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Derrick Rose was identified as a “primary candidate” to join the Phoenix Suns if the remainder of his contract is bought out by the New York Knicks, according to Bleacher Report.

“No, I haven’t talked to anybody about that. I haven’t talked to anyone,” Rose said when asked if he had considered seeking a buyout. “I haven’t even thought about it. I’m locked in to my thing right now. It’s kind of hard to think about something that I’ve never pursued and never talked about with them.”