On Thursday evening, the votes came in for the reserves for the Western and Eastern all-star roster and Suns shooting guard Devin Booker was nowhere to be seen.
Devin Booker was not selected as an All-Star reserve.
He has played only 29 games and that had to be the deciding factor after he was Western Conference Player of the Month for Oct/Nov.
Could still get in as a replacement (again x3). Zion’s status is in the air.
— Kellan Olson (@KellanOlson) February 3, 2023
Devin Booker has only played in 29 of the 53 games that the Suns have played this season. This probably played a factor into why he didn’t make the All-Star team.
However, Zion Williamson who made the All-Star game as a starter, ended up playing the exact same games so far this season as Booker.
Booker on the season is averaging 27.1 PPG, 4.6 RPG, and 5.6 APG on 47% FG and 37% 3 PT.
Williamson is averaging 26.0 PPG, 7.0 RPG, 4.6 APG, and 60% FG. Both guys definitely deserve too make the all-star game it’s just unfortunate that Booker didn’t get a chance to make it as well.
Booker will be returning sometime next week. Unfortunately a lot will have to happen for him to get to the All-Star game.
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