Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton No. 1 overall in 2018 NBA draft [pick/analysis/interview] | ESPN

  • Published on Jun 22, 2018
  • With their first top pick in franchise history, the Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton from the University of Arizona with the No. 1 overall in the 2018 NBA draft.
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  • The Spirit Kid
    The Spirit Kid 3 months ago +1

    I love those Az Wildcats jerseys.. much more they need that cup cutoff in the nba

  • Eric John
    Eric John 6 months ago

    The Phoenix Suns has so much potential to be the a playoff contender but curse with shitty staffs and greedy GM.

  • Derek Huntington
    Derek Huntington 8 months ago

    Facts Shaq and Kobe 2.0

  • Geert Matthys
    Geert Matthys 8 months ago

    When Ayton gets the Hakeem shuffle down he's unstoppable

  • That1Newb
    That1Newb 8 months ago

    That my family

  • Jerren Panei
    Jerren Panei 8 months ago

    Hakeem Olajuwon?

  • Jacey Gaither
    Jacey Gaither 9 months ago

    Dont love the embiid comparison, Ayton is way more athletic.

  • cobra 1
    cobra 1 9 months ago

    I don't like the suns but I hope he helps Devin booker because booker deserves to win a champion and the way he is going he will be in talk of the all time greats

  • dannz locker
    dannz locker 9 months ago

    Suns 3 hood now Booker,Ayton,Bridges... agresive pg, atlethic defender and post ayton, wing defender and fast bridges... i hope suns consistent with this team young..

  • Lawis Clems
    Lawis Clems 9 months ago

    One thing I'm sure someone gonna be a bust

  • Caleb Francis
    Caleb Francis 9 months ago


  • mexicool187
    mexicool187 9 months ago

    I remember seeing this guy crossing the street one time in Tucson i was like Damn he's f*** n tall! 😵

  • Sheen Estivez
    Sheen Estivez 9 months ago

    Bledsoe in Milwaukee

  • Sheen Estivez
    Sheen Estivez 9 months ago

    Alex Len bout to goto the g league after practicing with this guy

  • Bummy Davis
    Bummy Davis 9 months ago

    Lose to Buffalo in the first round ( a team that doesn't even have a Top 100 player) and be awarded with the #1 pick....only in America Brehs

  • Jerry Flier
    Jerry Flier 9 months ago

  • PassiveCashFlow
    PassiveCashFlow 9 months ago

    Doncic just won Euro MVP at 19, his floor and ceiling are HIGH

  • Lavardo coleby
    Lavardo coleby 9 months ago


  • Fatal ZoZo
    Fatal ZoZo 9 months ago

    These Kids are not humans .

  • DestructableMe
    DestructableMe 9 months ago

    ESPN two of your people acted very cringy with Ayton at points

  • Rick M.
    Rick M. 9 months ago

    "He's very good at the post."
    Yeah I'd think so, especially because hes 7 FUCKING 1.

  • chester tam
    chester tam 9 months ago

    Yess great to be shhns fan once again the future is ours booker ayton whooohooooo

  • Александр Теребунский

    his comprassion more of KAT not The Process

  • Emang96
    Emang96 9 months ago

    But isn't Eric Bledsoe on the Bucks? 4:32

  • latara dell
    latara dell 9 months ago

    The Bahamian and Jamaican flag.His mom is Jamaican.He is a Caribbean man.FYI that was not Andrea his mom.His mom is on the dark colored dress.

  • friedchickken
    friedchickken 9 months ago

    Best picks:
    DeAndre Ayton
    Mo Bamba
    Lonnie Walker IV
    DeAnthony Melton
    Luka Doncic
    Marvin Bagley III
    Aaron Holiday

  • Teyhi TeshiOHHH
    Teyhi TeshiOHHH 9 months ago

    Suns gon have the worst defense in the league

  • Jasonjjw west
    Jasonjjw west 9 months ago

    Looks like the NBA needs some diversity.

  • Rob Z
    Rob Z 9 months ago

    Anthony Davis 2.0

  • Renz Viloria
    Renz Viloria 9 months ago


  • Marl Jayson Paiste
    Marl Jayson Paiste 9 months ago

    Bagley thought he was gonna get picked @ 1 u can tell the disappointment in his face 0:16

  • Salmatex
    Salmatex 9 months ago

    I hope not the next Anthony Bennet for this kid.

  • Koh Smoger
    Koh Smoger 9 months ago

    I don’t think I’ve ever seen a number 1 picked hated on more than Ayton. He was projected number 1 for a reason. Nothing in the NBA is a sure thing anyways.

  • Koh Smoger
    Koh Smoger 9 months ago

    If I was betting someone to be a bust in this draft its definitely Trae Young not Ayton. Let the dude play, before you call a man a bust. Remember when people were calling Embiid a bust.

