NBA

Phoenix Suns
Position
G
 
Jersey
2
Name  Eric Bledsoe
Born  12/9/1989
Height  6-1
Weight  195
College  Kentucky
Hot4/11/2014 10:53:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe's 30 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists were not enough for Phoenix to defeat the Spurs Friday night.
Insight: Goran Dragic was out of the lineup so Bledsoe saw more offensive chances. Bledsoe, Gerald Green and Markieff Morris combined for 77 points and the rest of the Suns had 27. Bledsoe has averaged 20.1 points, 5.6 boards, 5.0 assists and 1.7 steals his last 11 games.
 
3/14/2014 5:12:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe will move back into the starting lineup Friday, according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic.
Insight: Phoenix brought Bledsoe off the bench in his return from knee surgery on Wednesday but still played him 32 minutes. He'll replace Gerald Green in the starting lineup. Green has averaged 31.8 minutes, 17.3 points, 3.8 rebounds, 2.5 threes and 1.1 steals in 46 starts this season, compared to 22.8 minutes, 11.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.3 threes and 0.4 steals off the bench. However, after he excelled with Bledsoe out of the lineup, look for the Suns to still try to get Green close to 30 mpg.
 
3/13/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: Suns coach Jeff Hornacek is contemplating whether or not to put Eric Bledsoe in the starting lineup Friday, according to Matt Petersen of suns.com.
Insight: Phoenix brought Bledsoe off the bench in his return from knee surgery on Wednesday but still played him 32 minutes. He had 15 points, nine assists, three rebounds and two steals and is a must start in all fantasy leagues even if he remains on the bench. We'll see how the Suns divide the playing time of Gerald Green, P.J. Tucker and Marcus Morris now that Bledsoe is back.
 
3/12/2014 2:56:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus) will come off the bench Wednesday versus Cleveland. SOURCE: Matt Peterson, Suns.com
Insight: This will be Bledsoe's first game in two and a half months. When healthy, he's a must-start.
 
3/10/2014 9:41:00 PM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe won't be available Monday against the Clippers but he's still hoping to play Wednesday versus Cleveland. Bledsoe has been out since tearing his meniscus in late December. SOURCE: Paul Coro, Arizona Republic
Insight: Gerald Green has been a stud in Bledsoe's absence, averaging 18.7 ppg in 31 games since January 1st. We'll see how those two co-exist Wednesday when Bledsoe makes his long-awaited return.
 
3/8/2014 4:36:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (knee) said he likely will return to action Wednesday against the Cavaliers, according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic.
Insight: He'll sit out at least two more games, adding to the 37 he's already missed due to a torn meniscus. Bledsoe averaged 33.5 minutes, 18 points and 5.8 assists before the injury and will reduce the fantasy value of both Goran Dragic and Gerald Green when he returns. However, all three players are still worth rostering in all leagues.
 
3/5/2014 10:43:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe will return from his knee injury sometime within the next week. SOURCE: Arizona Republic
Insight: He could be back as early as Sunday, though it's more likely Bledsoe (18.0 ppg, 5.8 apg, 4.3 rpg) will return Monday against the Clippers or Wednesday versus Cleveland. We haven't seen him play in a game since December 30th.
 
3/4/2014 7:57:00 PM
Description: According to Phoenix coach, Jeff Hornacek, there's still no timetable for Eric Bledsoe's return from a torn meniscus. SOURCE: Matt Peterson, Suns.com
Insight: Despite Hornacek's vagueness, Bledsoe has been practicing with the team and could make his return Thursday against the Thunder. That's bad news for anyone who owns Gerald Green (15.1 ppg).
 
3/4/2014 1:37:00 PM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus) is feeling "spring-training type" soreness after his last practice session.
Insight: The 24-year-old Bledsoe averaged 18 points, 5.8 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in 24 games before undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Jan. 10. He'll practice again on Wednesday and could return as soon as Thursday against OKC as long as he doesn't have any setbacks.
 
