Suns star Devin Booker has settled his beef with the lone “fan” that heckled him throughout Tuesday’s win in Toronto.
Booker took problem with the Raptors’ mascot – recognized simply as “The Raptor” – over the last seconds of the Suns’ 99-95 victory for distracting him on the free throw line.
In between free throw makes an attempt, with 4.5 seconds left within the recreation, an indignant Booker requested the officiating crew to relocate The Raptor, who was crouched down behind the basket. The mascot complied and moved to the facet.
“We hashed it out. We homies now,” Booker stated after the sport. “We’re cool now, although.”
TSN broadcasters couldn’t assist however chortle on the scenario because it performed out as a result of Toronto’s empty area. The Raptors are at present enjoying house video games at Scotiabank Enviornment with out followers as a result of native well being rules amid the rise in COVID-19 circumstances.
The broadcasters additionally famous that Booker performed school basketball at Kentucky, the place he was used to performing in entrance of huge crowds of followers.
Booker completed with 16 factors, 5 rebounds and three assists within the win, which snapped Toronto’s six-game successful streak.
Phoenix improved to 31-9, and at present sit atop the Western Convention. They journey to Indiana to play the Pacers on Friday.