Suns GM James Jones upset about Devin Booker All-Star snub

The 2020 NBA All-Star teams were finalized and announced on Thursday, and Devin Booker was widely regarded as the biggest snub. The Phoenix Suns definitely feel that way.

Devin Booker holding a ball © Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Suns general manager James Jones issued a brief statement in response to Booker’s snub.

“I’ve played with and against multiple All-Stars in this league and Devin Booker is undoubtedly an NBA All Star,” Jones said in his statement.

He is right; Booker should be an All-Star.

Booker is averaging 27.1 points and 6.4 assists per game on 51 percent shooting. No player who has put up the kind of season Booker is has ever previously been snubbed.

It’s very easy to complain about a snub, but what’s more difficult — and necessary — is sharing who the snub should have replaced. Booker should have been selected ahead of Chris Paul and/or Russell Westbrook. He’s having a better season than either of them but being penalized because he was drafted by a team that has proved incapable of building a winning roster.

The full list of reserves includes:

West: Damian Lillard, Donovan Mitchell, Nikola Jokic, Rudy Gobert, Brandon Ingram, Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul

East: Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry, Ben Simmons, Khris Middleton, Jayson Tatum, Bam Adebayo, Domantas Sabonis

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