Sport Report: Suns trying to trade up to draft Lonzo Ball

20:50  19 june  2017
20:50  19 june  2017 Source:   theScore

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Rumor: Suns are looking to acquire the No. 2 pick from Lakers, trying "extremely hard" to draft Lonzo Ball . (via @ESPNRadio). — Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) June 17, 2017. If previous reports are true

Phoenix Suns trying to trade up for No. 2 pick to draft Lonzo Ball . It starting to see that every team with a top five draft pick this year is looking to make a trade . Report : Suns see Lonzo Ball as good fit alongside Devin Booker.

The Phoenix Suns are making a push to land their point guard of the future.

Phoenix has had trade discussions with both the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics to move up in this week's draft and take Lonzo Ball, ESPN's Chad Ford reports. Phoenix currently owns the No. 4 pick.

Should the Suns manage to land Ball, it would give them a pass-first point guard to pair next to Devin Booker, giving Phoenix one of the top young backcourts in the Association.

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The Sacramento Kings reportedly want to package their lottery picks in the 2017 NBA Draft to move up in a trade with the Sixers or Suns . — The Suns have a player on the board available to them rated higher than Fox (like Lonzo Ball or Josh Jackson).

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The Lakers are reportedly "closer and closer" to taking Ball with the No. 2 pick, making a trade with Phoenix difficult.

Current starter Eric Bledsoe is coming off a strong season with the Suns, averaging 21.1 points, 6.3 assists, 4.8 rebounds, and 1.4 steals, but has just two years left on his contract entering next season.

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Lonzo, LaVar, and LiAngelo rock Big Baller Brand gear to draft .
Don't put anything past the Balls. Lonzo Ball wearing a bow tie with the Big Baller Brand logo on it.— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 22, 2017They have Big Baller Brand ties.— Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) June 22, 2017Some say, "the bigger the baller, the sweeter the tie," though we're not sure what impression highly touted prospect Lonzo Ball, father LaVar, and younger brother LiAngelo were hoping to make by wearing these accessories bearing the "Big Baller Brand" insignia to Thursday's NBA draft.

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