Phoenix Suns wants to have Landry Shamet for the long term. The guard, who arrived traded at the end of July from Brooklyn, has not yet made his debut with the Arizona team, but this has not been an impediment for both parties to be having talks about a possible contract extension.
As reported by Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the possibility of reaching an agreement is currently at 50%; Of course, we do not know in what terms are being negotiated regarding what the player asks for and what the organization offers.
This desire to keep him on the roster beyond this term – he could be a restricted free agent next summer if offered the qualifying offer– responds to a past interest; In other words, Phoenix has not been made with its services as a movement that arose out of nowhere, but has had its name underlined for some time.
Regarding what he can offer on the floor, the reality is that since he came to the NBA, he has proven to be an excellent shooter. In the last campaign he averaged 9.3 points with 38.7% in triples in 23 minutes per night. In the Suns his role aims to be similar, taking part of the responsibility in the scoring of the second unit.
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