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‘Chris playing with a young Kobe Bryant’: Chris Paul’s brother on his potential with Devin Booker for the Suns

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Devin Booker was drafted into the league in 2015. He was drafted by the Suns and he has remained there faithfully until now. His addition to the Suns roster was huge and he is currently one of the best young stars in the league. With only 6 years of experience in the league, he has already made an impact on the sport by achieving outstanding goalscoring performances.

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The Phoenix Suns have long been stuck in a playoff drought. They haven’t made the playoffs for the entire past decade. However, that changed when they drafted young big man DeAndre Ayton and signed Chris Paul. Chris Paul and Monty Williams led the team to a playoff run that culminated in an appearance in the Finals.

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) celebrates with guard Devin Booker (1) after scoring a basket against the Los Angeles Clippers during the second half of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals for the playoffs of the 2021 NBA at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Their run in the playoffs has been fantastic. However, they lost to the Milwaukee Bucks. Many fans view the Suns’ recent success as a byproduct of the smooth play between Paul and Booker. Chris Paul’s brother spoke about this dynamic and praised Devin Booker for his skills.

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“What we’re seeing right now is what we would have seen if Chris had had the chance to play with Kobe. [Bryant]. I feel like Dev [Booker] is the closest to Kobe we have in this league, and I’m not trying to pressure him. CJ Paul told Yahoo Sports. “Chris is playing with a young Kobe Bryant. These two have the same mentality, both being dogs. We see a younger Chris and Kobe.

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Devin Booker and Kobe Bryant

Devin Booker has always openly claimed that Kobe was one of his biggest idols. Plus, Devin Booker has shaped most of his game, as has Kobe. Booker led the Suns to a conference championship last season. This season, he leads his team in another championship run as the Suns sit atop overall wins.

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant screams in frustration after narrowly missing a circus shot against the Nuggets defense late in the first half of Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference Finals at Pepsi Center. (Photo by Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

Devin and Kobe both play the position of two guards. Kobe is considered the best Shooting Guard to ever exist by some fans. Booker aims to follow in Kobe’s footsteps and leave his mark on the game.

Devin and Kobe are one of a kind. The score displays they offer are second to none. These two players hold the goalscoring record 70 dots or more in a game.

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Devin and Kobe didn’t share the court for long. Kobe retired during Devin’s rookie year. However, Devin had a healthy moment with Kobe after a Lakers-Suns game in Los Angeles. After the game, Kobe approached Devin and gave him a pair of Kobe 11s which were signed by him. Plus, he wrote “be legendary” on the shoes. A mantra that Booker holds dear to him.

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