Suns sign all 3 draft picks; trio will play in Summer League
PHOENIX (AP) The Phoenix Suns say they have signed all three of their draft picks and the trio will participate in the Las Vegas Summer League.
The three are No. 4 overall pick Dragan Bender of Croatia, No. 8 overall pick Marquese Chriss of Washington and second-round pick Tyler Ulis of Kentucky, the 34th choice overall.
The 7-foot-1 Bender and 6-10 Chriss are just 18 years old. Both will be groomed to play the ''stretch-forward'' role, a power forward who can shoot from the perimeter.
The 5-10 Ulis has a shot at being the Suns' third point guard behind Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight.