|Oct. 24 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET4:02 GMT12:02 9:02 PM MST10:02 PM CST11:02 PM EST8:02 UAE06:020:02 ET11:02 PM CT3:02 - Deandre Ayton scored 18 points Wednesday on 9-of-14 shooting as the Phoenix Suns topped the Sacramento Kings 124-95. Ayton pulled down 11 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +25 in his 33:24 of playing time. He added four blocks and one steal.|
|Oct. 24 5:02 PM PT6:02 PM MT7:02 PM CT8:02 PM ET0:02 GMT8:02 5:02 PM MST6:02 PM CST7:02 PM EST4:02 UAE (+1)02:0220:02 ET7:02 PM CT23:02 - Ayton has been suspended 25 games for testing positive for a banned diuretic.
Analysis: ESPN is reporting that the players union has already started preparing an arbitration case to overturn or reduce the penalty, on the grounds that the positive test was caused by unintentional ingestion. If it's upheld, it's obviously a major blow for the Suns. The No. 1 overall pick of the 2018 draft had a strong debut to his second season, tallying 18 points on 9-of-14 shooting along with 11 rebounds and four blocks in Wednesday's opener.
|Oct. 15 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET4:04 GMT12:04 9:04 PM MST10:04 PM CST11:04 PM EST8:04 UAE06:040:04 ET11:04 PM CT3:04 - Deandre Ayton scored 14 points Monday, going 7 of 9 from the field, as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Denver Nuggets 107-102. Ayton grabbed four rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -21 in his 17:04 on the floor. He added one block.|
|Oct. 11 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST10:20 PM CST11:20 PM EST8:20 UAE06:200:20 ET11:20 PM CT3:20 - Deandre Ayton scored 10 points Thursday on 5-of-8 shooting as the Phoenix Suns fell to the Sacramento Kings 105-88. Ayton grabbed three rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -11 in his 23:30 on the floor.|
|Oct. 8 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST9:28 PM CST10:28 PM EST7:28 UAE (+1)05:2823:28 ET10:28 PM CT2:28 - Deandre Ayton scored 18 points Tuesday on 9-of-14 shooting as the Phoenix Suns topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-106. Ayton pulled down 13 rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +5 in his 20:56 of playing time. He added two blocks.|