Devin Booker: ‘I Ought to By no means Be In comparison with Kobe Bryant’
Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns has formally scored probably the most playoff factors of any participant of their first look. He was an important piece to the Suns making a visit to the NBA Finals and having top-of-the-line data all season.
All through this positively unbelievable postseason, Booker had began to get extraordinarily excessive reward from followers and media, drawing comparisons to his idol and mentor, Kobe Bryant. He has a tattoo that claims ‘Be Legendary’, which is in remembrance of Bryant and what he wrote on Booker’s sneakers in 2016.
ESPN’s Richard Jefferson just lately requested Booker what he considered these comparisons to the late Bryant.
“I do know it’s one thing everybody has happening proper now,” mentioned Booker. “I didn’t make that comparability myself. I simply depart it to what he’s completed for me as a mentor and the recommendation that he’s left me with. I attempt to take bits and items of his mentality and his strategy, however I ought to by no means be in comparison with Kobe Bryant.”
Booker is among the rising stars within the NBA at simply 24 years outdated. Whereas he’s nonetheless influenced by Bryant to this present day, he doesn’t suppose he ought to be in contrast as a participant to him.