April 17, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Kendall Marshall (12) drives to the basket during the second half against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets won 118-98. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rumors: Phoenix Suns Looking to Trade Kendall Marshall?


Former North Carolina Tar Heel point guard Kendall Marshall has played 48 games in his professional career, all for the Phoenix Suns.

Those may be the only games he plays for the Suns.

According to Scott Howard-Cooper, the Suns have placed the 13th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on the trade block:

The Suns have put Kendall Marshall on the trade block in hopes of getting some return on the 2012 lottery pick, several league executives told NBA.com, with Marshall at No. 3 on the point guard depth chart after moving to upgrade the position.

“He’s out there,” said a member of one personnel department, meaning Marshall is available.

“They’re trying to attach him to pretty much any deal that comes up,” another executive said here at Summer League. “If you want to talk about any of their players, they include him. He’s basically the price of admission to any trade right now.”

Trying to calm the trade chatter, newly appointed Suns general manager wanted to reiterate that they’re not actively attempting to move him – but then gave a quiet backhand, suggesting everybody has a price.

“I wouldn’t say he’s available,” Suns general manager Ryan McDonough, hired in May, said Monday. “Everybody has a price, right?

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