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Devin Booker on Nikola Jokic: He can have 50 all he needs so long as we get the win


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Christos Tsaltas @Tsaltas46
Devin Booker is the perfect taking pictures guard within the NBA proper now. His recreation is the largest proof! #WeAreTheValley #NBAPlayoffs
sportal.gr/basket/nba/202…4:21 AM
Jorge Sierra @hoopshype
Devin Booker is a Prime (clean) NBA participant. – 3:34 AM
BasketNews @BasketNews_com
Nikola Jokic was FED UP throughout this timeout 🗣🤌🏻
pic.twitter.com/aA0Obkr0mk3:24 AM

Eurohoops @Eurohoopsnet
Nikola Jokic shoves Suns proprietor eurohoops.internet/en/nba-news/14…2:51 AM
Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Jokic Feedback on Altercation with Ishbia: The League Ought to Shield Us
sportando.basketball/en/jokic-comme…2:42 AM
Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Jokic-Ishbia Altercation: Right here’s What Occurred
sportando.basketball/en/jokic-ishbi…2:24 AM
Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Nikola Jokic had the sport of his life, making 20-of-30 pictures. However it’s the one forearm shot on the Suns proprietor that created the largest buzz of Sport 4. Right here’s what occurred and Jokic’s clarification, together with what he thinks if there’s a possible suspension: espn.com/nba/story/_/id…2:15 AM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Kevin Durant on Nikola Jokic: “I felt like all these pictures had been simple pictures. He simply performed the sport at a tempo the place you possibly can’t pace him up, fluster him. He’s sturdy. He could make each shot. I hate when he makes pictures as a result of he’s so unorthodox. It’s like, ‘Oh yeah that could be a… https://t.co/XUGQ517Uvu pic.twitter.com/OjBZDveRrh2:09 AM

BasketNews @BasketNews_com
Shaq approves Nikola Jokic because the BEST heart within the NBA 😳
pic.twitter.com/sKQwVA45Sn2:04 AM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Nikola Jokic simply had among the best losses in playoff historical past
by @Sam Quinn
cbssports.com/nba/information/nikol…1:58 AM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Devin Booker has turn out to be the perfect Phoenix Solar ever.
On that, an exhilarating Sport 4 and what has turned the tide towards the Nuggets: arizonasports.com/story/3522873/…1:48 AM
Sam Vecenie @Sam_Vecenie
Anyway, earlier than the Jokic insanity, GAME THEORY PODCASTed with @TheBoxAndOne_!
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Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
NEW #thisleague UNCUT pod w/ @Chris Haynes is OUT. Overlaying:
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🏀 How good ought to Philly really feel?
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🏀 Will Jokic be suspended for Sport 5?
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TO LISTEN: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/thi…1:41 AM
BasketNews @BasketNews_com
Nuggets coach Mike Malone ‘doesn’t give a sh*t’ about the truth that it was the proprietor of Suns to have contact with Nikola Jokic 🗣🥵
pic.twitter.com/EMZcAFMJd61:37 AM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Protection not displaying up. Two consecutive losses. And Jokic presumably out for Sport 5? There’s lots to unpack for the Denver Nuggets. I attempt to assist unpack it, right here. Please learn theathletic.com/4497667/2023/0…1:37 AM
BasketNews @BasketNews_com
You realize it’s NBA playoffs when this efficiency from Nikola Jokic will not be sufficient 🤯
53 PTS (playoff career-high)
11 AST
20-30 FG pic.twitter.com/lvtrliAYpq1:25 AM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“It’s phenomenal.”
Deandre Ayton on Devin Booker’s postseason performances. #Suns pic.twitter.com/eBsI2JZAo01:21 AM

CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Devin Booker and Kevin Durant are carrying the Suns at a historic stage, however how lengthy can it proceed?
by @Brad Botkin
cbssports.com/nba/information/devin…1:12 AM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“I didn’t know what was happening.”
#Suns coach Monty Williams on Nikola Jokic incident with group proprietor Mat Ishbia.
“I used to be frightened concerning the subsequent play and ensuring our guys didn’t cross the road, however I didn’t even see it.” #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/14IjgAGb4B1:12 AM

BasketNews @BasketNews_com
Nikola Jokic pushed away Suns proprietor Matt Ishbia together with his elbow 😳
pic.twitter.com/2y26gYDob61:09 AM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Nikola Jokic, Nuggets upset with Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia: ‘He’s alleged to get kicked out if he’s influencing the sport’
cbssports.com/nba/information/nikol…1:02 AM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
UPDATED: Nikola Jokic, Suns group proprietor Mat Ishbia have trade in Sport 4 (w/crew chief Tony Brothers’ technical foul clarification, response from Nikola Jokic, Denver coach Michael Malone and Devin Booker) #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs azcentral.com/story/sports activities/n… by way of @azcentral12:58 AM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Nuggets followers screaming bloody homicide about Mat Ishbia maliciously hanging on to the ball like its keeper, Suns followers screaming Nikola Jokic may’ve killed him with an elbow of loss of life that warrants life in jail.
I’m irritated with all of it and don’t need any suspensions – 12:53 AM
Steve Luhm @sluhm
This Jokic-Ishbia factor tonight is the largest owner-involved courtside skirmish I can bear in mind since Larry Miller vs. Nugget fan Wealthy Babich through the 1994 playoffs. – 12:50 AM
Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
“I feel he’s (Ishbia) alleged to be kicked out if he’s influencing the sport.”
Jokic on his altercation with Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia. 😯 pic.twitter.com/EkQM9JIoJ612:43 AM

