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Assistant: Miller paid 10K per month to Ayton

NEW YORK -- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday played a recording to the jury of a phone call intercepted by wiretaps, in which former Arizona assistant Emanuel "Book" Richardson told aspiring agent Christian Dawkins that Wildcats coach Sean Miller was paying star center Deandre Ayton $10,000 per month while he was enrolled there.

Prosecutors played the call, which was intercepted by wiretaps on June 20, 2017, to the jury near the end of its case.

Dawkins and Richardson we're discussing how to recruit Ayton as a client to Dawkins' fledgling sports management company.

While talking about Ayton, Richardson told Dawkins, "Sean's got to get the (expletive) out the way and let us work.