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Indiana offers Deandre Ayton a golden bridge, but…

A restricted free agent this summer, the 23-year-old pivotal accepted the Pacers’ €133m bid over four years. However, the Suns are willing to keep it.

Golden Bridge by Dendry Eaton. If Suns has so far refused to offer him a maximum contract, the Pacers have done so. The Indiana Club has already offered $133 million over four seasons to the 23-year-old, free-leaded pivotal agent. The offer was accepted by the former Arizona NCAA player according to information received fromESPN Our colleagues quoting the agents of the person concerned, Bill Duffy and Nima Namakian. Phoenix franchise executives have 48 hours to line up…or not. Otherwise, Eaton, without any consideration, could escape to Indianapolis.

Contrary to what one might think, Suns is thinking, according to him ESPN, To “match” this registry contract to a restricted free agent. The record was set in 2017, when Washington tied Brooklyn’s $107 million to Otto Porter Jr.

Not transferable until January?

Note that the hypothesis of signing and trading, which has been widely discussed in recent days, was no longer possible from the moment Eaton accepted the Pacers’ offer. However, the two clubs can still negotiate an exchange between them. And in the event that the #1 draft of 2018 stays in Phoenix, Suns won’t have a chance to trade it until January 15th at the earliest. Last but not least, Ayton will have commercial veto power for the entire upcoming season. Deandre Ayton has established himself as one of the (very) good hubs in the NBA in four years under the Phoenix colors. He finished last season with 17.2 points and 10.2 rebounds (58 games).

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