Deandre Ayton

Age: 25-340d (Jul 23, 1998)
Exp: 6 Years
Country: BS
College: Arizona
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2018
Agent(s): Nima Namakian, Bill Duffy
2024-25 Cap Hit

$34,005,126

2024-25 Cash

$34,005,126

Career Earnings

$103,154,736

2022-2025 maximum (CURRENT)

Deandre Ayton signed a 4 year , $132,929,128 contract with the Phoenix Suns, including $132,929,128 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $33,232,282. In 2024-25, Ayton will earn a base salary of $34,005,126, while carrying a cap hit of $34,005,126 and a dead cap value of $34,005,126.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $132,929,128
Average Salary:
$33,232,282
GTD at Sign:
$132,929,128
Total GTD:
$132,929,128
Signed Using:
cap-space
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2022-23 24 $30,913,750 25.00% $30,913,750 20.57% $30,913,750 $30,913,750
2023-24 25 $32,459,438 23.86% $32,459,438 19.64% $32,459,438 $63,373,188
2024-25 26 $34,005,126 24.12% $34,005,126 19.85% $34,005,126 $97,378,314
2025-26 27 $35,550,814 22.92% $35,550,814 18.87% $35,550,814 $132,929,128
2026-27 28
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Luxury Tax
2022-23 24 $30,913,750 - - $30,913,750 25.00% $30,913,750
2023-24 25 $32,459,438 - - $32,459,438 23.86% $32,459,438
2024-25 26 $34,005,126 - - $34,005,126 24.12% $34,005,126
2025-26 27 $35,550,814 - - $35,550,814 22.92% $35,550,814
2026-27 28
UFA
Year Age Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2022-23 24 $30,913,750 $30,913,750 $30,913,750 $30,913,750 $33,232,282
2023-24 25 $32,459,438 $32,459,438 $63,373,188 $31,686,594 $34,005,126
2024-25 26 $34,005,126 $34,005,126 $97,378,314 $32,459,438 $34,777,970
2025-26 27 $35,550,814 $35,550,814 $132,929,128 $33,232,282 $35,550,814
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).
Source: Spotrac

2018-2021 Rookie

Deandre Ayton signed a 4 year , $40,379,230 contract with the Phoenix Suns, including $40,379,230 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,094,808.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $40,379,230
Average Salary:
$10,094,808
GTD at Sign:
$17,728,080
Total GTD:
$40,379,230
Signed Using:
rookie-scale-exception
Free Agent:
2022 / RFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$103,154,736

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2018 20
Active
$8,165,160
$8,165,160
2019 21
Active
$8,965,238
$17,130,398
2020 22
Active / Club Exercised
$10,018,200
$27,148,598
2021 23
Active / Club Exercised
$12,632,950
$39,781,548
2022 24
Active
$30,913,750
$70,695,298
2023 25
Active
$32,459,438
$103,154,736
Total      
$103,154,736
$103,154,736
2024 26
Active
$34,005,126
2025 27
Active
$35,550,814
Total
$172,710,676
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2018
20
$8,165,160
$8,165,160
$8,165,160
2019
21
$8,965,238
$8,965,238
$17,130,398
2020
22
$10,018,200
$10,018,200
$27,148,598
2021
23
$12,632,950
$12,632,950
$39,781,548
2022
24
$30,913,750
$30,913,750
$70,695,298
2023
25
$32,459,438
$32,459,438
$103,154,736
Total
$103,154,736
$103,154,736
$103,154,736
2024
26
$34,005,126
$34,005,126
2025
27
$35,550,814
$35,550,814
Total
$172,710,676
$172,710,676

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
5 $70,695,298 - - $70,695,298
1 $32,459,438 - - $32,459,438

