Top 10 NBA rookies at the one month mark

No. 10: Devin Booker, SG, Phoenix Suns

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On paper, Booker’s numbers are unimpressive. Entering Wednesday, he posted just 4.6 points per game.

But the former Kentucky shooter broke out against the Detroit Pistons, scoring a career-high 18 points. Just whether that will be the start of his getting a bigger role in a crowded Phoenix offense remains to be seen, but his shot selection is smart and Booker’s basketball IQ is definitely higher than that of the average 19-year-old.