|Mar. 8 12:25 PM PT1:25 PM MT2:25 PM CT3:25 PM ET20:25 GMT4:25 1:25 PM MST3:25 PM EST0:25 UAE (+1)21:2515:25 ET2:25 PM CT19:25 - The Phoenix Suns have signed forward Chase Budinger for the rest of the season. The 27-year-old former University of Arizona player was waived by the Indiana Pacers on Saturday.
Analysis: Budinger averaged 4.4 points in 49 games with the Pacers this season. He has averaged 8.1 points and 3.1 rebounds for his career. Maybe he can put some of the U of A faithful in the seats as the Suns' misery winds down.
|Mar. 5 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST20:40 UAE17:4011:40 ET10:40 AM CT15:40 - The Indiana Pacers have put Budinger on waivers.
Analysis: The 6-foot-7 Budinger played in 49 games for Indiana, averaging 4.4 points and 2.5 rebounds after being acquired in a trade with Minnesota last July. The move Saturday could clear the way for the Pacers to add point guard Ty Lawson. Several media outlets reported earlier this week that Lawson has agreed to a deal with the Pacers, citing sources they did not identify.
|July 11 1:58 PM PT2:58 PM MT3:58 PM CT4:58 PM ET20:58 GMT4:58 1:58 PM MST3:58 PM EST0:58 UAE (+1)22:5816:58 ET3:58 PM CT19:58 - A person with knowledge of the trade says the Timberwolves have agreed to send Budinger to the Indiana Pacers for Damjan Rudez in a swap of small forwards.
Analysis: Budinger struggled with knee injuries for most of his stay in Minnesota and was unable to deliver on what he or the team hoped for after signing him to a three-year contract prior to the 2013-14 season.