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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 million over four years and can rise to 34 million with incentives. The fourth year is a player option. Beasley gets 18 million over three years.
The flurry of activity began Tuesday night when the Suns agreed with shooting guard Eric Gordon on a four-year, 58 million offer sheet, although that move may never reach fruition because the New Orleans Hornets have vowed to match the deal.
The remodeling began when Phoenix selected point guard Kendall Hunter of North Carolina with the 13th pick in the draft.
Dragic's return is intriguing, because it was only slightly more than a year ago that the Suns g...
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Michael Beasley has reportedly agreed to sign with the Phoenix Suns. The former No. 2 overall pick will be with his third team.
A person familiar with the situation says free agent forward Michael Beasley has agreed to a three-year, $18 million deal with the Phoenix Suns.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because deals can't be announced until July 11. Beasley, the second overall pick in the 2008 draft out of Kansas State, averaged 15.1 points per game in his four NBA seasons, two with Miami...
On June 26, 2008, Michael Beasley was taken with the second overall pick by the Miami Heat, who had finished that year with a putrid 15-67 record.
Despite putting up starter-worthy numbers, Beasley has never quite met the expectations that many had for him coming out of Kansas State, where he earned 26 double-doubles in his Freshman year.
Beasley only wound up playing two years in...
Michael Beasley says his marijuana issues are a thing of the past, that he's ready to show the Phoenix Suns that their support for him is warranted.
The 6-foot-10 forward signed a three-year, $18 million contract with Phoenix on Friday, then faced questions about his past head-on at a news conference.
''I realize 10 minutes of feeling good is not really worth putting...
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...
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 [...]
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...
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 [...]
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 [...]