Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker to undergo hand surgery, out indefinitely

11 September, 2018, 02:29 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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Suns star Devin Booker will undergo surgery on his hand next week and is out indefinitely, according to a report from Arizona's Sports Station 98.7 FM.

He is likely to miss the start of training camp, which is set to begin at the end of September, the report says.

Booker missed the remaining 12 games down the stretch for the Suns as he was bothered the right-hand injury throughout the closing months of last season.

The 21-year-old proved lethal attacking the basket, getting to the line 6.1 times per night and shooting free throws at a potent 87.8 clip, while taking on the majority of playmaking duties throughout the season.

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The native Michigander could be in line to start in the Suns' season-opener against the Dallas Mavericks on October 17 if it all goes well, though do expect Phoenix to play this cautiously with their new multi-million-dollar investment. The Suns went 3-7 in a three week stretch without Booker in December of previous year while going 2-10 the down the final stretch. He also took home the 3-point contest crown during NBA All-Star weekend.

Booker averaged 24.9 points, 4.7 assists and 4.5 rebounds in 54 games for the Suns in 2017-18.

The Suns open their five-game pre-seaason schedule on October 1 when they host the Sacramento Kings, followed by the historic visit by the Breakers just two nights later.

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