Predicting when every member of Suns' starting 5 might leave

The Suns likely do not stay together long.
Phoenix Suns, Kevin Durant, Devin Booker
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Devin Booker

The Suns drafted Booker with the 13th overall pick in 2015 and helped him blossom into a superstar. Phoenix had not made the playoffs in six years when they selected Booker. He helped them go from rebuilding to contenders. This is the second version built around D-Book. The Suns made the NBA Finals in 2021 and want him to be a key piece for his entire career.

Booker is a four-time All-Star and has twice made All-NBA in his first nine seasons. The 27-year-old is just entering his prime and is on a Hall of Fame trajectory. He is an elite scorer whose playmaking continues to improve. Booker has plenty of experience but needs more help if he is going to bring a championship to the Valley.

Booker gets traded in 2030 to chase a championship

Booker follows a similar path to Damian Lillard. He attempts to make it work in Phoenix through multiple builds but requests a trade in 2030 at 33 years old. The 6’6 wing is a nine-time All-Star and still elite. He desires that missing piece of his Hall of Fame resume. When it becomes clear it is not happening with the Suns, he leaves to team with another superstar.

Booker stays through his current contract and signs another max deal with the Suns. He also lasts through another complete roster shakeup.