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Ayton, Doncic among 10 key rookies to watch in 2018-19

What’s more Shiny and New than a raw, talented class of rookie class ready to show off what it’s got? The beauty of the NBA is that every season brings a fresh crop of young talent, many of whom are able to step in and contribute in big ways right away. So which of this year’s rookies will shine brightest? ...

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Embiid: Suns' Ayton is 'about to get his ass kicked this year'

Through no fault of his own, No. 1 overall pick Deandre Ayton finds himself a marked man by All-Star center Joel Embiid. “He’s about to get his ass kicked this year,” Embiid said during an appearance on ESPN’s The Jump as part of Friday’s Media Day for the <a data-in-app-uri="thes… NBA | theScore

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Comparing Suns' Ayton to Shaq's Big Fella of 'Uncle Drew'

For hoop heads who don’t follow the college game, one of their first introductions to former Arizona freshman center Deandre Ayton might’ve been when he triumphantly declared that he’d be the Phoenix Suns’ choice with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. That was over two weeks before the Suns did in fact pick Ayton at No. ...

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Deandre Ayton arrives as symbol that Phoenix Suns are on the rise

PHOENIX (AP) — Since the heady days of Steve Nash came to an end, there have been few signs of joy from a dwindling fan base that watched the Phoenix Suns tumble to the bottom of the NBA standings and miss the playoffs for the eighth year in a row. Then came the announcement that Deandre Ayton would go to the Suns with the ...

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