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Deandre Ayton
Ayton at the 2017 McDonald's All-American Game
No. 22 – Phoenix Suns
Personal information
Born July 23, 1998 (1998-07-23) (age 23)
Nassau, Bahamas
Nationality Bahamian
High school
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College Arizona (2017–2018)
NBA Draft 2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Phoenix Suns
Pro career 2018–present
League NBA
Career history
2018–present Phoenix Suns
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2019)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (2018)
  • Karl Malone Award (2018)
  • Pac-12 Player of the Year (2018)
  • First-team All-Pac-12 (2018)
  • Pac-12 Freshman of the Year (2018)
  • Pac-12 Tournament MOP (2018)
  • McDonald's All-American (2017)

Deandre Edoneille Chidike Ayton (born July 23, 1998) is a Bahamian professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 Conference in the 2017–18 season and was a consensus five-star prospect in the Class of 2017, as well as a McDonald's All-American. Ayton was selected with the first overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft by the Suns. He was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2019.

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