Suns exercise team option on Amundson

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PHOENIX (AP) -- The Phoenix Suns have exercised the second-year team option on the contract of forward Louis Amundson.

Amundson saw action in a career-high 76 games, including the final 61 consecutive contests and all 31 games under head coach Alvin Gentry.

The 6-9, 238-pound Amundson averaged 4.2 points, 3.6 rebounds and 13.7 minutes in 2008-2009 and posted six double-digit scoring efforts after entering the season with a career-best of eight points.

Amundson was signed by the Suns on Aug. 14, 2008.