The Phoenix Suns started their rebuilding process a year ago and struggled on the court, finishing with the second-worst record in team history.
Behind a new general manager and coach, they're taking another stab at rebuilding, this time centering it on a proven veteran and an up-and-coming point guard.
With the additions of two-time All-Star Caron Butler and third-year guard Eric Bledsoe, acquired in a three-team trade announced this week, general manager Ryan McDonough and coach Jeff Hornacek believe they have the foundation in place to get the Suns back to winning again.
''These two guys are a big part of our future,'' McDonough said on Thursday at the introductory news conference for Butler and Bledsoe at US Airways Center.
Phoenix overhauled its roster a year ago, trading two-time league MVP point guard Steve Nash to the rival Los Angeles Lakers and allowing forward Grant Hill, another fan favorite, to sign with the Clippers.
The new-look Suns, with nin...