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Phoenix Suns draft Alex Len with the fifth overall pick of the NBA draft
Phoenix Suns draft Alex Len with the fifth overall pick of the NBA draft

Alex Len had been mentioned as a possible No. 1 overall selection for the Cleveland Cavaliers by a number of websites going into Thursday's NBA draft, and even more prominently to the Charlotte Bobcats at No. 4. If those picks turned ultimately out to be surprises — the Cavaliers taking Nevada-Las Vegas forward Anthony Bennett with the first pick and the Bobcats choosing Indiana center Cody Zeller with the fourth — the No. 5 pick of the Phoenix Suns turned out to be a “dream come true” for the former Maryland center. “I'm so excited. … I'm so honored to be here,” Len said to ESPN's Shane Battier shortly after being selected....

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