Phoenix Suns General Manager Ryan McDonough is no stranger to the NBA draft.
Since being hired in 2013, he has made several first-round selections.
Before coming to Phoenix, he also played a vital role in the Boston Celtics’ front office, including serving as an assistant GM to former Suns coach Danny Ainge.
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What will he do in the June 22 NBA draft?
We don’t have to wait long to find out.
The Suns will have the No. 4 pick in the first round and also currently have two second round selections (No. 32 overall, No. 54 overall).
Will he find a gem this season?
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McDonough’s first-round picks for Suns:
2013: Alex Len (No. 5 overall)
Len played in 77 games for the Suns last season. He averaged eight points per game and 6.6 rebounds. After four seasons in the league, he is still just 23 years old.
2013: Archie Goodwin (No. 29)
Goodwin was waived by the Suns in October of 2016. He is now playing for the Brooklyn Nets.
2014: T.J. Warren (No. 14)
Warren played in 66 games last season. He averaged 14.4 points per game. He added 5.1 rebounds per game. He is just 23.
2014: Tyler Ennis (No. 18)
The Suns traded Ennis as part of the Brandon Knight deal in 2015. He ended last season with the Lakers.
2014: Bogdan Bogdanovic (No. 27)
Bogdanovic was traded to the Kings as part of a deal for Marquese Chriss in 2016. He hasn’t played in the NBA yet.
2015: Devin Booker (No. 13)
Booker averaged 22.1 points per game for the Suns last season. He had 3.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. He is just 20 years old.
2016: Dragan Bender (No. 4)
Bender played in 43 games for Suns last season, averaging 3.4 points and 2.4 rebounds per game.
Note: McDonough also acquired Marquese Chriss at No. 8 overall in the 2016 NBA draft in a trade with the Sacramento Kings. Chriss averaged 9.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per game during his rookie season.
To see every Phoenix Suns first-round draft pick from 1968 (Gary Gregor) to 2016 (Dragan Bender), click here.
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