Deandre Ayton

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Center Age: 24-80d Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2018 College: Arizona Agent(s): Nima Namakian, Bill Duffy

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  • Current Contract

    Deandre Ayton signed a 4 year / $132,929,128 contract with the Phoenix Suns, including $132,929,128 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $33,232,282. In 2022-23, Ayton will earn a base salary of $30,913,750, while carrying a cap hit of $30,913,750 and a dead cap value of $30,913,750.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $132,929,128
    Average Salary: $33,232,282
    Guaranteed at Signing $132,929,128
    Signed Using: Maximum/Cap Space
    Free Agent: 2026 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Likely Incent. Unlikely Incent. Trade Bonus Cap Hit Pct of League Cap Yearly Cash Guaranteed
    2022-23 Contract details by year 24 $30,913,750 - - - $30,913,750 25.00% $30,913,750($30,913,750) $30,913,750
    2023-24 Contract details by year 25 $32,459,438 - - - $32,459,438 24.22% $32,459,438($63,373,188) $32,459,438
    2024-25 Contract details by year 26 $34,005,126 - - - $34,005,126 23.78% $34,005,126($97,378,314) $34,005,126
    2025-26 Contract details by year 27 $35,550,814 - - - $35,550,814 24.06% $35,550,814($132,929,128) $35,550,814
    2026 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Trade Restriction: This player cannot be traded until Jan 15, 2023.
    Contract Notes:
    • Agreed to & signed offer sheet from Indiana 7/14/22 (Highest offer sheet in NBA history), Phoenix has 48 hours to match. Phoenix matched offer sheet on 7/14/22
    • Cannot be traded until 1/15/23, but also has a one year no-trade clause that allows Ayton to block any trade there after (cannot be traded to Indiana for one year).
    Sources: Spotrac

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    2018-2021Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $40,379,230
    Average Salary: $10,094,808
    Guaranteed at Signing $17,728,080
    Signed Using: Entry Level/Rookie
    Free Agent: 2022 / RFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    A look at the calculated cash earnings for Deandre Ayton, including any upcoming years.

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    2018-19 Player Cash Earnings $8,165,160 - - - $8,165,160
    2019-20* Player Cash Earnings $8,965,238 - - - $8,965,238
    2020-21 Player Cash Earnings $10,018,200 - - - $10,018,200
    2021-22 Player Cash Earnings $12,632,950 - - - $12,632,950
    2022-23 Player Cash Earnings $30,913,750 - - - $30,913,750
    Est. Earnings
    (5 seasons)
    $70,695,298 - - - $70,695,298
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $32,459,438 - - - $32,459,438
    2024-25 Player Cash Earnings $34,005,126 - - - $34,005,126
    2025-26 Player Cash Earnings $35,550,814 - - - $35,550,814
    $172,710,676 - - - $172,710,676
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Trade Kicker Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $70,695,298 - - - $70,695,298

    * earnings may include deduction of original cashed earned due to shortened season

  • Transactions

    Jul 18 2022Signed a 4 year $132.93 million contract with Phoenix (PHX) - having matched Offer Sheet signed with Indiana (IND)
    Jul 14 2022Agreed to a 4 year $132.93 million maximum Offer Sheet with Indiana (IND) - highest in NBA History; Phoenix (PHX) has 48 hours to match
    Jun 27 2022Phoenix (PHX) extended $16.4 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
    Mar 23 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game
    Dec 23 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-PHX game
    Nov 4 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-PHX game
    Oct 22 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAL game
    Jun 30 2021Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAC game (playoff)
    Dec 20 2020Phoenix (PHX) exercised $12.63 million option for 2021-22
    Aug 2 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHX game
    Feb 24 2020Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-UTH game
    Oct 24 2019Suspended 25 games (forfeit $2,173,391) for violating the NBA’s Anti-Drug policy with a positive test for a diuretic
    Oct 11 2019Phoenix (PHX) exercised $10.02 million option for 2020-21
    Mar 16 2019Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from PHX-NOP game
    Mar 16 2019Fined $4,000 for two technical fouls during PHX-NOP game
    Mar 4 2019Fined $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-PHX game
    Jul 3 2018Signed a 4 year $40.38 million rookie scale contract with Phoenix (PHX)
    Jun 21 2018Drafted by Phoenix (PHX): Round 1 (#1 overall)
  • Fines & Suspensions

    A look at the reported fines & suspensions for Deandre Ayton, and the financial implications.

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/12/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-DAL game (playoff)
    03/23/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game
    12/23/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during OKC-PHX game
    11/04/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during HOU-PHX game
    10/22/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAL game
    06/30/2021 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-LAC game (playoff)
    08/02/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DAL-PHX game
    02/24/2020 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-UTH game
    10/24/2019 Player contract details by year PEDs 25 games $2,173,391 for violating the NBA’s Anti-Drug policy with a positive test for a diuretic
    03/16/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during PHX-NOP game
    03/16/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from PHX-NOP game
    03/04/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-PHX game
    25 $2,197,391
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2021 PHO 58 1711 0.634 0.368 0.746 2.57 7.66 10.22 1.45 0.69 0.69 1.57 17.19 32.82
    2020 PHO 69 2114 0.626 0.200 0.769 3.32 7.23 10.55 1.43 0.59 1.17 1.49 14.45 31.31
    2019 PHO 38 1236 0.546 0.231 0.753 3.87 7.61 11.47 1.89 0.68 1.53 2.11 18.16 37.08
    2018 PHO 71 2182 0.585 0.000 0.746 3.14 7.13 10.27 1.76 0.86 0.94 1.77 16.32 33.12
    Totals 236 30.69 0.599 0.250 0.754 3.17 7.36 10.53 1.61 0.71 1.04 1.69 16.28 33.15