The Phoenix Suns get a chance to speed up their rebuilding project.
The Phoenix Suns are finalizing a deal to send their disgruntled point guard to the Milwaukee Bucks, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported Tuesday, citing league sources. In 2016-17, Monroe averaged 11.7 points and 6.6 rebounds in 22.5 minutes per game.
Bledsoe was fined $10,000 by the National Basketball Association for that tweet, McDonough told AZCentral.com on Sunday.
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Bledsoe leaves Pheonix after four seasons - the last being his most productive when he averaged 21.1 points and 6.3 assists per game.
The 27-year-old Monroe, who joined the team as a free agent in 2015 after five years in Detroit, has been sidelined recently because of a left calf strain. He averaged 13.5 points per game in a Milwaukee uniform.
Milwaukee Bucks: An ode to Greg Monroe (read here): Now that he's heading off to Phoenix, Jordan Treske (hey, that's me again!) reflected on Greg Monroe's tenure in Milwaukee and the lasting impact he leaves on the team.
The Suns have until December 6 to turn James' contract into a full-fledged National Basketball Association deal - making it possible if they involve different pieces along with Monroe.