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Dragan Bender
PPG RPG APG
5.0 3.4 0.9
Team: PhoenixHeight: 7-1 Born: 11/17/1997
Position: PFWeight: 225 Birthplace: Capljina, Bosnia-Herzegovina
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Suns (2016)


Latest News
Dec. 14 8:15 AM PT9:15 AM MT10:15 AM CT11:15 AM ET16:15 GMT0:15 9:15 AM MST11:15 AM EST20:15 UAE17:1511:15 ET10:15 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored five points Wednesday on 2-of-6 shooting as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Toronto Raptors 115-109. Bender grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 27:42 on the floor. He added one block. Bender went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Dec. 12 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:5023:50 ET10:50 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored eight points Tuesday on 3-of-7 shooting as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Sacramento Kings 99-92. Bender pulled down seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 20:53 of playing time. Bender went 2 of 6 from behind the arc.
Dec. 5 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender went scoreless Tuesday, going 0 of 1 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Toronto Raptors 126-113. Bender grabbed one rebound and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 12:47 of playing time.
Dec. 4 5:53 PM PT6:53 PM MT7:53 PM CT8:53 PM ET1:53 GMT9:53 6:53 PM MST8:53 PM EST5:53 UAE (+1)02:5320:53 ET7:53 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored three points Monday, going 1 of 5 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns topped the Philadelphia 76ers 115-101. Bender pulled down one rebound and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +2 in his 25:28 of playing time. He added four blocks. Bender went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Dec. 2 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST1:20 UAE (+1)22:2016:20 ET3:20 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored six points Saturday, going 2 of 5 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Boston Celtics 116-111. Bender grabbed one rebound and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -18 in his 16:29 of playing time. He added one block. Bender went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Nov. 29 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)03:3721:37 ET8:37 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored three points Wednesday, going 1 of 4 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Detroit Pistons 131-107. Bender grabbed two rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -6 in his 17:21 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Bender went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Nov. 28 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:2623:26 ET10:26 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender did not score Tuesday on 0-of-2 shooting as the Phoenix Suns topped the Chicago Bulls 104-99. Bender pulled down four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 22:51 of playing time.
Nov. 26 7:58 PM PT8:58 PM MT9:58 PM CT10:58 PM ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST7:58 UAE (+1)04:5822:58 ET9:58 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored nine points Sunday on 3-of-4 shooting as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Minnesota Timberwolves 119-108. Bender did not grab a rebound nor have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -4 in his 21:28 on the floor. He tacked on one steal. Bender went 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
Nov. 24 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)04:3222:32 ET9:32 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored two points Friday on 1-of-3 shooting as the Phoenix Suns lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 115-91. Bender grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -13 in his 16:36 of playing time.
Nov. 23 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET6:56 GMT14:56 11:56 PM MST1:56 AM EST10:56 UAE07:561:56 ET12:56 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored 11 points Wednesday, going 4 of 7 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Milwaukee Bucks 113-107 in overtime. Bender grabbed six rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of 0 in his 33:51 on the floor. He added one block and two steals. Bender went 3 of 4 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Though the Suns continue to start Marquese Chriss at power forward, Bender has been outplaying his disappointing teammate lately. The 2016 No. 4 overall pick has scored in double figures in three of his last five games and is 12 of 24 from 3-point range over his past seven.
Nov. 19 7:08 PM PT8:08 PM MT9:08 PM CT10:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)04:0822:08 ET9:08 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored four points Sunday on 1-of-7 shooting as the Phoenix Suns topped the Chicago Bulls 113-105. Bender grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 20:25 on the floor.
Nov. 18 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET17:40 GMT1:40 10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST21:40 UAE18:4012:40 ET11:40 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored 10 points Friday, going 3 of 7 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 122-113. Bender pulled down five rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 24:40 on the floor. He added one block. Bender went 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
Nov. 17 11:32 PM PT12:32 AM MT1:32 AM CT2:32 AM ET7:32 GMT15:32 12:32 AM MST2:32 AM EST11:32 UAE08:322:32 ET1:32 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender did not score Thursday, going 0 of 4 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Houston Rockets 142-116. Bender grabbed three rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -21 in his 22:30 on the floor.
Nov. 14 9:43 PM PT10:43 PM MT11:43 PM CT12:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE06:430:43 ET11:43 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored 15 points Monday on 6-of-8 shooting as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Los Angeles Lakers 100-93. Bender grabbed five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -2 in his 20:26 of playing time. Bender went 2 of 4 from behind the arc.
