After previously trying to hijack Jarrett Allen and Clint Capela from the Cavaliers and Hawks, the Mavericks also tried their luck with Suns to recover Deandre Ayton (18.0 points, 10.0 rebounds), as reported by the insiders Chris Haynes And Mark Stein. Proof of their aggressiveness in the market since their successful Draft.
Thus, in order to afford the pivot of phoenix, dallas friends Tim Hardaway Jr., Richaun Holmes And JaVale McGee in the balance on the evening of the Draft, but this offer did not allow the Texan leaders to satisfy their counterparts in Arizona, not seduced by a return from JaVale McGee.
Finally, it has since been rumored that the latter have decided to keep the Bahamian in their workforce, for lack of a convincing proposal, even if the discussions between the two teams may not be completely over, according to sources.
Luka Doncic and Deandre Ayton reunited?
On paper, the Mavs would in any case have found in Deandre Ayton the position 5 they are looking for so much, despite his irregularity, by associating him with Luka Doncic, a player who has the same agent and with whom he gets along well. since their joint Draft in the Top 3 in 2018.
As for the Suns, they could have bailed out their rotation with additional players, with intermediate contracts, just to begin to properly surround their Devin Booker – Bradley Beal – Kevin Durant trio.
How to read the stats? MJ = matches played; Min = Minutes; Shots = Shots made / Shots attempted; 3pts = 3-points / 3-points attempted; LF = free throws made / free throws attempted; Off = offensive rebound; Def= defensive rebound; Tot = Total bounces; Pd = assists; Fte: Personal fouls; Int = Intercepts; Bp = Lost bullets; Ct: Counters; Points = Points.