Phoenix Suns fined $25,000 after failing to report Devin Booker’s injury status during their first round win

The Phoenix SunsYou were fined $25,000 because you failed to disclose. Devin BookerFor their Game 6 win over the,'s injury status New Orleans PelicansThe NBA announced Saturday that it had done so in “an accurate, timely manner”.

Booker was injured in his right hamstring after scoring 31 points during the first half.

The All-Star guard was absent from the lineup for nine consecutive days. He missed Games 3-5 before returning to the lineup on Thursday for Game 6.

Booker scored 13 points after going 5-for-12 (1-for-6 shooting from 3), in his return. He also added five rebounds, three assists and 32 minutes of play time in the win.

Monty Williams, Suns coach said that Booker felt fine during practice on Saturday. “Coach, I'm fine, and I feel strong. He was very straight with me when I spoke to him. You could see he did run into trouble in the film.

“He hadn’t played for over a week so that may have had a lot to play with it. But in the second half, I felt more of an effort just to play. We needed it.”

Phoenix is the No.1 seed in Western Conference. The No. 1 seed hosts the No. 4-seeded Dallas MavericksIn the conference semifinals, starting Monday's Game 1.

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