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The 20-year-old Suns guard scored a ridiculous 70 points in Phoenix's 130-120 loss at the Boston Celtics on Friday, shattering the previous franchise record for points in a game. Tom Chambers' 60 points against Seattle on March 24, 1990 -- exactly 27 years to the day, and over six years before Booker was born - was the previous record. Booker's total was Giancarlo Stanton Nike Jersey also the most points scored in an NBA game since Kobe Bryant's 81-point performance vs. Toronto in 2006. Devin Armani Booker (born October 30, 1996) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He attended Moss Point High School in Moss Point, Mississippi after spending his middle school years and freshman year at Grandville High School near Grand Rapids, Michigan. He played in the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game before spending one season playing college basketball for the University of Kentucky. His father, Melvin Booker, played for three different teams in the NBA. On March 25 http://www.officialmarlinstore.com/Giancarlo_Stanton_Jersey, in a 130-120 loss to the Boston Celtics, Booker made NBA history by becoming the youngest player to score 60 (or 70) points in a game. Booker is the son of Veronica Gutiérrez and Melvin Booker, who was named the 1994 Big Eight Player of the Year while a point guard at Missouri. His parents met while his father was playing basketball for the Continental Basketball Association's Grand Rapids Hoops in Gutiérrez's hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Booker was raised in Michigan by his Mexican American and Puerto Rican mother while his father pursued a professional basketball career internationally. He visited his father regularly during the summer. Booker was taught by his father that having basketball IQ was just as important as natural athleticism. During his time in middle school, Booker became friends with future NBA players D'Angelo Russell and Tyler Ulis Here's a look at other records or near-records broken by the second-year pro on Friday night: He's not old enough to celebrate his performance with a cold beer, but Devin Booker gave Phoenix Suns fans something to celebrate Friday night in what has been an otherwise awful season. Booker is just the sixth Roberto Clemente Authentic Jersey player in NBA history to record a 70-point game. Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor are the others. Booker joins Chamberlain and Thompson as the only NBA players to score at least 70 points in a losing effort. It was just the 11th 70-point game in NBA history. At 20 years and 145 days old, Booker became the youngest player to score 60 points in a game. He's also the third-youngest player in NBA history to record a 50-point game. Only Brandon Jennings and LeBron James accomplished the feat earlier in their lives http://www.officialpiratesproshop.com/Roberto_Clemente_Jersey. Booker also recorded the ninth 50-point game of the NBA season, setting a new league record for most 50-point performances in a single season. Since Booker has been alive, only Kobe Bryant's http://www.officialcapitalsauthentic.com/Dennis_Maruk_Jersey81-pointer was a higher single-game total than Booker's 70. The kid just might have a future in this league. And nobody’s ever scored that much against the Celtics in their long and distinguished history, with Booker shredding the Celtics more than, among others, Michael Jordan, whose 63-point outburst in the playoffs remains a vivid part of league history.But, 70 points is 70 points, no matter how it’s done.