Ayton outshines Bamba, leads Suns to 3-0 mark
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LAS VEGAS — Deandre Ayton is having no problem with the competition or the schedule.
Ayton outplayed a fellow top rookie big man for the second time Monday, keeping the Phoenix Suns undefeated in preliminary play in Las Vegas.
Another full day of basketball Monday, highlighted by Ayton against Orlando‘s Mo Bamba in a matchup of unbeaten teams, was the third game in four days for the 20 teams in action at the NBA summer league.
The games are shorter than a regular NBA game — 40 minutes instead of 48 — and there’s no travel, but it’s still a lot of action in a short amount of time.
In a matchup of two of the top bigs in the draft, Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton shined offensively, while Orlando Magic center Mo Bamba was active on defense.
What should fans and teams be looking for from the most interesting prospects at Las Vegas summer league?
Some teams gave players a rest day during the stretch of games, knowing that there will be more ahead. Every team is guaranteed five games, with the possibility of playing