Jalen Green

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jalen Green
Green with the Houston Rockets in 2022
No. 4 – Houston Rockets
PositionShooting guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (2002-02-09) February 9, 2002 (age 22)
Merced, California, U.S.
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school
NBA draft2021: 1st round, 2nd overall pick
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career2020–present
Career history
2020–2021NBA G League Ignite
2021–presentHouston Rockets
Career highlights and awards
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at NBA.com
Stats Edit this at Wikidata at Basketball-Reference.com
Medals
Men's basketball
Representing the  United States
FIBA U19 World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2019 Greece Team
FIBA U17 World Cup
Gold medal – first place 2018 Argentina Team
FIBA Americas U16 Championship
Gold medal – first place 2017 Argentina Team

Jalen Romande Green (born February 9, 2002) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a consensus five-star recruit and the best shooting guard in the 2020 class, with ESPN ranking him number one overall. He finished his high school career at Prolific Prep in Napa, California, and he chose to forgo college basketball to join the NBA G League Ignite team in its inaugural season. Green has won three gold medals with the United States at the junior level and was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup. Green was selected by the Houston Rockets with the second overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft.[1] He is the third player in the NBA of Filipino descent, following Raymond Townsend and Jordan Clarkson.[2]

Early life[edit]

Green was born in Merced, California.[3] He lived in Livingston, California before moving in third grade to Fresno, California. By sixth grade, he was playing Amateur Athletic Union basketball and practicing for five hours each day.[4]

High school career[edit]

For his first three years of high school, Green played basketball for San Joaquin Memorial High School in Fresno. As a freshman, he was a full-time starter and averaged 18.1 points and nine rebounds per game.[3] He led his team to a CIF Central Section Division II runner-up finish and the CIF Division II quarterfinals.[5][6] He earned MaxPreps Freshman All-American second team and CIF Central Section rookie of the year honors.[3][6] In his sophomore season, Green averaged 27.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, leading San Joaquin Memorial to a Central Section Division II title and the CIF Open Division playoffs.[3][7][8] He was named MaxPreps National Sophomore of the Year and made the USA Today All-USA California second team.[8][9]

As a junior, Green averaged 30.1 points, 7.8 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game for San Joaquin Memorial.[3] He won his second consecutive Central Division II championship. In the title game, Green surpassed the school career scoring record of 2,288 held by Roscoe Pondexter since 1971.[10] He also helped his team reach the CIF Northern California Division I quarterfinals.[11] Green was named USA Today All-USA California player of the year and appeared on the All-USA second team and MaxPreps All-American second team.[12][13][14] For his senior season, he transferred to Prolific Prep in Napa, California.[15] He helped his team win the Grind Session World championship.[16] In March 2020, he shared Grind Session most valuable player honors with Daishen Nix.[17] Green averaged 31.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, and five assists per game, leading his team to a 31–3 record. He was named Sports Illustrated All-American player of the year and to the MaxPreps All-American first team.[18][19] Green was selected to play in the McDonald's All-American Game, the Jordan Brand Classic, and the Nike Hoop Summit, but all three games were canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[20]

Recruiting[edit]

Green was a consensus five-star recruit and the number one shooting guard in the 2020 recruiting class, according to major recruiting services 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals. He was ranked as the top recruit in his class by ESPN.[21][22][23] He received offers from many NCAA Division I basketball programs, including Arizona, Florida State, and USC before turning 15 years old.[24][25] On April 16, 2020, Green announced that he would join the NBA G League, forgoing college basketball.[26] He chose the G League over offers from Auburn, Oregon, and Memphis.[27]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jalen Green
SG
Fresno, CA Prolific Prep (CA) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 180 lb (82 kg) — 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports:5/5 stars    ESPN:5/5 stars   ESPN grade: 97
Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 2  247Sports: 2  ESPN: 1
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "2020 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved May 16, 2020.

Professional career[edit]

NBA G League Ignite (2020–2021)[edit]

On April 16, 2020, Green signed a one-year, $500,000 contract with the NBA G League Ignite, a developmental team affiliated with the NBA G League.[28][29][30][31][32] He became the first player to join the team.[26][33] On March 8, 2021, Green recorded a season-high 30 points, seven assists, and five rebounds in a 127–102 loss to the Raptors 905 in the first round of the playoffs.[34] He averaged 17.9 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game.[35]

Houston Rockets (2021–present)[edit]

2021–22 season: All-Rookie First Team[edit]

Man dunking a basketball.
Green in the 2022 Slam Dunk Contest.

