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Suns go undefeated in seeding round with win over Mavericks

Phoenix still has hopes of making it into the play-in tournament, but will need help from the Jazz and Nets later on.

Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns handles the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers on August 11, 2020 at Visa Athletic Center at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

The Phoenix Suns finished the seeding round an undefeated 8-0 by beating the Dallas Mavericks 128-102 on Thursday. The Suns need two of the Trail Blazers, Spurs or Grizzlies to lose in order to make it into the play-in tournament for the 8-seed in the Western Conference. The Grizzlies have already defeated the Bucks on Thursday. So if the Blazers and Spurs lose, the Suns will make it into the play-in tournament.

Devin Booker has to be up for Bubble MVP after leading the Suns to an undefeated record in Orlando. He finished with a game-high 27 points with 7 rebounds and 5 assists. This game ended a streak of three games with at least 35 points for Booker, who had made some crazy shots in the bubble.