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The Phoenix Suns and Devin Booker met Tuesday afternoon to discuss the parameters of a max contract extension, according to Scott Bordow of AZCentral.com.
There is mutual interest on both sides to get a deal done. The contract can’t be finalized until after July 6.
Breaking news: Suns and Booker met this afternoon. Described as productive. Parameters of max contract were discussed. Mutual interest on both sides in working to finalize the deal
— scott bordow (@sbordow) July 3, 2018
Booker is eligible to sign a five-year, $158 million extension. The scoring guard averaged 24.9 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.7 assists this past season, shooting 43.2 percent from the field and 38.3 percent from three.
The Suns had the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 draft and selected Arizona big man Deandre Ayton. The franchise hired Igor Kokoškov to be their new head coach.