Suns, Knicks players exchange words on Twitter after heated game

Suns forward Jared Dudley stuck up for teammate Devin Booker after Knicks center Enes Kanter decided to deliver a little post-game trash talk his way.

Booker, who set a franchise record by scoring 70 points in a game last season, was ejected from Friday night's game vs. the New York Knicks in Phoenix after shoving Kanter, a 6-foot-11 center, in the third quarter. The Knicks went on to defeat the Suns 107-85. 

After the game, Kanter took to Twitter to further antagonize the 21-year-old Booker. "Hold that 'L' kid. Talk to me nice or don’t talk to me at all..." Kanter tweeted, along with a Photoshopped picture of Booker holding a giant "L" above his head.

That didn't sit well with Dudley, an 11-year NBA veteran, who retorted a few minutes later. The two men then went back and forth for a while.

It's been a frustrating week for Booker, who was the only NBA player currently in the league's top 10 in points per game who was not selected to the 2018 NBA All-Star Game.

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