Entries Tagged as 'Alex Len'

Making the case for building up veterans’ trade value

August 25th, 2013 · 44 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following column is the second in a two-part series in which the VotS staff debates the ideal course of action for the Suns’ upcoming season. Saturday, Ryan Weisert argued that the Suns must make the development of their young players their top priority right from the outset. Sunday, Dave Dulberg makes the […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · Caron Butler · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns Analysis · Ryan McDonough

Making the case for youth development

August 24th, 2013 · 12 Comments

Editor’s Note: The following column is the first in a two-part series in which the VotS staff will debate the ideal course of action for the Suns’ upcoming season. Today, Ryan Weisert argues that the Suns must make the development of their young players their top priority right from the outset. Tomorrow, Dave Dulberg will […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · Caron Butler · Eric Bledsoe · Marcin Gortat · Phoenix Suns

The Suns and their All-Weird team status

August 1st, 2013 · 24 Comments

After a pretty wacky trade deadline in February, the 2013 offseason likewise trended differently under the relatively new collective bargaining agreement. With teams strapped with only one or two players on max or near-max contracts, they are either going full-speed ahead or tanking – there’s little in between. Both modes led to questionable, if not […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · P.J. Tucker · Phoenix Suns · Ryan McDonough

Alex Len undergoes right ankle surgery, Suns announce

July 12th, 2013 · 45 Comments

While currently recovering from a left ankle surgery that had him in a boot, Alex Len’s routine medical exam showed the Phoenix Suns’ medical staff the “very beginnings” of a stress fracture in the center’s right ankle. The team announced surgery was performed Monday. Len should be able to return by the beginning of the […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Draft

Scouting the Phoenix Suns’ 2013 NBA Draft picks

July 9th, 2013 · 17 Comments

James Kerti is a basketball player evaluation scout and consultant for college and NBA teams. His analysis has been featured at ESPN TrueHoop Network’s Daily Thunder and the popular basketball analysis YouTube channel BBALLBREAKDOWN, among other places. James picked apart the games of the Phoenix Suns’ three 2013 draft picks for us at VotS. Breaking […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Archie Goodwin · Draft

The risk of Alex Len and his future with the Suns

June 28th, 2013 · 29 Comments

PHOENIX – Judging or grading the draft the night of doesn’t lead to any sort of accuracy. Many Phoenix Suns fans were disapproving of the Alex Len pick at No. 5. It certainly wasn’t the sexiest pick, definitely ran the same risks as most of the other top-10 prospects and didn’t get much, if any, […]

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Tags: Alex Len · Draft · Phoenix Suns