Devin Booker had 35 points to lead the Phoenix Suns to a victory against the Charlotte Hornets. As a result, the Hornets losing streak is now at ten. Also, Kevin Durant added 21 points and handed 11 assists. In addition, Booker gave out seven assists.
According to pay per head reports, Booker was hot for the game. He was ten out of 18 from the field with five out of seven from the three-point range. Also, the Suns shot 60 percent from long range.
Beal, who had been out for five games with a strained right ankle, helped put the Suns up for good in the first quarter with four assists. He played 30 minutes and ended with 6 points, three boards, and seven assists.
Hornets Losing Streak
According to sportsbook PPH reports, the Suns’ Jusuf Nurkic had 24 points and 16 boards. On the other hand, Eric Gordon led the team with 21 points, making 7 of 12 three-point attempts. Grayson had 16 points for the team. The Suns have not won consecutive games since their seven-game winning run ended on November 29. In the time after, Phoenix’s record improved to 3-9.
Terry Rozier led the Hornets with 42 points on 14-of-21 shooting, including 8 of-11 from outside the arc, and a game-high eight boards. The Hornets were missing LaMelo Ball (right ankle sprain) and Gordon Hayward (left calf strain), who were also out this game. Rozier fell just shy of his all-time high. Brandon Miller scored 20 points in his first season. The previous time Charlotte triumphed was on December 8th, when they hosted Toronto.
With Thursday’s crushing loss to the Los Angeles Lakers under their belts, the Hornets needed 13 points from Cody Martin and 13 from P.J. Washington. With seven boards and eleven points, Miles Bridges was rather formidable.
As a team, Booker, Durant, and Beal could only play a full game twice all season before this 31st game. According to the best sportsbook pay per head, they played together in the Dec. 13 home loss to Brooklyn. There they played. Beal suffered an injury during the Suns’ subsequent match against the Nets. One member of Phoenix’s usual rotation did not play on Friday: Josh Okogie, who hurt his right ankle.