The Phoenix Suns their seven-game winning streak end at the hands of the Raptors Wednesday, and they’ll attempt to start a new streak when they host the defending champions Denver Nuggets Friday. This is a rematch of last year’s second-round playoff series where the Nuggets won 4-2. Suns star guard Devin Booker played through an ankle injury in Wednesday’s loss. Here’s the latest on his status for Friday’s game.
Devin Booker injury updates
Update: Despite taking part in the morning shootaround, Booker has been ruled out for Friday’s game against the Nuggets. Gordon, Allen and Goodwin will absorb most of those additional minutes, while Durant will take over as the team’s primary scorer.
Booker has officially been listed as questionable for Friday’s game, but his ability to come back to Wednesday’s contest after suffering the injury suggests he’ll be able to suit up for this encounter. The Suns won’t have Bradley Beal, but they’ll still want to measure themselves against what they likely see as the team to beat in the West.
If Booker does sit this game out, look for Eric Gordon and Grayson Allen to start in the backcourt. Kevin Durant will take over as the primary scorer, while Jordan Goodwin will see some playing time as a backup guard.