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DeAndre Ayton draws himself dunking on Joel Embiid on trading card (photo)

2018 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 12: DeAndre Ayton of the Phoenix Suns poses for a portrait during the 2018 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot at MSG Training Center on August 12, 2018 in Tarrytown, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Joel Embiid issued a warning to pundits after the Suns drafted DeAndre Ayton No. 1 overall: “Don’t compare Ayton to me either... I play DEFENSE.”

Ayton envisioned a response to the 76ers star while drawing on a trading card:


I’m impressed with Ayton’s artistic skills.

I’d be even more impressed if he dunks on Embiid, who does play quality defense – so far a hole in Ayton’s game.