Phoenix Suns guard and former University of Kentucky player Eric Bledsoe appeared to vent his frustration with the struggling team on social media Sunday, tweeting: “I Dont wanna be here.”
The Suns dropped to 0-3 on Saturday night with a 130-88 loss at the Los Angeles Clippers, their second blowout loss of the season. On Wednesday night at home, they lost 124-76 to the Portland Trail Blazers, the most one-sided season-opening loss in NBA history and the most one-sided loss in team history.
According to multiple media reports Sunday night, the Suns fired Coach Earl Watson. ESPN.com reported that associate coach Jay Triano was expected to replace him.
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Long the subject of trade rumors, the 27-year-old Bledsoe is averaging 15.7 points and 3.0 assists this season — his fifth with the Suns.