  • Cameron 13
    Cameron 13 9 months ago +5

    We are going to be a contender with Booker Ayton Jackson and Mikal Bridges with players like Chris and Ullis still there we are going to be scary

  • Christopher Fairfield
    Christopher Fairfield 9 months ago

    LETS GO SUNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • adrian brian
    adrian brian 9 months ago

    He seems humble... I like him already

  • Eric Ruiz
    Eric Ruiz 9 months ago

    Thought my Jazz were going to be the best out west once father time hit the Dubs, but after tonight looks like PHX is makung a run. Theyll be fun to watch at least!!

  • Diego Perez
    Diego Perez 9 months ago

    I can't believe they didn't call that guy out for thinking Bledsoe was still in Phoenix

  • HomeBound
    HomeBound 9 months ago +1

    Top level Nba body but has the face of a bust

  • TBS Vertex
    TBS Vertex 9 months ago

    Why everybody bitching that they wanted ayton on the suns, now they calling him a bust???

  • kao long hang
    kao long hang 9 months ago

    Dont compare this guy to joe, Joe embiid is a bust, he was shaqtin a fool MVP this year, lmao!! This guy DeAndre is gonna be way better.

  • marco martinz
    marco martinz 9 months ago

    Fucken hatersssss talk your shit after we see him play in the NBA

  • King Arthur
    King Arthur 9 months ago

    Doncic is better

  • monta ellis
    monta ellis 9 months ago

    who else is attracted to her ?

  • Ernesto Valencia
    Ernesto Valencia 9 months ago

    Lets do this phx !!!

  • Abe Mendoza
    Abe Mendoza 9 months ago

    BearDown Arizona

  • Mark W.
    Mark W. 9 months ago


  • Young EYD 617
    Young EYD 617 9 months ago

    This niqa said Eric Bledsoe my g at least know what you sayin smh

  • Andyl Karl Sarnillo
    Andyl Karl Sarnillo 9 months ago


  • Robert Sestito
    Robert Sestito 9 months ago

    Is Adam Silver not from the earth?

  • Leo Mori
    Leo Mori 9 months ago +4

    Phoenix !! Being reborn again . Bring back the suns!

  • Kurtis Anglez
    Kurtis Anglez 9 months ago

    He could be the best rookie big since The Brow🔥🔥🔥

  • Bearboy193
    Bearboy193 9 months ago

    The Suns just made a trio in 2 years.

  • Kc Archivaldo
    Kc Archivaldo 9 months ago

    Suns are garbage

  • MartinWaves
    MartinWaves 9 months ago +64


    • Tiger Lily
      Tiger Lily 9 months ago

      Sam Smith giannis is super human too whats your point?

    • minge9
      minge9 9 months ago +1

      Bamba has a 7'10 wing span

    • MartinWaves
      MartinWaves 9 months ago

      Lmao that. Crazy man I'm 6 ft I'm always generally the tallest everywhere I go, can only imagine for basketball players that's why you dont see them out that often I suppose.

    • Ed A
      Ed A 9 months ago

      MartinMoves cause it’s not rare but if you have a 8 foot wingspan yeah

    • Scoops
      Scoops 9 months ago +6

      Mo Bamba is the same height as Ayton, but he has a 7'10" wingspan. Not saying he's a better player, just saying if you think thats superhuman, add 5 inches.

  • lavaman233
    lavaman233 9 months ago

    Maybe Lebron to jump to the Suns...

  • Angel
    Angel 9 months ago +1

    Can't wait for brawadis reaction😀

  • Joel Embiid
    Joel Embiid 9 months ago +2

    Loool he said Eric Bledsoe 😂😂😂

  • Rated Zigs
    Rated Zigs 9 months ago

    He needs to improve his left hand hook shots since he always uses his right hand to shoot the ball.

  • Victor C
    Victor C 9 months ago

    next lebron if he got the work ethic

  • green8 123
    green8 123 9 months ago

    Bledsoe back in Phoenix

  • Sithartha Phengsavanh
    Sithartha Phengsavanh 9 months ago

    He said with Eric Bledsoe, he at Milwaukee😂

  • Drake Patriot
    Drake Patriot 9 months ago


  • Pelon Martinez
    Pelon Martinez 9 months ago

    I've always liked the suns for some reason hope he and Booker can ball out for them.

  • Liangelo Ball
    Liangelo Ball 9 months ago +2

    Should've been me man! I brought me anew Lambo thinking i was coming into that no.1 draft pick money. FML!!

