Deandre Ayton

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Center Age: 25-273d Exp: 5 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 2023-24, Ayton will earn a base salary of $32,459,438, while carrying a cap hit of $32,459,438 and a dead cap value of $32,459,438.

    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 23.86% $32,459,438($63,373,188) $32,459,438
    2024-25 Contract details by year 26 $34,005,126 - - - $34,005,126 24.12% $34,005,126($97,378,314) $34,005,126
    2025-26 Contract details by year 27 $35,550,814 - - - $35,550,814 22.92% $35,550,814($132,929,128) $35,550,814
    2026 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    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
    2023-24 Player Cash Earnings $32,459,438 - - - $32,459,438
    Est. Earnings
    (6 seasons)
    $103,154,736 - - - $103,154,736
    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
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $32,459,438 - - - $32,459,438

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

  • Transactions

    Sep 27 2023Traded 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)
    May 7 2023Fined $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game (playoff)
    Mar 11 2023Fined $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-PHX game
    Mar 5 2023Fined $3,000 for technical foul during PHX-DAL game
    Dec 28 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-WAS game
    Nov 30 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-PHX game
    Nov 22 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-PHX game
    Nov 16 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-PHX game
    Oct 25 2022Fined $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-PHX game
    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 $4,000 for two technical fouls during PHX-NOP game
    Mar 16 2019Fined $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from 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
    03/14/2024 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during NYK-POR game
    05/07/2023 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during DEN-PHX game (playoff)
    03/11/2023 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during SAC-PHX game
    03/05/2023 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $3,000 for technical foul during PHX-DAL game
    12/28/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during PHX-WAS game
    11/30/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during CHI-PHX game
    11/22/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during LAL-PHX game
    11/16/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-PHX game
    10/25/2022 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during GSW-PHX game
    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 $2,000 for ejection (two technical fouls) from PHX-NOP game
    03/16/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $4,000 for two technical fouls during PHX-NOP game
    03/04/2019 Player contract details by year Technical Foul $2,000 for technical foul during MIL-PHX game
    25 $2,217,391
  • Statistics

    Season Team Games MPG FG% 3PT% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PT Prod Pts
    2023 POR 55 32.42 0.570 0.100 0.823 3.20 7.87 11.07 1.64 1.02 0.76 1.80 16.73 34.23
    2022 PHO 67 30.37 0.589 0.292 0.760 2.57 7.39 9.96 1.72 0.55 0.79 1.79 17.96 33.37
    2021 PHO 58 29.5 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 30.64 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 32.53 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 30.73 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 358 30.90 0.592 0.244 0.762 3.06 7.45 10.51 1.63 0.73 0.95 1.73 16.66 33.36