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Alex Len - C, 7'1, 260
Phoenix Suns - Drafted 5th overall in 2013
       Date of birth: 06/16/1993
       Country: Ukraine
     Drafted (NBA): 5th pick, 2013
     Out of: Maryland
  NBA Experience: 4 years
  Hand: Right

2013 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 5th overall by Phoenix.
29th August, 2013 NBA Signed four year, $15,773,381 rookie scale contract with Phoenix. Included team options for 2015/16 and 2016/17.
27th October, 2014 NBA Phoenix exercised 2015/16 team option.
26th October, 2015 NBA Phoenix exercised 2016/17 team option.
23rd September, 2017 NBA Re-signed by Phoenix to a one year, $4,187,599 contract.
When: Where:
2010 - 2011 Dnipro (Ukraine)
2011 - 2013 Maryland (NCAA)
June 2013 - present Phoenix Suns (NBA)
From blog:

   2017 NBA Manifesto

Alex Len
C, 7’1, 260lbs, 24 years old, 4 years of experience

Improvements across the board. Marginal improvements, sometimes very marginal improvements, but improvements nonetheless. Rebounding rate went up, block percentage went up, turnovers came down, true shooting percentage a career high. Still cannot consistently make a mid-range jump shot, and still tries, but maybe that part will come. His ability to make shots around the basket that aren’t dunks did improve, showing more poise and strength than before. And his size was no less imposing around the rim even if he is not the greatest rim protector with it. Len is a fairly traditional centre, and a fairly solid one, if a fairly unremarkable one. He would be a good back-up, although it is impossible to deny that Williams has outplayed him.

Player Plan: Entering restricted free agency. He is an NBA calibre centre, but probably only ever as a backup or peaking as a Mason Plumlee type. Try to re-sign him, but if a big amount comes in, he might have to be let go.

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