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Devin Booker’s jersey from 70-point game sent to Hall of Fame

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He may not even be of legal drinking age yet, but Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker is already going to the Hall of Fame … in a sense.

Booker’s game-worn jersey from his 70-point outburst against the Boston Celtics last month has been sent to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, they announced in a tweet on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old’s eruption on March 24 was the second-highest single-game scoring total in the 21st century and tied for tenth-highest in NBA history. While there was some controversy over the way Booker did it, it was a historic display in every sense of the word and will now be immortalized as such. Not bad for a kid who’s still the age of most college sophomores.


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