Being 19 years old is difficult. Most teenagers at this age are just fitting into the college scene or breaking into the work force at the bottom of the totem pole.
No one though Booker would rise so quickly at Kentucky either. The Wildcats would go 38-1, including and 18-0 record in SEC conference play, before falling to Wisconsin in the Final Four. Booker would take home the SEC’s Sixth Man of the Year award and All Conference Second Teamhonors. Despite never starting a game, Booker would finish third on the team in points per game. Despite his success at the college level, some NBA scouts and general managers claimed Booker only had one dimension to his game.”I think he’s got
The Suns would take a chance on him at 13, and it’s safe to say so far they haven’t regretted it. Despite the early season firing of head coach Jeff Hornacek and injuries to Eric Bledsoe and Brandon Knight, Booker had shown an ability to carry the team on the offensive side of the ball. He’s averaging just over 21 points per game so far this month, including a double-double in a close lose to the Golden State Warriors.
The future of Suns is bright with Devin Booker. If he can continue to grow as an all-around player and the team can stay healthy, big things could come out of Phoenix next year.