Analysis: The soon-to-be 20-year-old still has a long way to go to become a high-caliber NBA player, but he's shown signs of progress during a three-game stretch in which he's averaged 10.3 points on 60 percent shooting. Bender is 6 of 11 on 3-point attempts over that run, hitting two in all three contests.
Nov. 12 11:01 PM PT12:01 AM MT1:01 AM CT2:01 AM ET7:01 GMT15:01 12:01 AM MST2:01 AM EST11:01 UAE08:012:01 ET1:01 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Phoenix Suns topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 118-110. Bender did not grab a rebound but had an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -12 in his 18:31 of playing time. Bender went 2 of 5 from 3-point range.
Nov. 10 8:18 PM PT9:18 PM MT10:18 PM CT11:18 PM ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST8:18 UAE05:1823:18 ET10:18 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored eight points Friday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Orlando Magic 128-112. Bender grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -13 in his 18:38 of playing time. He added one block. Bender went 2 of 2 from 3-point range.
Nov. 8 8:52 PM PT9:52 PM MT10:52 PM CT11:52 PM ET4:52 GMT12:52 9:52 PM MST11:52 PM EST8:52 UAE05:5223:52 ET10:52 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored five points Wednesday, going 2 of 4 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Miami Heat 126-115. Bender grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -15 in his 26:41 of playing time.
Nov. 7 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender did not score Monday, going 0 of 2 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Brooklyn Nets 98-92. Bender grabbed four rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -15 in his 10:19 on the floor.
Nov. 5 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)04:1822:18 ET9:18 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored three points Sunday on 1-of-4 shooting as the Phoenix Suns lost to the San Antonio Spurs 112-95. Bender pulled down four rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -19 in his 20:09 of playing time. Bender went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Nov. 4 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET4:18 GMT12:18 9:18 PM MST11:18 PM EST8:18 UAE05:180:18 ET10:18 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored seven points Friday on 2-of-7 shooting as the Phoenix Suns lost to the New York Knicks 120-107. Bender pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -29 in his 26:04 on the floor. He added one block. Bender went 1 of 6 from behind the arc.
Nov. 1 7:15 PM PT8:15 PM MT9:15 PM CT10:15 PM ET2:15 GMT10:15 7:15 PM MST9:15 PM EST6:15 UAE (+1)03:1522:15 ET8:15 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored eight points Wednesday, going 3 of 9 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns topped the Washington Wizards 122-116. Bender grabbed five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 23:30 on the floor. He added one block. Bender went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Oct. 31 7:44 PM PT8:44 PM MT9:44 PM CT10:44 PM ET2:44 GMT10:44 7:44 PM MST9:44 PM EST6:44 UAE (+1)03:4422:44 ET8:44 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored 10 points Tuesday, going 4 of 8 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns defeated the Brooklyn Nets 122-114. Bender pulled down three rebounds and dished out three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +20 in his 26:36 of playing time. He added one block. Bender went 2 of 4 from 3-point range.
Oct. 29 9:01 PM PT10:01 PM MT11:01 PM CT12:01 AM ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST8:01 UAE05:010:01 ET10:01 PM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-5 shooting as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 114-107. Bender pulled down seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +2 in his 28:03 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal. Bender went 2 of 4 from behind the arc.
Oct. 26 7:56 AM PT8:56 AM MT9:56 AM CT10:56 AM ET14:56 GMT22:56 7:56 AM MST9:56 AM EST18:56 UAE16:5610:56 ET9:56 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored three points Wednesday on 1-of-4 shooting as the Phoenix Suns defeated the Utah Jazz 97-88. Bender pulled down four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +10 in his 21:11 on the floor. He added two blocks and one steal. Bender went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Oct. 24 8:13 AM PT9:13 AM MT10:13 AM CT11:13 AM ET15:13 GMT23:13 8:13 AM MST10:13 AM EST19:13 UAE17:1311:13 ET10:13 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored five points Monday, going 1 of 4 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns defeated the Sacramento Kings 117-115. Bender grabbed two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -15 in his 13:48 of playing time. Bender went 1 of 3 from 3-point range.
Oct. 22 1:29 AM PT2:29 AM MT3:29 AM CT4:29 AM ET8:29 GMT16:29 1:29 AM MST3:29 AM EST12:29 UAE10:294:29 ET3:29 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored three points Saturday, going 1 of 2 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Los Angeles Clippers 130-88. Bender grabbed two rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -22 in his 18:45 on the floor. Bender went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Oct. 21 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST19:31 UAE17:3111:31 ET10:31 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored three points Friday on 1-of-2 shooting as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Los Angeles Lakers 132-130. Bender pulled down seven rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +17 in his 19:23 on the floor. He added two blocks and one steal. Bender went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Oct. 19 6:28 AM PT7:28 AM MT8:28 AM CT9:28 AM ET13:28 GMT21:28 6:28 AM MST8:28 AM EST17:28 UAE15:289:28 ET8:28 AM CTNaN:� - Dragan Bender scored two points Wednesday, going 0 of 5 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 124-76. Bender pulled down seven rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 20:49 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
16-17 Pho 43 13.3 3.4 2.4 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.7 .354 .277 .364
17-18 Pho 30 20.3 5.0 3.4 0.9 0.3 0.7 0.9 .369 .351 .750
Career 73 16.2 4.0 2.8 0.7 0.2 0.6 0.8 .361 .313 .593

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
16-17 Pho  43 574 57 161 28 101 4 11 23 103 23 10 22 32 146
17-18 Pho  30 609 52 141 33 94 12 16 13 101 28 8 20 28 149
Career 73 1183 109 302 61 195 16 27 36 204 51 18 42 60 295


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