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Devin Booker is on a Scoring Splurge for Surging Suns | SLAM
April 8, 2021
Phoenix Suns star guard Devin Booker has been generally known as one of many league’s most explosive scorers since his rookie season however over the previous 4 video games, the six-year veteran has been getting extra buckets than traditional.
His scoring frenzy has seen him 148 factors within the final week; as hung up 45 factors when matched up in opposition to fellow All-Star Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls on Mar. 3; 32 factors in opposition to the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder on Apr. 2; 36 factors in opposition to the Houston Rockets on Apr. 5; and 35 factors in a combat in opposition to celebrity guard Donovan Mitchell and the Utah Jazz.
Averaging 26.3 factors per sport on this stretch, it was Booker’s second-best four-game stretch this season by way of scoring common (he averaged 33.0 factors per sport from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28) however the first stretch this season that he’s scored no less than 30 factors in 4 consecutive contests.
For the season, Booker is averaging 26.1 factors per sport (at the moment tenth within the the NBA) whereas is capturing .495 p.c from the sector. In the meantime, the Suns are 36-14, simply 1.5 video games again of the Western Convention’s prime mark only a season faraway from going 34-39 and lacking the playoffs altogether.