NFL Legend Exposes Why Devin Booker Had the Audacity to Lock Horns With Luka Doncic: “Start Doing a Lot More Chirping”

Published 03/06/2023, 11:54 PM EST

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The NBA world witnessed one of the most fascinating rivalries during the Sunday night game between the Phoenix Suns and Dallas Mavericks. Reactions poured in from all directions after the Suns’ star, Devin Booker went up against Luka Doncic. While the legends and fans expressed their excitement about the brewing rivalry, an NFL legend dug in further. Moreover, he revealed the reason for the heated altercation between the stars during the final moments of the game. 

The NFL legend Shannon Sharpe has always been vocal about his stance in affairs related to the NBA. Additionally, he regularly engages in game analysis during his show for Fox Sports. In a recent episode, he addressed the Doncic-Booker issue on National television with a twisted take. 


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Sharpe digs the Luka Doncic – Devin Booker affair

In the recent episode of Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, Shannon Sharpe introduced his surprising take on brewing beef. The former Broncos star described the game as the clash between the top four offensive players in the league. The game included stars like Doncic, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, and Booker. After KD’s debut in the Suns’ team, the NBA world witnessed a newfound zeal in the team’s performance. Moreover, Sharpe considered KD as a “Big Brother” to Devin Booker. He further went on to give twisted advice to Dbook.


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He added, “He has the ultimate big brother now. If I’m a younger brother, I got a big brother… I did a lot of chirping because I wasn’t no worried about anybody…Dbooks about to start to do a lot more chirping.

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However, Sharpe didn’t hold back. He later expressed his wish to witness Booker chirping at his opponents early in the game, instead during the final moments of the game. “


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What happened between Doncic and Booker?

During the fourth quarter of the Sunday night game, both teams were running against the clock for a close finish. Unfortunately, the Slovenian star missed a layup in the final few seconds, ultimately leading to the Mavericks’ loss. However, things went out of hand when Booker stepped in for banter with the frustrated Doncic. The players and staff separated the stars before the verbal altercation turned dirty.

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What do you make of Shannon Sharpe’s take on the Devin Booker-Luka Doncic altercation? Let us know in the comments below. 



Written by:

Shahul Hameed


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Shahul Hameed is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He holds a Master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and has previously worked as a contributor at an online news site. Shahul has always shared a keen interest in journalism, starting off as a reporter for his college news journal.
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Aayush Kapoor