Sources claim that Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns has a Grade 1 hamstring strain. He could miss 2-3 week.

Phoenix Sunsstar Devin BookerSources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst that he has suffered a Grade 1 right-hamstring strain. He could be out for 2-3 weeks.

ESPN was informed Wednesday by sources that Booker would be there likely miss Games 3 and 4For the New Orleans PelicansSuns were still analyzing his MRI results to obtain a more complete picture of the injury.

Booker is expected to return sooner than the usual timeframe, so the Pelicans are making preparations.

Booker scored 31 points during the first half of Game 2's 125-114 defeat to the Pelicans. However, he did not score in the final quarter. He asked for a timeout immediately with just 4:45 to go in the second period. After appearing to pull his right hamstring, he went to the locker area to get a timeout. Jaxson HayesTransition dunk

The first round playoff series is tied 1-1 at Friday's Game 3 in New Orleans.

Booker has had hamstring problems for the past two years. Booker injured his left leg in November while playing a similar play to Tuesday's. This led to him missing seven games. He suffered a hamstring injury during Game 3 of the NBA Finals last year, but he played through it and kept the matter a secret. He suffered a left-hamstring injury in the regular season of 2020-21, and missed four games.

This season, the Suns went 8-6 without Booker.

This report was contributed by Arian Wojnarowski, ESPN.

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