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5 Free Agents Phoenix Suns Should Consider This Offseason

5 Free Agents The Phoenix Suns Should Consider This Offseason

Phoenix Suns, 2014 NBA Free Agents
Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

The Phoenix Suns started out the year with a firesale of sorts. They traded away all their top talent after signing Eric Bledsoe with what many thought was the ultimate tank plan. The Suns are currently fighting for a playoff spot in the competitive Western Conference with no signs of slowing down. Next season could be even better with a few additions to the roster.

5. Evan Turner

Evan Turner, Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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5. Evan Turner

Evan Turner, Phoenix Suns, Indiana Pacers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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The Suns like to get up and down the court, which leads to fast break opportunities. A guy like Turner could thrive in this system because he can handle the ball as a facilitator or scorer. He has great rebounding instincts, passing skills, and can lock down a hot scorer on defense.

4. Luol Deng

Luol Deng, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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4. Luol Deng

Luol Deng, Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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The Suns are in desperate need of a scoring small forward who can play defense. Deng fits that bill. He can create his own shot, move well without the ball and has great defensive instincts.

3. Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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3. Pau Gasol

Pau Gasol, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Lakers, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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His age and salary may scare teams away, but Pau is quietly having one of his best season for the dismal Lakers. He may not be the athlete who can run the court on every possession, but if you give him the ball in the post, he will easily get you 20-plus points and 10-plus rebounds a game.

2. Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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2. Chris Bosh

Chris Bosh, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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The Western Conference does not have many dominant centers, and if Bosh was given a featured role in the offense with the Suns. he could very well reach All–NBA status.

1. Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe, Phoenix Suns, 2014 NBA Free Agents
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1. Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe, Phoenix Suns, 2014 NBA Free Agents
Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The Suns are an offensive force when he is on the floor. He is young, athletic and fearless. He is a great defensive player who still has the young legs to play 35-plus minutes at both ends of the floor. Bledsoe is the cornerstone to the Suns' future.