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Offseason Beat: Draft Rumor Roundup

2 monthes ago   |   By Rotoworld

Draft Day has arrived and there's plenty of news and rumors to discuss. Deandre Ayton is the consensus No. 1 pick, but what happens next?
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Joel Embiid rips Deandre Ayton after being compared to him

2 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

Joel Embiid wasted little time shutting down comparisons between himself and Deandre Ayton.Ayton was selected No. 1 overall by the Phoenix Suns during Thursday's NBA Draft. Leading up to the draft, Ayton had been compared to Joel Embiid because of his big personality. Embiid took to his Twitter account and reminded us not only does he have a magnetic personality, but he also plays defense. Ayton has been an NBA player for only a few hours and he's already in the crosshairs of Joel Embiid. That's not a good start considering that Embiid is a social media MVP. Welcome to the NBA, Deandre Ayton.
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Joel Embiid Rips Deandre Ayton Comparison, Draymond Green Weighs in on Twitter

2 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Philadelphia 76ers big man Joel Embiid isn't a fan of particular draft comparisons. After the Phoenix Suns selected University of Arizona big man Deandre Ayton with the No...
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Joel Embiid Fires Shot At Top Pick Deandre Ayton During NBA Draft

2 monthes ago   |   By NESN

Joel Embiid wants you to keep his name out of your mouth, especially on draft night.
The Philadelphia 76ers center was brought up a few times during Thursday's 2018 NBA Draft, first in comparison to No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton and then again with No. 14 overall pick Michael Porter Jr.
Porter was expected to be a top 10 pick but slid due to medical concerns before being selected by the Denver Nuggets. A few analysts tried to compare the possibility of Porter missing games to Embiid's injury issues during his first three NBA seasons, but the big man wasn't having it.
Keep my name out of...
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Suns To Acquire Mikal Bridges From Sixers

2 monthes ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

After selecting Deandre Ayton with the first overall pick to kick off the draft, the Suns have agreed to acquire another top-10 prospect. According to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports , Phoenix has reached a deal with the Sixers that will send No. 10 overall pick Mikal Bridges to the Suns, with No. 16 pick Zhaire Smith heading to Philadelphia.
In addition to Smith, the Sixers will receive the Heat's 2021 first-round pick from Phoenix, tweets Charania.
More to come...
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2018 NBA Draft Tracker: Suns select with Deandre Ayton with No. 1 Pick

2 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Phoenix Suns got their man with the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, adding Deandre Ayton first overall, as had long been expected.
Atlanta and Dallas added some drama to the top five as well, swapping the Nos. 3 and 5 picks to send Slovenian guard Luka Doncic to the Mavericks and Oklahoma's Trae Young to the Hawks.
Follow every pick and all the action from the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft in New York with our NBA Draft Tracker.
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Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton 1st overall in NBA draft

Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton 1st overall in NBA draft

2 monthes ago   |   By CBC

The Phoenix Suns have made Deandre Ayton the first No. 1 pick in franchise history. The Suns stayed close to home Thursday to take the Arizona centre who averaged 20.1 points and 11.6 rebounds in his lone college season.
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DeAndre Ayton Taken No. 1 by Suns in 2018 NBA Draft; Skip Bayless Applauds Pick

2 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Phoenix Suns have a new franchise centerpiece, and his name is Deandre Ayton. Following a sensational freshman season with the Arizona Wildcats, Ayton came off the board at No...
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Twitter reacts to Suns taking Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall

2 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

The worst-kept secret in the NBA was finally made official on Thursday night when the Phoenix Suns made Deandre Ayton the No. 1 pick of the 2018 NBA Draft.For his part, Ayton's final five minutes before being introduced as a Suns player were a bit tense. - Davis Weddle June 21, 2018 The Arizona Wildcat spent one year at the collegiate level, averaging 20.1 points, 11.6 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game. Now he'll join Devin Booker and Co. as the Suns continue to rebuild.Twitter had some great reactions to this pick, starting with a quote from the man himself. - Andy F June 21, 2018
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Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton with No. 1 pick in NBA Draft

2 monthes ago   |   By NBA

NEW YORK - The Phoenix Suns made Deandre Ayton the first No. 1 pick in franchise history Thursday night, and his former high school teammate Marvin Bagley III followed.
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NBA Draft 2018: Suns take DeAndre Ayton at No. 1

2 monthes ago   |   By FanSided

In a surprise to no one, the Phoenix Suns stayed in-state and selected the big man from the Bahamas, DeAndre Ayton at the top of the draft. DeAndre Ayton told us himself after completing his lone pre-draft workout in Phoenix that he knew he would be the number one pick and now it is official....
NBA Draft 2018: Suns take DeAndre Ayton at No. 1 - FanSided - FanSided - Sports News, Entertainment, Lifestyle & Technology - 300+ Sites
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Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft for his boom potential

2 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

It was never a secret, the Suns took Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall
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Suns stay close to home, pick Zona's Ayton at 1

2 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The Suns are hoping star center Deandre Ayton will pay immediate dividends to a team that finished an NBA-worst 21-61 and was last in the league in offensive and defensive efficiency.
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Suns pick Deandre Ayton No. 1 as NBA draft kicks off

Suns pick Deandre Ayton No. 1 as NBA draft kicks off

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

Deandre Ayton will stay in the desert. The Suns on Thursday night made the Arizona stud center the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, as most experts predicted. The 7-foot-1 big man dominated in his only college season, averaging 20 points and 11 rebounds in leading the Wildcats to the Pac-12 regular-season and conference...
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Suns select Deandre Ayton with No. 1 overall pick in 2018 draft

2 monthes ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

Right pick, but future star?
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Deandre Ayton NBA Draft 2018: Scouting Report for Phoenix Suns' Pick

2 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

The Phoenix Suns have selected Deandre Ayton in the 2018 NBA draft. He's the most physically advanced prospect in the draft but also one who's skilled offensively with an inside-out game that should translate to today's NBA...
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Phoenix Suns select Arizona center Deandre Ayton with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

2 monthes ago   |   By Fox Sports

NEW YORK Phoenix Suns select Arizona center Deandre Ayton with No. 1 pick in NBA draft.
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NBA Draft 2018: Suns select Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall

NBA Draft 2018: Suns select Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall

2 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The Suns took Arizona center Deandre Ayton with the No. 1 overall pick.
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Suns make Ayton No. 1 pick

2 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

With the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, the Phoenix Suns selected Arizona center Deandre Ayton. Ayton was a man among boys during his freshman season, demolishing collegiate competition to the tune of 20.1 points and 11.6 rebounds on 61 percent shooting. Not only was he physically overwhelming, but he also showed clever scoring instincts and finesse in the post, while flashing the ability to stretch beyond the arc with a promising jumper. He will be lethal in transition and as a pick-and-roll target. The concerns with Ayton are on the defensive end, where he is capable but uninterested. The...
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Suns Select Deandre Ayton With No. 1 Pick

Suns Select Deandre Ayton With No. 1 Pick

2 monthes ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

The Suns picked up their center of the future by taking Arizona's Deandre Ayton with the first selection in tonight's draft.
The 19-year-old out of the Bahamas has been projected as the top pick for several weeks now, separating himself from the field with a strong performance during his freshman year with the Wildcats. Standing 7'1″, Ayton was dominant in the collegiate ranks, averaging 20.1 points, 11.6 rebounds and 1.9 blocks per game.
Confident that he would be the overall top choice, Ayton conducted his only pre-draft workout for the Suns. Phoenix also brought in Duke's Marvin Bagley...
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