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Suns Rumors: Bledsoe, Phoenix still far apart on deal

The contract negations between the Phoenix Suns and restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe would make a good soap opera story line. Lots of drama, hurt feelings, and of plenty of rumors. The relationship between the two parties may be irraparable according to a report from Chris Haynes of Comcast Sportsnet Northwest:"According to league sources, an “ominous development” has...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe’s relationship with Suns reportedly on verge of being ruined

Eric Bledsoe is a restricted free agent and has a qualifying offer on the table from the Phoenix Suns, but not the long-term contract offer he is seeking. Bledsoe wants max money from Phoenix and reportedly wants a five-year, $80 million deal. The Suns supposedly offered him a four-year, $48 million deal. But Phoenix has […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Big Name Restricted Free Agents Are Still Available.

Two names come to mind when it comes to restricted free agents. Eric Bledsoe and Greg Monroe. Both of which, this late into free agency are still available. No one will argue with you that both these players could make a big impact on almost any team in the league. So why are they still sitting on the RFA list?Well it all stems from the rules surrounding RFA's and the fact that...
Via Route4Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Relationship between Team & Eric Bledsoe is “Irrepairable”

Restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe was expected to be one of the hottest names on the market this summer, but surprisingly, he hasn’t drawn much attention at all. The Phoenix Suns seem to be fine with that too, as they’ve spent their attention brining in another undersized point guard in Isaiah Thomas. Bledsoe is clearly aggravated with the progress between the two sides on a...
Via Standing O Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe and the Sun’s relationship has worsened

photo credit: http://photopin.com The relationship between Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns has significantly worsened due to a contract dispute. Bledsoe wants a 5 year max contract deal, but the Suns are only offering him a 4 year contract worth 48 million. The Suns are also scaring off other teams in this free agency, and lowering Bledsoe’s market value. The Suns have made it...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Suns relationship with star Eric Bledsoe on verge of irreparable

Things aren’t looking good when it comes to negotiations between the Phoenix Suns and their restricted free agent star guard Eric Bledsoe. According to league sources, an “ominous development” has arisen with sides still “very far apart” in contract negotiations. It has even escalated to the point where the “relationship is on the express lane to being ruined,” a source...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns, Bledsoe not at point of no return

Prophet or pragmatist, Lon Babby set the table for our current feast of uncertainty back in April. "The sum was greater than the parts this year, but circumstances change," Babby, the Suns' president of basketball operations, said during an end-of-season press conference. "Contracts change. Players want to demonstrate that they've improved. It's just like...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Suns’ P.J. Tucker arrested for ‘super extreme DUI’

“Phoenix Suns player P.J. Tucker was arrested for “super extreme DUI” in May by Scottsdale police. Tucker’s blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police. A driver is considered legally drunk for a DUI charge in Arizona at .08 blood-alcohol content. A blood test administered after Tucker was taken...
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Suns’ P.J. Tucker arrested for ‘super extreme DUI’

“Phoenix Suns player P.J. Tucker was arrested for “super extreme DUI” in May by Scottsdale police. Tucker’s blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police. A driver is considered legally drunk for a DUI charge in Arizona at .08 blood-alcohol content. A blood test administered after Tucker was taken...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Should Milwaukee Bucks go after Eric Beldsoe?

It's been a few weeks since NBA free agency has taken begun and names like Eric Bledsoe and Greg Monroe are still on the board. I'm still surprised that Bledsoe is still available in the market. Part of the reason is that many teams have already locked up many of their free agents and with that many of their salary caps are already taken up and free agents still on the market...
Via Route4Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns’ P.J. Tucker Arrested In May On ‘Super Extreme DUI’ Charge

Scottsdale police arrested Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker back in May on a DUI charge — but not just any DUI charge. According to a police report obtained Monday by AZCentral.com, Tucker was charged with “super extreme DUI” after blowing a .201 — more than twice the legal limit in Arizona — on a preliminary breathalyzer test following a traffic stop. Further tests determined...
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Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker arrested for “super extreme” DUI back in May

It was reported earlier today that Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker was arrested on May 10 for “super exteme” DUI in Scottsdale, Arizona.   JUST IN: #Suns player P.J. Tucker arrested, accused of ‘super extreme’ DUI http://t.co/I2Q5aKOk8m via @azcsports pic.twitter.com/idw55ItpXZ — azcentral (@azcentral) July 29, 2014 According to the police report, Tucker was initially...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns player P.J. Tucker had a BAC of .222 when he was arrested for a DUI

