Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton has been an outspoken supporter of the Mercury on social media.

He’s taking his support up a notch for the WNBA playoffs.

The former University of Arizona standout has purchased 300 tickets for the Mercury’s single-elimination Round 1 playoff game against the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night at Arizona State University’s Wells Fargo Arena at 5:30 p.m.

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The tickets will be available to be claimed on a first-come, first-served basis on the north side of the arena beginning at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Fans may claim up to four tickets per person, while supplies last.

Ayton, the No.1 pick in the 2018 NBA draft, praised WNBA all-time leading scorer Diana Taurasi as “the Michael Jordan of the WNBA” following a Suns Summer League practice on July 4.
Tickets for the Mercury’s Round 1 playoff matchup with the Dallas Wings at Wells Fargo Arena Tuesday are available online at or by phone at 602-252-WNBA.



The Mercury’s Diana Taurasi talks about her Tuesday meeting with the Suns’ Deandre Ayton.
Scott Bordow, azcentral sports