Suns Interested In Ariza, Bradley, Randle

The Suns are targeting Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, Clippers guard Avery Bradley and Lakers forward Julius Randle, tweets Kevin O’Connor of The Ringer.

Phoenix will have about $18MM in cap space to work with after waiving Tyler Ulis earlier today. Ariza and Bradley are both unrestricted free agents and would provide a needed boost to the Suns’ defense. Randle is restricted, and the Lakers will have the chance to match any offer sheet he receives.

Ariza, 33, has spent the past four seasons in Houston and was a steady two-way player on a team that won 65 games this year. He averaged 11.7 points during the season and shot 37% from 3-point range.

Bradley, 27, was known as one of the league’s top defensive guards in Boston, but his game took a downturn after trades to the Pistons and then to the Clippers. A sports hernia limited him to just six games in L.A.

Randle is the youngest of the group at 23. After the Lakers decided not to give him an extension, he responded with a 16.1/8.0/2.6 season that has made him a popular free agent target.

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7 thoughts on “Suns Interested In Ariza, Bradley, Randle

    • Yes true, but I’m wondering how Phoenix thinks they can fit these three guys in with only 18 million in space?

      • padam

        And at positions they’re loaded – such as Ariza. As for Bradley, they have Booker ahead of him. They really need to focus on a true PG with that cash, and perhaps trade for one.

  1. Seems strange as they have plenty of options at SG, SF & PF… FO got too much sun & lost the plot, who knows?

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