  • Lebron James
    Lebron James 9 months ago

    I must be tripping i though eric bledsoe was on the bucks

  • Devin Matsunaga
    Devin Matsunaga 9 months ago

    Dude thinks Eric Bledsoe is still on the suns

  • Mason Ethington
    Mason Ethington 9 months ago

    Deandre ayton, mikal bridges and elie okobo r gonna be great next year and we will probs end up at the 10th or 9th spot in the West but not quite in the playoffs😒

  • usef haslem
    usef haslem 9 months ago

    He has bust written all over him. Greg Oden all over again

  • Rusty James
    Rusty James 9 months ago

    Congrats to you and your family bro. You made history for 2018 already. Now sent me some tickets before things start getting crazy and you get use to your fans lol. Respect

  • AWretchLikeThee
    AWretchLikeThee 9 months ago

    A real center unlike Alex Len. If Ayton is Shaq 2.0 than alex len is Jake Tsakalidis 2.0

  • Howard Wang
    Howard Wang 9 months ago


  • Bricio Cadenas
    Bricio Cadenas 9 months ago

    Devin Booker already looking at free agency season.. smh

  • bry rsx
    bry rsx 9 months ago

    Becareful at Arizona they deport immigrants. lol if you lose there you go in the bus.

  • Tierre Jevon
    Tierre Jevon 9 months ago

    Chauncey saying all these players are similar to the best players in the league lol

  • dumb jahh
    dumb jahh 9 months ago

    Why everybody just saying ayton and Booker smh y'all Niggas Josh Jackson gonna be good to he like Kawhi just might not be argued but he finna be an all-star

  • reed dollaz308
    reed dollaz308 9 months ago +3

    welcome Phx Ayton I was scared my sun's we're going to blow it

    • Tha 2K Prodigy
      Tha 2K Prodigy 5 months ago

      😂😂😂 you actually think 6players in this draft are better than Ayton??! Hahah okay bro...okay your gonna see how wrong you are. Ayton will atleast be the second best player from thus draft youll see

    • reed dollaz308
      reed dollaz308 9 months ago

      Yellow Taco huh English please

    • Yellow Taco
      Yellow Taco 9 months ago +1

      reed dollaz308 lol they did blow it 😂, only drafted Ayton so they could have a crowd pleaser they’re first year, gonna regret it after that when the next 6 show that they’re better their first year

  • go anygma
    go anygma 9 months ago


  • moontakeen whitaker
    moontakeen whitaker 9 months ago +3

    We will see

  • The Universe Galaxy
    The Universe Galaxy 9 months ago +9

    ESPN tells the audiance that the game has changed and the big man is not used as much in basetball as it used to be then and then they have a video of the number one pick being a 7 foot guy waters

    • Dhanu Parwito
      Dhanu Parwito 9 months ago +4

      they meant that big man in the NBA nowadays are used to spread the floor as they are now should have been able to shoot 3s. Back then big man don't shoot 3s or even have the ability to shoot 3s as well as big man nowadays.

  • ed3432
    ed3432 9 months ago

    Please check his birth certificate. He looks 30 years old. Lol

  • 41belvedere
    41belvedere 9 months ago

    B U S T

  • King Navi
    King Navi 9 months ago

    Congrats ✌🏽 DA1️⃣3️⃣ & #PhoenixSuns 🏀 #NBADraft

  • Zod
    Zod 9 months ago

    He could be the next shaq if he puts his mind to it! Or the next dwight 😆

  • I'm Player One
    I'm Player One 9 months ago

    SUNS fans let's hope this guy turns this shit around

  • D Thompson
    D Thompson 9 months ago


  • PlugCity
    PlugCity 9 months ago


    Ayton will be a SUPERSTAR in this league one day AND the suns will make playoffs next yr

  • Brian Abisdid
    Brian Abisdid 9 months ago +1

    He has the potential, hope he has the work ethic. Represent for all us guys from the Caribbean young fella, hope he does well in the league.

  • Jason Vegan
    Jason Vegan 9 months ago +1

    Oh snaps, The Suns gonna be throwin' it down in everyone's face this season. Need to resign Gerald Green and get 'er poppin'!!!

  • Daniel Andre
    Daniel Andre 9 months ago

    If Ayton leaves the Suns, come to Boston

  • BootherJr
    BootherJr 9 months ago

    Pretty smart to draft him at 1, he likely won't leave Phoenix since it's home.

  • Bestlifestyle 101
    Bestlifestyle 101 9 months ago

    I'm cool with this even tho I think Bagley will be better, because I get to see Fox and MB3 together 👀

  • CPGoat #3
    CPGoat #3 9 months ago


  • JT W
    JT W 9 months ago

    The great thung about 7 footers, if they're nice then they'll make an impact immediately. Great pick for the suns!

  • Big J Beatz
    Big J Beatz 9 months ago

    Bahamas wooo!!

  • CPGoat #3
    CPGoat #3 9 months ago

    Now all the luka dickriders can shut tf up.

  • JohnnySins
    JohnnySins 9 months ago

    Wow what a surprise

  • Sepulveda Outdoors
    Sepulveda Outdoors 9 months ago

    The nba is dead

  • Nakib Hasan
    Nakib Hasan 9 months ago +1

    at least 37 years old