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Suns Open To Negotiating Upon 'Fair Offer' To Eric Bledsoe

Robert Sarver believes the Phoenix Suns have made a "fair offer" to Eric Bledsoe in unrestricted free agency. The Suns have offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million deal. "We think it's a fair offer. I think you could argue, you know, I mean some would say it's maybe a little high; some would say it's low," Sarver said. "What's fair is important...
Via RealGM
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns owner Sarver: ‘Bledsoe received a fair offer’

AP Image The Phoenix Suns and guard Eric Bledsoe are currently deadlocked in contract negotiations.  And neither side is close to coming to an agreement on a long-term contract extension. Reports suggest that Bledsoe is seeking a maximum five-year contract.  This would be roughly $32 million more than the four-year Suns offer reportedly was.  The Suns reportedly offered a four...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Owner Robert Sarver: Phoenix Suns not trying to lowball RFA Eric Bledsoe

Phoenix Suns majority owner Robert Sarver made an impromptu call into the Burns & Gambo show on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Friday evening to clear some of the air about the team's relationship with restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Phoenix reportedly offered the combo guard a four-year, $48 million deal in the middle of July, while the four-year pro apparently was looking...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Sarver supports Silver's disciplinary action against Sterling

Phoenix Suns managing partner Robert Sarver issued a statement Wednesday in support of commissioner Adam Silver's lifetime ban of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling:  "I applaud the actions taken today by Commissioner Silver in response to the disturbing comments made by Donald Sterling. Commissioner Silver's decision upholds the principles of diversity, tolerance...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns' surprising season began with change in philosophy

Once the Western Conference finals runs were over, the hardest part for Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver had been eliminating the emotion and letting go. His franchise had prudently refused to invest long-term into Amar'e Stoudemire's defective knees, but Sarver stayed committed to rearming Steve Nash into his late 30s and resisted the reshaping of a long-term vision. For...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Sarver: McDonough's Level Of Knowledge, Confidence Has Surprised Me

Robert Sarver has been incredibly impressed by the leadership of 33-year-old general manager Ryan McDonough. "Given his age, I was really surprised at Ryan's level of knowledge and confidence," Sarver said. "A lot of guys can get wishy-washy about their convictions when it comes to players and coaches, but he had such strong opinions – such conviction – of...
Via RealGM
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns, Babby agree to new 2-year contract

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a new two-year contract for president of basketball operations Lon Babby. Suns owner Robert Sarver says Babby has his ''full support'' as the franchise continues to rebuild. The new contract runs through 2015. The Suns are in the midst of one of the worst seasons in their history, with a 23-51 record that is the worst in the Western...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sarver responds to criticism, preaches patience

With negativity seemingly pouring over the edge of the containment silo, Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver decided it was time to represent the franchises thinking on some incendiary events. As a guest on KTAR 620s Burns & Gambo Show, Sarver fielded all inquiries with calm and candor. And the shows co-hosts didnt shy away from aiming directly at what have become some sore spots...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Robert Sarver Bio

ROBERT G. SARVER Managing Partner Robert Sarver, who became the youngest person ever to found a national bank at the age of 23, grew up a Suns fan and attended games as a youth at Veterans Memorial Coliseum after receiving tickets as birthday gifts from Donald Diamond, one of the original owners along with Richard Bloch and Donald Pitt.
February 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Does Rob Sarver Listen To Himself When He Speaks?

Phoenix Suns owner Rob Sarver was one of the hardest of hard liners during the lockout.  He was one of the symbols of the "give us most of the money and re-tool the system to ensure complete parity" movement.   Fast forward to yesterday, and the release of the Phoenix Suns schedule, which features no home games against the New York Knicks, Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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