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Devin Booker may already be a better player than James Young

Devin Booker replaces departed guard James Young as Kentucky’s best shooter In fact, Booker may be a better player now than Young.

Devin Booker - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

– photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

Freshman guard Devin Booker replaces departed guard as 's best shooter.

In fact, Booker may be a better player now than Young.

Young was a Top-20 pick for the Boston Celtics after he left the second-leading scorer for UK last season. He also shot 61 more 3-pointers than any other player.

Therein lies the problem.

Young shot at a similar clip than freshman guards Aaron and . Andrew Harrison is not fooling people into thinking he's Stephen Curry shooting the ball, and shot from outside at a much higher rate during the SEC and NCAA Tournaments (48 percent).

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