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Phoenix Suns: Why Phoenix Should Trade Goran Dragic
By Mike Elworth
- Even though Goran Dragic was the best player on the Phoenix Suns last season, they would be wise to trade him. The 27 year old point guard had a career season last year and was first on the team in points (14.7 per game), assists (7.4 per game) and steals (1.6 per game), but yes they should still trade him. Why? Simple, they are a rebuilding team and they have just landed Eric Bledsoe, one of the brightest young players in the game and a potential star.
This is a team that is completely rebuilding and although Dragic is a solid player, he is no franchise cornerstone and now that they have Eric Bledsoe, they have their point guard of the future. The 23 year old is an elite athlete, defender and a very talented scorer, rebounder and distributor, with All Star potential. He has incredible upside and with more playing time, he should flourish. There is no doubting his ability as a starting NBA point guard and he has ...
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With a recent Instagram post as our guide, it appears Suns forward Channing Frye may return to the court this season.
Channing, who missed last season with an enlarged heart, has Phoenix fans buzzing after posting a picture of himself (in uniform) delivering a fist pump, accompanied by one word ... "YEP!"
yep! http:t.coke3mQhRRvR Channing Frye (@Channing_Frye) August...
Phoenix Suns: Caron Butler Trade Grade
By Josh Morgan
Suns trade: Caron Butler
Suns receive: Ish Smith, Viacheslav Kravtsov
When the Suns acquired Butler in the trade that also landed them Eric Bledsoe, it wasn’t too much of a leap to think they would trade Butler eventually as well. While Butler is a solid veteran and very good all-around player that can help a contender, the...
The Phoenix Suns have signed first-round draft pick Alex Len.
The team announced the signing Thursday moments after confirming a trade that sent Caron Butler from Phoenix to the Milwaukee Bucks.
The 7-foot-1 Len, the fifth overall pick in the draft, played two seasons at Maryland after coming to the United States from his native Ukraine. He averaged 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and...
Channing Frye missed all of the 2012-2013 NBA season due to an enlarged heart and he hasn’t been cleared yet to play this season but the Phoenix Suns are optimistic that will happen. Frye has been undergoing tests and both sides should know within three to four weeks on whether or not he’ll be allowed to play. Conveniently it would be right in time for training camp.
The Phoenix Suns have stated their optimism about the playing status of Channing Frye, who missed last season due to an enlarged heart.
The Suns should learn in a few weeks if Frye will be able to return next season.
"We're optimistic he'll be able to play," Suns GM Ryan McDonough said.
The Phoenix Suns signed Alex Len, who the team selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. Len is a 7-foot-1, 255-pound athletic center, who finished a two-year career in College Park, Maryland, with an Honorable Mention All-ACC season in which he was also named to the All-ACC Defensive team.
Caron Butler has traveled a long and fulfilling road from Racine, Wisconsin.
Butler who was a star at Connecticut before moving on to the NBA, almost didn’t see his dream fulfilled. Butler spent time in and out of jail after he started selling drugs at the age of 11.
It was in that Racine detention center that Butler developed his love for basketball, and the rest is history...
Caron Butler played just 24 minutes per game on the Los Angeles Clippers last season, and he accepted the role due to the team's success. Now, Butler believes he is ready to play elevated minutes on the Milwaukee Bucks.
"After I got back healthy, I actually wanted to play more," Butler said. "I had to accept the role I was given. I felt I was back to my old self...