Deandre Ayton’s Contracts and Salary Breakdown: How much is he earning in 2023?

In July 2022, Deandre Ayton was offered the largest max offer-sheet contract in history worth $132.9 million by the Indiana Pacers. However, the Suns matched that offer.


Deandre Ayton’s Contracts and Salary Breakdown: How much is he earning in 2023?

Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton (NBA)

Deandre Ayton has evolved into an integral part of the Phoenix Suns squad since being drafted in 2018. The 7-foot Center has displayed exceptional versatility as a rim protector while also raking up decent stats. His ability to react just as swiftly as his opponent has made Ayton an essential asset for the Suns. So exactly how much is Deandre Ayton earning from his NBA contracts?

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After being drafted by the Phoenix Suns, Ayton signed his rookie contract worth $40,379,230 for four years. Owing to his on-court performances, the Suns exercised the team option for both the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. It was in July 2022 that the Indiana Pacers offered Ayton the largest max offer-sheet contract in history worth $132.9 million. 

With an ultimatum of only 48 hours, the Suns ventured to match the offer on July 18, 2022. So exactly how much is the 7-footer earning in 2023? Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of Deandre Ayton’s NBA contracts and salary details. 

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Current Contract Breakdown

Deandre Ayton
(NBA)

After the Phoenix Suns extended the $16 million qualifying offer on June 27, 2022, Ayton became a Restricted Free Agent. On July 14, he was offered and signed the largest offer-sheet contract in NBA history worth $132,929,128 by the Indiana Pacers

This gave the Suns only 48 hours to match the deal, which eventually saw Deandre Ayton sign the $132,929,128 contract with his team. The four year contract signed with the Phoenix Suns will see him earn an average salary of $33,232,282 per annum until 2026. 

For the 2022-23 season, Ayton earned a salary of $30,913,750, which will be $32,459,438 in the 2023-24 season.  The contract has a one-year no-trade clause and will see Deandre become an Unrestricted Free Agent in 2026.

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
4 yr(s) / $132,929,128$33,232,282$132,929,128Maximum/Cap Space2026 / UFA

Salary Breakdown

Deandre Ayton contract
(usa today sports)
  • Current Salary: $32,459,438
  • Salary Per Month: $2,704,953
  • Salary Per Week: $676,238
  • Salary Per Game: $395,847
  • Salary Per Quarter: $98,962
  • Salary Per Minute: $8,247

Previous Contracts and Salaries

Deandre Ayton
(AP)

2018 – 2021

CONTRACTAVG. SALARYGTD AT SIGNSIGNED USINGFREE AGENT
4 yr(s) / $40,379,230$10,094,808$17,728,080Entry Level/Rookie2022 / RFA

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