Ayton suspension signals Aron Baynes' rise w…

Aussie big man Aron Baynes is set to take on an expanded role with the Phoenix Suns, after starting centre Deandre Ayton was handed a 25 game ban for breaching the NBA's anti-drug policy. Ayton starred in the Suns' opening game of the season, recording 18 points, on 64%, and 11 rebounds in 33 minutes, helping them to a resounding win over the Sacramento Kings. But now the Suns will have to play the next quarter of their 2019/20 campaign without the 2018 number 1 overall pick, with Baynes is set to take on an integral role.

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