Phoenix Suns Agree To Trade Eric Bledsoe


It appears that Eric Bledsoe has gotten his wish.

The Suns and Bucks are finalizing a deal to send Bledsoe to Milwaukee in exchange for center Greg Monroe, a protected 2018 first-round pick and a 2018 second-round pick, according to ESPN.

The Suns are finalising a trade to send Bledsoe to the Bucks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe.

Coming off a career season where he averaged 21.1 points, 6.3 assists, and 4.8 rebounds, many felt Bledsoe had given up on the Suns.

The 27-year-old Bledsoe had not been with the Suns since October 22 when he posted "I Don't wanna be here" on Twitter, the same day the Suns fired coach Earl Watson.

With Bledsoe's arrival, the Bucks will have a high-scoring team when he plays alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton. Earlier, the Suns wanted to trade Bledsoe for Bucks guard, reigning Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon [VIDEO]. He averaged 13.5 points per game in a Milwaukee uniform.

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. The picks, whether they convey in 2018, 2019 or beyond, will further the Suns' long-term development with added youth. After losing four of their first five games to start the season, Philadelphia fans have every reason in the world to be thrilled over the direction this team is moving, even if Bledsoe isn't part of the picture.

Phoenix, rebuilding with an extremely young roster featuring Booker and T.J. Warren, has not made the playoffs in six years.