Devin Booker’s Historic Night

Devon Booker

The Historic Night:

Devin Booker had a night of his life that he will never forget on friday. He had 70 points on friday March 24th, it was a historic performance. The thing that ruined his night was that they lost 130-120 to the Celtics and Booker had 70 of those points. A lot of people that played and plays in the league did not do that and this is only his 2nd season in the NBA. This is just the 11th 70 point game in NBA history. Devin Booker went 21-of-40 from the field and 24-for-26 at the free throw line. In the final two minutes of the game, he already had 59 points so he scored 11 points in the remaining two minutes of the game. Devin Booker is a big help for the Suns and could turn  their team around.

Devin Booker’s Life:

Devin Booker is an American NBA player for the Phoenix Suns. He is 20 years old, born on October 30, 1996. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Devin went to Kentucky Wildcats men’s basketball for college. He is at the height of 6’6. Devin Booker was the 13th pick in the first round in the NBA draft. His parents are Melvin Booker and Veronica Gutierrez. Devin Booker’s father, Melvin Booker, played professional basketball as well.

Where His Performance Ranks:

Devin Booker’s 70 point game, made him the sixth player ever to score 70 points in a game. Michael Jordan’s career high points in a game was 69 points, Lebron’s career high was 61 points, etc. Probably the two best players to ever play the game does not even have more points in a game then Devin Booker. So, Devin Booker’s career high is already higher than the best player to ever play, Michael Jordan and that is impressive.  


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