Booker scores big, Suns fall to Blazers

BY foxsports • October 8, 2016

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Shabazz Napier came off the bench for 20 points as Portland improved to 2-0.

Damian Lillard scored 18 points, playing 24 minutes.

Devin Booker, a first-time All-Rookie selection last season, made 15 of 23 shots and scored 34 points for Phoenix.

SUNS: Rookie Marquese Chriss scored 16 points, shooting 7 for 13. ... Brandon Knight and TJ Warren both had 14 points. ... Dragan Bender, the No. 4 pick, scored five points and shot 2 for 6.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Evan Turner and Noah Vonleh scored 14 points each, and Vonleh added 14 rebounds. ... CJ McCollum scored 13 points but shot 6 for 19.

UP NEXT: Phoenix (1-2) visits Utah on Wednesday. Portland (2-0) visits the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.



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