2015 Nike Hoop Summit: USA Junior National Select Team Measurements April 10, 2015 Jalen Brunson
Height (w/ shoes): 6-2
Height (w/o shoes): 6'1
Standing Reach: 7-11.5
The smallest player on the USA Junior National Select Team roster, Jalen Brunson nonetheless has a fairly unique frame for a young guard. Even if his size is just average, few lead guards his age have comparable strength. Brunson is physically similar to Deron Williams, who measured in at 6-2.75 in shoes with a 6-6.25 wingspan and a 202-pound frame in 2005. [Read Full Article] 2014 USA Basketball Development Camp Interview: Jalen Brunson November 14, 2014
[Read Full Article] 2014 FIBA U18 Americas Championship: US Scouting Reports June 25, 2014 Mike Schmitz
-Strong and physical point guard.
-Can finish well through contact. Initiates contact going to the rim. Uses both hands.
-Consummate point guard. Very unselfish. Moves the ball. Makes the simple pass.
-Takes care of the ball.
-Solid on ball defender. Moves his feet well.
-Good instincts off the ball.
-Capable but not a knockdown shooter. Passes up open looks regularly.
-Doesn't change speed or direction all that well.
-No in-between game.
Outlook The coach's son figures to be a solid starting point guard at the college level due to his heady point guard play and physicality. Brunson gets his teammates involved and isn't afraid to attack the rim. The 6-2 lefty is a bit limited athletically and needs to develop into more of a threat as a shooter to take his game to the next level. Bruson's NBA potential is a bit limited by his average athleticism and overall scoring ability, but he figures to be a solid collegiate player and could potentially carve out a niche as a backup or third point guard in the league down the road. [Read Full Article]