Meet DeAndre Ayton, Basketball's Next Great Big Man

From Wilt, to Kareem, to Shaq, to the Unibrow, to...DeAndre Ayton?

Ayton is a player most basketball fans haven't heard of yet, but it's only a matter of time. The #1 player in the Class of 2017 according to all the major recruiting services who look that far ahead, Ayton has the size, finesse and potential to become the player Dwight Howard was supposed to be. It's hard to get a good read on players this young from highlight reels (when you're a 6'11 high school sophomore, it's hard NOT to look good), but Ayton's is still something special:

DeAndre Ayton Mixtape (BIGTIME 2017) from Johnny Hines on Vimeo.

Ayton hails from San Diego, CA, but he's already on the radar of all the major NCAA powerhouses. Kansas is reportedly leading the chase, but there's a lot of time for that to change. For now, all we can do is watch Ayton's highlights, and hope he's more Anthony Davis than he is Greg Oden.

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