Phoenix Suns' Devin Booker to Return Tuesday Against Brooklyn Nets

The Phoenix Suns should finally have their superstar back this week. Speaking with reporters Monday, coach Monty Williams said he expects Devin Booker to make his long-awaited return to the court for Tuesday's game with the Brooklyn Nets.

Booker has missed 21 straight games with a lingering groin injury and has appeared in only 29 of a possible 55 games so far this season. He has been his typically electric self when available, averaging 27.1 points per game with a solid .585 true shooting percentage.

Despite Booker's extended absence, the Suns are 29-26 and fifth in the Western Conference. Fellow superstar Chris Paul has also been similarly afflicted with bad health, missing 21 games so far this season. If the two can get healthy over the closing stretch of the season, the Suns still have a chance to make themselves heard in the playoffs. The team still maintains much of the core that reached the NBA Finals in 2021.

If Booker can't make it back in time for Tuesday's game against the Nets, his next chance will be on the following Thursday against the Atlanta Hawks. 

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