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Phoenix Suns Summer League roster rundown: there’s Jalen Smith and... who?

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They are all a bunch of P.J. Tuckers

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Summer league is about to begin for us, Suns fans. Games begin this Sunday, with your favorite bespectacled power forward slash center Jalen Smith, the 10th overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, leading the way for the Summer Suns.

All games will be televised on ESPN, ESPN2 or NBATV this year.

Here is the Summer Suns official roster, as announced by the team late this week.

The ones you know are Jalen Smith and Ty-Shon Alexander.

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Jalen Smith – PF/C
6-10 215, 21 years old

  • Barely played as a rookie on the Western Conference Champion, Phoenix Suns
  • 2020-21 Stats: scored 53 points and grabbed 37 rebounds in 156 minutes
  • Spent 2 seasons at Maryland before entering the Draft
  • Averaged 15.5 points (60% FG, 37% 3P), 10.5 rebounds, 2.4 blocks as a 19 year old sophomore
  • All-Big Ten first team, Big Ten All-Defense
  • Was the 16th best prospect in the 2018 high school recruiting class
2021 NBA Finals - Phoenix Suns v. Milwaukee Bucks

Ty-Shon Alexander, SG
6-3, 195, 23 years old

  • Signed two-way contract with Phoenix Suns as undrafted free agent
  • 2020-21 Stats: scored 10 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 47 minutes
  • Spent 3 seasons at Creighton before declaring for the Draft
  • Averaged 16.9 points (47% FG, 40% 3P), 5.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists as a junior
  • All-Big East first team

Now for the ones you don’t know.

Kyle Alexander – PF/C
6-10 216, 24 years old

  • Last Played For: Fuenlabrada of Liga ACB (Top pro basketball division in Spain)
  • 2020-21 Stats: 60% FG and 67% FT, 7-16 3P (43.8%), 9 pts, 6.2 rebs and 1.1 blks in 21.8 mins
  • Spent 4 seasons at Tennessee – 2015-19
  • Played 2 games for Miami Heat in 2019-20 season, 1-2 FG, 2 pts and 3 rebs in 13 total mins

Alpha Diallo – F
6-7 210, 24 years old

  • Last Played For: Lavrio of the Greek Basket League
  • 2020-21 Stats: 53-41-65 shooting splits, 0.7 3PM, 12.5 pts, 5.4 rebs, 2 asts, 1.3 stls, 0.5 blks and 2.1 tos
  • Spent 4 seasons at Providence – 2016-20
  • Hamidou Diallo’s brother

Michael Frazier II – G
6-3 200, 27 years old

  • Last Played For: Delaware Blue Coats of the G-League
  • 2020-21 Season Stats: 41-28-82 shooting splits, 1.4 3PM, 12.7 pts, 3.3 rebs, 2.1 asts, 0.8 stls and 2 tos
  • 2020-21 Playoff Stats: 50-45-67 shooting splits, 1.7 3PM, 9.7 pts, 1 ast, 1 reb and 1.3 tos
  • Spent 3 seasons at Florida – 2012-15
  • G-League Champ and Most Improved Player in 2019

Nate Mason – G
6-2 185, 26 years old

  • Last Played For: Avtodor of VTB United League (First tier of Russian pro basketball)
  • 2020-21 Stats: 47-37-86 shooting splits, 1.4 3PM, 14.8 pts, 6.2 asts, 1 stl and 2.2 tos
  • Spent 4 seasons at Minnesota – 2014-18

Jaleen Smith - PG

  • 6-4 205, 26 years old
  • Last Played For: Riesen Ludwigsburg of the BBL (Highest level of pro basketball in Germany)
  • 2020-21 Stats: 41-33-87 shooting splits, 2.1 3PM, 15.2 pts, 5.2 asts, 5.1 rebs, 1.7 stls and 2.1 tos
  • Spent 4 seasons at New Hampshire - 2013-17

