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Alex Len
Alex Len
Position: C
Born: 06/16/93
Height: 7-1 / 2.16
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
Salary: $3,807,120
Two years ago, Len progressed to being a No. 5 draft pick and entered a preseason game in awe of being matched up against Duncan. This summer, the idol became a mentor. Len visited San Antonio for three days in August to work with Duncan, a 19th-year Spurs star — from the dark side for Suns fans — helping the bright future of the Suns’ 22-year-old center. “He was super-cool about it,” Len said. “He was one of the nice players I’ve ever met in my life. He is one of the most humble superstars you’ll ever meet. He’s like Tyson (Chandler). He’s always happy to answer any question. He genuinely wants to help you.”
Alex Len didn’t look at it as losing his starting job. Len, the fifth overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, figures he gained a mentor when the Phoenix Suns signed 14-year veteran Tyson Chandler to a four-year, $52 million deal this summer. “He’s a great leader, something we needed,” Len said. “We needed a veteran last year. We finally got one — somebody in the locker room and on the court who everybody can look up to. I think it’s great for the team. “I’m excited just to learn from him. He said he wants to be my mentor. I’m really excited about it.”
“I liked it,” Len said of the Chandler addition. “We definitely need help. We’re trying to get in the playoffs. We’re trying to win games so I thought he was a great addition to the team. “I’ve been watching him growing up. He’s always been one of the best bigs defensively so I can definitely learn a lot of stuff defensively. Obviously, he’s going to start. He’s an All-Star caliber player. My mentality right now is trying to get better every day, try to come early and try to get ready for the season.”