PHOENIX (AP) — General manager Ryan McDonough says Trevor Ariza was the first player the Phoenix Suns targeted in free agency, speaking with him and his wife via FaceTime from a car one minute after free agency began.
The Suns spent virtually all of their cap space on the 14-year veteran NBA forward, who agreed to a one-year, $ 15 million contract. On Friday, he was introduced as the newest member of a team that believes it is close to turning the corner after years of losing.
”They are a young team with a lot of talent that don’t know how to win,” Ariza said.
The 6-foot-8 forward will go from Houston, the team with the best record in the NBA la…