On July 29, 2021, Green was selected by the Houston Rockets second overall in the 2021 NBA draft, making him the first ever player being drafted out from the G-League, followed by former Ignite teammates Jonathan Kuminga and Isaiah Todd.[1][36] On August 8, he made his summer league debut in a 84–76 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers where he posted 23 points, five rebounds, and two assists in 30 minutes.[37] He made the All-Summer League Second Team after missing the last three of five games due to soreness on his right hamstring.[38][39] He made his preseason debut on October 5 in a 125–119 win against the Washington Wizards with 12 points, six rebounds, and two assists.[40] On October 20, Green made his NBA debut, putting up nine points, four rebounds, and four assists in a 124–106 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves.[41] On October 24, Green put up 30 points, with eight three-pointers made, in a 107–97 loss to the Boston Celtics, becoming the first rookie to put up at least 30 points and eight threes in a game in Rockets history.[42] On October 28, Green and Jordan Clarkson became the first two players of Filipino descent to play in the same NBA game in time for the Rockets' Filipino Heritage Night celebration.[43] Unfortunately for Green, he started out his rookie season suffering with a hamstring injury on his lower left leg after a home game win against the Chicago Bulls and been sidelined out of the rotation for a while.[44] After missing 14-games in a month from his hamstring injury, Green returned to the starting line up on December 24, scoring 20 points by going on a 6-for-9 from the three point line in a loss road trip game to the Indiana Pacers.[45]

On February 19, 2022, Green participated in the Slam Dunk Contest, finishing in third place. On March 9, Green scored 32 points along with three rebounds, three assists, and one blocked shot in 38 minutes which marked his second 30-point game in a 130–139 overtime win against the Los Angeles Lakers.[46] On March 28, Green scored his third 30-points game along with four rebounds and assists in a 123–120 loss against the San Antonio Spurs.[12] He joined with Allen Iverson as the only NBA rookie to score a 30-plus point in five straight games in a row since 1997.[47] In his final game as a rookie, Green scored a then-career high with 41 points in a 130–114 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, which was the first 40-point game by a Rockets rookie since Hakeem Olajuwon.[48][49] At the end of the regular season, he was named Rookie of the Month for March and April.[50] He was selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team with averages of 17.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 2.6 assists.[51]

2022–23 season[edit]

Prior to the 2022–23 season, Green changed his jersey number from 0 to 4.[52] Green was unable to wear number 4 during his rookie season since Danuel House, who was still a teammate with Green, refused to exchange number jerseys with him since the number was a significance to him before being waived by the Rockets on December 17, 2021.[53][54] In his second game of the season, Green played 35 minutes with a record of 33 points with four threes, five rebounds, two assists, and a steal in a 129–122 loss to the Grizzlies.[55] On November 7, 2022, scored 34 points in a win against the Orlando Magic, making him the sixth guard in NBA history to score at least 30 points ten or more times before turning 21, joining other elite guards in Luka Dončić, Devin Booker, Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, and Kyrie Irving.[56][57] On November 26, he secured a career-high nine assists along with 28 points and three rebounds in a 118–105 win against the Oklahoma City Thunder.[58] In December 2, Green logged 20 points in the third quarter leading with 30 points in a 122–121 comeback game win against the Phoenix Suns.[59]

On January 15, 2023, the NBA suspended Green along with teammate Jae'Sean Tate for one game without pay for leaving the bench area during an altercation between the Rockets and the Sacramento Kings two days earlier.[60] On January 18, Green tied a then-career high of 41 points with seven assists and five rebounds in a 121–117 loss against the Charlotte Hornets.[61] On January 23, he surpassed his career high with 42 points along with four rebounds and four assists in a 119–114 win against the Minnesota Timberwolves.[62] He became the only sixth player at 20 or younger to have recorded at least three 40-point games.[63] On February 8, Green scored 41 points along with two assists and rebounds, securing his fourth game of 40 or more points before turning 21, tied for the third most in NBA history. He achieved this a day before his 21st birthday.[64][65]

2023–24 season[edit]

On March 19, 2024, Green put up a career-high 42 points, along with 10 rebounds and three assists, in a 137–114 win over the Washington Wizards.[66]

National team career[edit]

Green played with United States men's national under-19 basketball team at FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup in Greece.

