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Jalen Suggs
Jalen Suggs
Position: G
Born: 06/03/01
Height: 6-4 / 1.93
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Salary: $6,592,920
Suggs missed the preseason finale last week against the Boston Celtics due to the illness and did not participate with the team in multiple practices. He has returned to practice ahead of the season opener. On Tuesday, Suggs said he will be ready to go in San Antonio. I’m good. I just had a little stomach virus, a stomach flu. I got over it, took a couple of days. I couldn’t really do much but rest, get fluids in you and let it pass. I’m good now. I feel good. I’ve been in the gym the past few days, got up and down a little bit. I ran, got my feet under me and I could shoot. I’m all good. I’m ready to go.
With 22 seconds to go, Suggs brought the ball up the court and let some time tick off the clock. He drove to his right, directly into a defender and lost control of the ball. The clock expired as Suggs was in a fight for the ball, resulting in a 101-100 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Despite coming up short in that sequence, Suggs showed that he was not afraid of the moment. He looked confident with the ball in his hands and did not back down from the challenge.
The play, as Suggs said, gave him a great learning experience to build on. “I feel extremely comfortable and I want it in my hands. It has happened to some of the best players in the world in that same position. For me, it’s all about learning. You can’t really learn and get a feel for it until you’re put in a position like that. I’ve been there before but it’s different on this level. We had a guy on the single side with a shooter in the corner. I just need to understand next time to attack that side instead of the middle way where the defense is already set up.”
But the team used a top-five pick on him over the next guy we’re about to talk about, and every executive I talked to who attended summer league was absolutely effusive about praise for… Jalen Suggs, Magic Suggs was awesome. He was everything evaluators who loved him thought he was. The numbers may not look that different than Barnes’ (Suggs averaged 15.3 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists) but remember that he went out after just 11 minutes in his third game due to a minor thumb injury that forced Orlando into shutting him down for the event.