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Suns Not Interested in Eric Bledsoe Sign-and-Trade with T-Wolves

Yesterday we reported that the Minnesota Timberwolves were going to make a 4-year $63 million max contract offer to Eric Bledsoe. Of course, this max contract would be in Bledsoe’s favor, but it doesn’t look like the deal is going down. According to CBS Sports’ Zach Harper, the Timberwolves don’t have the cap space to make that offer. Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Ruh Roh! Former NBA Player Rex Chapman Arrested for Shoplifting

((ht: abc15.com))Well, maybe the NBA doesn't pay so well. Either that or former NBA Player and University of Kentucky star Rex Chapman was arrested in Phoenix Friday afternoon for stealing from an area Apple Store.Chapman is accused of walking out with over $14,000 of merchandise and trying to sell it at a nearby Pawn Shop.More from ABC15 in Phoenix RIGHT HERERex Chapman played...
Via Online Sports Guys
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Reportedly Offer Eric Bledsoe Max Contract

The Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly offered restricted free agent, Eric Bledsoe a four-year $63 million max contract. Bledsoe, one of the top free agents on the market during the summer holds restricted free agent status, meaning the team he last played for, the Phoenix Suns, has the right to match any offer another team extends. Going into the offseason, the Suns made it...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rex Chapman arrested for selling stolen Apple goods

Former Kentucky Wildcats star and Phoenix Suns guard Rex Chapman is in trouble with the law. According to Troy Hayden of FOX 10 in Phoenix, police said Chapman was selling goods that were stolen from a Scottsdale Apple store to pawn shops. Chapman is the former No. 8 draft pick by the Charlotte Hornets in […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: T-wolves offer Bledsoe max deal but need Suns help

The Minnesota Timberwolves reportedly just thrust themselves into this summer's miles-from-compelling game of chicken between Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns. According to a couple of reports, the T-wolves are hoping to add the 24-year-old point guard to their recent youth movement by preparing the maximum free-agent contract Bledsoe's camp sought since the season ended...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: T-Wolves Offer Eric Bledsoe 4-Yr $63 Million Max Contract

Eric Bledsoe is finally getting the offer he had hoped for, but it isn’t from the Phoenix Suns. The Minnesota Timberwolves have stepped up to offer Bledsoe max contract in hoped that they can get the Suns to do a sign-and-trade. If the Suns don’t bite, then the T-Wolves, who don’t have the cap space to sign Bledsoe outright, would have to do some creative math with their current...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves offer Eric Bledsoe max contract

Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe a four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN’s Brian Windhorst. The Suns offered Bledsoe a four-year, $48 million deal in July, but the two sides remain far apart on a deal. The Wolves, who acquired...
Via Sports-Glory
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Timberwolves offer useless max contract to Eric Bledsoe

The Minnesota Timberwolves have offered restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe a max deal that the explosive Phoenix Suns guard has been looking for all summer. There is just one problem. The Timberwolves are over the salary cap and thus, would need the Suns to agree to a sign-and-trade. Minnesota is offering the four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract Bledsoe wants, but the...
Via Pass The Pill
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Report: Timberwolves make max offer to Eric Bledsoe

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a max contract offer to Phoenix Suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Minnesota is hoping to work a sign-and-trade deal with Phoenix for the explosive guard. Bledsoe and the Suns have been at a standstill, with Bledsoe seeking a 4-year deal worth over $60 million. The Suns offered injury-prone Bledsoe a...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves Looking To Offer Eric Bledsoe The Max

In an interesting development, the Phoenix Suns restricted free agent point guard Eric Bledsoe is being courted by the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Via Pro Bball Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wolves offer max deal to Eric Bledsoe

With just days before the start of training camp, the Minnesota Timberwolves are making a final push to acquire restricted free-agent guard Eric Bledsoe in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN.com. The Wolves are offering Bledsoe the four-year, $63 million maximum-level contract that he has been seeking, sources said. Bledsoe and the Suns have been in a stalemate...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Wolves Offer Max Contract To Eric Bledsoe, Pushing For Sign-And-Trade

The Minnesota Timberwolves are making a final push to acquire Eric Bledsoe in a sign-and-trade with the Phoenix Suns. The Wolves are offering Bledsoe a four-year, $63 million max contract. Bledsoe and the Suns have been in a stalemate all summer after the team offered him a four-year, $48 million deal in July. Fox 10 in Phoenix earlier reported the Wolves had made a maximum contract...
Via RealGM
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If Suns hand out a max contract, it should go to Goran Dragic

It's about time for the Suns to get moving, put their priorities in order, take the advice of LeBron James and "break bread." But not with Eric Bledsoe. With Goran Dragic. Dragic is about to enter the third year of a four-year contract he signed with the Suns, but he has a player option at the end of the upcoming season. If anybody is going to get a maximum contract...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe ESPN Magazine Portraits

