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Jalen McDaniels
Jalen McDaniels
Position: F
Born: 01/31/98
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:200 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $1,782,621
Former Huskies star Jaden McDaniels pairs with his brother Jalen on The Sonics team that also includes UW newcomers PJ Fuller and Langston Wilson. A trio of former Huskies — Dejounte Murray, Marquese Chriss and David Crisp — lead a Real Ballers team along with former WSU star Robert Franks. Chicago Bulls star Zach Lavine leads the PNW Rain squad while former UW standout Tony Wroten Jr. headlines a Ball is Life team.
First organized in 1995 by Doug Christie, the Rainier Beach High alum and 15-year NBA veteran, the Crawsover was handed over to Crawford in 2004. Since then, the Pro-Am has become one of the most popular summer leagues in the country. NBA superstars like Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving have all flocked to Seattle to play in past iterations of the event. Professionals aren’t the only ones who play in the Pro-Am though. Young Seattle basketball players are given the chance to train and play with seasoned NBA vets. Local talents like Dejounte Murray, Kevin Porter Jr., Michael Porter Jr., Matisse Thybulle, Jalen and Jaden McDaniels, and Paolo Banchero, the Duke commit who is ranked as 247.com’s No. 2 prospect in the country, have all played at the Crawsover as high schoolers.
Late in each Charlotte Hornets season, coach James Borrego opens up the rotation to see what a second-round rookie has got. Three seasons ago, it was Devonte Graham. Last March, it was Jalen McDaniels. Friday, it was emphatically Vernon Carey Jr. “Based on what I saw tonight, I’ve got to look very hard at Vernon” the rest of the season, Borrego said, after Carey’s NBA debut as a starter.