After months of speculation about where Deandre Ayton could end up, he will be remaining with the Phoenix Suns for the foreseeable future. Ayton agreed to a four-year, $133 million offer sheet with the Indiana Pacers, the largest offer sheet for a restricted free agent in NBA history. The Suns...
The Phoenix Suns retained Deandre Ayton when they matched his four-year, $133 million offer sheet with the Indiana Pacers. With the Suns not offering Ayton an extension before the season and any sort of deal in his restricted free agency, they signaled that they don't value him in a way we typically see for players of his caliber.
Phoenix Suns’ big man Deandre Ayton has made incremental improvements across his four-year NBA career, now considered a max level player after re-signing with the franchise on a four-year, $133 million contract. The 24-year-old still has plenty of improvement to fulfill after being taken with the number one overall...
Deandre Ayton is a Phoenix Suns center for at least 4 more years... we think? We dedicated an entire episode to talk all things DA. The contract, the money, the aftermath, the whole ordeal, and what we think may happen with that contract in the future. Find this episode on...
The Phoenix Suns are not known as a franchise that will spend a lot of money to upgrade the roster. They have been trying to shake that label the last few NBA seasons as they have become contenders in the Western Conference. This offseason, that has already been put to the test and will continue to be.
Deandre Ayton faces an uphill battle to make an All-Star team for the Phoenix Suns during his new four-year contract. Brendon Kleen talks about what to expect.
All offseason, the Phoenix Suns were at the helm of any rumor or report concerning free agency mostly thanks to the status of then-restricted free agent Deandre Ayton. From a distance, Ayton last moments with the team would be the image of him sitting on the bench in Game 7's blowout loss to the Dallas Mavericks at home, exchanging words with coach Monty Williams.
Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton was perhaps the most popular person of the NBA offseason thanks to his status as a restricted free agent. At times, it felt as if Ayton was one of the trending topics of the world, basketball or not. Ayton's case was rare, as he was...
For at least a few hours, it appeared that Deandre Ayton would no longer be a member of the team that drafted him No. 1 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft. Last week, the Indiana Pacers and Ayton agreed to the largest offer sheet in the history of the NBA, a four-year, $133 million maximum contract. The Suns had 48 hours to match the offer or lose Ayton without compensation.
Deandre Ayton says he gained generational wealth that can help his family and many others after signing a four-year, $133 million maximum contract extension to return to the Phoenix Suns on Monday. But there was also a business lesson involved, too, for the young center as the contract initially came...
Deandre Ayton just inked a new max contract with the Phoenix Suns and will be expected to keep improving. Brendon Kleen details three ways Ayton can improve.
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The Pacers gave it a shot but came up emptyhanded in their pursuit of Suns star Deandre Ayton. Indiana signed the restricted free agent center to a four-year, $133 million max offer sheet — the largest in league history — but Phoenix quickly matched it to retain the 2018 No. 1 overall pick.
PHOENIX, Ariz. ( KYMA, KECY-TV ) - On Monday, Phoenix Suns Center Deandre Ayton signed a four-year, $133 million maximum contract extension to remain in the valley of the sun. Last week, the Indiana Pacers made the initial offer and the Suns had an opportunity to match which they immediately did.
Deandre Ayton on signing new contract with Suns, putting free agency drama behind him: 'I just treated everything like a business'
Deandre Ayton has officially re-signed with the Suns, but he certainly took a bumpy road back to Phoenix. The soon-to-be 24-year-old center, who entered the offseason as a restricted free agent, signed a four-year, $133 million maximum offer sheet with the Pacers last week. The Suns quickly matched that offer sheet, allowing them to maintain a core that also features Chris Paul, Devin Booker and Mikal Bridges.