Eric Bledsoe embracing new role as the Sun's leader

06/30/2016 04:51 PM

Former UK guard Eric Bledsoe is preparing for his sixth NBA season and his third with the Phoenix Suns. An article published in the Arizona Central took a look at Bledsoe’s new role as a leader for the young Phoenix squad. Bledsoe, who has battled through injury during his time with the Suns, averaged 20.4 points and 6.1 assists per game last year in 31 games played. Bledsoe and the rest of the Phoenix Suns are currently in San Diego training and also doing team-bonding activities. We discussed the maturation of Bledsoe and how his new role will impact the other Kentucky guys on the Suns roster.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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