Coach Monty Williams changed things up as Phoenix went into Madison Square Garden Thursday:
The result? Ayton had his first-ever 20/20 game — 26 points and 21 rebounds — as the Suns blew out the Knicks 121-98.
— NBA (@NBA) January 17, 2020
Phoenix also got a big night from Ricky Rubio, 25 points and 13 assists. He kept finding Ayton in places the second-year big man could do damage.
Deandre is having fun tonight! pic.twitter.com/s56E1HSlNZ
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) January 17, 2020
It’s one step in a long road for the Suns’ big man, but it was good to see.