Injuries

Year Dates Games Missed Reason
2018-19 PHX Jan 20, 2019 - Feb 01, 2019 6 Ankle
2018-19 PHX Apr 01, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019 5 Ankle
2019-20 PHX Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 29, 2019 5 Ankle
2019-20 PHX Feb 10, 2020 - Feb 20, 2020 2 Ankle
2019-20 PHX Mar 06, 2020 - Mar 11, 2020 3 Ankle
2020-21 PHX May 13, 2021 - May 16, 2021 3 Knee
2021-22 PHX Nov 02, 2021 - Nov 03, 2021 1 Leg
2021-22 PHX Nov 06, 2021 - Nov 14, 2021 5 Leg
2021-22 PHX Dec 10, 2021 - Dec 13, 2021 2 Illness
2021-22 PHX Dec 27, 2021 - Jan 05, 2022 5 Health Protocols
2021-22 PHX Jan 17, 2022 - Jan 31, 2022 7 Ankle
2021-22 PHX Apr 03, 2022 - Apr 03, 2022 1 Rest
2021-22 PHX Apr 06, 2022 - Apr 07, 2022 1 Ankle
2021-22 PHX Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 10, 2022 1 Rest
2022-23 PHX Oct 30, 2022 - Nov 03, 2022 2 Ankle
2022-23 PHX Dec 15, 2022 - Dec 18, 2022 2 Ankle
2022-23 PHX Jan 10, 2023 - Jan 12, 2023 2 Ankle
2022-23 PHX Jan 21, 2023 - Jan 25, 2023 3 Illness
2022-23 PHX Mar 19, 2023 - Mar 26, 2023 4 Hip
2022-23 PHX Apr 07, 2023 - Apr 07, 2023 1 Rest
2022-23 PHX Apr 09, 2023 - Apr 09, 2023 1 Rest
2023-24 POR Nov 22, 2023 - Nov 25, 2023 1 Back
2023-24 POR Dec 06, 2023 - Dec 13, 2023 3 Knee
2023-24 POR Dec 26, 2023 - Jan 16, 2024 11 Knee
2023-24 POR Jan 17, 2024 - Jan 17, 2024 1 Personal
2023-24 POR Feb 08, 2024 - Feb 09, 2024 1 Illness
2023-24 POR Mar 01, 2024 - Mar 08, 2024 5 Hand
2023-24 POR Mar 22, 2024 - Mar 28, 2024 4 Elbow
2023-24 POR Apr 14, 2024 - Apr 14, 2024 1 Back
  • Sep 27, 2023 Traded to Portland (POR) from Phoenix (PHX) as part of a 3-team trade: Milwaukee (MIL) traded Grayson Allen to Phoenix (PHX); Milwaukee (MIL) traded Jrue Holiday, 2029 1st round pick, 2028 1st round pick and 2030 1st round pick to Portland (POR); Phoenix (PHX) traded Toumani Camara to Portland (POR); Portland (POR) traded Damian Lillard to Milwaukee (MIL); Portland (POR) traded Jusuf Nurkic, Nassir Little and Keon Johnson to Phoenix (PHX)
  • Jul 18, 2022 Signed a 4 year $132.93 million contract with Phoenix (PHX) - having matched Offer Sheet signed with Indiana (IND)
  • Jul 14, 2022 Agreed 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, 2022 Phoenix (PHX) extended $16.4 million Qualifying Offer; becomes a Restricted Free Agent
  • Dec 20, 2020 Phoenix (PHX) exercised $12.63 million option for 2021-22
  • Oct 24, 2019 Suspended 25 games (forfeit $2,173,391) for violating the NBA’s Anti-Drug policy with a positive test for a diuretic
  • Oct 11, 2019 Phoenix (PHX) exercised $10.02 million option for 2020-21
  • Jul 03, 2018 Signed a 4 year $40.38 million rookie scale contract with Phoenix (PHX)
  • Jun 21, 2018 Drafted by Phoenix (PHX): Round 1 (#1 overall)

Fines

Date Reason Fine Amount
Mar 04, 2019 for technical foul during MIL-PHX game $2,000
Mar 16, 2019 for two technical fouls during PHX-NOP game $4,000
Mar 16, 2019 for ejection (two technical fouls) from PHX-NOP game $2,000
Feb 24, 2020 for technical foul during PHX-UTH game $2,000
Aug 02, 2020 for technical foul during DAL-PHX game $2,000
Jun 30, 2021 for technical foul during PHX-LAC game (playoff) $2,000
Oct 22, 2021 for technical foul during PHX-LAL game $2,000
Nov 04, 2021 for technical foul during HOU-PHX game $2,000
Dec 23, 2021 for technical foul during OKC-PHX game $2,000
Mar 23, 2022 for technical foul during PHX-MIN game $2,000
May 12, 2022 for technical foul during PHX-DAL game (playoff) $2,000
Oct 25, 2022 for technical foul during GSW-PHX game $2,000
Nov 16, 2022 for technical foul during GSW-PHX game $2,000
Nov 22, 2022 for technical foul during LAL-PHX game $2,000
Nov 30, 2022 for technical foul during CHI-PHX game $2,000
Dec 28, 2022 for technical foul during PHX-WAS game $2,000
Mar 05, 2023 for technical foul during PHX-DAL game $3,000
Mar 11, 2023 for technical foul during SAC-PHX game $3,000
May 07, 2023 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game (playoff) $2,000
Mar 14, 2024 for technical foul during NYK-POR game $2,000

Suspensions

Date Reason Games Suspended Fine Amount
Oct 24, 2019 for violating the NBA’s Anti-Drug policy with a positive test for a diuretic 25 $2,173,391
Year Team GP GS Min/Gm Pt/Gm Reb/Gm Ast/Gm Stl/Gm Blk/Gm FG% 3PT% FT%
2023 POR 55 55 32.4 16.7 11.1 1.6 1.0 0.8 .570 .100 .823
2022 PHO 67 67 30.4 18.0 10.0 1.7 0.6 0.8 .589 .292 .760
2021 PHO 58 58 29.5 17.2 10.2 1.4 0.7 0.7 .634 .368 .746
2020 PHO 69 69 30.6 14.4 10.6 1.4 0.6 1.2 .626 .200 .769
2019 PHO 38 32 32.5 18.2 11.5 1.9 0.7 1.5 .546 .231 .753
2018 PHO 71 70 30.7 16.3 10.3 1.8 0.9 0.9 .585 .746
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