Adam Mares @Adam_Mares
That was such a loopy shootout. Booker is unbelievable. Jokic is unbelievable.
2 or 3 extra video games of this?? – 12:40 AM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
The factor concerning the “Mat Ishbia shouldn’t have been enjoying keepaway with the ball!” criticism is one in every of his gamers simply fell into his lap. He and the folks in that row had been attempting to assist Okogie up, I genuinely am unsure he noticed Jokic till he tried to grab the ball away – 12:32 AM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Booker, Durant each rating 36, Suns even collection with Nuggets nba.nbcsports.com/2023/05/08/boo…12:28 AM
Yu Fu @YuFuTroy
Booker is having a historic playoff taking pictures efficiency pic.twitter.com/p3BdylNPEd12:20 AM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
I’m already upset we simply witnessed an unbelievable recreation like *that* and the one factor we’re gonna be speaking about for 48 hours is suspensions/fines/punishments for the Nikola Jokic-Mat Ishbia incident – 12:11 AM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Kevin Durant on Landry Shamet: “Man. The depth he introduced on the ball defensively. That takes it to the subsequent stage. He labored his ass off on the ball. Jamal Murray is an unbelievable participant. That pick-and-roll with him and Jokic is nearly unstoppable. – 12:06 AM
Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
“He (Ishbia) obtained us some extent. He did his job over there.”
Booker appreciated Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia’s effort tonight. 😂
(by way of @TrevorMBooth)
pic.twitter.com/MQCqvj0AcT12:06 AM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Devin Booker is now taking pictures 61.7% and averaging 36.8 PPG within the playoffs – 11:58 PM
Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
When instructed the fan was Mat Ishbia, Suns proprietor, Jokic replied: “Sitting on the court docket. He’s a fan, isn’t he? Yeah. Whoever it’s, he’s a fan. He can not affect the sport by holding the ball.” – 11:53 PM
Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Nikola Jokic on what ref instructed him that led to technical throughout Ishbia incident: “He instructed me I used to be elbowing the fan, however the fan put the hand on me first. So I believed the league’s supposed to guard us or no matter, however possibly I’m flawed, so we’ll see.” – 11:51 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Devin Booker is having the highest-scoring postseason in 58 years.
There’s a protracted technique to go, however he’s having arguably the best scoring postseason in NBA historical past. I dove deep into the numbers, and belief me, they’re even crazier than you’re considering.
cbssports.com/nba/information/devin…11:49 PM
Alvaro Martin @AlvaroNBAMartin
¿Recibirá Matt Ishbia, propietario de Phoenix Suns, alguna reprimenda por parte de la NBA por no retener el balón y por colocar su mano derecha en la cintura de Nikola Jokic? – 11:48 PM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Devin Booker could be having the best offensive postseason in NBA historical past
by @SamQuinnCBS
cbssports.com/nba/information/devin…11:47 PM
Vinny Benedetto @VBenedetto
For many who don’t watch Jokic a ton, he typically will shortly restart video games if he thinks the Nuggets have a bonus. With Josh Okogie within the stands, Jokic wished the ball to begin a 5-on-4. – 11:43 PM
Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Nikola Jokic on the incident with Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia: “He (ref) instructed me I used to be elbowing the fan, however the fan put the hand on me first. I believed the league is meant to guard us or no matter, however possibly I’m flawed. We’ll see.” pic.twitter.com/Drp6N5SZ2M11:42 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Going reside on @PHNX_Suns from the world to speak Guide and KD going off, the Suns bench stepping up and LANDRY FREAKING SHAMET! Come hang around:
https://t.co/m6EbHLeak5 pic.twitter.com/N6HqCoxzhi11:37 PM

Tom Ziller @teamziller
It’s an ethical crucial that Mat Ishbia calls for Adam Silver doesn’t droop Jokic. If he says nothing and the league suspends Jokic, let there be a curse upon that franchise till he sells. – 11:36 PM
Eric Walden @tribjazz
Official replay of the Nikola Jokic/Mat Ishbia incident pic.twitter.com/MAl0ltNxed11:32 PM
Eric Walden @tribjazz
Official replay of the Nikola Jokic/Matt Ishbia incident pic.twitter.com/jvUL0ClyaJ11:29 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Requested Devin Booker about how DA and Shamet responded to exterior noise.
“That’s the identify of this recreation. Persons are gonna say one thing no matter what you do on this league, and the folks on the surface don’t perceive the stress and preparation that include this sport.” pic.twitter.com/QilSkoL98z11:27 PM

Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic says he went to retrieve the ball from the fan as a result of Josh Okogie was caught up within the crowd and Denver had a 5-on-4 alternative. – 11:26 PM
Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Nikola Jokic says the fan touched him and that’s the reason he obtained the fan off him. Once I requested if he knew who the fan was and that it was Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia, Jokic requested isn’t Ishbia a Suns fan at that second? Jokic mentioned gamers must be protected too from followers. – 11:26 PM
Ric Bucher @RicBucher
Hey @Rexchapman, we want a block or cost publish for this Ishbia-Jokic incident. – 11:23 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic on the reason he obtained for his technical foul: “He instructed me I used to be elbowing the fan, however the fan put his palms on me first. I believed the league is meant to guard us. However possibly I’m flawed.” – 11:23 PM
Vinny Benedetto @VBenedetto
“I believed the league was supposed to guard us,” Nikola Jokic says to @Ohm Youngmisuk‘s query. “We’ll see.” – 11:21 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Official Pool Report interview with Tony Brothers on the Nikola Jokic incident, which dominated he “intentionally gave [Mat Ishbia] a shove and pushed him down.” pic.twitter.com/QfIsUDZRnx11:21 PM

Vinny Benedetto @VBenedetto
Nikola Jokic appears to be in a reasonably good temper all issues thought-about. He likes to have a field rating on the podium, and there wasn’t one within the room tonight. When @katywinge requested the primary query, Jokic says one thing to the impact of “I’d reply if I had the stats.” – 11:20 PM
Chris Dempsey @chrisadempsey
That is the pool report concerning the Jokic incident within the second quarter pic.twitter.com/u8gSsWKlI511:19 PM

Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Tony Brothers to @Duane Rankin on Jokic tech: “The ball went into the nook and one of many followers was holding the ball. Jokic got here to get the ball, grabbed it from the fan, then intentionally gave him a shove and pushed him down, so he was issued an unsportsmanlike technical foul.” – 11:18 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Crew Chief Tony Brothers on Nikola Jokic unsportsmanlike conduct name in 2nd quarter.
“The ball went over into the nook there and one of many followers was holding the ball. Jokic got here to get the ball, grabbed it away from the fan.” #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs11:18 PM
Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Devin Booker on Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia: “He did his job over there. He obtained us some extent.” – 11:18 PM
Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Devin Booker on Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia drawing a technical foul on Nikola Jokic:
“He obtained us some extent. He did his job.” 😂
Reporter: “He flopped.” 😂 pic.twitter.com/Pu3XBUIImw11:17 PM

Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
Pool Report on the Nikola Jokic Technical Foul within the Second Quarter of Tonight’s Sport 4 Matchup between the Denver Nuggets and Phoenix Suns with phrases from referee Tony Brothers. pic.twitter.com/c7VnGcsw6411:17 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“They got here with it.”
Devin Booker on Deandre Ayton and Landry Shamet after listening to criticisms. #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/zyEebgo74h11:16 PM

Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Nikola Jokic final 2 video games:
41.5 PPG
10.5 RPG
14.0 APG
63% FG
Jokic is the first participant in NBA postseason historical past to common a 40-point triple-double and 60% taking pictures over a 2-game span per @ESPNStatsInfo
The Nuggets misplaced each video games. – 11:14 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“He’s enjoying out of his thoughts.”
Devin Booker on Nikola Jokic. #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/L0ROHXZMPt11:13 PM

Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
Aaron Gordon mentioned Mat Ishbia did in scenario with Nikola Jokic was “tremendous lame.” – 11:11 PM
Alvaro Martin @AlvaroNBAMartin
¿Suspenderá la NBA a Nikola Jokic por codear al propietario de Suns? – 11:11 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“Throw that effectivity shit out the window. Simply maintain going.”
Devin Booker on what he’s instructed Kevin Durant. #Suns #NBAPlayoffs #Nuggets11:09 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Devin Booker on the Mat Ishbia incident with Nikola Jokic: “He obtained us some extent! He did his job.” – 11:09 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“It obtained us some extent. He did his job.”
Devin Booker on Mat Ishbia incident with Nikola Jokic. #Suns #NBAPlayoffs #Nuggets11:08 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Devin Booker on the Mat Ishbia second with Nikola Jokic: “He obtained us some extent!” – 11:07 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Devin Booker on following a 20-for-25 taking pictures evening with a 14-for-18 taking pictures efficiency: “I’m simply attempting to win video games. It’s one thing that I inform KD on a regular basis, throw that effectivity shit out the window. I simply wish to win.” – 11:07 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Devin Booker postgame. #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/pvEIqJ8cae11:05 PM

Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
Aaron Gordon mentioned Matt Ishbia did in scenario with Nikola Jokic was “tremendous lame.” – 11:04 PM
Chris Palmer @ChrisPalmerNBA
Joker, Guide and KD mixed for 125 factors. Sheesh. – 11:00 PM
Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Nikola Jokic completed with 53 factors, tied for 2nd-most in a playoff recreation by a middle in NBA historical past. Solely Wilt Chamberlain had extra with 56 factors in 1962. Jokic additionally scored or assisted on 78 factors, most in a playoff recreation by a middle in NBA historical past in accordance with @ESPNStatsInfo – 10:59 PM
Alvaro Martin @AlvaroNBAMartin
No se dirigió a sus compañeros en serbocroata. Cuando Joker pierde los estribos, sus compañeros no asumen su porción de la carga.
pic.twitter.com/Xpr7BUAhLx10:58 PM

Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto
Nuggets coach Michael Malone was upset Nikola Jokic was referred to as for a technical foul through the incident with Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia. When requested if Malone thought it made a distinction that the fan was Ishbia, he replied, “I don’t give a 💩” pic.twitter.com/dYaxE4OPSw10:56 PM

Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
“Devin Booker, I’m sorry.”
Shaq apologizes for doubting Booker 🤝
pic.twitter.com/4PxyZGur1p10:55 PM

Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
I’m Group No Droop Jokic. – 10:54 PM
Legislation Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Folks pushing for Jokic to be suspended are the identical ones that had been Vince McMahon followers through the Perspective Period lol – 10:48 PM
Ben Golliver @BenGolliver
50-point, 10-assist video games within the playoffs, NBA historical past
– Jerry West, 1969
– Sleepy Floyd, 1987
– Russell Westbrook, 2017
– Damian Lillard, 2021
– NIKOLA JOKIC, tonight – 10:46 PM
Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Monty Williams on Nikola Jokic: “He had [53], however if you take a look at the sport, nothing was simple. … He’s a two-time MVP. He can rating in each means conceivable.” – 10:44 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Monty Williams on the Nikola Jokic-Mat Ishbia incident: “I didn’t even know what was happening. That’s by no means my focus. I simply noticed a crowd over there, and I used to be frightened concerning the subsequent play and ensuring our guys didn’t cross the road.” – 10:43 PM
Kendrick Perkins @KendrickPerkins
D. Guide! #1 in transition factors, isolation factors, factors on drives, factors on pull ups & mid vary factors.
This could be the sickest scoring run we’ve ever witnessed in playoff historical past. Keep it up… – 10:41 PM
Rob Perez @WorldWideWob
Radio Roulette is LIVE @Underdog__NBA
– Devin Booker goes berserk once more
– Jokic 53
– Mat Ishbia Wobvestigation
– James Harden delivers x2
– Sequence outlooks
– Calling timeout vs. Not Calling timeout debate
Massive present. Be a part of us!
📺 youtube.com/watch?v=psAa_O… pic.twitter.com/IkYXV71wot10:40 PM

Sam Vecenie @Sam_Vecenie
Suspending Jokic for Sport 5 can be such an overreaction primarily based on what occurred there. Let’s identical to, be regular about this please? You need the perfect gamers on the court docket within the largest components of the season, and that was not egregious. – 10:40 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Michael Malone on the Nikola Jokic, Mat Ishbia altercation: “I feel it’s loopy that Nikola obtained a technical foul in that scenario. Going to get the ball, and a few fan is holding onto the ball who needs be part of the sport. Simply give the ball up, man.” – 10:40 PM
Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM
Michael Malone mentioned he thinks it’s loopy that Nikola Jokic obtained a technical foul attempting to seize the ball to begin the subsequent play and “some fan” obtained in the way in which. When requested if he thought it made a distinction that fan was the Suns proprietor, Malone replied: “I don’t give a s—-.” – 10:40 PM
Mike Prada @MikePradaNBA
Denver scored on eight of 10 possessions after Jokic got here again into the sport within the fourth quarter … and LOST some extent off their deficit. – 10:40 PM
Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
53 factors and 11 rebounds 👏
Jokic is the primary heart in NBA historical past to file 50 factors and 10 assists in a playoff recreation — nonetheless in need of the W. pic.twitter.com/KpzTcQsctU10:38 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Playoff leaders (minimal 100 FGA):
PPG — Devin Booker
FG% — Devin Booker
3P% — Devin Booker
Balling. pic.twitter.com/wHUMKLvdn110:36 PM

Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Nikola Jokic is simply the fifth participant in NBA historical past to lose a playoff recreation during which he posted a 50-point double-double.
The primary 4: Damian Lillard, Russell Westbrook, Billy Cunningham and… Jamal Murray.
Denver’s supporting forged let down the celebrities once more tonight. – 10:35 PM
Chuck Cooperstein @coopmavs
Of the 4 2nd spherical NBA Playoff collection, DEN-PHX will not be getting essentially the most consideration and but it’s the most compelling. What Durant, Booker, Jokic & Murray are doing is absurdly nice. But one way or the other Ringgzz tradition will decide by the top of the collection that these guys are not any good – 10:34 PM
Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Devin Booker and Kevin Durant mixed to attain 158 factors within the Suns’ two wins in Phoenix.
Per @ESPNStatsInfo, just one duo in NBA historical past scored extra throughout span of two playoff video games: Michael Jordan and Orlando Woolridge (161) in 1986. – 10:34 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Gamers that rating 50 factors in a playoff recreation now have a file of 37-11. Nikola Jokic was loss No. 11, and the primary since Damian Lillard two years in the past towards, satirically, the Nuggets. – 10:34 PM
Rob Perez @WorldWideWob
Devin Booker’s shot charts:
Sport 3. Sport 4. pic.twitter.com/xsYNB10eAZ10:33 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Devin Booker in his final 2 video games: 83 factors, 21 assists, 34-43 FG, 8-12 3P – 10:33 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Most PPG within the second spherical this playoffs:
36.5 — Nikola Jokic
36.3 — Devin Booker
32.0 — Kevin Durant
No one else is averaging greater than 30. pic.twitter.com/zQDa30BJcR10:32 PM

Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
RALLY IN THE VALLEY 🔥
KD: 36 PTS / 11 REB / 6 AST
Booker: 36 PTS / 6 REB / 12 AST
The Suns take Sport 4 to tie the collection 2-2. pic.twitter.com/MSrVYdTQzv10:32 PM

Nicolas Batum @nicolas88batum
The offensive effectivity of KD, Guide and Jokic is fairly superb – 10:31 PM
Dave Mason @DeuceMason
Going to want this Suns-Nuggets collection to go 7 video games. Jokic, Booker and KD–thats a whoooole lot of greatness. – 10:30 PM
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
Guide and KD each drop 36 to assist even the collection vs. the Nuggets ☀ pic.twitter.com/sooxNXMHKM10:30 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Jokic final 2 video games:
53 PTS | 4 REB | 10 AST
30 PTS | 17 REB | 17 AST
0-2. pic.twitter.com/NZgL53bacZ10:30 PM

Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
TNT broadcasters simply requested: Will Nikola Jokic be suspended for Sport 5?
Group execs are questioning this too because the rule e book says a participant must be ejected for getting into the stands. Jokic technically simply went courtside so there’s room for interpretation. We’ll discover out Monday. pic.twitter.com/8jBYdKgSOy10:30 PM

Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nuggets waste an all-time, historic, 53-point efficiency from Nikola Jokic. Two guys had been particular for Phoenix tonight. One man was particular for Denver. – 10:29 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Guide final 2 video games:
43 pictures
9 misses
83 factors pic.twitter.com/J01NL4qJLW10:28 PM

Evan Sidery @esidery
125 mixed factors between Nikola Jokic, Devin Booker and Kevin Durant in among the best shows of all-around scoring you’ll ever see:
Jokic = 53 factors, 11 assists, 4 rebounds on 20-30 FGA
Booker = 36 factors, 12 assists, 6 rebounds on 14-18 FGA
Durant = 36 factors, 11… – 10:28 PM
David Aldridge @davidaldridgedc
What’s going to the league do earlier than Sport 5 in Denver? Jokic, clearly, shoved a fan – and never any fan, however the man who simply purchased the Suns! Not that that ought to matter, however…in fact it’s going to matter. How a lot is the query. – 10:28 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Devin Booker this collection:
36 PTS | 6 REB | 12 AST
47 PTS | 6 REB | 9 AST
35 PTS | 5 REB | 6 AST
27 PTS | 4 REB | 8 AST
Capturing over 60/50/90% splits. pic.twitter.com/XeZnAmmqAQ10:27 PM

Evan Sidery @esidery
111 mixed factors between Nikola Jokic, Devin Booker and Kevin Durant in among the best shows of all-around scoring you’ll ever see:
Jokic = 53 factors, 11 assists, 4 rebounds on 20-30 FGA
Booker = 36 factors, 12 assists, 6 rebounds on 14-18 FGA
Durant = 36 factors, 11… twitter.com/i/internet/standing/1…10:27 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Devin Booker tonight:
36 PTS
6 REB
12 AST
14-18 FG
3-4 3P
His third 30-point recreation on 70+ FG% this playoffs. No one else has executed it greater than as soon as. pic.twitter.com/HGTJDkzbVp10:27 PM

Jake Madison @NOLAJake
By no means ought to the league droop Jokic – 10:26 PM
Zach Kram @zachkram
Devin Booker shot 79% from the sector over the past two video games (34 for 43).
That’s the very best for any two-game span in NBA playoff historical past (min. 40 makes an attempt). No one else is above 75%. – 10:26 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Remaining: PHX 129, DEN 124
Booker: 36 Pts, 12 Ast, 6 Reb, 14-18 FG
Durant: 36 Pts, 11 Reb, 6 Ast, 11-19 FG
Shamet: 19 Pts, 5-8 3P
Jokic: 53 Pts, 10 Ast, 4 Reb, 20-30 FG
Suns even the collection at 2-2 – 10:26 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Devin Booker missed 4 pictures tonight 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 – 10:26 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
The Suns modified this collection enjoying their shooters. So much more durable for the Nuggets to double Booker and Durant when it’s Ross, Shamet or Warren on the market as an alternative of Craig, Okogie, or Wainwright. pic.twitter.com/w4qhZoeAbl10:26 PM
Brian Geltzeiler @BGeltzNBA
Phoenix doing a very nice job on tow enormous late recreation possessions dealing with Denver’s on ball motion going by Jokic. This collection simply obtained very attention-grabbing – 10:25 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
T.J. Warren defending Jokic on that final play.
Acquired defensive cease. Wow. #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs10:24 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
As superb as Jokic is in different respects, he loves him some quack 2s. – 10:23 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
LeBron James had the best two-game stretch I’ve ever seen. I doubt Video games 5 and 6 of the 2016 Finals will ever be topped.
However each Devin Booker (Video games 3 and 4 vs. Denver) and Jimmy Butler (Video games 4 and 5 vs. Milwaukee) have made arguments for second place prior to now two weeks – 10:22 PM
Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn
Jokic has 51 factors and 10 assists lmao – 10:18 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
51 factors profession playoff excessive for Jokic.
#Suns up 3 with 45.1 seconds left. #Nuggets calling timeout to problem final unfastened ball because it referred to as off Gordon as Ayton was pursing to ball. #NBAPlayoffs10:18 PM
Legislation Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Nikola Jokic is the primary heart with 50+ factors in a NBA playoff recreation since Bob McAdoo (50 factors) with the Buffalo Braves vs Washington Bullets in 1975. – 10:17 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
AG leaving Durant drives me up the wall. Jokic attempting to will Denver to remain on this recreation is superb. I hope it’s sufficient. – 10:15 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Facilities with greater than 50 factors in a playoff recreation:
— Wilt
— Jokic
That’t is. pic.twitter.com/BnN84uxyfX10:15 PM

