Atlanta are not ready to offer Phoenix center DeAndre Ayton a maximum contract, writes The Athletic.
Previously reportedthat the Suns plan to trade the player, who is an unrestricted free agent, in a sign-and-trade scheme.
Several teams are expected to compete for Ayton and offer him a deal worth over $30 million a year.
In the 2022 playoffs, the center averaged 17.9 points, 8.9 rebounds and 0.8 blocks.
Crazy draft for Oklahoma. What was it and what will happen next?