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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.
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12 hours 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
12 hours 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
14 hours 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
19 hours 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...
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1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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.
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2 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
6 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
6 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...
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6 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...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Rumors: Goran Dragic to opt out

Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic is already making plans for when his contract runs out next summer. Dragic has a player option for the 2015-16 season, but to get a deserved pay raise, he'll opt out after this season and sign a new contract with the Suns. Dragic laid out his plan to reporters at the FIBA World Cup where he is playing for the Slovenian national team:"...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dionte Christmas Reaches One-Year Deal With Pelicans

Free agent guard Dionte Christmas has reached an agreement with the New Orleans Pelicans on a one-year contract, a league source told RealGM.Christmas has played five professional seasons since going unselected in the 2009 draft, and he hadn’t spent a regular season in the NBA until playing a full year with the Phoenix Suns.Christmas averaged 2.3 points and 1.2 rebounds in 31 games...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Trading For Phoenix’s Eric Bledsoe

Los Angeles Lakers: Trading For Phoenix’s Eric Bledsoe By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Lakers Get Eric Bledsoe Suns Get Julius Randle, Jeremy Lin and Ryan Kelly Well the Lakers traded for the Suns’ franchise point guard and best player at this time 2 offseasons ago and in this trade they would be making the same trade. The difference? They wouldn’t be trading...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic plans to opt out and return next year

http://sports-kings.com/phxsportskings/phoenix-suns/phoenix-suns-guard-goran-dragic-plans-to-opt-out-and-return-next-year.html Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic plans to opt out and return next year

While Phoenix Suns fans are still wondering which direction the team is going to take with restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe, their other star guard Goran Dragic left no worries for Suns fans in regards to his contract when speaking to a reporter in Spain recently. “Got a very interesting position with the club. Guess I’ll break the contract and sign a new one,” he...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Zoran Dragic interested in Magic?

Slovenian star forward Zoran Dragic is eyeing a move to the NBA, the league where his brother Goran Dragic is a burgeoning star with the Suns. Dragic has a October 5 buyout deadline with Unicaja Malaga and, according Sham Charania of Real GM, has four serious suitors. Those would be the Spurs, the Heat, the Mavericks and the Magic. Yes, the Magic are considering going after the 25...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns Rumors: Phoenix interested in Zoran Gragic

American viewers got a close-up look at a dynamic duo in today's quarterfinals of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup between the United States and Slovenia. Slovenia's Goran Dragic and his brother Zoran Dragic have carried their country in this year's tournament, and NBA executives have taken notice. In particular, the Phoenix Suns have shown an interest in pairing Goran...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic in Running to Sign Zoran Dragic

According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Orlando Magic are interested in signing 6’5″ guard Zoran Dragic. Despite extending his contract back in June for another 2 years with Spanish League club Unicaja Malaga, there is an opening in the 25-year-old’s contract that allows for a buyout. That opening closes shut on October 5th. The Magic are allegedly competing with three...
Via Magic Basketball Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

FIBA Takes Action on Australia Basketball Scandal

FIBA decided to start “disciplinary proceedings” on Australia “following the manner in which the team lost its last Group D game against Angola, 91-83, in Gran Canaria last Thursday” according to Fiba.com Prior to FIBA’s press release, Phoenix Suns’ Goran Dragic was one of, if not the most outspoken about this alleged incident: Basketball is a beautiful sport, there is...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Jackson Finalizing Deal With Suns

Joe Jackson, an undrafted point guard out of the University of Memphis, is finalizing a free-agent contract with the Phoenix Suns, a league source told RealGM.Jackson, 22, averaged 14.1 points, 4.5 assists and 3.6 rebounds in his senior year a season ago.After going unselected in the June NBA draft, Jackson received interest as a second-round selection and accepted an invitation...
Via RealGM
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns interested in Goran Dragic’s brother Zoran

http://sports-kings.com/phxsportskings/phoenix-suns/report-suns-interested-in-goran-dragics-brother-zoran.html Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Suns interested in Goran Dragic’s brother Zoran

via ESPN.com Phoenix Suns guard Goran Dragic is currently in action for Slovenia in the FIBA World Cup currently being held in Spain  Dragic has been instrumental in guiding the Slovenians to a last-16 berth where they will face the United States on Tuesday.  Dragic has averaged 16.5 points and 4.3 assists. The second best player on the Slovenian team just so happens to be Zoran...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns still in holding pattern with Eric Bledsoe

By Monday, there still will be three weeks remaining until the Suns depart for training camp in Flagstaff, but a roll call would garner nearly the same result this week. Twelve of the 13 Suns under contract are expected to be at US Airways Center for weekday voluntary workouts. The other, Goran Dragic, is in Spain being a national hero in leading Slovenia to a World Cup quarterfinal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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