Erik Slater @erikslater_
Jokic 😂😂😂😂
This recreation is nuts. – 10:14 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Jokic out right here enjoying Horse – 10:14 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Playoff career-high 12 assists for Devin Booker – 10:14 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
Jokic and-1 LOL. Dude’s making the whole lot – 10:14 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic has 51 factors. – 10:14 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Jokic spins baseline, flips an unimaginable floater over the double of Ayton AND Durant for his forty eighth level … and Booker has been so superior that it’s made him a footnote. – 10:14 PM
Zach Kram @zachkram
Nikola Jokic is the primary heart with a 50-point playoff recreation in practically half a century. The final was Bob McAdoo in 1975. – 10:13 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic has 49 factors. – 10:13 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
That was Devin Booker’s twelfth help. He has 36 factors additionally and is 14-of-18. – 10:13 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
If Booker or KD beat you hitting ridiculous powerful 2s, so be it. Going out as a result of a profession 39 p.c 3-point shooter is getting extensive open 3s? Nah. – 10:11 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
A part of me needs to say “if Booker and Durant are gonna rating like this anyway, you may as properly simply keep dwelling on shooters and let these guys get their’s. They gained’t rating 60 apiece.”
However that has actual “what are you gonna do, stab me?” power. – 10:09 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
If the Nuggets can’t depend on doubling Devin Booker and Kevin Durant most possessions as a result of others are making their pictures, this collection is about to flip totally. – 10:09 PM
Gina Mizell @ginamizell
On this quarter the position usually performed by Devin Booker will probably be performed by Landry Shamet. – 10:09 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
In all probability ought to cease doubling Booker now if the top result’s a a profession 39 p.c 3-point shooter getting extensive open nook 3s lol. – 10:09 PM
Howard Beck @HowardBeck
Massive evening for former Full 48 company Landry Shamet and Devin Booker. – 10:08 PM
Jon Hamm @JonMHamm
The Phoenix Suns are a really top-heavy group. Durant. Booker. Shamet. – 10:08 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
I don’t love the double on KD’s publish up there, I feel you need to reside with him proper now. As quickly as he kicks out you’re attempting to take care of Booker whereas in rotation, neglect it. – 10:07 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Warren missed, however Nuggets helped off sturdy nook towards Booker. Breaking all their guidelines rn. – 10:06 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
Beautiful move by Devin Booker to search out Landry Shamet within the nook – 10:05 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
35/5/5 playoff video games by a Solar in a single playoff run:
4 — Devin Booker
2 — Steve Nash
No one else has greater than 1. pic.twitter.com/xxA8t2EVA410:05 PM

Tim MacMahon @espn_macmahon
Nikola Jokic has a profession playoff excessive 44 and counting. He had 43 twice — and misplaced each video games. – 10:04 PM
Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
Joker establishes a brand new playoff-high for scoring. He’s at 44 factors rn. – 10:04 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic with 44 factors — a brand new playoff profession excessive. – 10:04 PM
Eric Patten @EricPatten
Extra unbelievable? Booker goes 34-for-42 over final 7 quarters or Shamet made a contribution. – 10:03 PM
Kevin Pelton @kpelton
Eventually our lengthy “no Suns participant in addition to Devin Booker and Kevin Durant has scored double figures” disaster is over. Landry Shamet, salute. – 10:02 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
I’m all for giving guys a break 9.5/10 occasions however idk if denver can afford no Jokic for even a millisecond – 9:55 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Phoenix is getting the trifecta proper now……Otherworldly stuff from Durant and Booker, but in addition nice performances from the position gamers – 9:54 PM
Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen
Devin Booker was closely influenced and impressed by Kobe Bryant. This has been Kobe like. – 9:52 PM
The Ringer @ringernba
Jokic vs Booker proper now pic.twitter.com/TztgFvmRxQ9:52 PM

Kevin Chouinard @KLChouinard
Devin Booker: 1st Group All-Moral NBA – 9:52 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Been engaged on Ishbia/Jokic/fan story and simply noticed bits and items of third to be sincere.
Cheers, boos and roars from crowd supplied updates.
#Suns 98 #Nuggets 92 going into 4th. Booker 36. Durant 27. Jokic 42. #NBAPlayoffs9:52 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
It’s actually fucking humorous anyone ever questioned if Devin Booker was truly good as a result of he couldn’t carry a G League roster to 30 wins – 9:51 PM
Chris Vernon @ChrisVernonShow
excellent instance of this recreation. malone screaming for a second man to get on the market on Booker – so he pulls up on each and drains it haha cmon 🔥 – 9:51 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
Devin Booker scores 47 on 20/25 in Sport 3. Proper now he’s at 36 factors on 14/17 getting into the 4th quarter. Pure bucket getter. pic.twitter.com/G6VXLKnlpb9:51 PM

