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Thursday, July 5th, 2012 at 9:10 am  |  12 responses

Phoenix Suns Agree to $34 Million Deal With Goran Dragic


Now that Steve Nash is no longer a Sun, Phoenix quickly moved to replace him, agreeing to a 4-year, $34 million contract with free agent point guard Goran Dragic. From the AZ Republic: “Dragic, an unrestricted free agent, was the Plan B for many teams pursuing Nash but became the Suns’ Plan A quickly with Wednesday’s development, including a Steve Nash sign-and-trade with the Los Angeles Lakers and agreeing to terms with small forward Michael Beasley. As a starter in Houston, Dragic averaged 18.0 points and 8.4 assists this season while shooting 49 percent from the field. Dragic, 26, can sign the contract July 11. It includes a fourth-year player option.”

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  • http://slam FLIGHT 9

    nice to see dragic to be a starter for his own team

  • http://www.slamonline.com spit hot fiyah

    who else thinks they got beasley for reasonably cheap, considering what guys r getting paid these days?

  • http://www.slamonline.com raylan

    agreed spit. will he play SF?

  • http://www.slamonline.com raylan

    dmn i was thinking of beasley. haha.

  • Mas

    I still don’t see the Suns in the playoffs unless Gordon signs up and the Hornets do not match. What is the starting V for the Suns? Lopez-Gortat-Beasly-Gordon-Dragic? Does that get you into the playoffs in the West? I’m not sure.

  • RIGGS

    now i wanna see dragic vs nash, pupil vs mentor.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    WTF?! COT DAMMIT Houston, you couldn’t offer him a little less than $9 mil a year? How cheap can Dork Elvis get? He doesn’t want to re-sign the Rockets’ best player because he’s waiting on a superstar trade that may never materialize. Cot dammit… At least we know Lowry is staying now. Stupid stupid stupid.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    Dragic might be an All-Star next season, he’s that good. Best of luck to dude.

  • http://slamonline.com nbk

    Lowry is still getting traded.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    ^ If that happens I’m gonna burn my Rockets Yao Ming jersey. Sorry Yao, but you’re the only Rockets joint I have.

  • http://thetroyblog.com Teddy-the-Bear

    What makes you so sure though? imo Lowry was p!ssed because he came back and wasn’t starting. Unless the Rockets manage to steal Lin from New York (isn’t happening), I’m pretty sure they reconcile with Lowry.

  • http://www.nba.com Dacre

    Big Dragic fan.. let’s go sun’s.

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