Designer Andreas Preis from Berlin, Germany created these simply good illustrations of Goran Dragic and his backcourt partner Eric Bledsoe for a series of portraits made for ESPN the Magazine, “Renegades” issue. The post Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe ESPN Magazine Portraits appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat intensifies as summer of Bledsoe nears end

PHOENIX -- With less than 14 restricted-free-agent shopping days left, Eric Bledsoe appears destined to settle for a contractual lump of coal. True, the one-year, $3.37 million Bledsoe would play for after choosing the Suns' qualifying offer may be extremely lucrative to most of us. But the potential diamond of restricted free agency -- although it's difficult for most NBA...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Morris Twins Told Teams Before The 2011 Draft They Would Take Less Money To Be Together: Suns Could Take Advantage

Photo Credit: suns/Facebook Prior to the NBA 2011 Draft, the ‘Morris Twins’ had elected to inform NBA franchises that both brothers were willing to accept less money in order to play for the same team. Coming out of Kansas, the 2011 Draft resulted with Markieff Morris ending up in Phoenix (13th overall), while Marcus Morris was sent to the Houston Rockets (14th overall). It...
Via Blog Surface
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Morris twins said they’d take discount to stay together

Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris, twins and Suns, want to keep playing together. You could have guessed that by how they played together growing up, played together at Kansas and urged Phoenix to put them together. But you don’t need to guess. They’ve straight up said it. As both enter the final years of their rookie-scale contracts – and are currently extension eligible...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Vice Sports presents The NBA Draft Day Journey of Tyler Ennis

posted by Romy Aquino (@romyaquino)Follow @romyaquinoFrom Vice Sports comes a short documentary entitled "The NBA Draft Day Journey of Tyler Ennis: Coming of Age" about Tyler Ennis and his path to the NBA. The piece showcases the Phoenix Suns rookie and Brampton, Ontario native and his basketball roots in the CIA Bounce program where he played alongside 2014 #1 draft selection...
Via Hip Hoop Junkies
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns and Bledsoe could be facing 1-year deal

A midcourt pile of money to the US Airways Center ceiling has sat untouched this summer, awaiting Eric Bledsoe to come from his baseline and meet the Suns. It has been a trying, bewildering and exasperating process to fathom how Bledsoe, with 78 career starts and $7.4 million in career earnings, would balk at the Suns' four-year, $48 million offer when there have been no competing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Morris Twins Told Teams Before 2011 Draft They'd Accept Less Money To Stay Together

Markieff Morris came into the NBA with the Phoenix Suns after being selected 13th overall in 2011, while Marcus Morris went to the Houston Rockets at 14th. Marcus Morris was traded to the Suns in February of 2013. The twin brothers are now eligible for contract extensions. Sources say they told teams before the 2011 NBA Draft that they would take less money to stay together.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NCB Instagram Girl of the Week (Week of 9.15)

Name:  Anja Skuletic Instagram:   @anjaskuletic Who is she?   Serbian model / Girlfriend of 2014 Phoenix Suns first-round draft pick Bogdan Bogdanovic __________________________________________________________ (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post NCB Instagram Girl of the Week (Week of 9.15) appeared first on No Coast Bias.
Via No Coast Bias
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns to hold training camp in Flagstaff starting Sept. 30

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns will return to Flagstaff for a second consecutive season when they report for training camp at Northern Arizona University from Sept. 30 through Oct. 4. This is the 18th time Flagstaff has hosted the Suns training camp, dating back to 1986. The Suns' week in Flagstaff will culminate with a public scrimmage, starting at noon on Saturday, Oct. 4, at...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Trading Eric Bledsoe To The Lakers

Phoenix Suns: Trading Eric Bledsoe To The Lakers By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Phoenix Gets: Julius Randle, Jeremy Lin and Ryan Kelly Los Angeles Gets: Eric Bledsoe The Phoenix Suns have about 14 starting point guards on the roster and they still have to make a big decision on Eric Bledsoe their best player and yes a point guard. They cannot agree to a 4-5 season...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Phoenix Suns Draft Hits (series 7 of 10)

  This is the Top 10 Phoenix Suns Draft Hits. Now what that means is the players on this list are players the Suns drafted or acquired on draft day and made a big impact or contribution in one way, shape or form to the franchise in the last 30 years. So here we go with the #4 Hit on the list:   #4 Dan Majerle, drafted 1988 first round #14 overall   “Thunder” Dan Majerle...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Phoenix Suns Draft Misses (series 7 of 10)

The Top 10 Phoenix Suns Draft Misses series list is based on players that were drafted by the Suns in the last 30 years and were either busts that never lived up to the hype considering their draft spot & potential or players that left via trade/free agency and turned out to be really good players elsewhere that could have contributed to the Suns team success. And #4 on the...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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