How good is Booker?

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  1. SirStefan32

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    That was the most frustrating part about Stoudemire. No defense, poor rebounding, and yelling "and one" instead of getting back to defense. That kid had so much talent. Outside of adding a jumper to his arsenal, he never really added anything to his skill set.
     
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    He blew off his micro-rehab? He did everything he could to get back on the court and the Suns rushed him back in the same season he had the micro.
     
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    According to Jack McCallum's book he was skipping rehab sessions throughout the year and was no where near ready to play during that brief return stint.
     
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    Tied for seventh place in scoring now. Tied for third place in fourth-quarter scoring too.
     
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    he's taking more shots than all but 2 in the top 7, but he's the suns number 1 option and is constantly double teamed. they have to scheme just to get him open.
     
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    Just goes to show just how impressive it is that he has been as efficient as he's been. Just look what happened to Warren in the 9 games that he was the top scoring option and was treated as such by the other team. It truly is remarkable what this guy is doing with so little help around him.
     
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    Does anyone have any doubt or reservations in the Suns offering Booker a max extension?
     
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    I think this may be the one thing on this forum every member is in agreement on:

    Pay dat man hees money.
     
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    Absolutely not. Imo he's already top 5 at his position. Extend him for max money and years the instant you can.
     
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    He's not a max player right but you're paying him to be one starting in two years. That's age 23 and beyond.

    There's no reason to think he won't keep getting better. He does need to start developing his body like Kobe did before the 01' season.
     
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    He gets the max and a seat at the table for future roster moves.

    Kid has earned it. Will be the face of the franchise during its next playoff run
     
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    I'm curious who you consider a max player right now, that plays SG in the NBA currently.
     
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    I think max money is based on a lot of factors...

    Current production
    Potential upside
    Age (younger the better)

    Then some more intangibles like player image (face of the franchise)...chemistry... value to the team.

    I think Booker gets max or near max in almost every criteria. He's an extremely young scoring phenom with a good guy demeanor and a perfect image for a franchise. He can anchor this team for the next decade (contract willing).
     
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