Cam Johnson contract extension


On Tuesday, general manager and newly appointed president of basketball operations James Jones spoke publicly for the first time since Phoenix Suns Media Day. Between his new title, injury updates, the ongoing Jae Crowder situation and the Suns’ 14-6 start that has them sitting in first place in the Western Conference, there was plenty to discuss. Here are the most…

Cam Johnson was due for a contract extension with the Phoenix Suns.

The Phoenix Suns had an opportunity to prove they had learned from last year’s contract extension talks with Deandre Ayton, to lock in their young, “core four” for the foreseeable future, and to put some of the negativity and uncertainty of the offseason behind them. Unfortunately, Cam Johnson won’t be getting a new contract extension, and the Suns will watch another key player enter restricted free agency next summer. Monday’s deadline for Johnson’s extension came and went without any rumblings of a potential deal, although the fourth-year wing had expressed optimism on that front over the summer. Even so, he was still aware of the “business side” of these negotiations. “What I’ve learned is that the business side will do…

Cam Johnson talked about a possible contract extension with the Phoenix Suns, Kevin Durant trade rumors and his offseason.

Despite the endless trade rumors that have circulated around him for the past month, Cam Johnson is in a good mood. It’s his first CJ23 Invitational 3-on-3 tournament that he’s hosted in the Valley, and the Phoenix Suns wing is busy taking pictures with kids, smiling while talking to fans and watching simultaneous games unfold at the Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center. Johnson held a similar event near Pittsburgh last year, where he grew up in Moon Township, but spending most of his summer in Phoenix during a longer offseason opened the door to hold his event here for the first time. “Huge help from the organization and from Suns Charities,” he said. “It takes a lot off my plate…

What kind of contract extension will the Phoenix Suns give Cam Johnson this summer?

The Phoenix Suns have a busy offseason ahead, with some major decisions to be made. As if Deandre Ayton’s murky future as a restricted free agent wasn’t enough, Devin Booker will undoubtedly be eligible for a supermax contract, and general manager James Jones will have several other decisions to make after the bench of the “deepest team in basketball” disappeared....

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