Green represents the United States internationally but has also shown interest in playing for the Philippines in the future due to his partial Filipino background.[67] He made his national team debut for the United States at the 2017 FIBA Under-16 Americas Championship in Formosa, Argentina. In five games, he averaged 9.8 points, two rebounds, and one steal per game, helping his team win the gold medal.[68] He was named MVP of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup in Argentina after averaging a team-high 15.7 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game and winning the gold medal.[69] Green won another gold medal with the United States at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, Greece. As the youngest member of his team, he averaged 10.1 points, 2.1 rebounds, and 1.7 steals per game.[70][71]

Player profile[edit]

Standing at 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 meters) with a wingspan of 6 feet 7.5 inches (2.02 meters) and standing reach of 8 feet 5 inches (2.57 meters), Green primarily plays as a shooting guard. He is known for his elite athleticism, handling skills, and versatile scoring abilities that makes him an on-and off-the-ball threat in a half-court setting and in transition. He has drawn comparisons to Zach LaVine, Ray Allen, Kelly Oubre Jr., Bradley Beal, Clyde Drexler, and Kobe Bryant.[72][73][74][75][76] Green utilizes an "explosive" first step that allows him to attack the rim and speed past on-ball defenders.[77]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

NBA[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2021–22 Houston 67 67 31.9 .426 .343 .797 3.4 2.6 .7 .3 17.3
2022–23 Houston 76 76 34.2 .416 .338 .786 3.7 3.7 .8 .2 22.1
Career 143 143 33.1 .420 .340 .790 3.6 3.2 .7 .3 19.9

Personal life[edit]

