Phoenix Suns confirm deal for Alex Len

Alex Len of the Phoenix Suns poses for a portrait during the 2013 NBA rookie photo shoot at the MSG Training Center on August 6, 2013
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The Phoenix Suns confirm that they have agreed a deal to sign first-round pick Alex Len.

The Phoenix Suns have confirmed the signing of first-round draft pick Alex Len.

A deal was announced shortly after the franchise confirmed a trade that sent Caron Butler from Phoenix to the Milwaukee Bucks.

The 7'1" Len, the fifth overall pick in the draft, averaged 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks in his sophomore season for Maryland.

He had 20 points and seven rebounds in an ACC tournament game against North Carolina and a career-high 23 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks against Kentucky.

Caron Butler #5 of the Los Angeles Clippers reacts against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on May 3, 2013
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