Entries Tagged as '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

Luis Scola trade: Miles Plumlee, pick included with Green

July 27th, 2013 · 42 Comments

The Suns’ return in dealing Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers will be better than anyone expected. As reported late Friday night, Phoenix will receive swingman Gerald Green from the Pacers but in a final construction, the Suns will also get back a 2014 first-round draft pick that’s lottery protected and 2012 draft pick Miles […]

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Tags: Indiana Pacers · Luis Scola · Trades

Luis Scola to be traded for Gerald Green, considerations

July 26th, 2013 · 25 Comments

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Phoenix Suns are working out the details of a deal with the Indiana Pacers to trade Luis Scola for swingman Gerald Green and draft considerations. Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski first reported that Scola was about to be moved, and later added Phoenix will “minimally” receive a future first. The […]

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Eric Bledsoe, Caron Butler officially acquired by Suns

July 10th, 2013 · 21 Comments

The free agency moratorium ended on Wednesday and the Phoenix Suns officially announced the trade that sent Jared Dudley to the Los Angeles Clippers in return for point guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler. Phoenix also lost a second-round pick that went to the Milwaukee Bucks. Suns president of basketball operations Lon Babby released […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Jared Dudley · Trades

Eric Bledsoe trade the best use of Phoenix Suns’ flexibility

July 2nd, 2013 · 55 Comments

After striking out in their attempt to acquire Eric Gordon last offseason, the Phoenix Suns have maintained excess cap space waiting for a day like today. No, this had nothing to do with being cheap, instead it was an asset management technique whereby the Suns saved their cap room for a time when it would […]

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Tags: Eric Bledsoe · Future · Jared Dudley · Phoenix Suns · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough · Trades

Marcin Gortat not on the trading block

June 29th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Marcin Gortat will apparently start with a clean slate. Both Suns general manager Ryan McDonough and Gortat’s agent, Guy Zucker, have said Phoenix will go into the 2013-14 season with the Polish big man as the starting center. McDonough told the Burns and Gambo show on Friday they’d hang onto Gortat, though a contract extension […]

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Tags: Marcin Gortat · Trades