Alex Len (216 cm, Maryland’13) has been locked in by the Phoenix Suns (NBA) until year 2016. The Suns picked up options on Len, as well as Miles Plumlee and Archie Goodwin. In 2013 Phoenix signed Len, who the team selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft. He became the highest-drafted Ukrainian in NBA history after seeing huge jumps in production from his freshman to sophomore campaigns, averaging 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in 38 games as a sophomore. Alex Len finished a two-year career in College Park, Maryland, with an Honorable Mention All-ACC season in which he was also named to the All-ACC Defensive team.
A standout performer for his native Ukraine, Len averaged 16.0 points, 11.4 rebounds and 4.3 blocks in nine games at the under-18 European Championships in 2010.