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Center of the Sun: A look at the Suns following the initial free agency frenzy

Center of the Sun: A look at the Suns following the initial free agency frenzy

Ricky Rubio, come on down! Welcome to the weekly news roundup of your Phoenix Suns. A lot has changed with the Suns’ roster since draft day and the the beginning of free agency. In: Ricky Rubio, Dario Saric, Aron Baynes, Frank Kaminsky, Cameron Johnson, Ty Jerome, Jalen Lecque. Out: T.J. Warren, Troy Daniels, Richaun Holmes, Dragan Bender, Jamal Crawford, Ray Spalding, Jimmer Fredette, George King. Returning: Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges, Tyler Johnson. Question marks: Kelly Oubre Jr. (RFA), Josh Jackson, De’Anthony Melton, Elie Okobo. There are obviously still...
Bright Side Of The Sun Jun 29, 2019
Is the veteran answer at point guard already on the Suns’ roster?

Is the veteran answer at point guard already on the Suns’ roster?

Tyler Johnson checks almost every box the Suns seem to want in a veteran guard and opens more possibilities than this year’s crop of free agents. It’s easy to talk about what Tyler Johnson isn’t — namely, a traditional point guard. Standing at 6-4 with a 6-6 wingspan, Johnson isn’t the type of defensive presence or drive-and-kick creator we typically associate with that position. He isn’t quite the 3-and-D maven we all imagined filling the starting spot opposite Devin Booker when the Suns traded Eric Bledsoe two seasons ago. At 27, he isn’t quite as young as the rest of the...
Bright Side Of The Sun Jun 18, 2019
Tyler Johnson is holding up the Suns’ biggest trade possibilities

Tyler Johnson is holding up the Suns’ biggest trade possibilities

Until he picks up his option or declines it, Johnson holds $19.25 million hostage. One of the Phoenix Suns biggest trade chips this summer is Tyler Johnson, of the $19.25 million contract for one more season before becoming a free agent. Any team with long-term high-dollar obligations on their books that wants to free up that cap space for 2020 might want to offer the Suns a longer contract in exchange for Johnson. However, that contract is a player option, meaning Johnson must inform the Suns he is taking the deal for 2019-20. And he has not informed the Suns of anything yet. Until then,...

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