Alex Len

#21C

Alex

Len

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 20.3 49.7 25 72.1 8 6.6 0.6 1.3
CAREER STATS 19.8 46.5 22.7 71.6 6.9 6.2 0.7 1.1

HEIGHT

7 ft1 in

/ 2.16m

WEIGHT

260 lbs

/ 117.9kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021601199 dal phx RECAP

Phoenix's backcourt of Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker combine for 41 points and 13 assists, and TJ Warren adds 21 points as the Suns top Dallas at home.

0021601186 okc phx recap

Devin Booker explodes for 37 points as the Suns prevent Russell Westbrook from getting triple-double number 42 and pick up the win over the Thunder, 120-99.

0021601186 okc phx len layup 1q

Alex Len works in the post and spins on the baseline as he gets the reverse layup to go.

0021601171 gsw phx recap

Stephen Curry drops 42 points and the Warriors clinch the number one seed throughout the playoffs with tonight's win over the Suns, 120-111.

0021601153 hou phx RECAP

Patrick Beverley, Lou Williams, Eric Gordon and Troy Williams each score 20+ points to help lead the Houston Rockets over the Phoenix Suns, 123-116.

0021601141 phx por recap

Damian Lillard scores 31 points as the Blazers defeat the Suns, 130-117.

0021601106 phx atl recap

Dennis Schroder scores 27 points to lead the Hawks to a win over the Suns, 95-91.

0021601106 vo phx len block

Taurean Prince goes up for the shot but Alex Len is there for the block.

0021601076 phx bos recap

Despite Devin Booker's 70 points, Isaiah Thomas scores 34 and leads the Celtics past the Suns, 130-120.

20170323 move of the night

Alex Len spins baseline to lose his defender and finishes with the nifty reverse lay-in.

0021601067 phx bkn RECAP

Brook Lopez leads the way with 19 points as the Nets win big over the Suns, 126-98.

0021601067 phx bkn Len reverse layup q2

Alex Len spins around his defender and hits the reverse layup.

0021601038 PHX DET len dunk 3q

ALex Len fights inside for the loose rebound and goes back up with authority for the slam.

0021601026 orl phx recap

Evan Fournier scores 25 points and Nikola Vucevic records a double-double with 18 points and 17 rebounds as the Magic defeat the Magic, 109-103.

0021600982 phx dal recap

Devin Booker hits the game winning shot for the Suns as they edge out the Mavericks, 100-98.

0021600964 lal phx recap

D'Angelo Russell scores 28 points and Jordan Clarkson adds 19 off the bench as the Lakers take care of the Suns, 122-110.

0021600964 lal phx len pb 1st

Alex Len cleans up the Devin Booker bank shot with a nice one-handed putback slam.

0021600948 was phx RECAP

Bojan Bogdanovic scores 29 points and John Wall goes for a double-double as the Wizards beat the Suns 131-127.

0021600916 okc phx recap

Eric Bledsoe scores 18 points, grabs three rebounds and dishes fives assists to lead the Suns to victory over the Thunder, 118-111. Russell Westbrook records 48 points, 17 rebounds and nine assists for the Thunder.

0021600907 cha phx recap

Alan Williams post a double-double with 16 points and 12 boards as the Suns defeat the Hornets, 120-103.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2014-15 SEASON:
Played in five games for the Suns at NBA Summer League 2015 in Las Vegas, helping the team to a runner-up finish by averaging 10.8 points, and team-highs of 9.8 rebounds and 2.2 blocks in 24.4 minutes… Had a breakthrough second season with the Suns, emerging as one of the league’s best young shot blockers and averaging 6.3 points (50.7 FG%, 70.2 FT%), 6.6 rebounds, 1.5 blocks (18th in NBA) and 22.0 minutes in 69 games (44 starts)… Ranked seventh in the NBA among qualified players with 2.5 blocks per 36 minutes… In 44 starts averaged 6.9 points (49.8 FG%, 66.7 FT%), 7.7 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 24.2 minutes as the Suns posted a 23-21 (.523) record in those games… After entering starting lineup on Dec. 15, averaged 1.9 blocks, t-8th most in the NBA past that date… Scored in double-digits 18 times, had double-digit rebounds 16 times (led team) and posted 10 double-doubles, including five in 18 games after the All-Star break… With 10 double-doubles before his 22nd birthday, joined Amar’e Stoudemire (46) and Alvan Adams (36) as the only Suns to have at least 10 with the team before turning 22… Recorded six games with at least five blocks and 10 games with at least four blocks, the most by a Sun since Amar’e Stoudemire had 15 in 2007-08… Six games with at least five blocks all came in the final 52 games of the season; prior to those 52 games, any Suns player had five-plus blocks six times in the previous 185 games… Led team in rebounding eight times, steals six times and blocks a team-high 36 times… Had doubledigit rebounds in a career-long five straight games from Feb. 20-26… On three occasions had 10+ points in two-straight games… Recorded consecutive double-doubles for the first time in his career with 14 points and a career-high 13 rebounds at Memphis on Jan. 11 then 13 points and 10 boards (as well as a career-high three assists) vs. Cleveland on Jan. 13… Scored a career-high 19 points, making a career-high eight field goals in addition to seven rebounds at Boston on Nov. 17… Set a career-long with his fifth straight game of 10+ rebounds with 12 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks in a career-high 38 minutes vs. Oklahoma City on Feb. 26… Had a double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds and a career-high-tying six blocks vs. Boston on Feb. 23; the second time with a double-double and six blocks in three games after posting 11 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks at Minnesota on Feb. 20… First set his career-high of six blocks vs. Philadelphia on Jan. 2… Had first career double-double and first career double-digit scoring with 10 points and a then-career-high 11 rebounds vs. San Antonio on Oct. 31… Recorded a career-high four steals at Indiana on Nov. 22… Made first start of season (fourth career) with six points and six rebounds vs. Milwaukee on Dec. 15… Had a career-high and tied a Suns season-high with six offensive rebounds vs. Sacramento on March 25… Missed six games to a sprained right ankle (Feb. 6-10, March 7, March 15-19) and the final seven games to a broken nose (April 2-14).

