Michael Beasley, the No. 2 overall pick in the 2008 draft was released by the Phoenix Suns in the wake of his recent arrest on suspicion of marijuana possession.
The Phoenix Suns have begun their coaching search in earnest by interviewing Detroit Pistons assistant coach Terry Porter.
Mike D'Antoni was reportedly given permission to speak to other teams about openings.
The Suns have acquired Jason Richardson from the Bobcats in a multiplayer deal.