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There were fireworks aplenty in Phoenix on the Fourth Of July, as the Phoenix Suns filled the airwaves exploded with news, as they went about the business of rebuilding and redefining their team. After the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix found a way to send veteran point guard Steve Nash to the “City Of Angels” via a sign and trade deal, the Suns got busy again, as “ESPN.com” reported that the club came to terms with former Phoenix point guard Goran Dragic and talented but trouble-prone forward Michael Beasley on deals that will bring them to the “Valley Of The Sun” for next season.
Dragic, who spent two and a half of his four seasons in the Association in Phoenix, will return to the team as the starter at the point, trying to fill the position that Nash occupied for so long. He will reportedly receive a four-year deal from the club, with the fourth year of the pact having a player option.
The 26-year-old native of Yugoslavia, was traded to the Houston Rockets by the Suns during th...
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A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns have reached agreement with free agent point guard Goran Dragic on a four-year, $30 million contract with the final year a player option.
The person asked for anonymity because the deals can't be signed until next week. The agreement can rise to $34 million with incentives.
The move capped an extremely busy night...
Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty ImagesGoran Dragic is returning to the Phoenix Suns as the 26-year-old agreed to a four-year, $34 million deal with the team, according to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. Dragic played with the Suns for the first two-and-a-half seasons of his career, backing up Steve Nash. However, he was then traded to Houston at the trade deadline in the 2010-11 season.
Jason WhitneyWell it didn’t take long for the Phoenix Suns to rebound from their loss of Steve Nash. They replaced their beloved star with a familiar face. Goran Dragic who once backed Steve Nash up, has verbally agreed to a four-year deal worth 34 million dollars.
The Suns have been very active this offseason. They are close to signing Michael Beasley to a deal worth 18 million...
Goran Dragic made his NBA debut with the Phoenix Suns in 2008 and would go on to appear in 183 regular season and 16 playoff games before being traded to the Houston Rockets in 2011 for point guard Aaron Brooks. As one of the better backup point guards in the league Dragic was [...]
Goran Dragic averaged 16.3 points and 7.3 assists in 32 games as a starter last season.
Steve Nash is a Laker. Goran Dragic is back. Matt and Devin aren’t exactly pleased. Matt wonders why Nash waited until now to make demands of management, while Devin has trouble stomaching the thought of the former Suns great in a Laker uniform — as well as Dragic’s contract.
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Hours after sending Steve Nash to the Lakers via sign-and-trade, the Phoenix Suns added his one-time back up Goran Dragic to be their point guard of the future. Dragic and the Suns agreed to terms on a four-year, $34 million contract to return to Phoenix, a year after the Suns traded him to the Rockets. Dragic [...]
What do Chase Budinger, Samuel Dalembert, Goran Dragic, Courtney Lee, and Kyle Lowry all have in common? None of them will be wearing a Rockets jersey next season.
The Rockets have finally blown up a team that hasn’t made the playoffs in three years. The team tried to trade picks and assets multiple times for a [...]
Jeremy Lin was with the Rockets during last preseason, but was behind Kyle Lowry and Goran Dragic on the depth chart.
The Phoenix Suns have agreed to terms with free agent forward Michael Beasley on a three-year, $18 million contract. The signing of Beasley comes on the heels of the Suns sign-and-trade deal that sent PG Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Suns are also highly interested in free agent PG Goran Dragic. Beasley [...]
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns are off and running in their roster makeover to face life after Steve Nash.
On the same night the team sent their two-time MVP point guard to the Los Angeles Lakers for four draft picks in a sign-and-trade deal, they reacquired his former backup, Goran Dragic, and reached an agreement to sign forward Michael Beasley. Dragic's deal is for 30...