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As athletic as Gerald Green is his hops don’t outweigh his two remaining contract years worth $7 million or his struggles with shot selection and ball-handling.
As good as next year’s NBA draft projects to be Indiana’s first-round draft pick which the Suns acquired along with Green and Miles Plumlee for Luis Scola probably will prove to be only slightly better than a second-round pick.
The understated prize of the Scola trade last month is Plumlee a player who was a part-time starter as a Duke senior and has logged 55 NBA minutes before turning 25 on Sunday.
Green could help the Suns meet goals of being a more athletic better 3-point shooting team and the first-round pick is valuable to add to the draft pick stockpile for potential trades but Plumlee was much more Suns’ target than a Pacers’ throw-in.
“I know everybody’s excited about Gerald” Plumlee said. “Being his teammate I know he has all the talent in the world but people don’t realize I didn’t have to be part of the trade...
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PHOENIX Caron Butler finds himself in what seems -- based on self-assessment, anyway -- to be the right place.
"I love challenges, the 11-year NBA veteran said in an interview conducted about six weeks before the opening of training camp for a team that finished last in the Western Conference last season.
And with the Phoenix Suns going full speed into the rebuilding process...
Goran Dragic is loving the off-season moves the Phoenix Suns made.
The one move Dragic likes in particular is the trade for combo guard Eric Bledsoe. Dragic told NBA.com that he’s looking forward to meshing with Bledsoe, and even called the former Kentucky Wildcat a “mini-LeBron James.”
“He’s a mini-Lebron James,” Dragic said of Bledsoe. “He’s got that...
Goran Dragic endorsed the Phoenix Suns’ offseason moves, including the acquisition of Eric Bledsoe.
"I’m really excited with what they’re doing," Dragic said. "I talked with Ryan [McDonough] and Jeff [Hornacek] a couple of times. They told me what they're doing and how they want to do things. I think it's awesome."
McDonough and Hornacek have expressed...
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 Suns' offseason moves which included the hiring of a new general manager and new head...
After playing for the Los Angeles Clippers, guard Eric Bledsoe has a new team for the 2013-14 season as he joined the Phoenix Suns as a free agent.
One of his new teammates Goran Dragic recently decided to pay Bledsoe the ultimate honor by telling Phoenix Suns.com writer Matt Peterson that he has the talent of a “mini LeBron”:
“He’s a mini-Lebron James,” Dragic said of...
Two weeks ago, the headlines coming out of Phoenix got the "Of course" and yawn treatment that only expected news could receive.
Suns forward Michael Beasley was arrested in Phoenix a few weeks ago when officers detected pot in his car after he was pulled over for speeding. It was yet another run-in with the law for Beasley that involved marijuana and another symbol...
Suns guard Shannon Brown and his wife, R&B singer Monica, celebrated the impending arrival of their daughter, Laiyah over the weekend in Atlanta, GA. The soireé took place at producers Jermaine Dupri’s home. The pink and purple themed party was the creation of celebrity party planner Mindy Weiss.
The couple are expecting their first child to arrive in September...
PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns announced Tuesday that all 82 regular season games will be televised locally by FOX Sports Arizona or FOX Sports Arizona Plus.
In addition to the local telecasts, the Suns will appear on national television five times: four on NBA TV and one on ESPN (Feb. 28 vs. New Orleans).
FOX Sports Arizona and FOX Sports Arizona Plus will combine to televise all...