PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have re-signed point guard Isaiah Canaan.
Canaan, entering his sixth NBA season, signed with Phoenix last Dec. 13 and appeared in 19 games before breaking his left ankle Jan. 31 against Dallas, requiring season-ending surgery.
I’m Back!!!! Appreciate everything this organization has done to get me back to playing the game I love to play!!! #GoTime@Suns: Battle-tested. @SiP03 is back with the Suns!— Isaiah Canaan (@SiP03) August 3, 2018
Catch his journey → https://t.co/zhY4ekCVwQpic.twitter.com/hLZOmOZ8ki
He averaged nine points and four assists in his brief time with the team, including a 17-point game in a victory at Dallas on Dec. 18. Canaan has appeared in 209 NBA games for Houston, Philadelphia, Chicago and Phoenix, averaging 8.4 points and 1.8 assists.
He was a second-round draft pick -- the 34th selection overall -- by Houston in 2013 after a standout career at Murray State.