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Suns Trading Eric Bledsoe to Bucks for Greg Monroe

Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe of ESPN report a major deal awaits medical clearance before being finalized.

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An Eric Bledsoe trade is in the offing as the Phoenix Suns and Milwaukee Bucks complete a deal that will send Greg Monroe, a first-round draft pick, and a second-round pick back to Phoenix in exchange for the high-scoring guard. The news comes courtesy of Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe of ESPN.

Bledsoe has not played for the Suns since General Manager Ryan McDonough dismissed him on October 23rd of this year, following a tweet in which Bledsoe indicated he didn’t want to be with the team anymore. The 6’1 point guard has spent 8 years in the NBA, topping the 20-point-per-game mark in each of the last two seasons. Monroe, a 6’11 power forward-center, is also in his 8th season. He spent his first five years with the Detroit Pistons before signing with the Bucks in 2015. He carries a career average of 14 points and 9 rebounds in 30 minutes per game.

Does this make Phoenix stronger? And how will Bledsoe fit in alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo? Weigh in below.