According to both Adrian Wojnarowski and Paul Coro, sides are pointing to Wednesday, September 24, as a chance to come to an agreement on a long-term contract between Eric Bledsoe and the Phoenix Suns.
The Suns brass and the Eric Bledsoe camp are negotiating again.
That, in itself, is major progress.
League sources confirmed that there have been renewed contract talks between Suns executives and Bledose's representatives since the weekend. Yahoo! also reported that the progress was significant enough that a deal could be in place by the start of training camp.
There could be resolution as early as the end of business Wednesday.
While rumors are floated with various agendas behind them, as we saw with several reports over the summer from insiders in the Bledsoe camp and Suns camp, this rumor appears to have more legs than the others.
Adrian Wojnarowski was clear that the Suns and Bledsoe have made significant progress, and now Paul Coro echoes the same sentiment with his own sources. Reportedly, both sides have migrated into the 50s on total contract value and just need to further meet in the middle. It's possible there will be options built in to appease one side or the other. We'll see how it shakes out as the day unfolds.
As long as Bledsoe agrees to terms, there should be no hard feelings from the fan base. This was all just negotiation tactics - the initial fair offer from the Suns, the pie-in-the-sky max demand from Bledsoe, and then the ultimate compromise. That it took three months instead of three days will be forgotten as quickly as how it takes a child to walk, talk, potty train or ride a bike. As long as you get there, that's all that matters.
Let's have a prediction poll on the final terms.