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A Young NBA Star Is Angry At His Team For Cutting His Best Friend

Devin Booker celebrates.

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 07: Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns reacts to fans after scoring against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the second half of the NBA game at Talking Stick Resort Arena on April 7, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Thunder 120-99. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Phoenix Suns have acquired some young talent in recent years. However, their top young star is reportedly not happy with the franchise right now.

Devin Booker is entering his fourth year with the Suns and is about to become eligible for a maximum rookie extension. However, Booker is angry at the Suns' front office for a recent personnel move.

The Suns released point guard Tyler Ulis this weekend. Ulis played in 71 games last season, making 43 starts.

More importantly, Ulis is a former Kentucky teammate of Booker's and the two are best friends.

Yahoo's Shams Charania reports that Booker is upset the Suns booted his buddy.

The Suns roster still needs a lot more work in order to be a playoff team. Now they have an unhappy young star.

That isn't good news, though this is a situation Phoenix should be able to work through. Booker has to learn this is a business, first and foremost.

In his first three seasons in Phoenix, Booker has averaged 19.8 points per game and is a 36.5 percent shooter from three-point range.