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Devin Booker Made NBA History In Suns-Pelicans Game

Devin Booker made NBA history during Friday's game.

UPDATE: Devin Booker finished the game with 52 points, and the Suns won by a score of 123-109. 

On Friday evening, the Phoenix Suns are facing off against the New Orleans Pelicans (in Louisiana).

Devin Booker got off to a sensational start to the game and put up 25 points in the first quarter.

The former Kentucky star also made NBA history. 

Via "After notching his 5th-career 25-point quarter tonight, Devin Booker only trails Stephen Curry (8) in such quarters in NBA history (since 1997-98 when quarter splits were tracked).

Steph Curry - 8

Devin Booker - 5

Kobe Bryant / Damian Lillard - 4

Klay Thompson / Joel Embiid - 3"

Booker came into the evening with averages of 26.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 7.8 assists per contest while shooting 48.3% from the field and 36.9% from the three-point range in 31 games.   

The Suns are the eighth seed in the Western Conference with a 22-18 record in their first 40 games.  

They are 7-3 over their last ten games and in the middle of a three-game winning streak.  

Most recently, the Suns beat the Sacramento Kings by a score of 119-117.  

In 38 minutes of playing time, Booker had 16 points, four rebounds and 11 assists while shooting 5/14 from the field and 1/3 from the three-point range. 

The three-time NBA All-Star is in his ninth season in the league (all with the Suns). 

His career averages are 24.1 points, 4.0 rebounds and 4.9 assists per contest while shooting 46.2% from the field and 35.7% from the three-point range in 561 games (he has also appeared in 43 NBA playoff games).