The NBA’s mysterious new elite development team

Millions of dollars to recruit for the G League, and a lot of questions

BY JAROD HECTOR

On April 16, the NBA announced that Jalen Green, the top player in the high-school class of 2020, would enter the G League’s deep-pocketed new professional development program. Green would reportedly make half a million dollars for a year after high-school. 

To a who’s who of NBA insiders—agents, front office personnel, players—the news of…

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