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The Phoenix Suns have made their first splash into the free-agent frenzy, having agreed to a contract with forward Trevor Ariza, according to a report.
Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reports Ariza is leaving the Houston Rockets to sign a one-year, $15-million contract with Phoenix.
Houston free agent Trevor Ariza has agreed to a one-year, $15M deal with the Phoenix Suns, league sources tell Yahoo.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2018
The 33-year-old, 14-year NBA veteran averaged 11.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.5 steals in 33.9 minutes in 67 games (all starts) for the Rockets last season.
The 6-foot-8, 215-pound UCLA product shot 41.2 percent from the field last season for Houston, including 36.8 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.
Phoenix will be the sixth team Ariza suits up for, having done so for Houston twice.