NBA Draft 2018: Deandre Ayton confident he's going No. 1 overall

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Confidence is all the time essential, and 2018 NBA Draft prospect Deandre Ayton definitely has a lot.

Ayton, a one-yr star at Arizona, is essentially thought-about the almost certainly candidate to be chosen by the Suns later this month, and he is already guaranteeing it.

The 7-foot ahead advised media Wednesday after understanding for the Suns he does not really feel the necessity to exercise for anybody else. He already is aware of who’s going to select him.

“I do know I’m going primary,” Ayton stated, and was then requested what he considered partnering with Devin Booker. “That’s Shaq and Kobe…We might actually make one thing occur in Phoenix.”

Ayton averaged 20.1 factors and eleven.6 rebounds per recreation final season for the Wildcats. He additionally averaged 1.9 blocks and made sixty one % of his subject-aim makes an attempt.

Many believed the Suns have been leaning towards choosing European star Luka Doncic with the highest decide after hiring his former coach Igor Kokoskov as their very own head coach. However Ayton appears sure he would be the prime decide.