Entries Tagged as 'Trades'

Phoenix Suns trade Marcin Gortat to complete offseason of asset acquisition

October 25th, 2013 · 37 Comments

After Amare Stoudemire departed as a free agent during the 2010 offseason, the Phoenix Suns spent two seasons wandering in the desert stuck between being a veteran team fighting for a playoff spot and a young team rebuilding. They ultimately were neither as they failed to reach the playoffs in either of those campaigns and […]

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Tags: Emeka Okafor · Kendall Marshall · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough · Shannon Brown · Trades

Caron Butler trade gives Suns more options

August 30th, 2013 · 22 Comments

During the last few years of the Nash era, the Suns dipped their toes into the rebuilding waters while maintaining the core of a team fighting for the playoffs. After dealing Caron Butler to Milwaukee in a cost-cutting deal, the Suns cannon-balled into the rebuilding deep end (if they weren’t already there after trading Luis […]

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Tags: Caron Butler · Milwaukee Bucks · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades

Notes: Caron Butler trade is official, Suns ink Alex Len

August 29th, 2013 · 19 Comments

In the dead of August, the Phoenix Suns are still making roster shuffles. This sure isn’t their last before the 2013-14 season tips off. The trade sending Caron Butler to the Milwaukee Bucks for Slava Kravtsov and Ish Smith went official on Thursday, and general manager Ryan McDonough’s statement in the team’s press release alluded […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Caron Butler · Diante Garrett · Milwaukee Bucks · Trades

Caron Butler trade reportedly in works between Suns, Bucks

August 28th, 2013 · 40 Comments

Caron Butler’s only contribution to the Phoenix Suns very well could have come in a summer fashion show. Two weeks after donning the new Suns uniforms during their debut at Scottsdale Fashion Square, the forward acquired with Eric Bledsoe in the deal that sent Jared Dudley to the Los Angeles Clippers could be on his […]

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Tags: Caron Butler · Milwaukee Bucks · Phoenix Suns · Trades

VotS Live: Reviewing the Suns’ trade of Luis Scola

July 29th, 2013 · 33 Comments

Join us at 5 p.m. to discuss the Phoenix Suns’ trade of Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers, a look at what they got in return and the roster outlook moving forward.

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Luis Scola · Trades

Luis Scola converted into more assets for efficient Suns

July 27th, 2013 · 17 Comments

When an amnesty provision allowing teams to eliminate one salary from their cap emerged from the muck of the 2011 lockout, we knew it would provide teams under the cap with a means to add veteran talent on the cheap. As the Phoenix Suns discovered today when they traded amnesty acquisition Luis Scola to Indiana […]

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Tags: Future · Gerald Green · Luis Scola · Miles Plumlee · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Trades