Suns draft Josh Jackson with fourth overall pick - Tucson News Now

Suns draft Josh Jackson with fourth overall pick

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Phoenix Suns drafted Josh Jackson with the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft Thursday night.

Jackson, a 6-foot-8 small forward, averaged 16.3 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game for the Jayhawks.

The Suns had two picks in the second round and selected shooting guard Davon Reed with the second pick (#32) in the round. The four-year player at Miami (FL) averaged 10 points and four rebounds in his career as a Hurricane.

Phoenix selected Valparaiso’s Alec Peters with the 24th pick (#54) in the second round.

Peters also was a four-year college player who averaged 18 points and seven rebounds.

He was the Horizon League Player of the Year this past season when he poured in 23 points a game for the Crusaders while grabbing ten rebounds.

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