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Devin Booker slams it home in NBA All-Star Game, social media explodes

Feb 16, 2020, 7:41 PM | Updated: 10:15 pm

Everyone knows of Devin Booker’s shooting skills.

But not many talk about his hops.

That’ll most likely change after Sunday night as the Phoenix Suns guard gave the crowd — and players — in attendance something to get out of their seats for.

Reaching up over Joel Embiid, Booker rocked the rim with his third and fourth points of the game.

Need to see it again? Here’s a close-up of the putback slam.

It may have only been his second make of the evening — Booker finished with six points, four rebounds and a block in 19 minutes of action — but it no doubt got social media buzzing.

Having already won a 3-point competition and playing in his first All-Star Game of his career, the next logical move is the dunk contest, right?

When the dust settled, it was Booker and Team LeBron that came out on top, edging out Team Giannis 157-155.

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LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers is fouled during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots the game-winning free throw during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates during the second half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. 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(AP Photo/David Banks) Lil Wayne and Chance the Rapper perform during halftime of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Lil Wayne and Chance the Rapper perform during halftime of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks celebrates after makingf a three-point basket during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks celebrates after makingf a three-point basket during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Cardi B and Offset are seen during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh) LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers pauses during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. 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              Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26, 2020, before the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Huh)
            Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks during the first half of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) The opening tip off of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago. 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