Cam Johnson, the Brooklyn Nets small forward, recently reflected on his time playing alongside Devin Booker, expressing his early recognition of the guard’s exceptional talent.
Johnson shared his insights during a conversation on The Old Man & The Three podcast with JJ Redick. He described Booker as a “killer” on the court, highlighting the unwavering determination and competitive spirit that define him.
“I saw it from day one. He’s just a killer, and he has that about him where he steps on the court every time to kill the person in front of him, like straight up,” Johnson remarked.
The conversation also touched upon the narrative surrounding Booker’s ability to lead as a championship-caliber number one option.
Johnson had no doubts in this regard, stating, “There was always, I think, a conversation of like, can he be a championship-caliber number one option? Well, yeah. I think that was proven.”
Indeed, Booker’s impressive performance during the last season, where he averaged career-high numbers of 27.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 5.5 assists per game in 34.6 minutes, solidified his status as one of the league’s top talents.