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Solar Flares 8/19: Phoenix Suns Schedules, Bledsoe Boxed In, I.T. For Three

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Probably time to schedule a meeting Mr. Sarver, Mr. Bledsoe.

Seven weeks into free agency, Suns owner Robert Sarver has yet to sit down with free agent Eric Bledsoe and his representation.

Adrian Wojnarowski told the Bickley and Marotta show on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM that Eric Bledsoe and agent Rich Paul have "kind of boxed themselves into a corner" after rejecting the Suns offer of $48 million over 4 years.

So who's to blame for the Bledsoe contract standoff?  Here's what fans said.

"Wherever we're together, it's home," Markieff said. "We just go out there and have fun. The game isn't the same when we're apart." The Morris boys talk about continuing their careers together after their contracts expire.

In what will unquestionably elevate him to one of the premier three-point shooters in the NBA, Isaiah Thomas underwent arthroscopic wrist surgery in New York, removing a small piece of torn cartilage in his shooting hand.

Tyler Ennis isn't concerned about the crowded Phoenix backcourt. He's got more important things to worry about.  Like the coin flip at the B.C. Lions, Toronto Argonauts game Sunday night.

It's official, single game tickets are now on sale.  11 Friday night games, another 9 on the weekend.  Which games will you attend?

The Suns also released their 2014 preseason schedule on Monday.  Included with the slate of Western Conference opponents is Flemngo, a professional team from Brazil.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has the inside story on how the Cavaliers courted former Phoenix Sun Shawn Marion to come to the Eastern Conference.

A look at the per diem that NBA players receive on road trips across the last 50 years.  Spoiler Alert: They get more today.  Also, how Danny Manning, Dan Majerle, Jason Kidd, and Kevin Johnson spent their bucks.

Effective today the price of parking downtown for a Suns game gets more expensive.

The Suns and the Arizona Public Service Company are teaming up to give teachers around the state "mini-grants." Totaling $50,000, these will go towards promoting science, technology, engineering, and math projects.

Vote here for the 2014-2015 Suns Dancers!

Who's the most attractive team to television executives?  Here's every NBA squad ranked from top to bottom.

I'm A Suns Fan. It's going viral.