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip For some reason, athletes feel like they can chug as much alcoholic drinks as they can and drive.  The dangers.. Phoenix Suns player P.J. Tucker had a BAC of .222 when he was arrested for a DUI
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Suns forward P.J. Tucker facing charges of 'super extreme' DUI

Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker, who last week signed a three-year, $16.5 million contract, is facing charges of "super extreme DUI" in Scottsdale relating to an incident in May, according to azcentral.com. According to a Scottsdale Police Department report cited by azcentral, Tucker's blood-alcohol content was .201 on a preliminary breath test after being pulled over...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns player P.J. Tucker arrested for 'super extreme' DUI

Phoenix Suns player P.J. Tucker was arrested for "super extreme DUI" in May by Scottsdale police. Tucker's blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police. A driver is considered legally drunk for a DUI charge in Arizona at .08 blood-alcohol content. A blood test administered after Tucker...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns P.J. Tucker arrested for 'extreme DUI' in May

In May of this year, Suns PJ Tucker was arrested for what is described by the Scottsdale Police as “super extreme DUI.” Tucker’s blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police. A driver is considered legally drunk for a DUI charge in Arizona at .08 blood-alcohol content. A blood test administered...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

P.J. Tucker Arrested In May For 'Super Extreme' DUI

P.J. Tucker was arrested in May for a "super extreme DUI" by Scottsdale police. Tucker's blood alcohol content registered at .201 on a preliminary breath test in the field on May 10, according to Scottsdale police. A driver is considered legally drunk for a DUI charge in Arizona at .08 blood-alcohol content. A blood test administered after Tucker was taken to jail and...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe: Suns Using Restricted Free Agency Rules Against Me

Eric Bledsoe made his first comments Saturday since entering restricted free agency on July 1. Bledsoe remains unsigned after receiving a four-year, $48 million offer from the Phoenix Suns. "I'm letting my agent Rich Paul handle it," Bledsoe said. "You know, I understand the Phoenix Suns are using restricted free agency against me but I understand that." The...
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe breaks his silence regarding his restricted free agency

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)   Eric Bledsoe has been quiet all off-season letting his agent handle his restricted free agent contract situation. Well on Saturday in his hometown of Birmingham, Alabama at a Ball Up streetball tournament, Bledsoe talked about his situation. “First off, I’m letting my agent, Rich Paul, handle it. I can understand the Phoenix Suns are using [being...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Phoenix Suns: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Troy Tauscher: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… A season removed from a surprisingly successful season , the Phoenix Suns are looking to get into the playoffs with their recent roster additions. The additions of Isaiah Thomas, Anthony Tolliver, and rookie T.J. Warren should help that objective, but a question remains: Who should be in...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas 'felt very disrespected' by Kings

Isaiah Thomas is extremely happy to be with an organization that appreciates him rather than looks for an excuse to replace him. Thomas was sent by the Sacramento Kings to the Phoenix Suns and signed a four-year, $27 million deal as part of a sign-and-trade this summer. Thomas said at his introductory press conference earlier […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns waive guard Dionte Christmas

The Phoenix Suns, who appear well set in the backcourt, waived guard Dionte Christmas on Thursday. Christmas averaged 2.3 points, 1.2 rebounds and 6.4 minutes while appearing in 31 games last season as an NBA rookie. The Suns recently signed free agent guard Isaiah Thomas, who joins third-team All-NBA point guard Goran Dragic and, potentially, restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns release Dionte Christmas

  The Phoenix Suns ended Christmas early this summer by waiving fan and locker room favorite Dionte Christmas. Christmas was on a non-guaranteed contract for the upcoming 2014-2015 season. The move will save the Suns $816,482 this year. However with the glut of guards and small forwards, including the two new first round picks from this years draft Tyler Ennis and T.J. Warren...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns formally re-sign P.J. Tucker

Suns forward P.J. Tucker playing solid defense on Warriors guard Klay Thompson (AP photo/ Tony Avelar) The Phoenix Suns have officially re-signed forward P.J. Tucker on Wednesday, after agreeing to a three-year deal earlier in the month. Tucker, 29, has had an interesting basketball career after playing at the University of  Texas. He was drafted in the second round of the 2006...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Exactly Are the Phoenix Suns Doing?

Nobody seems to have a handle on what the Phoenix Suns are trying to do this offseason. Despite the lofty (and unrealistic) initial goal of signing both LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, Phoenix has been fairly quiet so far in the offseason. The Suns wisely spent $3 million per year on role player extraordinaire Anthony Tolliver, a cost-effective and reasonable replacement for Channing...
Via The Sports Post
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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