Tyson Chandler and Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns, in Phoenix, AZ. on February 10 , 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)

Watch: Rookie/Vet (Episode Three)

“The grind is incredible. It’s not just the game, but the travel.” Devin Booker didn’t understand that at first. Now, it’s his life. “I remember waking up in the middle of the night, like, ‘Oh yeah, I am in Utah.’ So I don’t even know what city I’m in. That’s how bad it is.”

Executive produced by NBA legend Steve Nash, this is Rookie/Vet, Episode Three.

Photograph by Jed Jacobsohn/The Players’ Tribune

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Tyson Chandler and Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns, in Phoenix, AZ. on February 10 , 2016. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn for the Players' Tribune)
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