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New Suns Player Preview: Josh Okogie is a high-energy version of Elfrid Payton

The bench guard play for the Phoenix Suns in the 2021-22 season left a lot to be desired, especially given the position’s lack of effectiveness during their playoff run. The guards for the Suns’ bench shot 36.7% from the field in the 2022 NBA Playoffs. Of the 16 teams in the postseason, that ranked 14th. Their 30.2% from beyond the arc ranked 12th.
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McKinley Wright IV dangling his toes in joining Josh Okogie with Suns

While the Minnesota Timberwolves have lost five players via the trade to acquire Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert, and then lost one more former player, forward Josh Okogie, when he signed on to play for the Phoenix Suns. Now, another Timberwolves free agent, McKinley Wright IV, is dangling his toes in the waters of joining Okogie on the Suns’ roster but signing up to play on their Summer League team.
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Former Minnesota Timberwolves Josh Okogie signs with Suns

The first free-agent defection from the Minnesota Timberwolves roster occurred as shooting guard Josh Okogie has now signed with the Phoenix Suns. That news broke on Sunday, July 3, 2022, as one of only a few NBA newsworthy items was reported. Of course, it’s probably the calm before the storm,...
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Suns add Josh Okogie, wait with bated breath on Kevin Durant

Over a 24-hour period in the middle of negotiating what could be the biggest trade in franchise history to acquire Kevin Durant from the Brooklyn Nets, the Phoenix Suns quietly signed some depth players on likely minimum deals. Late Saturday, per Shams Charania, the Suns signed defense-oriented Josh Okogie to...
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Suns sign Josh Okogie to one-year deal

The Phoenix Suns will add free agent Josh Okogie on a one-year contract, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. The 23-year-old shooting guard became unrestricted this week when the Minnesota Timberwolves declined to give him a qualifying offer. He spent his first four NBA seasons in Minnesota after being selected with the 20th pick in the 2018 draft.
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Josh Okogie agrees to 1-year deal with Phoenix Suns, per report

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent wing Josh Okogie, according to The Athletic‘s Shams Charania. Okogie marks the second new addition on the day and the fourth acquisition overall for the Suns this offseason after Phoenix reportedly agreed to a one-year deal with wing Damion Lee, re-signed center Bismack Biyombo and traded for Atlanta Hawks center Jock Landale.
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Josh Okogie to Phoenix

Shams Charania: Free agent Josh Okogie has agreed to a one-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Between the Damion Lee, Jock Landale and Josh Okogie signings, it feels like we’re shaping up for a mass exodus of Suns players here soon – 8:12 PM.
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Suns' Josh Okogie: Joins Phoenix

Okogie and the Suns agreed to a one-year contract Saturday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. Okogie's playing time has decreased each of the past two seasons, and he garnered just 10.5 minutes per game in 49 appearances last season with the Timberwolves. He'll be a depth option for Phoenix and may not be an every-game player.
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Timberwolves won't extend qualifying offer to Josh Okogie

The Timberwolves don’t intend to issue a qualifying offer to former first-round pick Josh Okogie, according to Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News (Twitter link). Having completed his four-year rookie scale contract, Okogie would become a restricted free agent this offseason if Minnesota extends a qualifying offer worth $5,857,966. In that scenario, the Wolves would have the ability to match rival offer the veteran wing receives, and he’d have the option of simply accepting the one-year offer worth nearly $6M before reaching unrestricted free agency in 2023.
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Josh Okogie Won’t Receive QO, Will Become UFA

The Timberwolves don’t intend to issue a qualifying offer to former first-round pick Josh Okogie, according to Darren Wolfson of 5 Eyewitness News (Twitter link). Having completed his four-year rookie scale contract, Okogie would become a restricted free agent this offseason if Minnesota extends a qualifying offer worth $5,857,966. In that scenario, the Wolves would have the ability to match rival offer the veteran wing receives, and he’d have the option of simply accepting the one-year offer worth nearly $6MM before reaching unrestricted free agency in 2023.
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Timberwolves' Josh Okogie: Scores 13 in bench role

Okogie ended with 13 points (5-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 3-4 FT), three rebounds, two assists, one block and two steals across 21 minutes during Sunday's 124-120 loss to the Bulls. Okogie hasn't been part of the rotation recently, but he saw increased work in Sunday's regular-season finale since the Timberwolves rested most of their key contributors. In spite of his encouraging performance Sunday, Okogie is unlikely to see much run during the play-in tournament.
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