P.J. Tucker Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Suns SF

February 3rd, 2016 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »
Add forward P.J. Tucker to the list of players the Phoenix Suns could make available before Feb. 18's NBA trade deadline.

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Raptors Linked to Tucker, Suns Setting High Price Wednesday, Feb. 3 Marc Stein of ESPN reported the Toronto Raptors are among the teams to contact Phoenix about Tucker, who is expected to command a "nice pick." Tucker, 30, is averaging 6.8 points and 5.7 rebounds per game on 40.5 percent shooting through 50 games.    

Those numbers are a marked step down from the last two seasons, during which Tucker became one of the NBA's most underrated two-way players. A tenacious defender with just enough shooting ability for defenses to respect, Tucker became an integral piece on a Phoenix roster competing for playoff spots.

However, like much of the 2015-16 roster, his statistical downturn has helped foster a Suns nosedive. Phoenix is sitting at 14-36, having dropped 20 of its last 22 games. The team fired head coach Jeff Hornacek at the beginning of February and replaced him with Earl Watson, who was on the bench for Tuesday's 104-97 loss to Toronto.


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