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in 42 games (three starts) in his rookie NBA season, averaged 2.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 0.4 blocks in 8.6 minutes... Tied career-high with nine points and made career-high four field goals vs. Orlando on Mar. 19… Played nine minutes (all in fourth quarter) and had six points including go ahead tip-in and-one to give Suns lead for good on Mar. 14 at Boston… Made first career start and had six points and six boards in 19 minutes vs. L.A. Clippers on Mar. 4... Had first career game with 10+ rebounds (10) in addition to seven points at Milwaukee on Jan. 29… Posted career-highs with nine points, six rebounds and 16 minutes vs. Denver on Jan. 19… Assessed a Flagrant 2 Foul and ejected after foul on Nick Young vs. L.A. Lakers on Jan. 15… Played six minutes and had three points in first game after missing 21 at Chicago on Jan. 7… Played five minutes and recorded a steal and assist at Sacramento on Nov. 19 in his first game since the second game of the season after missing seven games to a sore left ankle… Made NBA debut in season opener vs. Portland on Oct. 30, scoring two points, grabbing two rebounds and blocking one shot in eight minutes.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the Suns with the fifth overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft… Signed with Suns on Aug. 29, 2013.

COLLEGE:
Two-year performer at Maryland, averaged 9.7 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.08 blocks in 60 career games (48 starts)… Had 32 career double-digit scoring games and seven career double-doubles… Named honorable mention All-ACC and to the All-ACC Defensive Team as a sophomore in 2012-13… Selected to the USBWA All-District III Team… Led the ACC with 78 blocks and 2.1 blocks per game as a sophomore… Ranked second on the team with 11.9 points and fifth in the conference with 7.8 rebounds per game in 38 contests… Scored in double figures in 26 games and recorded six double-doubles… Tallied a career-high 23 points in addition to 12 rebounds in season opener against No. 3 Kentucky on Nov. 9, 2012… Hit the game-winning shot to give Maryland a 51-50 victory over NC State, scoring on a tip-in with 0.9 seconds left… Blocked a career-high six shots in the NIT semifinal vs. Iowa, while posting 16 points and nine rebounds… Averaged 6.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.14 blocks in 22 games as a freshman in 2011-12… Ranked third in the ACC in conference games only with 2.2 blocks per game… Had 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocks in collegiate debut vs. Albany on Dec. 28, 2011… Posted first career double-double with 12 points and 11 boards in ACC debut at NC State.

INTERNATIONAL CAREER:
NATIONAL TEAM: Represented Ukraine at the 2010 FIBA Europe U18 Championship… In nine games, averaged 16.0 points (4th highest at competition), 11.4 (2nd), 4.3 blocks (1st) and 1.7 steals (13th) in 29.0 minutes… Nearly recorded a triple-double with 20 points, 17 rebounds and nine blocked shots vs. Germany… Posted 24 points and 20 rebounds in a win over Sweden… Also represented Ukraine at the 2009 FIBA Europe U16 Championship… Averaged 8.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.6 blocks (2nd highest at competition) in 18.6 minutes in five games.

PERSONAL:
Born Oleksiy Len on June 16, 1993, in Antratsit, Ukraine… Mother is Julia Len, a former track athlete… Has a sister, Anna Shaposhnikova… A gymnast growing up because he liked Jackie Chan movies… Began playing basketball at age 10… Combined gymnastics and basketball backgrounds at first Maryland midnight scrimmage, performing a cartwheel before being passed a ball and dunking when introduced… Majored in Family Sciences at Maryland… Likes to listen to reggae as a pre-game warm-up… Favorite movies are A Bronx Tale, Pulp Fiction and Goodfellas… Favorite app is Candy Crush… Favorite offseason activity is swimming… Favorite comfort food is pasta… Follow on Twitter @alexlen

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 77GP 1559MIN 230FGM 463FGA 49.7FG% 33PM 123PA 253P% 150FTM 208FTA 72.1FT% 156OREB 354DREB 510REB 44AST 102TOV 38STL 98BLK 242PF 11DD2 0TD3 613PTS -397+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016PHX7734155961323046349.73122515020872.1156354510443898102242-397
2015PHX7846182070326462442.31714.317423972.8178416594973862145230-288
2014PHX6944151843217935350.71333.37310470.2142312454323410574213-25
2013PHX42336286337842.3000203164.539609944182668-56

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