Devin Booker scored a game-high 35 points as the Phoenix Suns remained unbeaten during the NBA’s restart with a 119-112 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night near Orlando.
Phoenix also got 18 points and 12 rebounds from Deandre Ayton, and a surprising 20 points in 26 minutes off the bench from Jevon Carter, who entered the game with a 4.6 scoring average.
Booker, who entered the night ranked 10th in the NBA with a 26.2 scoring average, made 15-of-26 shots from the floor, although he was 0-for-7 on 3-point attempts.
The Suns (31-39) are the only unbeaten team in the NBA restart as they try to avoid missing the playoffs for the 10th consecutive season.
Phoenix was without two of its top six scorers as Kelly Oubre and Aron Baynes missed the game due to knee injuries.
Miami (43-27) played without three of its top four scorers: Jimmy Butler (sore right
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