Suns trade Eric Bledsoe to the Bucks for Monroe and picks

Phoenix Suns forward TJ Warren blocks Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat, of Poland during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday Nov. 1 2017 in Washington. The Suns won 122-116

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.

Monroe, also 27, averaged 6.8 points and 5.0 rebounds a game in 15.8 minutes per game. The best hope is an unprotected 2021 first still owing from Miami.

Ever since Bledsoe posted that interesting tweet about not wanting to be in Phoenix, it was tough not to consider the possibility of the guard potentially ending up in Philadelphia, especially when looking at all of the insane trades made by the team over the last few years.

While he's got more tools at his disposal, the pressure on Kidd to win now surely ratchets up following this trade.

Monroe, who joined the Bucks as a free agent in 2015, has been sidelined recently because of a left calf strain.

Aside from their pick, the Suns also have the Miami Heat's pick, which is top-seven protected, and the lottery protected selection from the Bucks.

The 6-11 Monroe has an expiring contract, which means even more room for a Suns team with loads off cap space.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski detailed why the Suns were shopping Bledsoe. Consider that the Minnesota Timberwolves traded Ricky Rubio last summer for a first-round pick and no salary in return. Unhappy with the team and its direction, Bledsoe desperately needed a change of scenery, and, entering his prime - he turns 28 on December 9 - as Antetokounmpo and Middleton approach theirs, he could be a great fit on the court with Milwaukee. However, Bledsoe owners are happy just to have him back in action.

The Bucks are in the spotlight today as they have agreed to a deal with the Suns for Eric Bledsoe. To have a leader at the point guard position is exactly what this team needed. At least this way the Suns get to move on with an additional draft pick in hand.

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