Deandre Ayton's future with the Suns?

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What do you think Deandre Ayton's immediate future is with the Suns?

Poll ended at Thu Jul 07, 2022 11:47 am

Suns keep him for the duration of the 2022-2023 season
8
31%
He's on the roster to start the season but is traded mid-season
2
8%
Suns trade him before the season starts
16
62%
 
Total votes: 26

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Re: Deandre Ayton's future with the Suns?

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JeremyG wrote:
Sun Jul 17, 2022 9:56 am
When Ayton played 34 or more minutes last season:
20.7 ppg
11.5 rpg
Suns record: 9-1

And in the playoffs:
22.5 ppg
10.5 rpg
Suns record: 4-0
I think the context is missing here, which it often is in conversations about Ayton's stats.

When he gets that many minutes, is it that Monty just randomly decides to play him more? Or is it that Ayton's play during those games gives Monty a compelling reason to play him more? Conversely, when doesn't receive those minutes, again, is it Monty randomly saying "I don't want to play Ayton" or does Ayton's play on the court factor into why he isn't getting more minutes?

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Re: Deandre Ayton's future with the Suns?

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There isn't a vendetta against Ayton reaching his full potential from the Suns.

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