Devin Booker is the face of the Phoenix Suns, their franchise cornerstone. If Booker had his way, he reportedly would want to play somewhere else. A new report suggests the “worst kept secret” in the NBA is that Booker wants to leave the Suns.
Phoenix went 8-0 in the NBA bubble, a perfect showing. However, the Suns still missed the playoffs, and entering 2020-21, they’re looking up at a crowded, daunting Western Conference.
If the Suns were to trade Booker, it would set the franchise back in the immediacy, although they’d have to recoup a solid return in the long term.
If the Suns actually took the drastic step of trading Booker, it would send shockwaves through the NBA. But if Booker is truly unhappy, the situation eventually could become untenable, in which case it’s probably better to entertain trade offers.
Let’s take a look at five teams who should go all out for a Devin Booker trade with the Phoenix Suns.