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VIDEO: Deandre Ayton’s spectacular Phoenix Suns debut

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The No. 1 pick in the 2018 NBA Draft logged 18 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists against the Dallas Mavericks.

Portland Trail Blazers v Phoenix Suns Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The Deandre Ayton era is off to a good start.

In his NBA debut the future of the frontcourt for the Phoenix franchise poured in 18 points to go with 10 rebounds and six assists in a 121-100 home win over the Dallas Mavericks. It was the first Suns’ win on opening night in four seasons.

Ayton cobbled that stat line together against two-time NBA All-Defensive First Team selection DeAndre Jordan. His next challenge will be the first road matchup of his career, Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. Tip is scheduled for 6p PT.

Thanks to FreeDawkins for the video highlights.