Phoenix Sun Waving Guard Keon Johnson to trim their roster to 15 for the start of the NBA season, sources told ESPN on Sunday night.
Johnson, 21, landed with the Suns in September as part of a three-team trade with Portland and Milwaukee but has suffered a numbers game on a veteran-rich roster that the Suns expect to compete for a championship this season.
Clears the way for Johnson’s release bowl bowl To make the opening night list. He signed a one-year free agent deal with the Suns this summer.
Johnson, the 21st overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft out of Tennessee, began his career with the Clippers before moving to the Trail Blazers. Phoenix takes over with him Jusuf Nurkic That was sent as part of the contract DeAndre Ayton Blazer and Damian Lillard near the box