It seems the only person more excited than Tyler Ulis himself about getting drafted is former Kentucky teammate and roommate, Devin Booker.
The Phoenix Suns drafted Ulis as the 34th overall pick and Booker went straight to Twitter with his excitement.
The two met at back in eighth-grade at a Nike camp in St. Louis for elite middle-school prospects. Little did they know at the time, they would become best friends and eventual teammates at Kentucky.
During their freshmen campaign in 2014-15, Booker and Ulis came off the bench as part of the "White Platoon" to help lead the Wildcats to a historical 38-1 season with a trip to the Final Four.
After spending only one year together as teammates, Booker elected to enter his name in the 2015 NBA draft and was drafted as the 13th pick to the Suns.
Ulis on the other hand, chose to stay with the Wildcats for his sophomore year where he averaged 17.3 ppg with a single-season record breaking 246 assists which led him to be the Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and a Consensus first team All-American.
With Uils joining the squad, the Suns now possess 5 Kentucky guards: Eric Bledsoe, Devin Booker, Archie Goodwin and Brandon Knight.
"I felt like it had been too long since we drafted a Kentucky guard," Suns GM Ryan McDonough said in a post-draft press conference.
And it appears Booker agrees.