Kyrie Irving stumps for Devin Booker in NBA MVP race

Kyrie Irving’s third eye is open on the subject of the NBA MVP race as nicely.

The Brooklyn Nets star revealed in a tweet this week the participant he believes ought to win MVP this 12 months: Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker.

Booker is mostly not thought of to be within the dialogue for MVP. For now, it seems to be a three-man race with Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid, Denver’s Nikola Jokic and Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo vying for place. Boston’s Jayson Tatum has additionally been making a late push for consideration.

Granted, Booker is the main scorer for the 60-14 Phoenix Suns, the most effective staff within the NBA this season by a big margin. Whereas Booker’s comparatively modest numbers (26.three factors, 5.1 rebounds and assists a sport) usually are not as spectacular as these of the aforementioned front-runners, Irving believes Booker makes a powerful case. Booker himself additionally just lately defined why he thinks he ought to be thought of.

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