The #Phoenix Suns have shipped point guard #Eric Bledsoe to the #Milwaukee Bucks for veteran center Greg Monroe, a 2018 protected first-round and a 2018 protected second-round draft pick, according to Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe of ESPN.
Q&A: Bucks GM Jon Horst discusses acquisition of Eric Bledsoe (read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel sat down with Bucks general manager Jon Horst to talk about the team's deal to bring in Bledsoe and the insight behind the move.
He was sent home by the Suns after the tweet, reducing the team's leverage because everyone in the league knew Phoenix was trying to trade him.
Monroe, also 27, averaged 6.8 points and 5.0 rebounds a game in 15.8 minutes per game.
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With Bledsoe's arrival, the Bucks will have a high-scoring team when he plays alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton. He spent the first five years of his career with the Detroit Pistons before heading to the Bucks. Phoenix will receive Greg Monroe, a first-round pick and a second-round pick in return, according to Wojnarowski and Lowe. Over three seasons with the Bucks, he averaged 13.3 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists over 165 games. The picks, whether they convey in 2018, 2019 or beyond, will further the Suns' long-term development with added youth.
The 6-11 Monroe has an expiring contract, which means even more room for a Suns team with loads off cap space.
Phoenix, rebuilding with an extremely young roster featuring Booker and T.J. Warren, has not made the playoffs in six years.