Vitto Brown - F
6-8 235, 26 years old

  • Last Played For: LeMans of LNB Pro A (Top-tier men’s pro basketball in France)
  • 2020-21 Stats: 44-40-78 shooting splits, 1.4 3PM, 9.9 pts, 3.5 rebs, 0.4 stls and 0.4 blks in 20.8 mins
  • Spent 4 seasons at Wisconsin - 2013-17

Justin Simon - SG
6-5 215, 25 years old

  • Last Played For: Illawara Hawks of NBL (Premier pro basketball league of Australia and New Zealand)
  • 2020-21 Stats: - 41-24-52 shooting splits, 0.4 3PM, 8.6 pts, 5.6 rebs, 2.1 asts, 1.8 stls and 0.6 blks
  • Named Best Defensive Player
  • Spent 1 season at Arizona - 2015-16, 2 seasons at St. John’s - 2017-19

Tyrique Jones - PF
6-9 240, 24 years old

  • Last Played For: Hapoel Tel Aviv of Israeli Basketball Premier League
  • 2020-21 Stats: 68% FG and 76% FT, 13.9 pts, 7.8 rebs, 1.2 stls and 1.3 blks in 28.7 mins
  • Spent 4 seasons at Xavier - 2016-20

Karim Jallow - SG-SF
6-6 198, 24 years old

  • Last Played For: ratiopharm Ulm of the BBL
  • 2020-21 Stats: 50-36-75 shooting splits, 1.2 3Ps, 14.8 pts, 4.5 rebs, 2.0 asts, 0.8 stls and 2.3 tos
  • Played in Germany since 2015

Jo Lual Acuil Jr - C
7-0 225, 27 years old

  • Last Played For: Geelong Supercats of NBL1 (Semi-Professional league in Australia)
  • 2020-21 Stats: - 56% FG and 77% FT, 9.5 pts, 5.4 rebs and 1.2 blks in 17 mins
  • Named Best Sixth Man and Champion
  • Played International since 2019 after 2 seasons at Baylor – 2016-18

Zach Hankins - C
6-11 245, 25 years old

  • Signed with South East Melbourne Phoenix of the NBL on July 27 after not playing ball last season
  • Last Played For: Maccabi Rishon LeZion of Israeli Basketball Premier League (2020)
  • Stats in Israeli League: 64% FG and 59% FT, 12.5 pts, 6.6 rebs and 0.7 blks in 25.6 mins
  • Played International since 2019 after 3 seasons at Ferris State (2015-18) and 1 season at Xavier (2018-19)

Emmanuel Nzekwesi - PF
6-8 240, 23 years old

  • Last Played For: ZZ Leiden of the Dutch Basketball League - DBL
  • 2020-21 Stats: 63-40-67 shooting splits, 0.4 3PM, 20.3 pts, 8.5 rebs, 1.6 stls and 0.6 blks
  • Named DBL ROY, All-Star, Scoring Champion and MVP, Selected to DBL All-Defense Team
  • Spent 4 seasons at Oral Roberts – 2016-20

Jon Axel Gudmundsson - G
6-5 200, 24 years old

  • Last Played For: Fraport Skyliners of the BBL
  • 2020-21 Stats: 40-37-75 shooting splits, 2.1 3PM, 12.6 pts, 3.7 asts, 3.3 rebs, 1.2 stls and 2.3 tos
  • Spent 4 seasons at Davidson – 2016-20

Trey Kell - G
6-4 210, 25 years old

  • Last Played For: BM Slam Stal Ostrow WLKP of Polish TBL
  • 2020-21 Stats: 45-32-82 shooting splits, 1.3 3PM, 16 pts, 4.9 asts, 4.9 rebs, 1.0 stls and 2.5 tos
  • Named Polish Basketball League MVP
  • Spent 4 seasons at San Diego State – 2014-18

Tune in Sunday on ESPN2 for their first Summer League game, versus the Lakers contingent.