Booker Ejected, Knight Drops Game-High 32

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – In NBA action last night out in Denver, the Nuggets hosting Phoenix, Devin Booker dropped 24 points and got ejected for two technical fouls.

The former Cat responded by laughing it off and giving the ref a thumbs up and then signing an autograph for a fan on the way out.  Obviously Booker was not too concerned with getting tossed.

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Brandon Knight went off for a game-high 32 points…including a huge jam down the middle of the lane.

Jamal Murray tagged Knight with 3 of his nine points.  A dribbling showcase gave way to the step-back top of the key jumper behind the arc.

The Nuggets won it 120-104.  Morehead State product Kenneth Faried went for 20 points, 15 rebounds.

Check out the highlights in the video.

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Alex Risen joined the ABC 36 News team in October of 2011 as ABC 36’s Weekend Sports Anchor/ Sports Reporter. Alex can also be seen Friday nights co-anchoring the Highschool Highlight Reel. Alex started out in the broadcast business while still in college at the University of Kentucky, heading up the school’s daily student news network as the Sports Director. He made his commercial televsion debut in May of 2011 while at WYMT in Hazard, Kentucky as co-host of a weekly, half-hour high school sports program previewing area schools’ games on Friday nights and as a morning sports anchor. Alex has also spent time as an intern at ESPN in the Statistics and Analysis department, as a production assistant for NBC Sports horse racing and Sunday Night Football productions, and as an intern for WLKY in his hometown of Louisville, KY. Alex graduated from Saint Xavier High School in 2007 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2010 where he graduated magna cum laude from the Honors Program. He’s excited to be covering his passion in his home state and make Central Kentucky his home for years to come. Alex can be reached at ARisen@wtvq.com