Phoenix Suns’ trade speculation is back with great fanfare this week with trade chatter surrounding Jae Crowder, Bojan Bogdanovic, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and others.
Could Phoenix end up trading Crowder and others before the 2022-23 season?
Could you have Giljus Alexander, Bojan Bogdanovic, or others?
Take a look at the latest NBA trade rumors and speculation around the Phoenix Suns.
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NBA Today’s Brian Windhurst said, “They’ve been very active in running the business this past week. They’re in business negotiations now. A lot of them are centered around Jae Crowder. Jae Crowder is a player in the market right now.”
He also said, “People I’m talking to, they don’t feel like the Sun is afraid to keep spending. I wouldn’t be surprised if the Suns were involved in negotiations with Bojan Bogdanovic of the Utah Jazz… Several teams are bidding for him.”
He continued, “From a front office perspective… Suns are serving as a contender for the tournament looking to improve their team in heading to camp.”
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“Depending on how the season goes,” Zach Lowe said on a recent podcast. “If I start to care about next season and beyond a little bit more this season… a guy who can still help my team now but really helps my team later. Why can’t the Suns be the team?” Who does Shay Gilgos offer Alexander? In the short term, he has experience playing CP in formations of three guards… If you don’t succeed, guess what, Chris Paul won’t be in the team in a year or two.”
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basketball news: Bojan Bogdanovic a goal in the Suns trade?
Evan Cedri wrote: “Would the Suns be willing to make a protected first-round pick alongside Crowder and another salary (Dario Saric, Cameron Payne and Torrey Craig would all qualify as realistic nominees) to Jazz? Although moving Crowder would amount to Losing on the defensive side of the Phoenix, Bogdanovic’s much-needed scoring boost would provide a necessary safety net in critical post-season situations. A consistent two-way player. Bogdanovic averaged 18.1 points over 59.9% True Shooting last season for the Jazz. , who would have had a lot of ocean flanks thanks to the presence of the Phoenix Stars. Bogdanovic shot 38.8% on catching the ball. – He shot three-pointers at Utah State in 2021-22, including an elite video of 42.0% on chances from corners.”
Valley of the Sun: Suns should only trade Jae Crowder in two scenarios
Peter O’Keefe wrote: “There are only two reasons to be transferred – ideally, to get a player like Bogdanovic or an equal/better player. The other reason, which is negative and unlikely, is Crowder becoming a problem player in the locker room and annoying presence throughout Training camp and pre-season.
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side fan: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander would be a “massive” result of the franchise
Peter O’Keefe writes: “The Canadian averaged 24.5 points last season, adding 5.9 assists and 5 rebounds in a good offensive skill set. A three-guard lineup with Paul and Devin Booker is much more defensive. If the Suns can get their hands on it. On Gilgeous-Alexander, that would be a massive consequence of the franchise, even if they needed to mortgage their entire capital enterprise in order to make it happen.”
SB . Nation: The Suns should prioritize Laurie Markanen over Bojan Bogdanovic
Damon Allred wrote: “Personally, I’d rather push for a 7-foot winger Laurie Markkanen if the Suns were talking to Utah after a better EuroBasket for Finland, averaging 27.9 points (54/40/91) and 8.1 res. 28.4 minutes, resulting in Finland to the quarter-finals where they lost to eventual gold medalist Spain. Markkanen will probably be a little more expensive in the trade talks…but I think it’s worth it, especially if we prioritize Devin Booker’s window competing for Chris Paul’s.”
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SI.com: Celtics, Knicks, and the Heat should consider trading with the Suns versus Jay Crowder
Brett Siegel wrote of Miami: “Since they don’t really have much space even though they already pay taxes on their menu, the Heat might have a hard time finding a way to get Crowder. Assuming they don’t deal with Tyler Hero, Gabe Vincent or Max Strauss Miami is likely to part ways with Duncan Robinson and/or apprentice Nikola Jovic in order to make this trade work from a financial perspective. It is rumored that Robinson will be available in Miami, so it is possible that they could be looking to move the shooter for Jay Crowder.” .
Valley of the Sun: Gelgos Alexander tea is the Suns’ dream trade target
Peter O’Keefe wrote: “Phoenix could start a three-guard lineup with an elite game industry, scoring and overall massive offensive potential. Furthermore, he and Devin Booker could provide an All-Star backyard for the next 7-8 years, This allows Paul to ease his duties gently without overwhelming pressure. Gilgeus Alexander begins his five-year contract worth $179 million this season.”
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