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Phoenix aiming to impress Aldridge

A multi-story banner will be unveiled in downtown Phoenix today with a huge image of LaMarcus Aldridge. Cardinals players Larry Fitzgerald, Patrick Peterson and Tyrann Mathieu each tweeted at the free agent asking him to bring his talents to Arizona.

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Sources: Aldridge pauses to mull teams' pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received.

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Sources: Aldridge digesting team pitches

LaMarcus Aldridge currently has no plans to make out-of-town visits and, at this stage, plans to take "a couple of days" to digest all the pitches he's received after meeting with seven teams: He met with the Lakers twice, and the Spurs, Suns, Mavs, Rockets, Raptors and Heat. (via ESPN's Marc Stein)

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Adding Chandler just start for Suns?

Kevin Pelton says the Phoenix Suns' addition of center Tyson Chandler sets the stage for the pursuit of power forward LaMarcus Aldridge. Pelton's first-day analysis (Insider)

Pelton: Win-win deal for Pistons, Suns

Kevin Pelton writes the Suns' trade of Marcus Morris, Reggie Bullock and Danny Granger to Detroit gives Phoenix the cap room to sign LaMarcus Aldridge without risking too much if he spurns them. Trade grades (Insider)

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Suns split up Morris twins, trade Marcus

Markieff and Marcus played 4 years together at Kansas, and after being apart their rookie season in the NBA, have played together on the Suns since 2012-13. Markieff has shot 49.5% from the field in his NBA career with his brother on court with him, and 43.9% with his brother off court. Marcus was sent to Detroit.

Phoenix making moves for Aldridge?

The Suns agreed to send 3 players to the Pistons in exchange for a 2nd-round pick, according to multiple media reports. It's a lopsided move, but it clears $8.4M in cap space for the Suns, who are reportedly in the LaMarcus Aldridge sweepstakes.

Asik, Knight among questionable moves (1:34)

Chandler changes Suns' outlook

Kevin Pelton says the Suns bringing in Tyson Chandler helps them both on the court and off, because it legitimizes Phoenix as a possible winning destination for free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge. Accelerated timetable (Insider)

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Suns emerge as threat for Aldridge

Phoenix has moved into a contending position alongside the Spurs to sign LaMarcus Aldridge away from the Blazers, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. The Suns took a big step in appealing to Aldridge by coming to terms with Tyson Chandler earlier today. Sources say the Spurs remain the biggest threat to the Blazers.

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Sources: Aldridge not impressed by Lakers

Less than 24 hours after meeting with LaMarcus Aldridge, the Lakers are "stunned" to hear that Aldridge was less than impressed by their presentation, a source told ESPN's Ramona Shelburne.

Suns, Chandler agree on four-year deal (2:38)
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Sources: Chandler, Suns agree to 4-year deal

The Phoenix Suns have reached terms on a contract with veteran center Tyson Chandler on a four-year deal worth $52 million, according to league sources.

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Chandler joins Suns on 4-year deal

Tyson Chandler has agreed to a four-year deal worth $52M with the Phoenix Suns, ESPN's Marc Stein reports. Chandler averaged 10.3 ppg, 11.5 rpg and 1.2 blkpg last season with the Mavs.

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Knight agrees to stay with Suns

Brandon Knight has agreed to a five-year deal worth $70 million to stay with the Phoenix Suns, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The deal contains no option years for Knight, who averaged 17 points the past two seasons.

Salary cap implications for Davis deal (1:48)
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Is Knight a liability on defensive end?

The Phoenix Suns will have to consider Brandon Knight's injuries and his ability to defend. Knight comes off a career year, but most of it was in a Bucks uniform, writes Amin Elhassan. Free-agent Big Board 2.0 (Insider)

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Looking at how Aldridge fits with his potential new teams

The 4-time All-Star is going to visit 7 teams as he seeks a free agent deal. Check out how his strengths align with the needs of his potential teams.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game102.411th
Rebounds Per Game43.217th
Assists Per Game20.227th
Points Allowed103.326th

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