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Phoenix Suns | #1 | Guard











6'5" | 206lb | 25 years

Player Bio

Booker was born in 1996 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents Veronica Gutierrez and Melvin Booker. His father exposed Devin to basketball at an early age, as Melvin played professionally both in the NBA and overseas. In his early teen years, Devin Booker spent his summers in Italy, where Melvin had been playing for Olimpia Milano. Booker also has a brother, Davon Wade, and a sister, Mya Powell. With the Suns, Booker has pledged to donate $2.5 million over a five-year span to his charity "Devin Booker Starting Five," which is dedicated to impacting the lives of Arizona youth and families in need. You can follow Booker on Twitter (@DevinBook) and Instagram (@dbook). Booker was named the 2014-15 SEC Sixth Man of the Year in his freshman and lone season for Kentucky. He also collected a 14-15 SEC All-Freshman nod and placed on the 14-15 All-SEC second team. The Grand Rapids, Michigan native helped lead the Wildcats to the 14-15 SEC regular-season title, the 2015 SEC Tournament title and the 2015 NCAA Tournament Final Four. He led Kentucky in three-pointers made per game (1.5) and was second on Kentucky in three-point percentage (41.1 percent). The guard was third on the Wildcats in points (10.0) and field goals per game (3.6). Booker entered the 2015 NBA Draft after his freshman season and was selected in the first round (13th overall) by the Phoenix Suns.