The #1 2020 High school recruit in the Nation, Senior Jalen Green, has signed to play in the NBA G League next season, league President Shareef Abdur-Rahim announced today.
The NBA G League gives top young prospects a chance to begin their professional careers while receiving mentorship and life skills training.
Green, a guard from Prolific Prep in Napa, Calif., brings an impressive basketball résumé to the NBA G League, including his status as a consensus five-star recruit and a 2020 McDonald’s All-American. As a member of the USA Basketball Men’s Junior National Team, Green earned gold medals at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 and 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cups and the 2017 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship. He was named MVP of the 2018 FIBA Under-17 Basketball World Cup in Argentina.