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Devin Booker Remains Open to Signing Max Extension with Phoenix Suns This Summer

Devin Booker Remains Open to Signing Max Extension with Phoenix Suns This Summer

Is Devin Booker turned off enough by the Phoenix Suns’ struggles to avoid signing a max extension with them this summer? Not quite. From AZ Central Sports’ Scott Bordow: Booker said in October that he would be willing to sign the five-year, $156 million contract extension the Suns can offer him this summer. Asked if [...]

April 3, 2018 admin Blogs 0

Phoenix Suns ‘Targeting’ David Fizdale to be Next Head Coach

Phoenix Suns ‘Targeting’ David Fizdale to be Next Head Coach

Though David Fizdale didn’t even last a season-and-a-half in his first head-coaching gig, it doesn’t sound like he’ll remain unemployed for the long. Most recognize his fit with the Memphis Grizzlies just wasn’t right. He apparently never got along with franchise cornerstone Marc Gasol, and whereas it seemed like he may be more open to [...]

March 1, 2018 admin Rumors 0

Devin Booker Wants Phoenix Suns to Hire Interim Head Coach Jay Triano as Earl Watson’s Permanent Successor

Devin Booker Wants Phoenix Suns to Hire Interim Head Coach Jay Triano as Earl Watson’s Permanent Successor

If Devin Booker had his way, the Phoenix Suns would keep interim head coach Jay Triano as Earl Watson’s permanent replacement. Unfortunately, though, he doesn’t have a say in these matters. Not yet. Maybe not ever. Only a handful of franchise stars do. But that hasn’t stopped him from campaigning on Triano’s behalf, per AZCentral.com [...]

December 19, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Phoenix Suns Join List of Teams Interested in Trading for Jahlil Okafor

Phoenix Suns Join List of Teams Interested in Trading for Jahlil Okafor

What’s next for the Phoenix Suns after trading Eric Bledsoe to the Milwaukee Bucks? Figuring out what to do with Greg Monroe. And then, maybe, striking a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers for Jahlil Okafor. From ESPN.com’s Adrian Wojnarowski: The possibility of a contract buyout could give the Suns freedom to be creative with an [...]

November 9, 2017 admin Rumors 0

Phoenix Suns Plan to Explore Trade Market for Greg Monroe Before Buying Him Out

Phoenix Suns Plan to Explore Trade Market for Greg Monroe Before Buying Him Out

Greg Monroe will not be long for the Phoenix Suns. The big man is headed to arid Arizona after the Milwaukee Bucks struck a trade for Eric Bledsoe, but his stay should be short-lived. The Suns are currently trying to reroute him before discussing the possibility of buying out the final year of his contract, [...]

November 8, 2017 admin Rumors 1

Amid Trade Rumors, Eric Bledsoe is Returning to Phoenix Suns’ Practice Facility But Still Won’t Play

Amid Trade Rumors, Eric Bledsoe is Returning to Phoenix Suns’ Practice Facility But Still Won’t Play

Eric Bledsoe trade watch is getting pretty boring. The Phoenix Suns have made it clear they have no plans to rush a trade, but most thought they still might hammer something out by now, if only to distance themselves from this public relations wart altogether. Bledsoe himself seems to have believed this would all be [...]

November 6, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Will Phoenix Suns Be Able to Include Tyson Chandler in a Potential Eric Bledsoe Trade?

Will Phoenix Suns Be Able to Include Tyson Chandler in a Potential Eric Bledsoe Trade?

Entering Week 2 of Eric Bledsoe trade watch, we still don’t have a great idea of what the Phoenix Suns are looking for in potential returns. We know they’re angling for something or someone substantial, otherwise a deal would probably be done. And now, thanks to The New York Times‘ Marc Stein, we know they’re also [...]

October 30, 2017 admin Rumors 0

Eric Bledsoe Has Played His Last Game for Phoenix Suns, According to GM

Eric Bledsoe Has Played His Last Game for Phoenix Suns, According to GM

According to general manager Ryan McDonough, Eric Bledsoe has likely played his last game for the Suns. The news comes following a tweet from Bledsoe that said, “I don’t wanna be here.” The tweet caused speculation around the player’s future with the Suns and seemed to suggest that he wanted out. We reported that he [...]

October 30, 2017 admin News 0

Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough Thinks Eric Bledsoe’s Trade Request Borne From Lack of Extension Talks

Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough Thinks Eric Bledsoe’s Trade Request Borne From Lack of Extension Talks

And the Eric Bledsoe saga continues. The latest: Another theory behind his (apparent) trade request from Phoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough. Here’s what he said on the matter, per Kevin Zimmerman of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM: “Eric (was) eligible for a renegotiation and extension of his contract … with two years left on his contract, we did [...]

October 27, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough ‘Surprised’ and ‘Disappointed’ by Eric Bledsoe’s (Apparent) Trade Request

Phoenix Suns GM Ryan McDonough ‘Surprised’ and ‘Disappointed’ by Eric Bledsoe’s (Apparent) Trade Request

Welcome to Day 5 of Eric Bledsoe trade watch. If you weren’t paying attention during Day 4, don’t worry about it. Nothing really happened—though the Denver Nuggets certainly have more of an incentive to go all-in on a potential deal following their loss to the Detroit Pistons. Oh, and actually, the “nothing really happened” message [...]

October 26, 2017 admin Blogs 0