Five-star prospect, Jalen Green, to headline new G-League team in LA

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Recent news has been released regarding top class of 2020 high-school prospects, Isaiah Todd and Jalen Green, potentially opting to join the NBA G-League. This is over the alternative of the more traditional route of college.

Further details were released on April 16, from NBA media heavyweights, Shams Charania and Adrian Wojnarowski.

Charania of The Athletic has revealed that Green will be part of a new G-League team based in Los Angeles. As he prepares for the 2021 NBA Draft.

Wojnarowski of ESPN has additionally reported that the the NBA professional pathway program will be reshaped and prospects’ salaries will be bumped up. Alongside other developmental perks.

“..reshaped NBA professional pathway program – a G League initiative that will pay elite prospects $500,000-plus and provide a one-year development program outside of the minor-league’s traditional team structure, sources told ESPN”

“Green is committing to become part of a year-long developmental program with G League oversight that will include professional coaching, top prospects and veteran players who will combine training and exhibition game competitions against the likes of G League teams, foreign national teams and NBA academies throughout the world, sources said.”

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