The Suns have been with out their main scorer, guard Devin Booker, for the ultimate 1:54 of their additional time loss to the Nuggets on Friday evening after he suffered an obvious leg damage. It is unlikely they are going to have him again for the groups’ back-to-back rematch Saturday evening.
Booker harm on a drive to the basket with two minutes remaining in OT. He limped to the bench after the play and was changed by Cameron Payne.
– Seems as if Booker strains his hamstring on the drive.
– First reaches for it out of bounds.
– Then nonetheless jumps for rebound.
– Slowly limps away. pic.twitter.com/PKxG1SvLg9
— David Kevin (@theIVpointplay) January 23, 2021
Phoenix coach Monty Williams instructed reporters postgame (per ArizonaSports.com) that Booker injured a hamstring and possibly is not going to be accessible for Saturday’s recreation.
Earlier than he was harm, Booker had a team-high 31 factors to go along with 5 rebounds and 5 assists in 40 minutes. He additionally lit up Twitter with a chasedown block and help following a turnover.
Booker is averaging 22.9 factors per recreation after his 31 factors Friday.