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Devin Booker is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on October 30, 1996 in Grand Rapids, Michigan and played college basketball at the University of Kentucky before being drafted by the Suns with the 13th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Booker is known for his scoring ability and has already established himself as one of the top shooters in the league. In 2017, he became the youngest player in NBA history to score over 60 points in a single game. In addition to his on-court accomplishments, Booker is also known for his charitable work and involvement in various community service projects.
Booker has worked with hip-hop sensation Drake in his song “Sicko Mode,” amplifying the star’s renown in the music industry. The song’s success underscored the power of this synergy, attaining multiple awards, including the Best Rap Song at the 61st Grammy Awards. While engaging with the fashion industry, Booker joined hands with renowned designer Thom Browne for the 2021 Met Gala, together creating a sartorial masterpiece that redefined athlete fashion statements. His partnership with Nike led to the release of the popular Nike Zoom Rev 2017 Devin Booker PE sneakers, evidencing his impact beyond the basketball court. His fruitful alliance with global icon LeBron James, on and off-court, paved the way for the creation of the “More Than A Vote” campaign, a successful endeavor that amplified voter turnouts in several US states. Booker’s collaboration with fellow NBA player Chris Paul led to the Phoenix Suns’ unforgettable run to the NBA Finals in 2021. He also worked with Kendall Jenner leading to increased media visibility for both. In addition to celebrities, Booker also worked with renowned entrepreneur Warren Buffett, focusing on philanthropy and business, exhibits the breadth of his collaborative reach.