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After Suns owner Mat Ishbia and coach Monty Willams joined the pursuit, veteran guard Terrence Ross plans to sign with the Phoenix Suns. Ross, finalizing a contract buyout with the Orlando Magic, brings his 38% 3-point shooting to the Suns’ title pursuit.

The Dallas Mavericks had emerged as a frontrunner earlier Saturday, but the Suns made the case to Ross on the opportunity to join Kevin Durant and bolster the Suns’ depleted wing depth on what figures to be a deep playoff run.