Phoenix Suns shooting guard Devin Booker suffered a strained left adductor during Tuesday night’s road game against the Toronto Raptors and will be out two to three weeks, the team announced.
Booker was carried to the locker room by teammates after sustaining the injury, which caused Suns fans to worry that their franchise player could be out for a while.
There is definitely a sense of relief now that it’s known Booker’s ailment isn’t serious.
BOOKER INJURY UPDATE: Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker sustained a left adductor strain in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s game at Toronto. Following further evaluation and an MRI, his expected recovery time is approximately two to three weeks. pic.twitter.com/NSKLIOssoi
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) December 6, 2017
Booker is a rising star in this league and has already been labeled as a professional scorer at the age of 21. The 6-6 guard is averaging 24.3 points on the season while shooting 45.3 percent from the field and 38.3 percent from three.
The Suns have a record of 9-17, sitting at the 13th spot in the West.