Sep. 24 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST1:22 UAE (+1)23:2217:22 ET4:22 PM CT20:22 - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Phoenix Suns and Eric Bledsoe have reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract. The person spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been officially announced. Analysis: The Suns see Bledsoe as a critical part of their double point-guard system. He missed much of last season after undergoing his second surgery to repair a meniscus in his right knee.
Sep. 23 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET3:44 GMT11:44 8:44 PM MST10:44 PM EST7:44 UAE (+1)05:4423:44 ET10:44 PM CT2:44 - A person with knowledge of the situation says the Phoenix Suns and Bledsoe have made progress over the past few days on a new contract. The person asked to remain anonymous because the talks were ongoing. Analysis: It is the first report of any movement in the talks between the team and Bledsoe, a restricted free agent.