Report: Phoenix Suns Star On Road To Recovery

When Devin Booker injured himself in the second quarter of a win against the Golden State Warriors it was a huge blow to the Phoenix Suns. It’s never good to lose your best player but the team has managed to maintain their momentum and have gone 5-2 without Booker.

A large part of that success has been the steady play of NBA Assist-Leader Chris Paul. The 36-year old point guard has averaged 14.6 points per game to go along with his league-leading 10.3 assists through 27 games and while it was not until the team added Paul this past season that the Suns were able to find playoff success, Booker remains the heart and soul of a squad with championship aspirations and their ability to make a deep run will likely land on his capable shoulders.

According to a tweet from Suns reporter Gerald Bourguet, “[Suns Coach] Monty Williams said Devin Booker is getting better every day and that the healing part will take care of itself, but there's a "ramp-up stage" they still need to see before he returns to action”

This came after Devin Booker was spotted on the floor doing drills at the team practice facility on Thursday with Suns Assistant Coach Jarrett Jack. While it is important not to read too much into individual court work, it is still a promising sign for the young All-Star and an early Christmas gift for Suns fans.

Following their 20-point win over the Washington Wizards on Thursday night, the Suns will be off until Sunday when they welcome the upstart Charlotte Hornets to town. Watch below for highlights from Thursday night's win.

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