The Phoenix Suns are in the process of finalizing their training camp/preseason roster and Tuesday came word of the addition of two big men to the squad, which now stands at 15. From Paul Coro of The Arizona Republic:
- "The Suns' training camp gained some competition with agreements for former Sixers center Henry Sims and former Nets power forward Cory Jefferson to compete for roster spots. Sims, 25, played 73 games last season for Philadelphia and started 32 games after starting 25 of his 26 appearances for the 76ers in the prior season. ... Jefferson ... played in 50 games as a rookie last season for Brooklyn. ... The Suns have 13 players under guaranteed contracts for the coming season but can carry up to 15 if players such as Sims and Jefferson can bolster their front line."
The Suns have also agreed to camp deals with shooting guard Terrico White and small forward Kyle Casey. Once the four are signed, the Suns will have 17 players under contract, three under the max limit of 20 for the preseason. Casey and White are likely to be cut late in the preseason and both could end up playing for the Suns D-League affiliate, the Bakersfield Jam.