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Phoenix Suns field youngest starting lineup in NBA history

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With three players too young to buy adult beverages and another barely old enough to smile when he’s carded, the Suns lost to the Nets by 28.

NBA: Phoenix Suns at Brooklyn Nets Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports

Not only did the Phoenix Suns field the youngest lineup in 49 years of franchise history tonight, they also fielded the youngest starting lineup in NBA league history.

Also funny: 15 of the 16 teams playing in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen this weekend have an OLDER starting lineup than the Phoenix Suns.

The Suns went on lose by 28 points to the NBA’s worst team, the Brooklyn Nets, which should put to rest that even the best college teams couldn’t beat an NBA team.

Marquese Chriss - the youngest in the league’s youngest lineup - scored 23 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.

Devin Booker, the middle of the pack at a ripe 20 12 years old, scored 28 points.

Tyler Ulis, the second oldest at just over 21 years old, had a double-double with 11 points and 12 assists.

What’s kinda funny is that if 19-year old Dragan Bender hadn't injured an ankle, the Suns could go even younger. Alex Len (24) was weighing them down.