Booker explodes with 52 points NBA Phoenix trails New Orleans by 1 game

Atlanta beats Chicago in preview play-in tournament
Devin Booker of Phoenix

Devin Booker gave the Phoenix Suns victory with an explosive score.

Phoenix defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 124-111 thanks to Booker’s 52 points in the 2023-2024 NBA regular season Western Conference away game held at the Smoothie King Center in Louisiana, USA on the 2nd (Korean time). I broke it.

7th place Phoenix, with 44 wins and 31 losses, trailed 6th place New Orleans (45 wins, 30 losses) by one game. To advance to the quarterfinals playoffs without going through the play-in tournament, a minimum of 6th place is required.

With the addition of Kevin Durant (20 points) and Yusuf Nurkic (19 points), Phoenix expanded the lead to 25 points at one point in the third quarter.

New Orleans trailed 108-115 with CJ McCollum’s 3-point shot with 2 minutes and 46 seconds left in the fourth quarter, but there was not enough time to change the game.

The Atlanta Hawks defeated the Chicago Bulls 113-101 in the play-in tournament.

Witt Krejic from the Czech Republic led the team to victory with 18 points from just 6 3-pointers, and Bogdanovic scored 20 points.

The Eastern Conference’s 10th-place Atlanta (35-40) and 9th-place Chicago (36-40) are likely to face off in the play-in tournament for two tickets to the quarterfinal playoffs.

The winner of the 9th-10th place match in the play-in tournament will face the loser of the 7th-8th place match and, if they win, will advance to the quarterfinals playoffs.

Atlanta, who threw 40 3-point shots and hit 19 of them, dominated the game from start to finish, widening the lead to 17 points at one point in the second half of the third quarter.

Chicago, which lost despite Derma Durogen scoring 31 points and Coby White scoring 22 points, was trailed by Atlanta by 0.5 games. 성인웹툰