Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 10/23/14
PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Suns got some nice upgrades Thursday night for a roster that has been painfully light on young talent. "I feel great about how the night went," general manager Ryan McDonough said in regard to presiding over his first NBA draft. Picking fifth in the NBA Draft, McDonough and the rebuilding Suns managed to land the player they had ranked first on their board. With their next move -- and the shot clock on the first round winding down -- the Suns moved up to No. 29 from No. 30 to select one of the most athletic guards in the draft. Although Phoenix now has two reconstruction bricks with impressive potential, its 2013 draft yield still doesnt figure to be enough to kick-start a significant rise in the Western Conference standings. The most important addition was Maryland sophomore center Alex Len, who -- after some surprising selections in the top four picks -- ended up falling to the Suns at No. 5. At No. 29, they grabbed Kentucky freshman shooting guard Archi...
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