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2014-15 Season Preview: Phoenix Suns

Guards Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe led the Phoenix Suns to a 48-34 record last season, surpassing expectations and taking the NBA by storm. Last year, the Phoenix Suns and first-year head coach Jeff Hornacek shocked the nation after finishing ninth place in the Western Conference when many NBA analysts predicted they would tank. What does this year’s squad have in store for...
Via The Lottery Mafia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Bledsoe tries to perfect midrange shot for Suns

Few guards have the ability to get to the rim as well as Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe does. But for the past year, Suns coach Jeff Hornacek has been trying to find middle ground with Bledsoe too. Because Bledsoe often has defenders retreating hard or going under screens in fear of his drives, Bledsoe has the chance to take open midrange shots often. Less than one-fifth of his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bledsoe’s Extension Was Right Move for Suns

While there are concerns about Bledsoe’s long-term health, the Suns are making a necessary gamble as they look to establish themselves as a playoff team. After contract discussions that dragged on for much of the summer, the Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe agreed to a five-year, $70 million extension. The two sides were initially far apart on a deal; the Suns reportedly offered...
Via The Lottery Mafia
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What Eric Bledsoe’s 5-Year Contract Extension With The Phoenix Suns Means

It’s not often that NBA players hold out when negotiating their rookie contract extensions. The allure of a guaranteed payday that’s substantially more than what they’ve previously earned is usually enough. In the case of Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe, he was more than willing to prolong his contract negotiations for anything less than […] The post What Eric Bledsoe’s...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns, Bledsoe agree to $70M deal

(Valleyofthesuns.com) The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a five-year, $70 million contract with restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe per reports. The deal follows months of speculation, talks and stalemates between the two sides but thankfully in the end the patience paid off, literally. Bledsoe is receiving the largest deal of any restricted free agent this offseason. It is certainly...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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
September 19, 2014  |  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...
Via HoopStuff
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron backs Eric Bledsoe, tells Suns to 'break bread'

The game’s best player, LeBron James, has his good friend Eric Bledsoe‘s back in terms of getting a max deal the explosive guard covets from the Phoenix Suns. While Bledsoe still remains unsigned, it’s likely that he’ll be going into next season playing under a one-year qualifying offer from the Suns. The Suns appear to be standing firm on not giving Bledsoe the max, despite...
Via Pass The Pill
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Phoenix Suns: Why Eric Bledsoe Decision Isn’t So Simple

The Phoenix Suns have a decision to make as it relates to Eric Bledsoe, but it isn’t as simple as some would have you believe. They’re at a stalemate and to be quite honest, if teams were knocking the door down to acquire him, somebody would have signed him to an offer sheet during the […] Phoenix Suns: Why Eric Bledsoe Decision Isn’t So Simple - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit...
Via NBA Draft Blog
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Suns looking to trade Eric Bledsoe

TweetThe free agency stand off between restricted free agent guard Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns may be nearing an end soon. According to a report from Fox Sports 910 host Jude LaCava, the Suns are very much open to the idea of trading Bledsoe: “I’ll tell you this, and I think this is the first time it’s reported,” Jude LaCava said on Tuesday. “I do believe in my NBA...
Via Los That Sports Blog
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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