Green's mother, Bree Puruganan, is of partial Filipino descent through her grandfather.[78][79][80] His step-father, Marcus Green, was a basketball teammate of NBA player DeShawn Stevenson at Washington Union High School in Fresno. He has a younger sister.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rockets Select Jalen Green Second Overall in 2021 NBA Draft". NBA.com. July 30, 2021. Retrieved July 30, 2021.
  2. ^ Matel, Philip (July 29, 2021). "No. 2 overall pick Jalen Green sees perfect fit with Houston's Filipino community". ESPN.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Jalen Green". USA Basketball. June 20, 2019. Archived from the original on December 8, 2018. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Warszawski, Marek (January 12, 2018). "Talent, hard work lift Memorial High hoops star Jalen Green to top of his class". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  5. ^ Boogaard, Andy (March 11, 2017). "Foes travel far to eliminate Memorial's girls, boys from basketball regional". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "2016-17 MaxPreps Boys Basketball Freshman All-American Team". MaxPreps. April 18, 2017. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  7. ^ Galaviz, Anthony (March 2, 2018). "Dameane Douglas comes up big as Memorial boys beat Selma for section crown". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  8. ^ a b Divens, Jordan (April 17, 2018). "2017-18 MaxPreps Boys Basketball Sophomore All-American Team". MaxPreps. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  9. ^ Hilbert, Evan (April 16, 2018). "2017-18 ALL-USA California Boys Basketball Team". USA Today High School Sports. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  10. ^ Galaviz, Anthony (February 22, 2019). "It's back-to-back section titles for San Joaquin Memorial as Jalen Green sets mark". The Tribune. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  11. ^ Jensen, Phil (March 1, 2019). "O'Dowd defeats San Joaquin Memorial, moves on to D-I semifinals". The Mercury News. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  12. ^ a b "2018-19 ALL-USA California Boys Basketball Team". USA Today High School Sports. April 16, 2019. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  13. ^ "2018-19 ALL-USA High School Boys Basketball: Second Team". USA Today High School Sports. April 2, 2019. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  14. ^ Divens, Jordan (April 11, 2019). "MaxPreps 2018-19 High School Boys Basketball All-American Team". MaxPreps. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  15. ^ Jordan, Jason (March 7, 2019). "Chosen 25 guard Jalen Green to transfer to Prolific Prep". USA Today High School Sports. Retrieved August 13, 2019.
  16. ^ Morris, Gus (March 19, 2020). "Prolific Prep of Napa Christian wins national title before COVID-19 shutdown". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
  17. ^ Gordon, Sam (April 28, 2020). "Five-star guard Daishen Nix to sign with NBA's G League". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved April 28, 2020.
  18. ^ Jordan, Jason (April 3, 2020). "Meet SI All-American's Player of the Year, Jalen Green". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
  19. ^ Divens, Jordan (March 25, 2020). "MaxPreps 2019-20 High School Boys Basketball All-American Team". MaxPreps. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
  20. ^ Spears, Marc J. (March 19, 2020). "Top hoops prospect Jalen Green has all-star dreams crushed by coronavirus pandemic". Andscape. Retrieved April 6, 2020.
  21. ^ "Jalen Green, Prolific Prep, Combo Guard". 247Sports.com. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  22. ^ "Jalen Green". ESPN. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  23. ^ "Jalen Green, 2020 Shooting guard". Rivals.com. Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  24. ^ Evans, Corey (December 17, 2016). "Jalen Green already a wanted man". HoopSeen. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  25. ^ Boogaard, Andy (January 7, 2017). "Memorial boys very young, very good; plus new section hoops rankings". The Fresno Bee. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  26. ^ a b Givony, Jonathan; Wojnarowski, Adrian (April 16, 2020). "Top high school player Jalen Green enters NBA/G League pathway". ESPN. Retrieved April 16, 2020.
  27. ^ Niebuhr, Keith (April 16, 2020). "5-star Jalen Green picks G League over Auburn, Memphis". 247Sports. Retrieved April 16, 2020.
  28. ^ "NBA Draft 2021: How Jalen Green went from the G League to No. 2 pick". ESPN. July 28, 2021. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  29. ^ "Report: Jalen Green Signs Rookie Rockets Contract; Will Make $9M in 2021-22". Bleacher Report. August 4, 2021. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  30. ^ "G League Ignite: Successful Roots Lead to Best Roster Yet for 2023-24 Season". Sports Illustrated. October 23, 2023. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  31. ^ "Top high school prospect Jalen Green signs deal with NBA G League". National Basketball Association. April 16, 2020. Retrieved April 16, 2020.
  32. ^ Evans, Corey (April 16, 2020). "Sources: G-League will pay Jalen Green $500,000 for one year". Rivals. Retrieved July 15, 2020.
  33. ^ "NBA players praise high school recruit Jalen Green's decision to sign with G League". National Basketball Association. April 20, 2020. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  34. ^ "Jalen Green's 30 points not enough as Raptors 905 ousts Ignite". ABS-CBN. March 9, 2021. Retrieved April 24, 2021.
  35. ^ Irving, Kyle (April 15, 2021). "2021 NBA Draft: Jalen Green scouting report, strengths, weaknesses and player comparisons". National Basketball Association. Retrieved April 24, 2021.
  36. ^ "3 PLAYERS FROM G LEAGUE IGNITE SELECTED IN 2021 NBA DRAFT". NBA.com. July 30, 2021. Retrieved July 30, 2021.
  37. ^ "Houston vs. Cleveland - Box Score - August 8, 2021 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved August 9, 2021.
  38. ^ "Jalen Green Injuries Hamstring, Will Reportedly Undergo MRI". SLAM. August 14, 2021. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  39. ^ "Kings' Davion Mitchell, Nets' Cam Thomas named Summer League co-MVPs". www.nba.com. Retrieved August 21, 2021.
