Childress traded to Phoenix

Updated: July 14, 2010, 4:54 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- Swingman Josh Childress has been acquired by the Phoenix Suns in a sign-and-trade deal with the Atlanta Hawks.

Atlanta will get the Suns' 2012 second-round draft pick as part of the deal.

Childress has played the past two seasons in Greece. The 27-year-old previously spent four years with the Hawks.

The 6-8, 210-pound former Stanford player is a career 52-percent shooter. He signed a five-year contract with the Suns.


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