Duvalier Johnson @DuvalierJohnson
Nikola Jokic has a career-high of fifty factors towards the Sacramento Kings. That got here in a February loss in 2021.
He’s as much as 42 factors heading into the 4th quarter within the 2nd spherical of the playoffs. Denver is down 98-92. What number of does he want to tug out this win? – 9:50 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Booker hitting over two guys….on the transfer…going left….yeah…that’s madness – 9:50 PM
Jake Madison @NOLAJake
Earlier this 12 months on Locked On NBA w/ @John_Karalis I mentioned that Davin Booker was going to encourage the subsequent technology of gamers.. The sort of scoring is why. Similar to Kobe with Tatum – 9:50 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Devin Booker, from Grand Rapids, the house of the moist burrito CC: @m_bultman9:50 PM
Erik Slater @erikslater_
Devin Booker could also be placing collectively the perfect playoff shotmaking stretch in NBA historical past. – 9:49 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Booker has 36 factors on 17 pictures. Joker has 42 factors on 22 pictures. That is completely bonkers what’s even occurring. – 9:49 PM
Alan Hahn @alanhahn
Devin Booker in NBA Jam mode. 😳 pic.twitter.com/EYY9n2TsbT9:49 PM
Wealthy Hoffman @rich_hofmann
Holy moly, Devin Booker. – 9:49 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Devin Booker is being legendary – 9:49 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
OH MY GOODNESS DEVIN BOOKER – 9:49 PM
Invoice Reiter @sportsreiter
Holy Devin Booker – 9:49 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
wow…..Devin Booker detonates on the finish of the third quarter, and Phoenix leads Denver 98-92 with 12 minutes remaining…… – 9:49 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Finish of 3Q: PHX 98, DEN 92
Booker: 36 Pts, 8 Ast, 5 Reb, 14-17 FG
Durant: 27 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 9-16 FG
Ayton: 6 Pts, 7 Reb, 2-5 FG
Jokic: 42 Pts, 6 Ast, 15-22 FG – 9:49 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
Booker can’t be stopped.
Jokic can’t be stopped.
That is nirvana. – 9:49 PM
Austin Kent @AustinKent
recreation genie devin booker 🥵 – 9:49 PM
Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
Is Devin Booker actual?? – 9:48 PM
Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
OMG, Booker is killin’ rn – 9:48 PM
Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
Devin Booker. He’s on a two recreation heater – 9:48 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
How did Jokic cease in time for that to not be a cost? And nonetheless dimed it to reverse nook? That was unbelievable – 9:47 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
Jokic can’t be slowed by anybody that Phoenix has to throw at him. The one query is whether or not Guide or KD ever plan to overlook once more, as a result of the superstars are displaying as much as rating on this recreation. – 9:46 PM
Micah Adams @MAdamsStatGuy
Solely two facilities have scored 50 factors in a playoff recreation:
Wilt Chamberlain (4x)
Bob McAdoo
Jokic is threatening to do one thing Shaq, Kareem, Hakeem, Ewing, Moses and sure, Embiid, by no means did. – 9:44 PM
Kevin O’Connor @KevinOConnorNBA
40 for Jokic
30 for Booker
25 for Durant
A battle of superstars – 9:44 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
40 factors in 28 minutes on 17 pictures.
This has been a masterclass by Jokic – 9:43 PM
Duvalier Johnson @DuvalierJohnson
Nikola Jokic has 40 of the NUggets 86 factors now and retaining Denver on this one.
Another person HAS to step up and assist him right here. – 9:43 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Nikola Jokic, Suns group proprietor Mat Ishbia have trade in first half of Phoenix-Denver Sport 4 (w/movies) #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs azcentral.com/story/sports activities/n… by way of @azcentral – 9:42 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Couple of powerful foul calls on the Suns the previous couple of possessions. They will’t let it get to them proper now, particularly with the way in which Nikola Jokic has been scoring (40 factors, 15-20 FG). An excellent near this 3Q would go a good distance – 9:42 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
This recreation has actually was Nikola Jokic vs. Devin Booker and Kevin Durant. Unreal famous person battle proper now. – 9:42 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic with 40 factors on 15-20 taking pictures in simply 27 minutes. He’s unreal. – 9:41 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
MPJ had a drive the place he’s simply not getting these foul calls. He can’t look stunned. Jokic didn’t get one on that Jock play both, however he stored enjoying. – 9:41 PM
Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn
That is an unbelievable Joker recreation – 9:40 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Questioning if Devin Booker was truly good as a result of he performed with Dragan Bender and Isaiah Canaan for 3 years was a time. – 9:40 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
Haven’t been extra flawed a few participant than Devin Booker. This dude is dragging the Suns again into this collection one bucket at a time whereas battling in each different side of the sport. – 9:40 PM
Adam Mares @Adam_Mares
Nuggets are getting Jokic on the transfer extra On this recreation. One thing I’ve been calling for. Virtually Not possible for Ayton to protect him on the transfer with out fouling. – 9:39 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
Jokic walks in out of the timeout and drills a 3 from the highest of the important thing which led into one other Suns triple. This scoring is unbelievable tonight. – 9:38 PM
Chris Vernon @ChrisVernonShow
that is unbelievable. booker and jokic two of greatest offensive gamers ever and each at peak of powers. unstoppable. to this point on this recreation they’re 23/31 haha. – 9:36 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic with 31 factors on 12-17 taking pictures. If solely Denver obtained him the ball each time down the ground. – 9:34 PM
J. Kyle Mann @jkylemann
okay, that is very random however i had a hunch and went and confirmed it — jokic is 98th percentile in (non-restricted space) paint makes an attempt that swish
tbh i believed he would’ve been increased, i swear the dude by no means hits the rim – 9:34 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Guide + KD: 50 factors, 18-28 FG
Remainder of Suns: 27 factors, 11-26 FG – 9:34 PM
Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
Booker and Jokic enjoying at such an insanely excessive stage – 9:33 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Booker and Jokic simply throwing haymakers rn. That is wild. – 9:33 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Devin Booker is in a zone that solely the nice ones attain – 9:33 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Jokic beginning to take over. As much as 29. – 9:30 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Nikola Jokic did nothing flawed. He was attempting to make a basketball play by getting the ball and inbounding shortly. Ishbia tried to have an effect on the sport by retaining the ball away. The shove was the results of Jokic attempting to make a basketball play. Gamers have that proper. House owners don’t. – 9:23 PM
Erik Slater @erikslater_
The primary half of those playoffs has solely made me really feel stronger that Jokic > Embiid.
Jokic’s management of those video games is insane. – 9:20 PM
Micah Adams @MAdamsStatGuy
Ideas and prayers to the MVP voter who didn’t put Jokic within the high 5.
Each time voting outcomes will get launched, that’s going to be fairly the scene on this app. – 9:20 PM
Vivek Jacob @vivekmjacob
Wait, who left Jokic out of the highest 5 of their MVP vote??? – 9:17 PM
CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Nikola Jokic given a technical foul for sideline scuffle with Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia
cbssports.com/nba/information/nikol…9:16 PM
Adi Joseph @AdiJoseph
Nikola Jokic is leftist basketball twitter’s one true hero – 9:16 PM
Duvalier Johnson @DuvalierJohnson
What a wild half total and Denver is down 63-61.
Tons of fouls within the 1st half with Durant and Booker getting what they need
House owners are even appearing wild.
Jokic has 24 factors, Jamal has 13 factors.
For those who’re Malone, what’s your message to the group? – 9:15 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
Nuggets maintain the basketball and they need to win this recreation. It’s mainly a reset at halftime, but when they seize boards and don’t flip it over the Nuggets can completely pull this out. And will have to, since Jokic could possibly be suspended subsequent recreation for League Causes. – 9:15 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
Murray took 15 pictures within the half, after taking 29 within the earlier recreation. Jamal made solely 6 – gotta begin passing. The remainder of the non-Jokic starters went 7-for-13 mixed. Phoenix wins by making ridiculous pictures, however Denver wins by making it simpler on themselves for the next % – 9:13 PM
Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
Devin Booker because the begin of Sport 3 (six quarters):
66 factors on 28-of-36 taking pictures
9 rebounds
14 assists
66 factors on 36 FG makes an attempt
77.7% – 9:11 PM
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
Nikola Jokic appeared to push Suns proprietor Matt Ishbia after the ball went out of bounds.
Jokic obtained a technical foul. pic.twitter.com/zPtCTDm7fX9:10 PM

TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
The perfect a part of the Jokic/Ishbia kerfuffle was everybody in that fan part appearing like Jokic dedicated a struggle crime whereas Jokic easy continued to pursue the ball so he may get it inbounded shortly with a 4-on-5 benefit. – 9:09 PM
Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
To be down 2 on the half is a present for the Nuggets contemplating the way in which they’ve appeared. They’ve obtained no reply for Guide, who continues to only go at Denver in transition. – 9:08 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Halftime: PHX 63, DEN 61
Durant: 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 6-12 FG
Booker: 19 Pts, 5 Ast, 8-11 FG
Ayton: 6 Pts, 7 Reb, 2-5 FG
Jokic: 24 Pts, 3 Reb, 9-13 FG – 9:07 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic tried to get the ball again from the group, then he and Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia make contact. Ishbia flops? Denver assistant coaches had been mentioning a fan, who ended up getting ejected by Suns group safety.
pic.twitter.com/D4vPQSBHyu9:07 PM
Andrew Sharp @andrewsharp
Completely love Ishbia promoting the contact on the off probability he can swing a mid-series Jokic suspension. – 9:07 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
This Jokic/Ishbia factor goes to be fascinating. I don’t know how the league will view it however a fan — proprietor or not — mustn’t inhibit play by holding the ball and Jokic mustn’t seize a ball from a fan — proprietor or not.
How that performs out with the league is anybody’s guess. – 9:06 PM
Ball Don’t Lie @Balldontlie
Flop? 🤔
Jokic pushes Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia. pic.twitter.com/ePt12q4pTw9:05 PM

