Suns send Goran Dragic to Heat

Phoenix, AZ ( - The disgruntled Goran Dragic got his wish.

The Phoenix Suns dealt the point guard to the Miami Heat as part of a three- team deal completed before Thursday's trade deadline.

Dragic recently said he wanted out of Phoenix and would have left as a free agent after the season. He was not happy with his role in the Suns' crowded backcourt.

"I don't trust them anymore," Dragic said after the Suns' practice Wednesday.

The Suns received Danny Granger and two future first-round picks -- 2017 top- seven protected and unprotected 2021 -- from the Heat. They also got swingman John Salmons, who will be waived, from the New Orleans Pelicans.

Phoenix also sent Dragic's brother, Zoran, to Miami in the deal.

New Orleans got guard Norris Cole, forward Shawne Williams and center Justin Hamilton from Miami in the trade.

Goran Dragic was in his second go-round with the Suns, signing as a free agent in July 2012. He played with Phoenix for his first two-plus NBA seasons before being traded to Houston in February 2011.

The 28-year-old native of Slovenia was averaging 16.2 points, 4.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds in 52 games this season. He was on the All-NBA third team and named the NBA's Most Improved Player in 2013-14 after averaging a career-best 20.3 points with 5.9 assists in 76 games.

In 476 games overall, Dragic has averaged 12.0 points and 4.5 assists.