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Phoenix Suns Are A Strong Candidate For Kyrie Irving With A Great Trade Package

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It seems at least half of the NBA is trying to trade for Kyrie Irving, after the All-Star point guard made it known to Cleveland's front office he wants to be traded last week.

And now an up-and-coming Western Conference team have thrown their name into the hat for Kyrie's services, per ESPN:

"Josh Jackson could be the swing piece after Phoenix and Cleveland indeed talked after the draft about a swap involving the No. 4 overall pick, but the Suns were thrilled Jackson landed there. If the Suns relent on Jackson, Cleveland and Phoenix might be able to work out a simple two-team deal." Lowe wrote Monday.

Later on Monday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst added to the growing rumor.

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"Talking to some executives today, they think the team that could make the Cleveland Cavs the best offer for Kyrie Irving is the Phoenix Suns," Windhorst said. "They have a package they could offer with Eric Bledsoe and possibly this guy they just drafted, Josh Jackson. Would they be willing to include that prized young player in a package for Kyrie Irving? It's unclear at this point."

Eric Bledsoe's name has come up a lot in relation to the Cavs, as Klutch Sports, a company that employs sports agents, represent Bledsoe as a client. Klutch Sports also represent LeBron James, J.R. Smith, and Tristan Thompson.

Bledsoe has also told the Arizona Republic that he would prefer playing for a championship-contending franchise, something which only stregthens a potential move to Cleveland.

The unknown variable in the matter is if Phoenix are willing to trade part of their future in Josh Jackson to acquire a 25-year-old Irving.

In any case, with Irving not owning a no-trade clause in his current contract, the Cavaliers can sit back and wait for the best offer before making any hasty decsions.