Report: Pistons Showing Interest in Eric Bledsoe

The Detroit Pistons have expressed interest in acquiring point guard Eric Bledsoe from the Phoenix Suns, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times.

Bledsoe has been on the trade market after sending out a tweet saying he did not want to be in Phoenix.

The deal seems to be reliant on what Detroit would send to Phoenix along with Reggie Jackson.

Jackson has averaged 16.1 points, 6.1 assists, and 3.9 rebounds per game. He has played much better basketball compared to his year full of struggle last year and has been a key cog that has led to Detroit starting the year off 5-3.

Bledsoe has appeared in just three games as the Suns have sent him away from the team. In those three appearances, he averaged 15.7 points and three assists per game. He last played on October 21st against the Los Angeles Clippers when scored 4 points in a 130-88 loss.

UPDATE: 1:02 P.M.

The Pheonix Suns want a third team involved in the trade to take on Reggie Jackson, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

UPDATE 3:17 P.M.

The Detroit Pistons offered the Pheonix Suns a package of Reggie Jackson and a first-round pick for Eric Bledsoe, according to Mike Scotto of Basketball Insiders.

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