ESPN Brian Windhorst said on The Hoop Collective’s latest podcast that he will be “watching Indiana” in regards to restricted free agent DeAndre Ayton. and that the Pacers were interested in a potential trade for Ayton before last season’s February trade deadline (38:20 mark), even though the Suns were reluctant to part with their core at the time.
Source: Timothy Rapp @ Bleacher Report
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Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
DeJonte Murray traded to Atlanta, a look at the trading market for John Collins, DeAndre Ayton’s interest, a preview of DeAndre Hunter’s renewal talks, Delon Wright and Lou Williams news and more with @Chris Kirshner on the @JorgeSierra podcast hoopshype.com/lists/hawks-en… – 19:32
Paul Garcia @Paul GarciaNBA
With a new $123.6 million projected salary cap, the Spurs’ maximum space increases from $34.4 million to $36 million.
Still enough to offer a free agent with 0 to 6 years of experience a maximum contract (example: Ayton) − 14:57
Rylan Stiles @Rylan_Stiles
Fresh news from our friends @betonline_ag on the odds of free agents landing at OKC. Thunder is Russ’ favorite when not in LA, also mentioned by Ayton and Robinson. pic.twitter.com/U7IrXuOVnr – 13:23
Jake Fisher @JakeLFisher
Notebook to free agency @BR_NBA starts with Portland, Brunson/New York, Ayton and Bridges, Wizards, Dejont trades, some new Toronto data, Miami details, Boston targets and more: bleacherreport.com/articles/10040… – 7:40 am
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John Gambadoro: Hearing this DeAndre Ayton met with his agent Bill Duffy today to discuss options for tomorrow.. -by using Twitter / June 30, 2022
NBA Center: “[The Suns] believe they could find a number of other centers that could give them the same type of product as DeAndre Ayton.” 😳 – ESPN’s Brian Windhorst (h/t @The Jump) pic.twitter.com/qJReKLQK7Y – via Twitter @TheNBACentral / June 29, 2022
Clutch Points: Phoenix Suns ‘reluctant’ to offer Deandra Ayton a full max contract. The teams are gearing up for a signing and trade scenario involving Ayton, according to @Adrian Wojnarowski. “There is maximum money in the market for DeAndre Ayton.” pic.twitter.com/9yazpbeOpy – via Twitter @ClutchPointsApp / June 29, 2022