The pride of Moss Point, Devin Booker, is returning home for a very special honor.
The former Tiger is having his jersey retired on Saturday by the Moss Point School District in between road games against the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday and Sunday as a shooting guard for the Phoenix Suns.
Doors to the Arthur Haynes Gymnasium will open at 1:30 p.m. with the ceremony starting at 2:30 p.m.
Through 23 games this season, Devin Booker is having the best season of his eight-year career, averaging more than 29 points per game to go along with six assists and five rebounds.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter's Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.
On This Day In UK Basketball History
- On February 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club. He did it in 49 games.