Thursday July 24th, 2014

The Phoenix Suns re-signed forward P.J. Tucker to a multiyear contract, the team announced.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but Yahoo! Sports’ Marc Spears reported earlier this month that the deal is for three years, worth $16.5 million.

Tucker started 81 games last season, averaging career highs of 9.4 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.4 steals and 30.7 minutes.

Tucker played professionally overseas after his rookie season of 2006-07 with the Toronto Raptors before signing with the Suns in 2012.

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“P.J. is one of the most rugged competitors in the entire league,” Suns general manager Ryan McDonough said. “We love his passion and his fire. We are happy that he will remain in a Suns uniform for the foreseeable future.”

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