PHOENIX SUNS

Devin Booker wins Western Conference POW amid Suns’ 16-game run

Nov 29, 2021, 1:50 PM

The NBA named Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker as the Western Conference Player of the Week for his help in extending the team’s winning streak to 16 games.

Point guard Trae Young earned the Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors by averaging 31.3 points on 56% shooting along with 8.5 assists over a 3-1 stretch for the Atlanta Hawks.

The four-game stretch that Booker played from last Monday through Sunday saw him average 30 points on 53% shooting and 56% three-point accuracy.

Booker also averaged 3.5 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game in road wins against San Antonio, Cleveland, New York and Brooklyn.

Playing all 20 games for the 17-3 Suns, Booker is averaging 23.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game for the year.

He’s scored 30-plus in three straight games, beginning with a 35-point outing Wednesday against the Cavaliers.

Phoenix next hits the court Tuesday at the Footprint Center against the 18-2 Golden State Warriors.

The battle of the two best NBA teams by record tips off at 8 p.m. and will air on TNT and 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station.

Penguin Air

Phoenix Suns

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, left, drives as Phoenix Suns forward Cameron Johnson defen...
Associated Press

Reports: LeBron James signs 2-year extension with L.A. Lakers

LeBron James has reportedly agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension through the 2024-25 season with the L.A. Lakers,
22 hours ago
Jae Crowder #99, Chris Paul #3, Mikal Bridges #25 and Cameron Payne #15 of the Phoenix Suns react d...
Kellan Olson

Initial impressions, observations from Phoenix Suns’ 2022-23 schedule

A few areas of the Phoenix Suns' 82-game schedule we can spotlight to keep an eye on throughout the regular season.
22 hours ago
Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns celebrates with Deandre Ayton #22 during the first half of Game...
Arizona Sports

Phoenix Suns’ 2022-23 schedule includes 22 national TV games

The Phoenix Suns' 2022-23 regular season schedule dropped on Wednesday highlighted by 22 games on ABC, ESPN or TNT, plus 12 more on NBATV.
22 hours ago
(Screenshot/Bally Sports)...
Arizona Sports

Bally Sports+ streaming service announces launch date in September

Bally Sports announced the launch of a new streaming service for the Suns, Coyotes and regional college sports coming Sept. 26.
22 hours ago
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at the start of the the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23...
Associated Press

2022-23 NBA schedule clears Election Day of games

The NBA's schedule for the coming season will have all 30 teams playing on Nov. 7, the night before the midterm elections.
2 days ago
Deandre Ayton #22 of the Phoenix Suns and Dwight Powell #7 of the Dallas Mavericks jump for the ope...
Kellan Olson

Phoenix Suns get rematch vs. Mavericks on opening night, per report

The Phoenix Suns' regular season will begin at home against the Dallas Mavericks on Oct. 19, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.
3 days ago
Devin Booker wins Western Conference POW amid Suns’ 16-game run