VIDEO: Devin Booker drops 34 points in 3 qtrs vs. Portland in preseason


There’s no excuse why basketball fans shouldn’t be fully aware of Devin Booker by now. He had a standout rookie season with the Phoenix Suns and has the kind of goods to be considered the next upcoming star shooting guard.

Booker went for 34 points and 5 assists, 3 rebounds and 3 steals against the Portland Trail Blazers in three quarters and 30 minutes of action. Portland won the preseason contest on Friday night, but Booker was outstanding, shooting 16-of-23 from the floor. More impressive was how he scored the ball, making strong finishes at the rim, creating all kinds of separation, and absolutely cooking in the mid range out of the pick and roll game.

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Martin is the Founder, Chief Editor, and Head Skills Development Trainer for Basketball Society. He has work experience in digital media and marketing, radio, and journalism. Currently, he does freelance work as a videographer and content creator. He has been featured as a writer on sites such as Def Pen, TV Film News, All Hip-Hop, and more. Martin played high school basketball at South Brunswick High School (NJ) where he graduated in 2007. He is a 1,000-point scorer at SBHS and an All-Middlesex County performer as a 3-year varsity starter. He helped lead SBHS to their first-ever Central Jersey Group 4 sectional state championship in 2007. Martin played college basketball at Eastern University, where he graduated (BA, Communications) in 2012. Martin was a four-year starter and a 1,000-point scorer at EU. Follow Martin on Twitter @Marsoaries and on Instagram @martin_soaries


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