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The road back in January last season, Devin Booker from a game after was carefully shoving Enes Edge in the 107-85 loss of the sun to Knicks. Edge, challenging online as he is, made an insignificant meme who shows Booker holding a big “L” shortly after the match.
Eleven months later, the suns came to Madison Square Garden and Booker hung 38 points on home team in a sad 128-110 win. He then returned the favorite:
In the case of “slow-release beef between forgettable dudes who rack large empty calories offensive statistics on crazy teams” it’s not bad ! It is quite good.
The young Sun becomes one of many NBA characters to the Trash Trash, which is currently the deadest among all 61 centers in defensive real plus minus and has a reputation to match. Booker joins his former teammate Jared Dudley …
… Enes Edge OKC teammate and friend Steven Adams … 
… and Kant’s own former trainer …
… in dealing with this defensive deficiency in general. This is a brave, crucial conversation for the league. Kudos to Booker to pick up the thread.