3/2/2014 8:29:00 PM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus) has progressed to five-on-five scrimmaging, according to the Arizona Republic.
Insight: The 24-year-old Bledsoe averaged 18 points, 5.8 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in 24 games before undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Jan. 10. He'll increase his activity in scrimmages in the coming days.
 
2/25/2014 4:52:00 PM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus) felt no soreness in his knee after practicing Monday, according to Matt Petersen of suns.com.
Insight: Bledsoe practiced hard Monday and will continue to increase the intensity of his workouts barring a setback. The 24-year-old averaged 18 points, 5.8 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.5 steals per game in 24 games before undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus nearly two months ago. His return will lessen the fantasy value of Goran Dragic, who has put up 22.4 ppg, 6.6 apg and 4.1 rpg since Bledsoe's injury compared to 18.4 ppg, 5.9 apg, 2.9 rpg with Bledsoe in the lineup.
 
2/18/2014 11:53:00 AM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe (torn meniscus) has been doing agility drills and shooting.
Insight: Still no timetable, but expectations are that he'll return in 2-3 weeks. He averaged 18.0 ppg, 4.3 rpg, 5.8 apg, 1.5 apg before the injury.
 
1/11/2014 2:22:00 PM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe had arthroscopic surgery to remove, not repair, a torn meniscus on Thursday.
Insight: John Gambodoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 estimates a 4-6 week timetable. Gerald Green (13.4 ppg) has been starting at shooting guard in Bledsoe's place.
 
1/10/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe had arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus on Thursday. SOURCE: NBA.com
Insight: The Suns are hoping to get him back after the All-Star break. Gerald Green (13.4 ppg) has been starting at shooting guard in Bledsoe's place.
 
1/9/2014 6:53:00 PM
Description: Phoenix combo guard Eric Bledsoe is headed for surgery on his right knee. SOURCE: Marc Stein, ESPN
Insight: He's out indefinitely with what is believed to be a torn meniscus. Bledsoe has played like an All-Star this year, averaging 18.0 ppg on 48.6 percent shooting in 24 games. Without him, the surging Suns will be hard-pressed to make the playoffs.
 
1/7/2014 7:58:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (knee) still might join the team later this week, according to Paul Coro of azcentral.com.
Insight: Bledsoe sprained his knee last Monday against the Clippers and will miss his third straight game Tuesday. The Suns were expected to hold him out past their five-game road trip from Jan. 7-13, but Bledsoe said Monday he was feeling much better and would play on the trip if the decision was up to him.
 
1/7/2014 6:30:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (knee) said Monday he was feeling much better and would play on the team's road five-game trip from Jan. 7-13 if it were up to him. SOURCE: azcentral.com
Insight: Bledsoe sprained his knee last Monday against the Clippers and will miss his third straight game Tuesday. The Suns will hold him out until Jan. 15 against the Lakers.
 
1/4/2014 1:14:00 PM
Description: Suns coach Jeff Hornacek said guard Eric Bledsoe (knee) will be out at least a week, according to Paul Coro of the Arizona Republic.
Insight: Bledsoe sprained his knee Monday against the Clippers. It looks like he'll end up missing at least four more games, with a return next Saturday at Detroit not guaranteed. Fantasy owners in need of 3-pointers should add Gerald Green, who will start in Bledsoe's place and is averaging 15.2 points and 2.8 threes per game as a starter this season.
 
1/3/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (knee) missed practice Friday due to swelling in his right knee, according to Matt Petersen of suns.com.
Insight: Bledsoe sprained his knee Monday against the Clippers and missed Thursday's game. He's iffy for Saturday's contest.
 
1/3/2014 9:15:00 AM
Description: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (knee) did not play Thursday against Memphis, but hopes to return for Saturday's game.
Insight: Bledsoe sprained his knee Monday against the Clippers and his knee swelled up. It is not expected to be too serious.
 

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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