Found December 08, 2011 on True Hoop Blog:
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Steve Nash is going to have a new alley-oop partner this season. Unrestricted free agent and former Los Angeles Lakers guard Shannon Brown will sign a one-year, $3.5 million deal with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN the Magazine's Chris Broussard on Thursday. The deal cannot become official until Friday at 2 p.m. ET, when the league's moratorium on player movement is expected to be lifted after the new collective bargaining agreement is ratified.
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