That should be no surprise—they had just a 1.8 percent chance to move into the top three picks in the first place.
But now that the Suns' selection is set in stone, let's look at some candidates for them who could still be available by the end of the lottery.
First of all, keep in mind that Phoenix has the 14th, 18th and 27th picks. This article is only for prospects who might still be available at the end of the lottery, but because the 14th and 18th picks are so close to each other, the Suns could potentially select more than one player on this list.
Second, because the Goran Dragic/Eric Bledsoe backcourt seems to be the foundation of the team's future, only frontcourt prospects were chosen for the slideshow. The Suns' greatest needs are rebounding and interior defense, and they could also use some more depth at small forward.
And now, let's meet the prospects.