Pacific Notes: Suns, Nash, Warriors, Clippers

The Clippers finish off tonight's slate of NBA action as they take on the Jazz at the Staples Center.  Chris Paul & Co. are coming off of their fourth straight win after edging the Trail Blazers last night, 98-97.  News out of the Pacific..

  • Suns guard Steve Nash refuted a recent report which suggested that he was upset over the club's failure to actively pursue former teammate Boris Diaw after he was cut by Charlotte, writes Vince Marotta of Arizona Sports.  The 38-year-old will be a free agent after this season and recently said that he wants to see the club make upgrades this summer.
  • Meanwhile, Frank Isola of the New York Daily News (via Twitter) is hearing that Nash will not rule out the Knicks in free agency, even though his former coach Mike D'Antoni is no longer there.
  • Matt Steinmetz of opines that the Warriors shouldn't make a deal to get their top seven protected first-round pick back from the Jazz this year.  Owner Joe Lacob has hinted at such a move to regain the pick if it falls outside of the top seven but Steinmetz doesn't believe that it will be worth the sacrifice down the line.
  • Clippers guard Randy Foye is in the final year of a $4.25MM contract but isn't worried about his future beyond this season, writes Broderick Turner of the Los Angeles Times
  • Longtime Warriors forward Adonal Foyle is now in Orlando's front office and appears to be a GM-in-training, writes Brian Schmitz of the Orlando Sentinel.
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