[*Extremely Captain America voice*] So you didn’t come to terms with your franchise cornerstone. With the NBA deadline for rookie contract extensions coming and going on Monday afternoon, the Phoenix Suns were unable to reach an agreement with their former No. 1 overall pick, Deandre Ayton. Mikal Bridges earned a four-year, $90 million that represents excellent value in the present…
Suns fail to give Deandre Ayton new contract extension…now what?By Gerald Bourguet
Author Gerald Bourguet
Gerald Bourguet serves as PHNX's reporter, writing savant and podcast co-host for all things Phoenix Suns. He's been a basketball fan since the day he could say "Michael Jordan," graduated from the Walter Cronkite School at ASU in 2013 with a BA and MA in sports journalism and has been covering the NBA ever since. As a credentialed media member since 2015, Gerald dealt with his Suns-related depression through his writing...until the Bubble Suns changed everything. Now, the Artist Formerly Known as Zewio is just as excited to cover winning basketball as Suns fans are to enjoy watching it.