“U Changed My Life”: Devin Booker Gets Inspirational Messages From Kevin Durant and Odell Beckham Jr. On Special Day

Published 10/30/2023, 12:40 PM EDT

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The Phoenix Suns are holding a 2-1 record with their recent win against the Utah Jazz. Well, there’s a lot of responsibility on the shoulders of Kevin Durant. Although “Slim Reaper” seems to take care of the games, the duo of ‘Unbothered-36’ would be great to witness on the hardwood.

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Although the audience saw Devin Booker in the NBA regular season opener, the player is now down with an injury. Right now, the player deserves a night off because it’s that time of the year for the star.

Bubble Boy: Devin Booker turned 27

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It’s October 30th, and “Bubble Boy” is celebrating his birthday. Although the player is out and healing his left ankle sprain, the wait might not be long before he gets back on the hardwood. Well, greetings from the all-time greats on this special do count for a lot. Turning 27, the encouraging comments of Kevin Durant and NFL prodigy Odell Beckham Jr graced him.

The star of the Phoenix Suns took to Instagram to post a reel to create hype for his big day. Booker captioned the video with “Prez”, while “Daylight” by Drake was playing in the background.

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Well, of course, the song was a must because the lyrics go like, “My dog got booked for acting like Book”. The post was bombarded with wishes once it reached the audience. The first one was the other name behind “Unbothered 36”, Kevin Durant. Odell Beckham Jr. was not far behind in writing his wishes for the ‘Hopper’. OBJ commented, “Kinfolk… Ain’t nobody better! U changed my life Happy Bday.”

With such words from one of the top wide receivers in the NFL, the connection seems pretty clear to the entity. Well, for OBJ, Devin is his favorite player in the NFL. As far as the shoes are concerned, they couldn’t go unnoticed either.

Devin Booker flaunting Nike Book 1 For All The Dogs

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The video started with Booker landing on his toes, donning the Nike Book 1 “Chapter One” orange sneaks in the game. The fame is all bows for the player, indeed, not only with the shoes and the comfort but with the flexibility to register a tally of 32 points against the Warriors.

The team is running on the three pillars: Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, and Devin Booker. Since two of the Big Three are out, it’s a crucial time for the Suns to sustain the games. After the not-so-foreseen defeat against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Suns did bounce back in yesterday’s game against the Utah Jazz.

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The team needs to hold it together, with the new NBA payer resting policy as well. With speculations of Booker returning “soon,”, will he be there to defend the team against the San Antonio Spurs this Tuesday? Stay tuned to find out all the details here.

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