The Cavaliers have a small group of young players they are targeting for their return on a potential Kyrie Irving trade.
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Suns fans won't have to wait to watch Josh Jackson in action. Phoenix will open at home on Wednesday, Oct. 18 vs. Portland.
Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer
With Kyrie Irving still on the Cavs as we wait to see if his trade request is fulfilled, here are the key dates CLE will play some of his potential suitors for the first time: Oct. 17 vs. BOS (opening night); Oct. 29 vs NYK; Nov. 17 vs. LAC; Nov. 28 vs. MIA; Jan. 8 at MIN; Jan. 23 at SAS; March 13 at PHX.
The Suns scrapped one of the coolest NBA uniforms for ones that look very generic and are a huge downgrade.
Only one team in the West sits lower by RPM's measure. Phoenix should focus more on developing youngsters than chasing wins this season.
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Jamal Crawford's Crawsover squad leads the Drew League squad 51-38 at halftime. Phoenix Suns signee Mike James dominated the first half with 12 points and seven assists, and Seattle has a huge edge in field goal percentage (50% to 36.4%). The Drew has to find a lineup that can defend, as James broke the defense down repeatedly.
Suns announce 2017-18 preseason schedule
The Suns will open the preseason on the road against the Trail Blazers on Oct. 3 and the Jazz on Oct. 6. Phoenix returns home to face the Jazz again on Oct. 9 and the Blazers once more on Oct. 11. The preseason wraps up at home with a matchup against the Brisbane Bullets of Australia's National Basketball League on Oct. 13.
There was plenty of buzz surrounding Phoenix, but the Suns basically did nothing after drafting Josh Jackson.
The Suns could follow the model of the 2008 Boston Celtics by building a superteam through trades. Phoenix GM Ryan McDonough was with the Celtics when they built their team, and he has the assets to do something similar.
The Suns have a lot to offer for Irving and there is a deal to be made centered around Eric Bledsoe.
The Cavaliers are listening to trade pitches for Kyrie Irving, with six teams -- including the Suns -- making actual offers to Cleveland for the All-Star point guard.
Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer
The LeBron James workout summit in Las Vegas started today at UNLV. Among the participants were MVP Russell Westbrook, Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe and the newest member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Derrick Rose. Cavs assistant coach Damon Jones is running the minicamp which a source described as "intense" and "productive" so far. Cavs development coaches Mike Gerrity and Dan Geriot are also on hand.
As the Kyrie Irving saga drags on, a source close to LeBron James said the star hasn't reached out to the Suns about a trade.
The Phoenix Suns have yet to get a response from center Alex Len after they submitted a one-year, $4.1 million offer to the restricted free agent.
Eric Bledsoe is reportedly working out with LeBron James and Derrick Rose this week, which adds fuel to the rumors that he could land in Cleveland.
The Phoenix Suns have signed big man Alan Williams to a three-year, $17 million contract.
Knight injury a big loss for Suns?
Brandon Knight suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and could miss the entire 2017-18 season. Knight was the fifth-worst player in the NBA by ESPN's Real Plus-Minus last season.
The Phoenix Suns reportedly won't include Josh Jackson, the No. 4 pick in the 2017 NBA draft, in any trade for Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving.
Kyrie: Will he stay or will he go?
In the wake of Kyrie Irving's demand to be traded, here are the most likely landing spots for the four-time NBA All-Star -- with the likeliest resulting in no trade at all.
The Suns said Tuesday that backup point guard Brandon Knight suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and likely will miss all of the 2017-18 season.
Eric Bledsoe and his family enjoy living in the Phoenix area and he likes playing for the Suns, however winning more games also is a priority.