Mat Ishbia expected to become owner of Suns and Mercury before NBA trade deadline

Mat Ishbia expected to become owner of Suns and Mercury before NBA trade deadline

Mat Ishbia expected to become owner of Suns and Mercury before NBA trade deadline The sale of the Phoenix Suns and the Phoenix Mercury to billionaire mortgage lender Mat Ishbia is expected to be finalized within the next two weeks, according to ESPN's Baxter Holmes and Adrian Wojnarowski. The NBA board of governors will reportedly ratify Ishbia's purchase during a vote in early February, which puts Ishbia on track to assume control of team operations before the NBA trade deadline …