Devin Booker making his return for Game 6 with minutes restriction

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Kellan Olson: Monty Williams said Devin Booker is playing tonight
Source: Twitter @KellanOlson

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Christian Clark @cclark_13
Monty Williams said Devin Booker is playing. Willie Green said if anything he thought Booker would be back sooner knowing how quickly he has returned from injuries in the past. – 6:03 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Monty Williams says Devin Booker is IN. #Suns6:02 PM

Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez
Monty Williams: “[Devin Booker] will be playing tonight.” – 6:02 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Monty Williams said Devin Booker is playing tonight – 6:01 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Monty Williams says Devin Booker is playing tonight – 6:01 PM

Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Willie Green says, “Chris {Paul} and I are not friends right now,” during this playoff series.
He also said with a big smile that he’s relayed to Jose Alvarado about every trick in CP3’s book. – 5:53 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
Sources: Devin Booker expected to return for Phoenix Suns in Game 6 vs. New Orleans Pelicans espn.com/nba/story/_/id…5:51 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
“We’re preparing for both.” Willie Green on the idea of Devin Booker (hamstring) playing or not. #Suns #Pelicans #NBAPlayoffs5:46 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Willie Green said the Pelicans have been preparing for both possibilities when it comes to Devin Booker playing or not tonight. – 5:46 PM

Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez
Pelicans coach Willie Green said team was preparing for Book to play or not play. Had both scenarios as a part of the game plan. – 5:46 PM

CBS NBA @CBSSportsNBA
Devin Booker injury update: Suns star to return Thursday in Game 6 vs. Pelicans, per report
cbssports.com/nba/news/devin…5:30 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Devin Booker (hamstring) upgraded to questionable. #Suns5:29 PM

Christian Clark @cclark_13
The Pelicans never believed Devin Booker’s hamstring injury would be something that kept him out for weeks. Willie Green told people in the org Booker would be back sooner than many were anticipating. – 5:27 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Suns have officially upgraded Devin Booker to questionable for Game 6 tonight – 5:22 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Devin Booker has been upgraded to questionable, per Suns – 5:21 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN Sources: Phoenix Suns All-Star G Devin Booker (strained hamstring) is expected to play vs. New Orleans in Game 6 tonight. Booker is expected to test the ligament in pregame warmups, and assuming all goes well, he’ll be back on the floor after missing the past three games. – 5:20 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Devin Booker and the Suns rolling up to the arena. We’ll have a better idea on his status here soon, but for now he’s still officially listed as out pic.twitter.com/cLJHwynoDe5:19 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
(Booker’s still listed as out on the latest injury report 3 hours before tip fwiw) – 4:40 PM

Joe Cowley @JCowleyHoops
Media exit interviews:
@KC Johnson looking at brochures for mountains to hike.
@Sam Smith writing a book.
@Darnell Mayberry Making his own beer.
@Rob Schaefer Trying to figure out how to crash @CodyWesterlund wedding.
@JCowleyHoops staying Mr. Positive … as always … – 3:04 PM

Emiliano Carchia @Sportando
Suns’ Devin Booker to progress toward a return soon
sportando.basketball/en/suns-devin-…2:38 AM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
At practice today, Monty Williams said there’s no update on Devin Booker, other than he’s “progressing.” Also spoke about his experience with hamstring injuries and touched on the situation with the series: pic.twitter.com/P5xfiO4h1E11:24 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Game. Six. Preview.
What Devin Booker’s return would mean if he’s back this series and a few keys for each team: arizonasports.com/story/3121631/…11:19 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Monty Williams earlier today after practice said there is no update on Devin Booker. He’s progressing. – 9:50 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Injured Devin Booker listed as out for Game 6 with #Suns one win from clinching series over #Pelicans azcentral.com/story/sports/n… via @azcentral9:38 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
I can’t front.
I can’t wait until tomorrow with Devin Booker (hamstring) possible return for Game 6 at #Pelicans.
#Suns #NBAPlayoffs. pic.twitter.com/t9WCVKG5JL9:38 PM

Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Report: Devin Booker could return in Suns-Pelicans Game 6 nba.nbcsports.com/2022/04/27/rep…9:31 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
For the curious:
It can be confusing, frustrating, entertaining or whatever word you want to use about how injuries are reported.
We’ve all used sources, including myself. Those interested as this relates to Devin Booker’s status, check out fine print, times and report. #Suns pic.twitter.com/1iOPswnCrj9:31 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Injured Devin Booker (hamstring) listed as out for Game 6 with #Suns up 3-2, but reportedly could return Thursday night (w/video) https://t.co/rG0QUM6I6x via @azcentral pic.twitter.com/jJiSkBq7Ri8:14 PM

Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Suns are listing Devin Booker (right hamstring strain) on the injury report as out for tomorrow’s Game 6 in New Orleans.
No new additions. – 7:51 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN story on Devin Booker’s imminent return to the Suns’ lineup: es.pn/3MzGYMv7:50 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
If Devin Booker (hamstring) is able to go, should #Suns play him Game 6 Thursday at New Orleans with 3-2 series lead over #Pelicans? – 7:47 PM

Duane Rankin @DuaneRankin
Devin Booker (hamstring) OUT Game 6. #Suns #Pelicans #NBAPlayoffs7:38 PM

Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Suns are officially listing Devin Booker as out for Game 6 tomorrow. Multiple reports today have said that could change, but for now, that’s what he’s listed as – 7:15 PM

Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
ESPN Sources: Phoenix Suns All-Star G Devin Booker (hamstring strain) is progressing toward a return soon, including the possibility as soon as Game 6 or Game 7 of this playoff series vs. New Orleans. He’s expected to be initially listed as out for Thursday’s Game 6. – 6:47 PM

More on this storyline

Kellan Olson: Monty Williams said there will be a limit on Devin Booker’s minutes tonight. Wouldn’t say how many. -via Twitter @KellanOlson / April 28, 2022

Duane Rankin: Willie Green said he’s not surprised Devin Booker could possibly play just a week after straining right hamstring “I’d thought he’d back faster, but if he plays, I’m not surprised.” Green on Booker as Green was a lead assistant for #Suns “I’m surprised he even missed a game” -via Twitter @DuaneRankin / April 28, 2022

Gerald Bourguet: Willie Green said the Pelicans are both preparing for Devin Booker to return and will be ready if he’s out. Mentioned trying to get CJ McCollum going tonight as well -via Twitter @GeraldBourguet / April 28, 2022