“We’re optimistic that he’ll be with us and playing,” general manager Ryan McDonough told The Arizona Republic. "Channing wants to play and the results he has gotten have been good. Obviously, we just want a consensus."
Frye is signed for two more years and is owed $13.2 million. His salary will come off the books if he's forced to retire. Should he be cleared, Frye will proved his skills as a stretch-forward off the Suns bench.