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Suns Can't Reach Extension Deal With Bledsoe

Source: Matt Moore, CBS Sports

Suns_Eric_Bledsoe_2013The Phoenix Suns failed to come to an agreement on an extension with point guard Eric Bledsoe Thursday night, meaning the young point guard they acquired last offseason will become a restricted free agent this summer.

?There is no rookie extension with Eric but that doesn't in any way suggest that we are not excited that Eric is a Sun and we look forward to Eric being a Suns for a long time,? said Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby, who has been engaged in extension talks over the past month with Mark Termini, the former agent who works as a negotiator for Bledsoe's agent, Rich Paul.

?It's a hard thing to do. We had numerous conversations over the past few weeks. We had a good, professional exchange of ideas.?


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