Suns' GM says guard Bledsoe likely done with team

(Reuters) - Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe has likely played his final game for the team, general manager Ryan McDonough told reporters on Monday.

Bledsoe was sent home prior to the team's game against Sacramento on Monday after the disgruntled guard tweeted on Sunday: "I don't wanna be here."

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Seriously, free Eric Bledsoe. He deserves better.
Eric Bledsoe is gonna be the first player to tweet themselves into a trade.
Hey, who can blame Bledsoe? Nobody really wants to be on the Suns right now
"I Dont wanna be here" — Eric Bledsoe Can't say I blame him. https://t.co/Vsg5qQVViX
Eric Bledsoe in 5 minutes: "I was out at Home Depot with my wife"
Come back home bro
eric bledsoe really forced a trade via a cryptic tweet that could've passed as a 2013 drake lyric the nba is perfect
Eric Bledsoe's last three tweets are legendary https://t.co/7iWPAMw7xG
Eric Bledsoe’s girl was taking mad long under the dryer and it got him shipped outta town smh
If the Knicks get Eric Bledsoe I will eat a shoe live on periscope
Eric Bledsoe really got the day off from work with a 20-character tweet
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McDonough said that Bledsoe had told him the tweet was in reference to being at a hair salon.

"I didn't believe that to be true," McDonough said. "He won't be with us going forward."

Bledsoe, 27, met with the team prior to being sent home.

Phoenix have had a 0-3 start to the season, which includes two defeats by 40-plus points, and fired coach Earl Watson on Sunday.

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Eric Bledsoe through his career
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Eric Bledsoe through his career
University of Kentucky basketball player Eric Bledsoe addresses the media during media day in Lexington, Kentucky, Thursday, October 15, 2009. (Photo by Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT via Getty Images)
University of Kentucky's Eric Bledsoe (24) fights to get his shot off under pressure from University of Arkansas' Marshawn Powell (33) and Jemal Farmer (2) during the first half of play in their NCAA basketball game at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, January 23, 2010. REUTERS/ John Sommers II (United States - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Miami Heat's LeBron James (R) fights for a rebound with Los Angeles Clippers' Eric Bledsoe during their NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, California January 12, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Los Angeles Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe (12) goes to the basket past Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley (11) in the first half during Game 4 of their NBA Western Conference basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, California May 7, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
West All-Star Eric Bledsoe of the Los Angeles Clippers competes in the slam dunk contest during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Houston, Texas, February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Nov 3, 2013; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe (2) handles the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) during the first quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 6, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) steals the ball from Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant in the closing seconds of the game at US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Thunder 122-115. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 11, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Patrick Mills (8) shoots the ball over Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (right) during the second half at AT&T Center. The Spurs won 112-104. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 31, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) and guard Isaiah Thomas (3) high five in the second half against the San Antonio Spurs at US Airways Center. The Suns won 94 - 89. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 13, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) shoots as he is defended by Cleveland Cavaliers center Timofey Mozgov (20) during the third quarter at US Airways Center. Phoenix won 107-100. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 29, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe (2) celebrates a basket against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Suns beat the Raptors 107-102. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 22, 2017; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Phoenix Suns point guard Eric Bledsoe (2) celebrates after a basket by guard Brandon Knight (11) against the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Suns beat the Raptors 115-103. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 15, 2017; Culver City, CA, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe interviews during the Nike and Sony press conference at Sony Studios. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 18, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) drives to the basket against Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard in the second half at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The Blazers defeated the Suns 124-76. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 21: Eric Bledsoe #2 of the Phoenix Suns warms up before the game against the LA Clippers on OCTOBER 21, 2017 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
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