Found June 04, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX -- After years of missing on picks in the middle or latter portion of the first round, the Suns last June nabbed talented power forward Markieff Morris, who was able to contribute immediately as a roookie. And they believe that with a deeper draft class this season, they'll be able to duplicate that success or land an even better player with the 13th overall pick later this month. Morris came to Phoenix a year ago -- also via the 13th pick -- in a draft that general manager Lance Blanks called "spotty," meaning some players were picked higher than they should have been while others fell further than they should have. Things this year, Blanks said in a meeting with local media Monday, should be a little clearer. "We felt that Markieff was better than his draft spot," Blanks said. "I think the draft will be solid (this year) for certainly the first half of the first round all the way through in terms of the ability of players and what they'...

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