  40. ^ "Wizards vs. Rockets - Box Score - October 5, 2021 - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 8, 2021.
  41. ^ Yuvan, Darren (October 20, 2021). "Rockets struggle in opener, fall 124-106 to Timberwolves". SB Nation. Retrieved October 20, 2021.
  42. ^ Samillano, Gerard (October 24, 2021). "Rockets rookie Jalen Green breaks Houston record that'll make fans forget James Harden". ClutchPoints. Retrieved October 24, 2021.
  43. ^ Ireland, Kyle (October 29, 2021). "Clarkson, Green Become First Two Players Of Filipino Descent To Play In Same NBA Game". kslsports.com. Retrieved January 18, 2023.
  44. ^ Barefield, Brian (November 24, 2021). "Houston Rockets rookie Jalen Green ruled out with left leg injury". rocketswire. Retrieved November 24, 2021.
  45. ^ Taylor, Cody (December 24, 2021). "Rockets' Jalen Green reacts to minutes restriction in return from injury". TheRookieWires. Retrieved December 24, 2021.
  46. ^ Taylor, Cody (March 9, 2022). "Rockets: Jalen Green erupts for 32 points in win over Lakers". therookiewire. Retrieved March 9, 2022.
  47. ^ "Rockets rookie Jalen Green extends historic 30-point streak to five games".
  48. ^ Capps, Kendall (April 10, 2022). "Jalen Green finishes Rockets rookie season with feat not seen since Hakeem Olajuwon". ClutchPoints. Retrieved April 10, 2022.
  49. ^ "Jalen Green Did Something That Hasn't Been Done Since Hakeem Olajuwon Nearly 40 Years Ago". BroBible. April 10, 2022. Retrieved April 12, 2022.
  50. ^ "Scottie Barnes, Jalen Green named NBA Rookies of the Month for March and April". www.nba.com. Retrieved April 12, 2022.
  51. ^ "Jalen Green | Houston Rockets". www.nba.com. Retrieved July 1, 2022.
  52. ^ Rockets, Houston. "Houston Rockets on Instagram". www.instagram.com. Retrieved July 1, 2022.
  53. ^ ESPN (December 17, 2021). "Houston Rockets waiving forward Danuel House Jr., agree to long-term deal with wing Garrison Mathews, sources say". Retrieved December 17, 2021.
  54. ^ Shapiro, Michael (October 19, 2022). "Why did Jalen Green change his jersey number to No. 4?". Retrieved October 19, 2022.
  55. ^ RotoWire Staff (October 22, 2022). "Rockets' Jalen Green: Carries Rockets in defeat". Retrieved October 22, 2022.
  56. ^ DuBose, Ben (November 7, 2022). "Takeaways: Jalen Green, Alperen Sengun magical as Rockets end skid in Orlando". Retrieved November 7, 2022.
  57. ^ Pagaduan, Jedd (November 7, 2022). "Rockets guard Jalen Green joins Luka Doncic, Devin Booker in elite company after 34-point game vs. Magic". Retrieved November 7, 2022.
  58. ^ "Thunder vs. Rockets - NBA Box Score - November 26, 2022". ESPN. Retrieved November 27, 2022.
  59. ^ Davis, Coty M. (December 2, 2022). "Jalen Green's Third-Quarter Eruption Leads To Rocket's Comeback Victory vs. Suns". Retrieved December 2, 2022.
  60. ^ "NBA Communications on Twitter: "The following was released by the NBA."". Twitter. Retrieved January 15, 2023.
  61. ^ Bubose, Ben (January 18, 2023). "Dirty dozen: Despite Jalen Green's 41 points, Hornets saddle Rockets with NBA's longest losing streak". Retrieved January 18, 2023.
  62. ^ "Timberwolves vs. Rockets - NBA Box Score - January 23, 2023". ESPN. Retrieved January 24, 2023.
  63. ^ Barefield, Brian (January 24, 2023). "'Chip on my shoulder': Jalen Green leads desperate Rockets with another 40-point game". Retrieved January 24, 2023.
  64. ^ "Kings vs. Rockets - NBA Box Score - February 8, 2023". ESPN. Retrieved February 9, 2023.
  65. ^ "Who Has The Most 40 Point Games Before Turning 21". StatMuse. Retrieved February 9, 2023.
  66. ^ Winter, Jack (March 19, 2024). "Rockets: Jalen Green's heartwarming reason for major leap after early-season struggles". ClutchPoints. Retrieved March 19, 2024.
  67. ^ Terrado, Reuben (March 21, 2018). "Jalen Green open to playing for PH team. Gilas is interested. But can he be eligible?". SPIN.ph. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  68. ^ "Jalen Green (USA)'s profile - FIBA U16 Americas Championship 2017". FIBA. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  69. ^ "USA's Jalen Green wins U17 World Cup MVP, tops All-Star Five". FIBA. July 9, 2018. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  70. ^ "Jalen Green (USA)'s profile - FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2019". FIBA. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  71. ^ Drumwright, Steve (June 24, 2019). "Jalen Green, The Youngest Player on USA U19 World Cup Team, Is Eager For More International Action". USA Basketball. Archived from the original on June 24, 2019.
  72. ^ "Jalen Green - NBADraft.net". NBADraft.net. Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  73. ^ "2021 NBA Draft: Jalen Green scouting report, strengths, weaknesses and player comparisons". NBA.com Canada | The official site of the NBA. Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  74. ^ "NBA Draft 2021: Player comparisons for Cade Cunningham, Evan Mobley, Jalen Green and other top-10 prospects". CBSSports.com. Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  75. ^ Vecenie, Kelly Iko and Sam. "Jalen Green scouting report: What to expect from the Rockets' first pick". The Athletic. Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  76. ^ "Jalen Green NBA Draft Profile & Outlook: How Good is the G League Prospect?". Action Network. July 15, 2021. Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  77. ^ Wasserman, Jonathan (June 6, 2021). "2021 NBA Draft: Strengths and Weaknesses for Every Projected Lottery Pick". bleacherreport.com. Retrieved January 4, 2022.
  78. ^ Sarmenta, Yoyo (March 19, 2018). "Fil- He has 2 siblings, Kyrie Green and Kamron Green. Am Jalen Green uses NBTC to showcase athleticism, all-around skills". ESPN. Retrieved August 16, 2020.
  79. ^ Newman, Logan (October 8, 2018). "Chosen 25 guard Jalen Green, a poodle, and his plan to be a veterinarian". USA Today High School Sports. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  80. ^ Ward-Henninger, Colin (July 26, 2018). "Jalen Green could be the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, and he's so much more than just a unicorn". CBSSports. Retrieved July 8, 2019.

External links[edit]