We have our first buzzer-beater of the NBA restart, and it comes from former Kentucky Wildcats star Devin Booker.
With the Clippers and Suns tied at 115 in the closing seconds, Booker hit a spinning fade-away jumper as the buzzer sounded to give Phoenix a 117-115 win.
DEVIN BOOKER pic.twitter.com/isfAKXub1Z— CJ Fogler #BlackLivesMatter (@cjzero) August 4, 2020
Booker finished the game with a game-high 35 points on 13/25 shooting, including 6/9 from deep. He also chipped in a game-high eight assists.
The win was massive for Booker and the Suns. They not only beat a Clippers team who may very well represent the Western Conference in the NBA Finals, but also kept the Suns’ slim playoff hopes alive.
Phoenix is now three games behind the Grizzlies for the 8th and final playoff spot in the West. And if there’s a tie, the two teams will have a play-in game to decide who faces the top-seeded Lakers in the first round of the playoffs.
Devin Booker at the buzzer... this photo is awesome.— Legion Hoops (@LegionHoops) August 4, 2020
NBA madness in the bubble. (via @jadande) pic.twitter.com/YxyWW8kpmR
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