Trevor Booker: Washington’s Overlooked Newcomer

July 15th, 2010 by Shae Cronin Leave a reply »

If you’re a fan of the Washington Wizards, then you are familiar with rookie hopeful Trevor Booker.

Not necessarily because he was acquired by the Wizards on draft night back in June, but because Booker terrorized our beloved Maryland Terrapins for years in ACC hoops action.

Often considered “undersized” and not a position-specific player, the 6'7, 240 pound Clemson alum is now making those critics eat their words with his current Summer League play.

As we’ve always said, Booker’s commitment, intensity, and physical play will keep him in the league for a long time.

He is a hard-working individual with great size that would appear to become a fan, and coach’s, favorite. And to prove it, the Wizards’ scouts have already given the young forward a nickname, “Grown-Ass Man”.

“I guess because I’m just so tough out there on the court,” said Booker. “Especially since I came to college, everybody’s been telling me I’m so tough and aggressive. Maybe I get it from my dad; he’s aggressive.”

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