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Jalen Green
Green at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 World Cup
No. 4 – NBA G League Ignite
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born February 9, 2002 (2002-02-09) (age 19)
Merced, California
Nationality American
High school
Listed height 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
Pro career 2021–present
League NBA G League
Career history
2021 NBA G League Ignite
Career highlights and awards
  • McDonald's All-American (2020)
  • Jordan Brand Classic (2020)
  • Nike Hoop Summit (2020)
  • FIBA Under-17 World Cup MVP (2018)

Jalen Romande Green (born February 9, 2002) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA G League Ignite of the NBA G League. Listed at 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) and 180 pounds (82 kg), he plays the shooting guard position. He was a consensus five-star recruit and the best shooting guard in the 2020 class, with ESPN ranking him number one overall. Green chose to forgo college basketball to join the Ignite. He finished his high school career at Prolific Prep in Napa, California. 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.

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