PHOENIX SUNS

Suns guard Devin Booker suffers right leg injury vs. Raptors

Nov 29, 2023, 7:24 PM | Updated: Nov 30, 2023, 9:12 am

Phoenix Suns superstar Devin Booker suffered an injury to his lower right leg early in the third quarter against the Raptors on Wednesday in Toronto.

Booker appeared to tweak his right foot and ankle while attempting a jump pass early in the third quarter. He checked out at the 10:11 left in the third. He was shown on the broadcast with a definitive limp while leaving the game and his head in a towel on the bench. He checked back in at the 3:59 left in third quarter.

The Suns guard was having a lackluster night on the court at the time of his injury, having played 19 minutes and shooting 1-of-8 from the field, including 0-for-2 from beyond the arc. He was, however, 4-for-4 from the free-throw-line, helping him to six points at the time of his injury. He finished with eight points on 2-of-12 shooting over 32 minutes, including 0-for-4 from deep.

Booker has missed time already this season with a strained calf in the same right leg.

The 27-year-old from the University of Kentucky has averaged 29.4 points per game in 34 minutes per in nine games this season coming into Wednesday’s game against the Raptors.

The Suns went on to lose to Toronto 112-105.

Comments

Comment guidelines: No name-calling, personal attacks, profanity, or insults. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate comments by reporting abuse.
comments powered by Disqus

Phoenix Suns

Jontay Porter received a lifetime ban for sports betting...

Arizona Sports

NBA gives Jontay Porter lifetime ban for sports betting

The NBA levied a lifetime ban on Jontay Portay after an investigation found he disclosed confidential information to sports bettors.

4 minutes ago

Anthony Edwards #5 of the Minnesota Timberwolves handles the ball against Jusuf Nurkic #20 and Kevi...

Kellan Olson

How the Suns shut down Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards so far this season

Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Anthony Edwards has struggled in all three meetings against the Suns. What could change in the first round?

1 hour ago

Domantas Sabonis lights the beam after beating the Warriors...

Associated Press

Sacramento Kings eliminate Golden State Warriors from play-in tournament

The Kings dealt the Warriors a bit of payback in emphatic fashion with a victory that might signal the end of a dynasty.

10 hours ago

Jusuf Nurkic dribbles down the court...

Arizona Sports

Suns’ Jusuf Nurkic posts ‘that’s all folks!’ after Kings take down Draymond Green, Warriors

Shortly after the Warriors were ran out of the play-in tournament by the Kings, Jusuf Nurkic took to X with a simple yet effective post.

10 hours ago

Kevin Durant and Anthony Edwards...

Arizona Sports

Full schedule: Suns-Timberwolves 1st round playoff series starts Saturday

The No. 6 seed Phoenix Suns will travel to meet the No. 3 Minnesota Timberwolves in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

11 hours ago

Lakers secure a playoff berth with 110-106 win over the Pelicans....

Associated Press

LeBron James and the Lakers secure a playoff berth with win over the Pelicans

LeBron James had 23 points in Los Angeles Lakers 110-106 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in the Western Conference play-in tournament.

13 hours ago

Suns guard Devin Booker suffers right leg injury vs. Raptors