Entries Tagged as 'Free Agency'

Phoenix Suns withdraw qualifying offer to Aaron Brooks, Eric Gordon not picked for Olympics

July 7th, 2012 · 21 Comments

As expected, the Phoenix Suns withdrew their qualifying offer to Aaron Brooks today, making him an unrestricted free agent. Brooks hinted at this very possibility last night by tweeting “Unrestricted : )” before taking the tweet down soon after. His qualifying offer was for $2,976,637 and the Suns possessed a cap hold of $5,041,730 for […]

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Eric Gordon still longs for Phoenix, but Hornets hold all the cards

July 5th, 2012 · 35 Comments

At this point Eric Gordon’s future is in the hands of Hornets GM Dell Demps, yet that didn’t stop him from continuing to try to talk his way to Phoenix on Thursday in Las Vegas where he is competing for one of the final spots on the US Olympic team. As Jason Calmes put it on Hornets247, “Dell […]

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Goran Dragic signed to replace Steve Nash as Phoenix Suns reshape future on one crazy day

July 4th, 2012 · 50 Comments

Somebody forget to tell the Phoenix Suns that the Fourth of July is a national holiday. Along with being a day to celebrate this country’s independence with barbecues and fireworks, it will also be known as the day the Suns officially closed the book on the Steve Nash era and initiated a rebuilding process centered […]

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Suns start post-Nash era by adding Michael Beasley

July 4th, 2012 · 12 Comments

In the wake of Steve Nash’s departure, the Phoenix Suns have made their first unrestricted free-agent acquisition of the offseason. Michael Beasley has agreed to join the Suns on a three-year, $18 million deal ESPN’s Marc Stein reports. The small forward played the last two seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves after spending his first two […]

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Suns, Knicks working on a Steve Nash sign-and-trade

July 4th, 2012 · 10 Comments

Sunday and Monday were quiet. Aside from the implications of the biggest name in free agency, Deron Williams, and his choice affecting Steve Nash, there wasn’t much news dealing with the Phoenix Suns. Then came a storm. A day after the franchise got a shocking commitment for Eric Gordon to sign an offer sheet on […]

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The Eric Gordon signing and where the Phoenix Suns go from here

July 4th, 2012 · 46 Comments

Days before the draft, Suns general manager Lance Blanks said the organization routinely considers “if-then scenarios,” and thus with news of the Suns completing an “if” by agreeing to ink Eric Gordon to a four-year, $58 million max offer sheet it’s time to ponder the “then” of what comes next. The first implication is that […]

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