The NBA legend and prolific franchiser (restaurants, pizza chains, gyms) sounded off on his podcast this week about his decision to walk away from trying to purchase the Phoenix Suns.
Deandre Ayton hasn't talked to his coach; Jae Crowder wants a trade, all while the Suns are handling the fallout from the investigation into owner Robert Sarver
The Cleveland Cavaliers are ready to compete with the big boys next season after swinging for the fences with the Donovan Mitchell trade. Now it’s just a matter of surrounding their young core with veterans prepared for the long battles ahead. One vet being linked to their roster is Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder, who […] The post Cavs eyeing Jae Crowder reunion after Suns trade request appeared first on Cavs Nation.
Back in early August, I wrote about how Jae Crowder‘s cryptic Tweets might be signaling his impending departure from Phoenix and how it could stand to massively benefit the Chicago Bulls. Not even two whole months later, the versatile two-way forward has come to a formal agreement with the Suns to find a new home for the 2022-23 season.
Devin Booker nodded his head when being asked about Deandre Ayton saying he and Monty Williams haven't spoken since Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals Phoenix lost to Dallas. He's heard about it, but doesn't see it as a possible distraction moving forward. "No," Booker said after Wednesday's practice....
The Phoenix Suns are expected to sell for more than $3 billion, sources tell ESPN. NBA franchise valuations have continued to rise coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic and with new television rights deals on the horizon. Robert Sarver purchased the Suns for just over $400 million in 2004.
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The Phoenix Suns are a basketball franchise neck deep in rumors, scandal and controversy. Dealing with the insistent trade demands of Jae Crowder, right before training camp begins, would be enough for any NBA executive to lose a bit of sleep. General manager James Jones is certainly in an unenviable...
ESPN's Zach Lowe and Bobby Marks went through numerous landing spots for Suns PF Jae Crowder.
Who's at fault for Jae Crowder's pending departure from the Phoenix Suns?
It’s been a dramatic offseason for Phoenix Suns star center Deandre Ayton after he agreed to a massive four-year, $133 million maximum offer sheet with the Indiana Pacers before that deal was matched by the Suns to keep him in Phoenix. It seems like that drama carried into the...
That interest makes sense, given that the Cavs are currently still deciding on who will start at small forward (related Dribbles). Crowder could prove to be the perfect fit. He has already played for the Cavs once, during the LeBron James era, appearing in 53 games with Cleveland during the 2017-18 season. President of basketball operations Koby Altman traded Crowder to the Jazz in February 2018. A.
Both Monty Williams and Devin Booker believe the Suns look locked and ready to go, at least in conditioning.
Not long ago, although it seems like forever now, the Suns were as innocent as an NBA team could be. They were joyful, remember? Going 8-0 in the NBA bubble in 2020. Coach Monty Williams giving emotional speeches about his love for his players. Advancing to the NBA Finals the following year. Guard Devin Booker muttering “damn” in the moments after they were eliminated by Milwaukee. Setting a franchise record by winning 64 games last season.
Head coach Monty Williams isn't looking too deep into Jae Crowder's situation with the Phoenix Suns as the team has been trying to trade him. "It didn't really bother me," Williams said. "Once I learned all the stuff that was going on, I was like, OK, it is what it is. In this league, you're going to have distractions. My thing is I can't focus on it. Once I know what is, then I can move forward." ...