Isaiah Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

Isaiah Thomas says he will accept any role with Suns

The Phoenix Suns new players Isaiah Thomas, left, and Anthony Tolliver speak as the two basketball players are introduced by the team on Monday, July 21, 2014, in Phoenix. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

PHOENIX (AP) — Isaiah Thomas says he considers himself a starting point guard in the NBA but he’s willing to sacrifice that to play for a winning team.

Thomas, acquired by the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal with Sacramento, spoke at a news conference on Monday.

The Suns employ a double point-guard system and envision a rotation between Goran Dragic, Eric Bledsoe and Thomas.

Coach Jeff Hornacek calls it “a three-headed monster” at guard with two of the three on the court all the time.

The team also introduced newly signed forward Anthony Tolliver.

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