The report said Bledsoe probably suffered the damage in his knee during a game against the Clippers on Dec. 30 at
Bledsoe was averaging 18.0 points, 5.8 assists and 4.3 rebounds for the Suns, who were expected to contend for the draft lottery but are now solidly positioned for a playoff push after a 21-13 start. They are reasonably equipped to handle an extended absence from Bledsoe because of the presence of
Bledsoe has already missed four games with what the team had called a sprained knee.
Phoenix acquired Bledsoe, 24, over the summer as part of a trade that sent