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Phoenix Suns Free Agency 2014: Going from good to elite?

The Suns are in great shape going forward, with a 48-34 team and a ton of picks and cap space to add to the fun. Let's review what's to come this summer.

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Trade ups: do they work?

Last year, Suns GM Ryan McDonough (seemingly) traded down in the Luis Scola trade. This year, he is likely looking to trade up. But how often do trade ups pan out?

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Dragic: Suns rejected Pacer's offer of Hibbert

The Phoenix Suns have rejected a major trade offer for Goran Dragic, further indication that the Suns really do want to run out there next season with three slashing guards at their disposal unless their socks are blown off by an offer no one would refuse. Roy Hibbert is not that offer.

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Game of Minutes - someone is getting squeezed

The Phoenix Suns now have 15 players on their roster, all of whom will want playing time next year. How will the Suns work that out?

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Breakdown with Frye brings back old memories

It appears that, above all else, money talks. And the Phoenix Suns offered a lot less than the Orlando Magic offered, causing Channing Frye to bolt the desert for the greener pastures of Orlando.

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Bledsoe, Suns at impasse created by the NBA

Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe wants a lot of money. The Suns want to pay him a lot of money. But the Suns have to consider the ramifications of the CBA when limiting their offers to the restricted free agent.

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Broussard: Suns, Bledsoe $32 million apart

Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe wants the whole enchilada, while the Phoenix Suns would rather stay with what the best PG on the market got this year. It's a standoff.

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The clean cap sheet, and what's next (a lot)

The Phoenix Suns have gotten deeper in talent but still have not added any top-end talent to a team in need of it to ascend solidly into the playoff picture in 2014-15.

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Thomas happy to be wanted

Isaiah Thomas has always been overlooked. Now in Phoenix, he will be center stage as an electric player off the bench for likely a playoff team.

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Thomas to the Suns actually makes a ton of sense

While the Suns are loaded at point guard, they appear to want to add to the treasure trove with yet another one, Sacramento's Isaiah Thomas.

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No LeBron, No Hayward... Now what?

The Phoenix Suns may have lost out on two of their top targets this summer. Now what?

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Report: Suns negotiating contract with Bledsoe

As we all expected, the Phoenix Suns are holding true to their word and are right now negotiating a new contract with Eric Bledsoe before he has to sign any offers from another team.

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Might Bosh force LeBron out of Miami?

In order for Miami's plan to work, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade must take 40-50% pay cuts. Recent rumors have Chris Bosh being uninterested in taking such a pay cut, which might lead to his exodus from Miami.

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So you're saying there's a chance, LeBron?

According to many reports, the Phoenix Suns are still in this thing. There's a chance that LeBron will take the logical route and go to a team on the rise who just needs a star to get them into the promised land.

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Free Agent Profile: Gordon Hayward loves Phoenix

Gordon Hayward is one of the best free agents on the market, and had a great relationship with his former coach Jeff Hornacek. Will the Suns make a big offer?

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Free Agent Profiles: Lance Stephenson

You either love him or hate him

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Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

We've covered most of the big name free agents, but sometimes the success of a team's off-season isn't determined by the sexy signings but the value signings. Who might some of those values be this year?

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While money flies out of pockets, Suns stay quiet

While middling players get big pay days, the Phoenix Suns are in a holding pattern.

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Suns face lots of "Plan B" competition in FA

The Suns have officially entered the LeBron James sweepstakes, but the unfortunate reality is that only one team can land his talents... which will result in a mass initiation of "Plan B" across the league.

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Suns want Frye to stay

The Phoenix Suns allowed Channing Frye to enter free agency and now, according to reports, are attempting to keep him.

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Suns already won the LeBron game, regardless

LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent and the Phoenix Suns are one of many teams who will be seeking his talents. Regardless of the outcome of their hunt for the Holy Grail of the NBA, the Suns can't lose.

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LeBron, Love and Bledsoe = SunsBomb!

You thought the Phoenix Suns would be happy with just getting second tier guys? Think again.

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WojBomb: Suns want Melo/Bron partnership

According to Adrian Wojnarwoski, the Phoenix Suns are going for the whole enchilada

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Sarver hopes to spend big, "a lot more" than cap

In a radio interview with John Gambodoro of Arizona Sports just before the 2014 Draft, Suns managing partner Robert Sarver expressed an expectation that the Suns would spend big this summer in free agency.

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Stein: Frye To Opt Out

Channing Frye has until Monday to officially decide whether to pick up his option for 2014/15. According to ESPN, he will decline the option and enter free agency.

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Suns rebuild vs. other rebuilds

The Suns got a fast start to their rebuild compared to other teams, but the speed of the rebuilding leaves the team with unique challenges compared to contemporary rebuilding efforts.

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Money matters, but it's all about the timing

Per Paul Coro with azcentral.com and the Arizona Republic, the Phoenix Suns still want to sign Eric Bledsoe and P.J. Tucker before they have to sign offer sheets from other teams. But it's all about the timing.

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Why LeBron James to the Suns makes the most sense

Could the best player of this generation wind up in Phoenix?

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Frye will decide future before the Draft

After a renaissance in which he returned triumphantly to the NBA from a year-long issue with his heart, now Channing Frye has a big decision to make with regard to his future.

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Tucker could be hot commodity

Tucker wants to remain in Phoenix. The Suns want to retain P.J. Tucker. But Tucker will first listen to other teams in free agency before making a decision on his future.

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Does Kevin Love know what's best for Kevin Love?

Every team in the NBA wants Kevin Love. But does Kevin Love know which of those teams is the very best fit for him?

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Trade chips not as shiny as Suns had hoped

The Phoenix Suns were supposed to be entering the 2014 offseason with multiple top-10 picks and an All-Star caliber point guard headlining any trade packages for a star. But what they actually have to offer is a lot less than that.

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Does it make sense for the Suns to chase Melo?

Taking a look at how signing Carmelo Anthony this summer would impact the Suns roster.

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Yahoo: Wolves ready to talk Love, Suns knocking

Yahoo! Sports reports that the Wolves are ready to listen to offers for Kevin Love. The Phoenix Suns want Kevin Love badly. But do they have the right assets, without giving up their entire future to acquire Love ahead of other suitors? A Top 3 pick might be what's needed to close the deal.

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Could Zoki join Gogi?

After entering into a one-to-one affiliation with the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns have much more opportunity to deepen their team with prospects like Zoran Dragic.

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Free agency: who fits the Suns scheme?

The Suns want to move into elite status soon, and they want to use this summer to do it. While trades are the most likely way to accomplish this ascendence, let's review the free agents available in July.

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Draft and Free Agency Primer!

The Suns are in great shape going forward, with a 48-34 team and a ton of picks and cap space to add to the fun. Let's review what's to come this summer.

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