Len, Goodwin providing more than just fresh legs The Phoenix Suns are chasing down a return to the playoffs.  They currently have a 40-29 record and are three games behind the Golden State Warriors and one behind the Memphis Grizzlies for a playoff spot. While all the attention is on Goran Dragic and Eric Bledsoe, the Suns’ two rookie first round picks – Alex Len and Archie Goodwin – are quietly going about their...
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March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns' Alex Len's shoes bear #PrayForUkraine message

The Phoenix Suns have plenty of hope in the potential in 7-foot center, Alex Len, who they selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 Draft, and Len has a message for everyone. Len is currently the only Ukraine player in the NBA, and with all the chaos taking place with Ukraine and Russia, […]
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Nick Young goes after Alex Len after hard foul, both players are ejected

Swaggy P doesn’t usually lose his cool, but he did tonight in Phoenix. As Nick Young went up for a dunk in transition, Alex Len fouled him pretty hard and appeared to swing for Nick’s head. Young landed hard on his backside and quickly jumped up while going after Len. Then, other Phoenix Suns players came at Young, too, and Nick appeared to have some kind of swing/shove at Goran...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns rookie Alex Len excited to be back at practice

For the first time since a brief, failed November comeback, Len practiced with the Suns on the first day of 2014 and felt no discomfort in the left ankle that had limited him since the start of the season. “I was just excited to get out there,” Len said. “Happy New Year, baby. I’ve got to start 2014 with a new page. I’ve been waiting for this feeling for a long time....
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Suns' center Alex Len remaining positive despite ankle injury

The Phoenix Suns selected Alex Len with the fifth pick in the 2013 draft out of Maryland.  But the Suns and Len could not have anticipated the kind of start Len has had. Instead of practicing and playing, Len has been sitting and watching. He's missed 11 consecutive games and counting because of soreness in his left ankle. But there is some good news.As reported by Craig Grialou...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns' Alex Len cleared to practice

After the Phoenix Suns selected former Maryland center Alex Len as their first pick in the NBA Draft this summer, there have been questions swirling surrounding his availability for the start of the regular season. These questions were caused by Len's recovery from surgeries on both of his ankles. While it wasn't certain if he'd be back in time for the start of the new...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns, fifth overall pick Len agree to contract

Shortly after finalizing a trade that sent Caron Butler to the Bucks, the Suns on Thursday signed Alex Len, the fifth overall pick in the NBA draft. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 7-foot-1, 255-pound Len, a Ukranian native, finished a two-year career at Maryland with an honorable-mention All-ACC season. As a sophomore, he averaged 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks...
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August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Len’s rehab going well; plans to be ready for training camp

Earlier this summer, many Suns fans were worried about the health of first round pick Alex Len. Just a month after having surgery on his left ankle to repair a stress fracture, the young big man had surgery on his other ankle.
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Suns rookie Alex Len's return to basketball activities may be delayed

On NBA Draft Night in June the fifth pick of the night rookie Alex Len told reporters that he was expected to recover from a stress fracture in his left ankle and return to basketball activities by August. During a routine evaluation however Suns team doctors discovered that Len had the beginnings of a stress fracture in his right ankle that required surgery. Len underwent the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Len has surgery on right ankle

News broke just a short time ago that this year’s first round selection Alex Len had surgery on his right ankle Friday, according to AZ Central Sports.
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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