4. Delon Wright
The Suns want to keep the ball in the hands of Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, and Bradley Beal. Their six-game winning streak with their star trio healthy proves they are a threat. Phoenix’s offense can stagnate at times, and they could benefit from having a bench ball-handler to mix in.
The Wizards are in year one of a total rebuild and plan on selling off veterans before the Feb. 8 trade deadline. Wright is on an $8.1 million expiring contract and figures to draw interest from any team looking for perimeter defense and a bit of ball-handling.
He is 6’5 with a 6’8 wingspan. Wright can defend multiple positions, create turnovers, and be a secondary playmaker. The 31-year-old has averaged more than 23 minutes per game for an entire season just twice in his nine-year NBA career, but he would be fantastic as the Suns' backup point guard.
Delon Wright missed significant time with a knee injury but has played in 12 straight games. He is struggling to find his scoring efficiency, but that should come easily as the defense sells out to stop the Suns’ Big 3. It won’t be easy for Phoenix to match his salary, but the front office should explore the possibility.