PHOENIX SUNS

Devin Booker, and the rest of Suns nation, are now Brooklyn Nets fans

Aug 13, 2020, 5:22 PM | Updated: 10:17 pm


At least for Thursday night, Devin Booker and the rest of the Suns’ fanbase are Brooklyn Nets fans.

After going a perfect 8-0 in the NBA bubble, the Phoenix Suns playoff chances lie in the hands of the Nets who take on the Portland Trail Blazers at 6 p.m. Arizona time.

If the Brooklyn can beat Portland, the Suns will clinch the No. 9 seed and play the Memphis Grizzlies, needing two wins against Memphis advance to the playoffs.

So with a chance at the first postseason appearance in a decade on the line for Phoenix, there’s a lot of bandwagon Nets fans.

Should the Trail Blazers lose and the Suns keep their hot performance in the bubble going with two wins against Memphis, Phoenix would move on and have a chance to continue shocking the world with a date against the No. 1 seed and rival Los Angeles Lakers.

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Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams, second from right, and Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, second from left, kneel with players before the start of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Justin Jackson (44) shoots as Phoenix Suns' Dario Saric, left, defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) brings the ball down the court as Phoenix Suns' Jevon Carter defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton, left, dribbles as Dallas Mavericks' Maxi Kleber (42) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic, right, passes Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic (77) brings the ball down the court as Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges, left, is blocked by Mavericks' Boban Marjanovic (51) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic, left, shoots over Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle touches his head during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Boban Marjanovic (51) collides with Phoenix Suns' Dario Saric during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton (22) passes over Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr. (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Boban Marjanovic, left, shoots over Phoenix Suns' Dario Saric during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Tim Hardaway Jr., left, heads to the basket past Phoenix Suns' Mikal Bridges during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton (22) grabs the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Dario Saric (20) holds the ball as Dallas Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Cameron Johnson (23) knocks the ball away from Dallas Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (9) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Dario Saric (20) brings the ball down the court as Dallas Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (9) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (9) chases a loose ball between Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker (1) and Cameron Johnson during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Josh Reaves (23) and Phoenix Suns' Dario Saric (20) reach for a rebound during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Jevon Carter (4) drives past Dallas Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (9) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Josh Reaves (23) shoots over Phoenix Suns' Elie Okobo (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Jevon Carter, right, heads to the basket past Dallas Mavericks' Boban Marjanovic (51) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Elie Okobo (2) brings the ball down the court past Dallas Mavericks' Antonius Cleveland (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Dallas Mavericks' Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (9) knocks the ball away from Phoenix Suns' Jevon Carter, right, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker (1) dribbles as Dallas Mavericks' Trey Burke defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool) Members of the Dallas Mavericks socially distance off the court during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Phoenix Suns Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, Pool)

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