Suns’ Dudley won’t be dealt

A team source tells TNT’s David Aldridge that the Phoenix Suns will not trade forward Jared Dudley before today’s deadline. Several teams gave been trying to get Dudley, including the Celtics and Rockets.

Dudley, a fan favorite in Phoenix, signed a four-year, $17 million deal with a player option for a fifth season back in early November. He came to Phoenix along with Jason Richardson in a 2010 trade that sent Boris Diaw and Raja Bell to the Charlotte Bobcats. Though his scoring average has increased to a career-high 9.6 ppg this season, his 3-point shooting is down from 45.8 percent last season to 39.1 percent this season.

3 Comments

  1. Phamie says:

    Keep dudley on the team, don’t give him up cause his a great shooter to be develop soon…

  2. Cary says:

    What Jared Dudley does for this PHX Suns team can not be summed up by his season stats. He is a true warrior on the court, bringing passion, determination, comedy, and hard work every night. He does the ‘little things’ and the dirty work, hence the nickname JYD Junk Yard Dog. It makes a lot of sense that the Suns aren’t willing to trade him. Plus he is lights out from 3.

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