The Phoenix Suns are supposedly interested in three-time All Star Derrick Rose via the buyout market.
According to NBA insider Chris Haynes, “the buyout market is relatively bare at the point guard position at the moment.”” However, there is a primary candidate the team is monitoring, according to sources: New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose.”
Of course, in his prime, before his ACL injury in 2012, Rose was averaging over 20 points per game, making him one of the league’s most lethal shooters.
Unfortunately, Rose is not exactly the basketball player that he was 10–15 years ago. Rose is averaging a career-low 5.8 points per game and shooting below .400 through 26 games this season with the Knicks.
Additionally, due to lingering injuries, he has not stepped onto the court since December 31st, and there has only been one game this season where he has played for longer than 20 minutes.
But, from the Suns perspective, according to Chris Haynes, Phoenix is seeking an extra ball handler to join alongside Chris Paul and Cameron Payne.
While Rose would not see consistent minutes, he could help tremendously off the bench.
Stay tuned for more updates.
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