NBA stars tweet sets off carnage

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 04:20:38 PM. THEY say bad things come in threes and for the Phoenix Suns that old saying couldn’t ring any more true.
Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) pushes the ball up court as Portland Trail Blazers guard Shabazz Napier (6) signals for defensive help during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York) THEY say bad things come in threes and for the Phoenix Suns that old saying couldn’t ring any more true. After opening their season with three straight losses, at an average margin of 30.6 points, the Suns fired head coach Earl Watson. Unfortunately for the Suns organisation, the main talking point from the weekend wasn’t from their firing, it came behind their marquee players not so subtle tweet. I Dont wanna be here — Eric Bledsoe (@EBled2) October 22, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Eric Bledsoe has been with the organisation for five seasons and having only recorded a winning record in one of those seasons (2013/14) has apparently pushed him to breaking point. His name has been floated in possible trades for months and now that decision seems inevitable. Team officials met with Bledsoe the day after the aforementioned tweet and general manager Ryan McDonough confirmed they had sent him home. “We sent him home,” McDonough said. Once the tweet surfaced, speculation spread like wildfire about the meaning behind and if potentially Bledsoe could be referencing something other than wanting out of Phoenix. Sadly for the star guard, the excuse given to McDonough was not one that he believed to be factual. McDonough RE:...Read more
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