Per ESPN’s Adrian Wojarowski, forward Frank Kaminsky is joining the Phoenix Suns on a two-year $10 million dollar deal. Kaminsky is 26 years old and his heading into his fifth year into the league. Kaminsky was selected with the ninth pick by the Charlotte Hornets back in the 2015 NBA Draft.
In his four years with the Hornets he played in 282 regular season games, only starting in 23 of them. He has averaged 9.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists per a game in his career so far. Kaminsky has only played in seven playoff games in his career, starting in five of them. In those seven games he averaged 7.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per a game.
The Suns are coming off the 2018-2019 season with a 19-63 record. Joining Kaminsky in Phoenix will be forward Cameron Johnson, who the Suns selected with the 11th-overall pick from North Carolina in the 2019 NBA Draft and guard Ricky Rubio, who is joining the Suns on a three-year deal worth $51 million dollars.
Kaminsky will also be joining Devin Booker and new Suns head coach Monty Williams in leading the Suns to their first playoff appearance since the 2009-2010 season. This upcoming season will be Monty’s first as the Suns head coach, he was previously the head coach for New Orleans from 2010-2015, where he finished with 173-221 record in those five seasons.