Who stays, who goes: Phoenix Suns trade deadline edition

Its trade deadline week, and we now have a good idea of each Suns player's chances of staying on the team, or being moved.

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The trade candidates

Nassir Little was a player that we highlighted as needing the most clarity on his role prior to deadline, and it seems Vogel has answered that question.

Little has barely played in the last month, even while the Suns wings have struggled. His contract is one of the Suns most tradable pieces and it would be shocking if it a trade involving him doesn't happen.

Damion Lee has veto power on a trade, but unlike Beal, doesn’t have a clear pathway to playing time going forward. If he'd be willing to "ok" a trade to a spot where he can play or be bought out, then he’ll be another minimum contract in the Suns trade cache. 

Yuta Watanabe’s disappointing season has continued leading up to the deadline, as he's now completely out the rotation. If the Suns need a minimum to match salaries in a trade, Yuta's might be the first contract they opt to use.