Jacob Evans @JacobEvans_1
Devin Bean Jr Booker ! – 9:05 PM
Kamenetzky Brothers @KamBrothers
I truly surprise if Jokic even is aware of who Ishbia is. AK – 9:02 PM
Michael C. Wright @mikecwright
IDK bout that tech on Jokic. The person is attempting to get the ball again in play as shortly as doable from what I noticed. – 9:02 PM
Jason Dumas @JDumasReports
Joker elbow me I’m falling out. I want an abulance and cpr. And a test 💰
😂😂 – 9:02 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
He embellished the contact a bit, however his ft appeared set to me and Jokic prolonged the arm. Nice cost, Mat Ishbia – 9:02 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Jokic is a legend – 9:02 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Unsportsmanlike name on Nikola Jokic as he was attempting to get the ball out of bounds and had some form of trade with a fan.
Appears like a fan was simply faraway from the sport proper the place new #Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia and Isiah Thomas had been sitting within the nook. #Nuggets9:02 PM
Rob Perez @WorldWideWob
Phoenix Suns Proprietor Mat Ishbia stepping into it with Jokic and promoting the rooster wing. Absolute cinema.
play.underdogfantasy.com/p-world-wide-w… pic.twitter.com/AOZY5ZZPnv9:01 PM

Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Oh how I’d like to pay attention into the communication from the officers to Secaucus after that second between Jokic and Suns proprietor Matt Ishbia.
That’s gotta be a primary. – 9:01 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
Love the Phoenix proprietor deciding to not put the ball again in play and now they’re giving JOKIC the tech for it. – 9:00 PM
Duvalier Johnson @DuvalierJohnson
Nikola Jokic simply tried to seize the ball out of the Suns proprietor.
Jokic picks up a technical foul after the altercation.
The wildest half is the proprietor flopped, they should be practising that at observe. – 9:00 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia and Nikola Jokic simply had a tense second. Jokic obtained a technical foul for shoving Ishbia. pic.twitter.com/1RxC5wNPPR9:00 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
I’m sorry, that tech on Jokic is utter horseshit. – 9:00 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Tech on Jokic for … one thing. We are also gonna have a fan or. followers ejected right here it appears like from baseline nook seat. – 9:00 PM
Ramona Shelburne @ramonashelburne
Foul or flop on Jokic-Ishbia? – 9:00 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Jokic simply tried to take the ball from Suns proprietor Matt Isbia, and will get a technical foul for his troubles, lol – 9:00 PM
Jason Dumas @JDumasReports
Joker going to get tossed for that? – 9:00 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Nikola Jokic will get hit with an unsportsmanlike technical foul – 8:59 PM
Cameron Tabatabaie @CTabatabaie
Suns proprietor Matt Ishbia and Jokic stepping into it (????) pic.twitter.com/teeJUnTIOu8:59 PM

TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
Jokic ripping a basketball from a fan to get an outlet move launched over the protection with a 4-on-5 transition alternative is likely one of the most Jokic issues I’ve ever seen. – 8:59 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Jokic and Okogie tumble into the stands. Jokic shoves a fan.
The fan is Suns proprietor Mat Ishbia. – 8:59 PM
Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
Yo, Jokic gave Ishbia somewhat forearm there – 8:59 PM
Vinny Benedetto @VBenedetto
FWIW the ring blocked my view of no matter simply occurred between Nikola Jokic and a fan, however one thing occurred. – 8:58 PM
Adam Mares @Adam_Mares
Jokic will go for 50 tonight If the Nuggets can work out tips on how to get the ball to him. – 8:57 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nikola Jokic has the quietest 20 factors in NBA historical past proper now. – 8:57 PM
Rob Peterson @ShotDrJr
Jokic has seemingly had that massive, crimson scrape on his left tricep for greater than half the season – 8:56 PM
Ryan Blackburn @NBABlackburn
So…concerning the defensive wings Denver has to protect Devin Booker… – 8:53 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nuggets are having a wonderful offensive half — 53% from the sector, 40% from 3, they’ll rating 60+ factors — however may get means simpler appears total in the event that they performed by Nikola Jokic like they did for many of the season. – 8:52 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Devin Booker has 19 factors on 8-9 taking pictures….the dude is at present on Saturn – 8:52 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Devin Booker is 23-for-25 on 2s in his final 5.5 quarters. – 8:51 PM
Vincent Goodwill @VinceGoodwill
Devin Booker is on a distinct type of roll. The one cause we don’t consider him as a famous person is…we didn’t. And we haven’t recalibrated it but – 8:50 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
Idk I’m beginning to suppose Devin Booker discovered a genie’s lamp in mid-April or one thing. – 8:50 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Ayton bucket. Fouled.
Timeout #Nuggets. #Suns up two with 4:40 left in 1st half.
Booker goes as much as him after play. – 8:50 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Lovely feed from Devin Booker, even higher end from Deandre Ayton for the and-1. Crowd loves it and so does Guide, who comes over and daps him up afterward – 8:50 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
Liked Jokic dropping the ball off to MPJ however having it referred to as off attributable to a whistle, so MPJ paid it again with the move for a Jokic layup as an alternative. They’re connecting properly tonight. – 8:49 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Kevin Durant with an absurd end right here to finish the quarter. 24 complete from Durant (11) and Devin Booker (13). pic.twitter.com/HtULpOD9DN8:48 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Devin Booker was already an unbelievable shot maker, however what we’re witnessing proper now’s actually historic. – 8:48 PM
Cameron Tabatabaie @CTabatabaie
Devin Booker is so dang good – 8:47 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
#Suns #Nuggets tied as Booker hits jumper however misses FT.
3 fouls on Bruce Brown. – 8:47 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
I’m working out of how to convey what Devin Booker is doing out right here – 8:46 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
This is the reason Phoenix is so harmful….Booker and Durant are simply guys who can carry you indefinitely on the offensive finish of the ground – 8:32 PM
Evan Sidery @esidery
Kevin Durant with an absurd end right here to finish the quarter. 25 complete from Durant (11) and Devin Booker (13). pic.twitter.com/rniIdLePrn8:32 PM

