DeAndre Ayton, born on July 23, 1998), his hometown is located in Nassau, Bahamas (Nassau, Bahamas). He is a professional basketball player in the Bahamas. He was selected to the NBA in 2018 and serves as a center. He is currently playing for the NBA Phoenix Suns.
Location: C (No. 22)
Height: 2.11 meters / 6 feet 11
Weight: 113 kg/250 lbs
Team: Phoenix Suns
School: University of Arizona
Draft: No. 1 pick in the first round of 2018
Salary this season: $10.02 million
In high school, he was selected for the Nike Basketball Summit World Team roster by virtue of his outstanding performance. He studied at the University of Arizona in college and showed great potential in his freshman year. He could protect the frame, attack and defend. He played 35 games and averaged 20.1 points, 11.6 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.9 blocks in 33.5 minutes per game. It is worth mentioning that Ayton was involved in bribery during his college career.
In 2018, he entered the NBA as the No. 1 pick in the draft and joined the Suns. With excellent physical fitness and solid offensive foundation, the Suns quickly identified him and Booker as the core of the team. Ayton is an excellent traditional center with strong frame protection ability, good athletic ability and certain shooting ability, but the first two seasons were not smooth, until Paul joined, his potential was fully stimulated.