’t want to pretend to play doctor, but this is a little scary. It was presumed that Phoenix Suns combo guard Eric Bledsoe was suffering from a torn meniscus when the Suns announced he would undergo exploratory surgery last week. It’s the same malady that knocked Chicago Bulls guard..." January 13

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    John Gambadoro @Gambo987

    Bledsoe will return this season because his meniscus was removed not repaired. So 4-6 week to return.

  • Eric Bledsoe out indefinitely

    ESPN.com "Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe, one of the leading contenders for the NBA's Most Improved Player award, is out indefinitely after the team determined that Bledsoe needs a surgical procedure to repair cartilage in his right knee, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Sources..." January 10

  • Bledsoe undergoes successful surgery

    NBA.com "Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe today underwent successful arthroscopic surgery involving meniscus cartilage in his right knee, the team has announced. The surgery was performed in Phoenix by renowned Suns team doctor and knee surgeon Thomas Carter. Bledsoe will immediately begin a recovery and..." January 10

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (knee sprain) did not make the trip today with the team. He still might join them later in the week. #SunsAtBulls

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Hornacek said Bledsoe (right knee sprain) will be out at least a week. Green will start in his place. #SunsVsBucks

  • Suns GM says team will pay Eric Bledsoe ‘whatever it takes’ to keep him

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Suns have been one of the most positive surprises of the first two months of the season, getting out to a 19-11 start after trading away players for reasons that initially appeared to be geared more towards salary cap relief and rebuilding for the future than they were meant to help the team..." January 01

  • Suns will match 'any reasonable offer' for Eric Bledsoe, GM says

    SB Nation "Suns GM Ryan McDonough says he intends to keep Eric Bledsoe in Phoenix long term. The Phoenix Suns aren't going to let Eric Bledsoe get away, according to general manager Ryan McDonough. Bledsoe will become a restricted free agent this upcoming offseason and McDonough intends to give the guard..." December 30

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    Craig Grialou @Craig620

    Bledsoe, Dragic expected to start though Hornacek said Tucker nearly ran into Dragic at practice; joked might be time for no-contact jerseys

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    Chris Haynes @ChrisBHaynes

    Suns G Eric Bledsoe (shin) will not play tonight vs. #Blazers.

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Jeff Hornacek on Eric Bledsoe's shin: "It's very stiff and with every step he takes, it hurts him." Hornacek says he might return Wednesday.

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Bledsoe (shin) didn't do much at #Suns practice today in Orlando. What bothers him the most? "Walking." Haven't got to runs, cuts & jumps.

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    Paul Coro @paulcoro

    Hornacek on Bledsoe after arriving at the arena: "I'm assuming he's not going to play." Green gets his 7th start in 12 games. #SunsVsBobcats

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    Sean Cunningham @News10Sean

    DeMarcus Cousins expects to be fine to play tomorrow in Phoenix in back-to-back. Many from the #Suns side are expecting Eric Bledsoe to play

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    Phoenix Suns @Suns

    Eric Bledsoe, who is day-to-day with a bruised left shin, will not be in uniform tonight for #SunsVsKings.

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    James Ham @James_Ham

    It sounds like Eric Bledsoe is out for tonight's game against the Kings.

  • Eric Bledsoe not a franchise player quite yet, according to Phoenix Suns' Lon Babby

    Arizona Sports "Eric Bledsoe is already looking like the breakout player NBA prognosticators expected him to be when he joined the Phoenix Suns, and his team is off to a better-than-expected 5-3 start. The four-year combo guard is averaging 21.1 points, 7.1 assists, 1.8 steals and is shooting 51.4 percent in..." November 15

  • Bledsoe and Green lead Suns over Pelicans 104-98

    Arizona Republic "The Suns were in the unique position of having their defense be ahead of the offense to start the season. It was a refreshing change, but it was still disconcerting that the full-throttle look had been stuck in low gears at times. The Suns floored it on Tuesday night, scoring 32 points in..." November 06

  • No contract extension for the Phoenix Suns’ Eric Bledsoe

    Arizona Republic "The Suns and Eric Bledsoe have been talking about a possible contract extension that could have locked up the point guard through 2018. They could not find common terms by Thursday night’s deadline but the Suns still intend for Bledsoe to be part of their future. Bledsoe will be a restricted..." November 01

  • Suns and Eric Bledsoe not close on an extension

    CBSSports.com "The Suns have a few hours to get things sorted out with Eric Bledsoe for a contract extension, but it appears that's unlikely to happen. Via the Arizona Republic, there are "no indications Wednesday that the teams were nearing a deal." If Bledsoe doesn't sign an extension, he will become a..." October 31

  • Eric Bledsoe has 'more upside' than risk, GM McDonough says

    ArizonaSports.com "The Phoenix Suns are currently in talks with newly acquired guard Eric Bledsoe on a long-term contract extension. If the two sides can't reach a deal by the end of the month the 23-year-old combo guard would become a restricted free agent at the end of the season. The Suns are in an interesting..." October 24

  • Bledsoe shows playmaking; Hornacek comments on 1st scrimmaging

    Arizona Republic "When most of Eric Bledsoe’s past has come in 20-minute off-the-bench blips questions remain. Even Suns coach Jeff Hornacek had them particularly about Bledsoe’s court vision and playmaking. From his arrival for voluntary workouts in Phoenix to the first Suns training camp scrimmage play Tuesday..." October 02

  • Keeping Bledsoe, Gortat would take Suns out of 2014 Free Agent market

    Bright Side Of The Sun "Conventional wisdom says that the Phoenix Suns are gearing up for the summer or 2014 or 2015 to charge back into the league's elite. But all that could be derailed if they keep free agents Marcin Gortat and Eric Bledsoe. This summer the Phoenix Suns did not sign any free agents. Not one. For..." September 13

  • Goran Dragic "excited" about Suns' offseason

    NBA.com "Despite a busy offseason that has included national team play and marriage to his long-time girlfriend Goran Dragic has paid enough attention to the Suns to like what his NBA team has done. In a phone interview with Suns.com on Monday the Slovenian playmaker gave a big thumbs up toward the..." August 27

  • Bledsoe has King's blessing in Suns' star search

    Fox Sports Arizona "What started as a modest well-appointed bandwagon now seems like a fully tricked-out limo that spans the length of an NBA 3-pointer and has a seat reserved for LeBron James. Thanks Eric Bledsoe for bringing expectation back to the Phoenix Suns. Please understand that we’re linking Bledsoe to..." August 19

  • Given opportunity, Eric Bledsoe could become star for Suns

    Sporting News "A strange aspect of Tuesday's three-team trade among the Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks was the emotional aspect that resulted. The deal saw the Clippers bolster their wings with shooters J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley. The Suns landed guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron..." July 04

  • Clippers land J.J. Redick, Jared Dudley in three-team trade; Suns get Eric Bledsoe

    Yahoo! Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement on a three-team trade that will send J.J. Redick and Jared Dudley to L.A., league sources told Yahoo! Sports. The Suns will receive Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler while the Bucks – who..." July 02

  • Clippers eye J.J. Redick, O.J. Mayo

    ESPN.com "The Los Angeles Clippers' options for trading point guard Eric Bledsoe appear to be expanding now that star guard Chris Paul has verbally agreed to a five-year, $107-million extension. Sources told ESPN.com that the Clippers have this week exchanged sign-and-trade scenarios with both the..." July 02