There are several reports that say the Milwaukee Bucks are in the process of finalizing a deal that would send Greg Monroe and a future #1 draft pick to Phoenix in exchange for disgruntled guard Eric Bledsoe.
Eric Bledsoe finally is getting his wish.
Bledsoe hasn't played in a game for Phoenix since October 21, as the team reportedly has been expediting a trade for him. And Monroe, despite limited use this season, has per-36 minute averages of 15.5 points and 11.4 rebounds.
Eric Bledsoe said he's "excited" to move forward with his National Basketball Association career after the blockbuster trade Tuesday sending him from the Phoenix Suns to the Milwaukee Bucks.
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Bledsoe, 27, is in his eighth season in the National Basketball Association and holds career averages of 13.1 points, 4.6 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game over 421 games (259 starts) with the Suns and the L.A. Clippers. Earlier, the Suns wanted to trade Bledsoe for Bucks guard, reigning Rookie of the Year Malcolm Brogdon [VIDEO].
Greg Monroe and the Suns have not yet begun to discuss a buyout, as Phoenix will first explore trade possibilities, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. He averaged 13.5 points per game in a Milwaukee uniform. The Suns will receive Milwaukee's second-round pick in 2018 if in the range of 48-60 overall. 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.
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