Eric Bledsoe, Suns see NBA extension deadline pass
Summary of 6 articles · Updated Nov 2, 2013
Two major reasons the Suns didn’t hand Bledsoe a big contract extension came to a front Friday. For one, he’s young. Eric Bledsoe notched 22 points, seven rebounds and six assists in his Suns debut The Phoenix Suns and guard Eric Bledsoe, acquired this summer in a trade with the Los Angeles Clippers, were unable to reach an extension agreement earlier this week. On the day after he and the Phoenix Suns couldn’t agree upon a contract extension, Bledsoe scored the team’s final 14 points to finish the game and hold off the Utah Jazz 87-84. Bledsoe could enter restricted free agency next summer with quite a high asking price. “We just didn’t have it tonight,” Suns coach Jeff Hornacek said. Eric Freeman is a writer for Ball Don't Lie on Yahoo Sports.