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Phoenix Suns Run and Gun in Free Agency

The Suns have been very active during the off season, with Phoenix GM Ryan McDonough swinging for the fences. The signing of Brandon Knight to a 5 year $70 million deal was a delightful surprise, considering the Suns gave the same kind of deal to Eric Bledsoe last September. Both Point Guards are very talented, but the Suns have always had talented Point Guards in the Valley. The...
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Suns reportedly send three to Detroit for pick

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal had not been...
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Suns reportedly send three to Detroit for pick

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have traded Marcus Morris, Danny Granger and Reggie Bullock to the Detroit Pistons for a future draft pick, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The move was very likely a bid to clear salary space to sign free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal had not been...
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Can the Suns actually afford both LaMarcus Aldridge and Tyson Chandler?

The Phoenix Suns recently agreed to a $70 million contract with Brandon Knight and a $52 million contract with Tyson Chandler. Knight's deal will pay $14 million per year, while Chandler's will pay around $13 million per year. Those two contracts, combined with Eric Bledsoe's deal, swallow up a significant portion of the Suns' cap space. So if the Suns actually land LaMarcus Aldridge...
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Mavs lose Chandler as Suns lock up him, Knight

The Phoenix Suns took care of their top offseason priority by bringing back Brandon Knight and added veteran frontcourt leadership in the form of Tyson Chandler. Knight agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Chandler agreed to a four-year, $52 million deal, the people said on condition of anonymity because...
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Mavs lose Chandler as Suns lock up him, Knight

The Phoenix Suns took care of their top offseason priority by bringing back Brandon Knight and added veteran frontcourt leadership in the form of Tyson Chandler. Knight agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Chandler agreed to a four-year, $52 million deal, the people said on condition of anonymity because...
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Report: Suns sign veteran Chandler, re-sign guard Knight

  The Phoenix Suns took care of their top offseason priority by bringing back Brandon Knight and added veteran frontcourt leadership in the form of Tyson Chandler. Knight agreed to a five-year, $70 million deal, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Chandler agreed to a four-year, $52 million deal, the people said on condition of anonymity...
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Grading The Deal: Khris Middleton Re-Signs With Bucks On Five-Year, $70M Deal

To the surprise of no one, the Milwaukee Bucks agreed to re-sign Khris Middleton just a few hours after free agency opened early Wednesday. The Bucks, armed with significant cap space after a series of moves over the past few months, rewarded Middleton for a breakout season with a five-year, $70 million contract. Oddly enough, Middleton's contract mirrors the one Brandon Knight...
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Suns Not Interested In Trading Away Eric Bledsoe

The Phoenix Suns are not interested in trading away Eric Bledsoe. There have been multiple rumors this offseason of the Suns potentially trading Bledsoe and those intensified with their LaMarcus Aldridge meeting and their re-signing of Brandon Knight on a five-year, $70 million deal. But Bledsoe actually sat in on the meeting with Aldridge. The Suns have multiple players who play...
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Tyson Chandler Agrees to be the Phoenix Suns’ Newest Addition, Knight Also Expected to Return

HOUSTON, TX – APRIL 28: Tyson Chandler #6 of the Dallas Mavericks dunks against the Houston Rockets in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions...
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Suns Free Agency Season: The First Domino Has Fallen

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 03: Tyson Chandler #6 (R) of the New York Knicks receives his 2011-12 Defensive Player of the Year Award from former winner Dikembe Mutombo prior to the Knicks playing against the Miami Heat in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images...
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Phoenix Suns: Brandon Knight Contract Grade

(Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America)Ph By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Phoenix Suns have signed another guard to a five year, $70 million contract. Fortunately, this one took far less drama. Despite playing only eleven games for Phoenix, the Suns felt comfortable enough with restricted free agent Brandon Knight to pay him handsomely and make...
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Suns Move Alongside Spurs As Top Contenders For LaMarcus Aldridge

The Phoenix Suns were impressive in their meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge. The Suns gained momentum going into the meeting with their free agent signing of Tyson Chandler. Aldridge is known to prefer playing power forward and the Suns were able to take Chandler in with them into the meeting. Brandon Knight and Eric Bledsoe were also in on the meeting. The Suns have moved alongside...
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AP sources: Suns add Chandler, lock up Knight

PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns have reached an agreement with forward Tyson Chandler on a three-year, $52 million contract and agreed with Brandon Knight on a five-year, $70 million extension, people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deals can't be finalized until July 9. Chandler averaged...
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Suns' addition of Tyson Chandler could help woo LaMarcus Aldridge

Updating NBA free agency maneuvers, as they relate to the Phoenix Suns: --As expected, guard Brandon Knight has reupped with Phoenix on a 5-year, $70 million deal. --Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Suns have reached agreement with veteran center Tyson Chandler on a four-year, $50 million deal. Chandler averaged 10.3 points and 11.5 rebounds in 75 games last season with the Dallas...
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Brandon Knight Agrees to 5-year, $70 Million Extension with the Phoenix Suns

Former Kentucky Wildcat Brandon Knight just signed a hefty extension. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Knight, who was a restricted free agent, has agreed on a five-year, $70 million extension with the Phoenix Suns. Phoenix has agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension with guard Brandon Knight, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski […]
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Report: Brandon Knight, Suns Agree to 5-Year Deal

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a five-year contrac with restricted free agent Brandon Knight, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. Phoenix has agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension with guard Brandon Knight, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 1, 2015 Phoenix acquired Knight at the 2015 trade deadline, and he appeared...
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Phoenix Suns Re-Sign PG Brandon Knight to Five-Year Deal

Brandon Knight was the Phoenix Suns’ number one priority heading into free agency this offseason, and it didn’t take too long for them to get things done. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Suns have finalized a five-year, $70 million contract with Knight. Phoenix has agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension with guard Brandon Knight, league...
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Brandon Knight, Suns Agree Upon Five-Year, $70M Deal

Brandon Knight and the Phoenix Suns have agreed upon a five-year, $70 million deal. The Suns acquired Knight from the Milwaukee Bucks at the trade deadline as part of a multi-team deal in which they sent a future first round pick from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Philadelphia 76ers. Knight had an outstanding first half last season, but struggled with the Suns.
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Current NBA contracts of John Calipari’s first-round picks

Phoenix is reportedly offering former UK guard Brandon Knight a lucrative deal to sign with the Suns after being acquired from the Bucks last season. So thought it might be a good time to check out the current status of … Continue reading →
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Sacramento Kings targeting trade for PG Eric Bledsoe

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY SportsEric Bledsoe is reportedly expected to hit the trade market if the Phoenix Suns are able to re-sign point guard Brandon Knight long-term. It appears that Knight will be re-signing with the Suns on a very lucrative deal, and that leads many to begin looking at potential trade suitors for Bledsoe. According to a report from SportingNews.com, the Sacramento...
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Report: Brandon Knight, Suns agree on $70-million extension

Free agency doesn't officially begin until midnight on July 1, but that's hardly ever stopped teams from negotiating beforehand, especially when it's between a team and their own player. The Phoenix Suns acquired Brandon Knight last year in a trade, and though he's a restricted free agent, the Suns were quick to ensure he'd be a part of the team's future. According to Gary Woelfel...
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Suns Look to Trade Eric Bledsoe?

The Phoenix Suns will “seriously explore” potential trades for Eric Bledsoe once they re-sign Brandon Knight, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Bledsoe, 25, averaged 17 points, 6.1 assists and 5.2 rebounds in 81 games for the Suns last season. Most importantly, he managed to stay healthy throughout 2014-15. Phoenix is expected to bring back Brandon Knight on a five-year, $70 million deal.
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Report: Phoenix Suns Open to Trading Eric Bledsoe

On the heels of the news that the Suns will be offering Brandon Knight a 5-year, $70 million contract, it appears that they are open to the idea of parting ways with Eric Bledsoe. According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, Phoenix will explore trade options for Bledsoe assuming they are able to finalize […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
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Report: Suns, Brandon Knight To Agree Upon Five-Year, $70M Deal

Brandon Knight and the Phoenix Suns will agree upon a five-year, $70 million deal. The Suns acquired Knight at the trade deadline in a deal that included trading away a future first round pick from the Los Angeles Lakers. Knight becomes a restricted free agent on July 1st. Phoenix signed Eric Bledsoe to a five-year, $70 million deal last year after a prolonged restricted free agency.
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