Suns get No. 1 NBA Draft pick for first time ever

Suns get No. 1 NBA Draft pick for first time ever

Suns get No. 1 NBA Draft pick for first time ever

And the Suns' reward for all that losing/tanking came Tuesday night when the Western Conference franchise won the actual lottery and secured the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, where Phoenix is expected to select ...

Tuesday's lottery decided the draft position for the first 14 teams, whereas record was used to determine the position for the rest of the league.

The Grizzlies lost 60 times this season - one less time than the Suns.

Buddy Hield is the most recent of the former Sooners to become a lottery pick.

After losing out on the coin flip that netted Milwaukee Lew Alcindor 50 years ago, the Phoenix Suns finally land the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Armed with cap space, the top selection and the No. 16, No. 31 and No. 59 picks in this year's draft, the Phoenix Suns have a busy summer ahead of them.

It is a reasonable certainty that Trae Young will be one of the first 14 players selected in this year's draft. Where would Young fall among the all-time OU NBA Draft picks? Maybe the franchise gets a call and an opportunity to acquire a star player in return for the top pick? Here's a look at their top five options for the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.

That knocks Young out of the running this time around, given 1) that he has not yet been drafted, and 2) he has yet to play a game in the National Basketball Association.

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