Devin Booker shined on Wednesday night after score 51 points in only three episodes of the victory of the phoenix suns in front of the Chicago Bulls, 132-113.
26 of those 51 points came in the third quarter.and include 5-5 in triples Y 10-11 shootingclosing a dazzling night where he scored 20 of 25 shots from the field in 31 minutes on the stave of Footprint Center from Arizona.
With the match practically resolved at the end of the third period, up 106-81, monty williamscoach of the ‘Suns’, reserved Booker Y He did not give him minutes at closing.
The 26-year-old guard made history by becoming the first player in the entire NBA to exceed 50 points in a game with an 80% success rate in field goals, three-pointers and free throws.
However, this type of performance is not something new for him, since in 2017 signed one of the best performances in all history, scoring 70 points in a matchin which the suns fell 130-120 against Boston Celtics.
Only six players have reached the 70-point mark in a match: Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robisnon, Elgin Baylor and Booker. In this season, only Joel Embiid, Darius Garland and Stephen Curry have exceeded 50 points with him.
Beside Bookerthe suns They had a great performance deandre aytonwho signed up 30 points and 14 rebounds.
The same Wednesday, another young star of the league shone but for the boston celticsas Jason Tatum24, scored 49 points to knock out the Miami Heat 134-121.
Western Leadersalthough chris paul still injured, Suns, 15-6, chained their sixth consecutive win by beating some bulls disappointing in the East with mark of 9-12.
(With information from EFE)