John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Booker performed all 12 minutes in first and had 13 factors, 3 assists on simply six pictures. Nuggets clinging to steer after first, however no matter their changes had been haven’t fazed him in any respect. – 8:32 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
#Nuggets went on 13-2 run to go up eight.
Been up as many as 9, Monty Williams has referred to as two timeouts in 1st quarter, however #Suns shut quarter on 10-4 to chop result in two.
Booker to Durant on an inbounds move for jumper at buzzer to finish quarter. Underneath evaluation for two or 3. – 8:32 PM
Tony Jones @Tjonesonthenba
Enjoyable first quarter of basketball. Denver leads Phoenix 34-32…..9 for Jokic. Seven for Murray and MPJ…..13 for Devin Booker….11 for Kevin Durant – 8:31 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
I guess on the Nuggets partly as a result of I didn’t suppose Booker would shoot 80% once more and technically I used to be proper he’s shouting 83.3%. – 8:31 PM
Sam Quinn @SamQuinnCBS
There have been some… attention-grabbing missed calls on Jokic pictures. – 8:28 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Malone once more very popular over a no-call on Jokic, this time by Warren on the rim. – 8:28 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Good Lord, Guide – 8:28 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
It’s so odd to see Jokic lacking pictures on the rim or open elbow jumpers. I simply at all times count on these to go in. – 8:27 PM
Katy Winge @katywinge
Particularly when KD is off the ground, I really like that the Nuggets are doubling Booker and attempting to get the ball out of his palms. Flying round. Anybody however him mentality. – 8:27 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Such an excellent job by Booker stringing out the Denver blitz to generate a pass-pass-corner3 sequence, however Warren entrance rims it. – 8:26 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Two fouls on Jokic with 2:57 to go in first. Nuggets usually prefer to let him play him complete first after which let Murray and Gordon cook dinner to begin second. – 8:25 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Gorilla dunk with T.J. Warren watching.
Warren in recreation with Ross, Shamet, Booker and Ayton. #Suns pic.twitter.com/Tk8qkj3rdA8:25 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Identical early relaxation for Durant.
Booker/Shamet/Ross/Warren/Ayton – 8:23 PM
Gordon Gross @GMoneyNuggs
Whistle be damned – the Nuggets are gonna play their recreation early, and it’s working. MPJ is discovering the positioning for Jokic to move to, Murray is driving as an alternative of relying solely on fallaways, and Jokic is Jokic. Nuggets are setting the tempo, which must proceed. – 8:23 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
MPJ’s course of on each ends has been nice. He’s been as affected person and regular as anybody on the Nuggets not named Jokic. – 8:22 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Suns misplaced about 15% of their execution from Sport 3 and that + no nuclear Booker has us the place we’re at. Nuggets proceed to impress. – 8:21 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Jokic 3. #Suns down eight. – 8:17 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Ayton with the two-handed flush off Booker feed. #Suns up 15-14. – 8:15 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nuggets’ offense has devolved into the Nikola Jokic-Jamal Murray two-man recreation. That’s how Denver’s both going to reside or die tonight. – 8:12 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
Murray is disconnected from the remainder of the offense. He’s enjoying regardless of the offense; not inside it.
He’s loads of proficient to create his personal pictures and make them; particularly when getting screens for Jokic, however that’s not sustainable. – 8:12 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Murray took that one laborious dribble in direction of the paint that obtained Okogie off stability simply sufficient to not contest the identical as he did on that blocked shot.
Bucket.
#Suns up 13-12. Monty Williams calls an early timeout with 6:36 left within the 1st as Booker as referred to as for touring. – 8:12 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
wow Malone is de facto scorching with Ed Malloy, stopped him in his tracks as he was altering ends to verify he obtained extra phrases in about that Jokic – Ayton post-up. – 8:10 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Nuggets sending extra further stuff at Booker from the leap. Anticipate Durant to be one move away for almost all of the sport. They exploited that within the fourth quarter of Sport 3. – 8:08 PM
TJ McBride @TJMcBrideNBA
Nuggets caught in mud on each ends within the first couple minutes. Have to get some motion and tempo into the sport. Want to see Jokic get the ball with some momentum. – 8:06 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Booker going to what tends to get him to the road.
Straight line drive, draw contact, put up off stability jumper.
FTs. #Suns up 7-4 as Jokic will get on the board.
Solely had two makes an attempt Sport 3 that got here with 6.6 seconds left within the fourth quarter. – 8:06 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Ayton begins recreation with three straight offensive rebounds that results in Booker bucket.
Crowd goes loopy.
Durant 3 subsequent journey.
Crowd goes loopy.
#Suns up 5-0. – 8:04 PM
Vinny Benedetto @VBenedetto
Phoenix wins the tip, and Deandre Ayton grabs three offensive rebounds on the Suns’ first possession. Devin Booker makes the Nuggets pay with a baseline floater. – 8:03 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Ayton with 3 offensive rebounds within the first possession. Booker scores.
Strong response from DA! – 8:03 PM
John Hollinger @johnhollinger
Right here in Phoenix for Sport 4 of Nuggets-Suns. Pre-game dialogue subject: How far more blitzing will Booker see after shredding Nuggets in Sport 3? – 7:57 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Suns Sport 4 starters:
Cam Payne
Devin Booker
Josh Okogie
Kevin Durant
Deandre Ayton – 7:33 PM
Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Nuggets Sport 4 starters:
Jamal Murray
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Michael Porter Jr.
Aaron Gordon
Nikola Jokic – 7:33 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
#Suns beginning lineup Sport 4 vs. #Nuggets
Cameron Payne
Devin Booker
Josh Okogie
Kevin Durant
Deandre Ayton – 7:32 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Deandre Ayton and Devin Booker warming up collectively earlier than Sport 4 pic.twitter.com/7iYbku7c0K7:02 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“I feel final recreation, Booker had 15 factors in transition. He’s laborious sufficient to protect within the half court docket. General on this collection, I feel he’s scored 109 factors and 27 of these have are available in transition, 23 have are available in isos.” Michael Malone on Devin Booker. #Suns #Nuggets #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/EQ3NXVvnrw6:48 PM

Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Michael Malone on Devin Booker: “He’s going to hit powerful pictures, however we’ve given him means too many simple ones.” – 6:34 PM
Ben Anderson @BensHoops
If Jokic made that move to Harden, Nuggets followers can be calling him the MVP. – 6:23 PM
Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
These are Devin Booker’s #Converse sneakers.
Guess who’s sporting them?
“Voice Of The Suns.”
Al McCoy. #Suns #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/MWG2dvGDCS6:10 PM

StatMuse @statmuse
Most 30/10 playoff video games by a middle over the past 20 postseasons:
14 — Joel Embiid
14 — Nikola Jokic
No one else has greater than 10. pic.twitter.com/0MpO6cs8HE5:48 PM

Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
The Nuggets mentioned they anticipated the Suns to play quicker in Sport 3.
However the movie tells a distinct story.
“I feel we had been just a bit bit sluggish,” Nikola Jokic mentioned. “I don’t wish to say, sleepy, however they had been making the primary transfer and we had been reacting.”
thednvr.com/how-the-nugget…3:02 PM
NBA Math @NBA_Math
Devin Booker has taken over the Rolling Participant Scores with the highest present rating within the NBA.
https://t.co/onGqrEuKR9 pic.twitter.com/ZMT79Hd3uh11:30 AM

Extra on this storyline

Kellan Olson: Devin Booker on the mentality with Kevin Durant: “Throw that effectivity shit out the window. I don’t care about that. Simply maintain going.” -via Twitter @KellanOlson / Might 7, 2023
Gerald Bourguet: Monty Williams on Landry Shamet: “It’s two-fold for him. Two sides of the ball. His protection permits for us to not need to put Guide on the primary man each possession, after which on the opposite finish, the execution vs. double-teams and taking and making pictures speaks to his mentality.” -via Twitter @GeraldBourguet / Might 7, 2023



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