PHOENIX SUNS

Devin Booker on Troy Daniels after scuffle: ‘Been on 5 teams in 3 years’

Feb 8, 2017, 9:12 PM | Updated: Feb 9, 2017, 4:52 pm

Devin Booker had a few words for Memphis guard Troy Daniels.

With 1:10 left in the Suns’ 110-91 loss to the Grizzlies, a shoving match broke out when Booker was chirping back and forth with Daniels.

Point guard Tyler Ulis appeared to take exception, and some physicality ensued.

“It’s just basketball, man,” Booker said after the game. “Talk trash sometimes. I don’t know why he’d be talking to me — been on five teams in three years and he has the nerve to talk trash to me, but it is what it is.”

Daniels has actually only been on four teams in four seasons, but still — Booker made sure to get his point across.

Marquese Chriss and Ulis were both ejected following a significant delay and video review. It didn’t change much in the game, seeing that Memphis had a convincing lead and the Suns were shooting a season-worst 33 percent with a minute to go.

“He’s on a winning team, so you have those muscles when you’re on a winning team — a really good team — so it is what it is,” Booker added. “We’ll see them again.”

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Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) controls the ball against Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Memphis won, 110-91. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) drives past Phoenix Suns center Alex Len (21) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Memphis won, 110-91. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol reacts from the bench in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Phoenix Suns head coach Earl Watson reacts from the sideline in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green (0) shoots between Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker (17) and center Tyson Chandler in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss, left, shouts at players of the Memphis Grizzlies as he is held back by forward Derrick Jones Jr. (10) and referee Tyler Ford during an altercation on the court in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies guard Andrew Harrison, center, gets between Phoenix Suns forward Marquese Chriss (0) and Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green, left, during an altercation on the court in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) hangs from the rim after dunking the ball in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) shoots between Phoenix Suns guards Eric Bledsoe, second from right, and Devin Booker (1) in the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker (17) loses control of the ball while shooting against Memphis Grizzlies forward James Ennis (8), and center Marc Gasol, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Suns guard Devin Booker (1) watches the play. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe (2) shoots against Memphis Grizzlies guard Troy Daniels (30) and forward JaMychal Green, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren (12) drives to shoot through Memphis Grizzlies guard Toney Douglas (16), center Marc Gasol (33) and forward James Ennis (8) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies forward JaMychal Green, top, collides with Phoenix Suns forward Jared Dudley (3) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Phoenix Suns center Alex Len, right, shoots against Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen, center, and center Marc Gasol (33) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill) Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale reacts to a play in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brandon Dill)

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