HoopsHype Brandon Knight rumors


March 7, 2015 Updates

Several general managers and executives I’ve spoken with peg Knight’s value around a $12 million annual salary. With that in mind, a team hoping to land him in restricted free agency would likely have to offer a full maximum contract to have the best chance to realistically land him. However, it would be a hard sell for Phoenix to not match any offer for Knight after giving up valuable assets to land him at the trade deadline and dealing Dragic and Thomas as well separately. SheridanHoops

March 2, 2015 Updates
February 25, 2015 Updates

The Suns hit the abort button on their point guard trio at last week’s NBA trade deadline, shipping away Goran Dragic (Miami) and Isaiah Thomas (Boston) while bringing in four-year veteran Brandon Knight from Milwaukee. In Knight, Phoenix gets a playmaker who fits alongside the new face of the team, Eric Bledsoe. “I think we’ll make a dynamic backcourt,” Knight said. “I know it’s tough in the West, but I think with two guards that can defend and create and get in the paint, I think it’s a positive.” Sports Illustrated

February 22, 2015 Updates
February 20, 2015 Updates

He called Knight "the best player in the trade coming or going" and ,of criticism that the Suns traded their best player, McDonough said, "My response would be that Eric Bledsoe and Markieff Morris still are in Phoenix Suns uniforms." Knight, McDonough said, has excellent character and "has excelled in everything he has done his entire life." "He's one of the top 3-point shooters in the league," McDonough said. "He's a big-game player. He's a late-game player. He's a game closer." USA Today Sports

February 19, 2015 Updates

Marc Stein: Suns recently offered Dragic for Brandon Knight. Bucks said no. Now Bucks get the guys they wanted all along -- MCW and Ennis -- for Knight Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

February 18, 2015 Updates

Teams are testing Milwaukee's resolve to enter restricted free agency with Brandon Knight, league source say. The Bucks have thus far been steadfast in their desire to keep Knight, whose team-high 17.8 points and 5.4 assists per game have been key to positioning them solidly in the sixth playoff spot in the East. CBSSports.com

February 15, 2015 Updates

Knight, the eighth overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, was asked what he will be seeking in free agency. “Well, speaking for myself, I would want to go into a situation where I can win,” Knight said regarding what factors he’ll consider in free agency. “I think that’s the biggest thing. Winning has to be a priority. I’m pretty sure if you ask any top free agent, winning is going to be the main thing. “Most free agents have already been in the league four years, and some seven years, so they really look [at everything] when making their decision. But they prefer to go to a situation where things can click right away, and not something that might be three or four years down the line.” Basketball Insiders

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