Devin Booker got right in Nikola Jokic’s face during altercation
Devin Booker did not hesitate to stand up for his teammate after an incident during Game 4 of his Phoenix Suns’ playoff series with the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night.
Nikola Jokic handed Cameron Payne a hard foul in the third quarter and ended up ejected with a flagrant 2 foul. Immediately after the foul, Booker got right in Jokic’s face.
Nikola Jokic and Devin Booker got into it after Jokic’s foul on Cameron Payne.
Jokic was called for a flagrant 2 and was ejected from the game. pic.twitter.com/6uk82AN5QQ
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Jokic has a good five inches and 80 pounds on Booker. None of that mattered to the Suns guard in that moment.
Booker received a technical foul but remained in the game. He likely earned respect from his teammates for not hesitating to stand up for them.