3 trade targets who can replace Chris Paul in Phoenix in future

2023-01-24 20:47

Terry Rozier of Charlotte Hornets, Immanuel Quickley of New York Knicks, and Fred VanVleet of Toronto Raptors are potential trade targets for the Phoenix Suns, who are starting to assess their future after Chris Paul.

Credit: AFP - Scanpix
Credit AFP - Scanpix

The Phoenix Suns have begun setting their post-Paul, who is missing more and more games due to injuries, future and thus identify Charlotte's Terry Rozier, New York's Immanuel Quickley, and Toronto's Fred VanVleet as potential trade targets, according to Marc Stein.

"Chris Paul is back for Phoenix after missing seven games with a hip injury, but the 37-year-old has played in only 27 of the Suns' 48 games this season, having missed 14 games earlier due to a heel injury. Word is that those realities have prompted the Suns to start assessing their post-Paul future," an NBA insider writes.

Paul, a 12-time All-Star and four-time All-NBA First Team member, averages 13.4 points, 4.2 rebounds, and 8.4 assists per game this season.

Fred VanVleet

Fred  VanVleet
Team: Toronto Raptors
Position: PG
Age: 28
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 88 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Rozier registers 21.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 5.2 assists over 38 games, Quickley posts 12.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 3.1 assists in 47 matches, while VanVleet records 19.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 6.3 assists throughout 39 appearances this season.

 



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