Suns to Select Fifth in 2013 NBA Draft

Posted: May 21, 2013

The Phoenix Suns will select fifth overall in the 2013 NBA Draft, it was determined tonight in the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery.

For the Suns, it will be the second time in franchise history that the club has owned the fifth overall selection. Phoenix selected Ring of Honor member Walter Davis with the fifth pick in the 1977 NBA Draft. Recent fifth overall selections in the NBA include Jeff Green (2007), Kevin Love (2008), Ricky Rubio (2009), DeMarcus Cousins (2010), Jonas Valanciunas (2011) and Thomas Robinson (2012).

The Suns, who own two first-round selections in this year’s draft, will also select 30th overall.

The 2013 NBA Draft will take place on June 27 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.