|Born||February 9, 2023|
|Birth Place||Merced, California, United States|
Jalen Green is an American professional basketball player who plays as a shooting guard for the Houston Rockets in the NBA. He is currently playing his 2nd season and has been the best shooting guard in the 2020 class and a five-star recruit. He was selected by the Houston Rockets as the second overall choice in the 2021 NBA Draft. Green was voted the 2018 FIBA Under-17 World Cup's Most Valuable Player after helping the United States win three junior-level gold medals. He is a great shooter and consistently scores for his team. His ball handling ability and his scoring potential made him both on- and off-the-ball danger.
Jalen Green went to San Joaquin Memorial High School for his first three years of high school. He played most of the matches for his team and averaged 18.1 points and nine rebounds per game. In his sophomore year, Green led San Joaquin Memorial to the Central Section Division II championship and the CIF Open Division playoffs with averages of 27.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game.
Jalen Green was one of the best shooting guards in the 2020 class. Green declared on April 16, 2020, that he will forego playing collegiate basketball and join the NBA G League.
Jalen Green, a shooting guard who stands 6 feet 5 inches tall, is regarded as one of the best high school basketball players in the country. Jalen is renowned for his athleticism and ability to score; he has a rapid first step, superb body control, and a notable vertical leap.
He was selected by the Houston Rockets as the second overall choice in the 2021 NBA Draft. In his first season, Green averaged 17.3 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 0.7 steals, and 0.3 blocks per contest. In the rookie season, Jaleen scored 30 points with eight made three-pointers in her first game against the Boston Celtics and became the first rookie in Rockets history to do it. Unfortunately while going through a productive rookie season, Green got a hamstring injury and was out for a while.
In 2022, he participated in the slam dunk contest and was ranked 3rd. Green had a then-career-high 41 points in his final game as a rookie, against the Atlanta Hawks. It was Green's first 40-point performance since Hakeem Olajuwon for the Rockets. Thus, he was named to the NBA rookie first Team.
Jalen Green is currently playing for the Houston Rockets in his second season. The 2021 NBA Draft's second overall pick is presently averaging 21.3 points per game, 4.2 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 0.8 steals, and 0.3 blocks per game.
|NBA All-Rookie first Team||2022||Houston Rockets|
|Fifa under-17 world Cup MVP||2018||USA|
While playing the debut match against the Boston Celtics Jaleen plays a 30-point game with eight three-pointers made. He became the first rookie in Rockets history to score at least 30 points and make eight 3-pointers in a single game.
In the 2022 Season, he and Allen Iverson became the only NBA rookies since 1997 to score 30 or more points in five straight games.
He joined elite players like Luka Donic, Devin Booker, Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, and Kyrie Irving as the sixth guard in NBA history to score at least 30 points ten or more times before turning 21.
In January 2023, Jalen played 42 points against the Minnesota Timberwolves and became just the sixth player, age 20 or younger, to have at least three games with 40 points.
Jalen Green is presently in his second season of play and has a net worth of about $2 million.
He has earned a decent amount of money in his short career and has the potential and desired skills to uplift his income. Firstly he made an initial contract of $600,000 thus, entering the NBA G League Ignite, and later made a Rookie Contract with the Houston Rockets of $ 15.4 million for the first two years and the third year's option of $8.2 million. Plus, it includes a fourth-year option with a value of 26.2% more than his third-year pay.
Initially, He was agreed to a one-year, high-first deal for $600,000 with the NBA G League Ignite. Later on, He was named to the McDonald's All-American and NBA All-Rookie First Team while playing for the Rockets. Jalen Green was the first-ever player who was drafted from the G league. The first year's rookie salary for Jalen Green is $7.5 million, the second year's is $7.9 million, and the third year's option is $8.2 million. Plus, the player's contract includes a fourth-year option that can be exercised by the team at a value of 26.2% more than his third-year pay.
The American Shooting Guard is dating Breah Hicks who is represented by Dollhouse Management. She has modeled in the past for firms including Fashion Nova and Savage X Fenty, where she now works as a brand ambassador. She is from Los Angeles California and went to Dame High school in the Sherman Oaks area. She graduated in 2017 and is quite active in social media and also has a Youtube channel that has about 55,000 subscribers and used to post hair-related tutorials. They both publicized their relationship in June 2021 but according to the sources they got separated because of lies, dishonesty, and lack of growth.
The American shooting Guard was born to Bree Purganan in Merced, California, on February 2, 2002. Jalen's stepfather Marcus Green used to play basketball, while his mother is a nurse. Marcus played basketball with NBA player DeShawn Stevenson at Washington Union High School. Green and his family relocated to Fresno in the third grade, and in the sixth grade, he began playing basketball with the Amateur Athletic Union. He also had a younger sister.
Green became one of the few NBA players to wear the Harden Stepback line of shoes after signing with Adidas right before the 2021 NBA draft. He's choosing the Harden Stepback 3s this season. He frequently scores points for his side and is a superb shooter. He was a menace both on and off the ball because of his ball-handling skills and scoring potential.
Like most of the other NBA Players Jaleen Green also had several tattoos done. Jalen has a tattoo of a ladybird and a green butterfly on the top of his left leg and the phrase written ‘God Gives the hardest battles to his strongest soldiers’. He has a cross tattooed on his left hand, and he also has inked the date '8.3.19' on his left forearm. On the outer side of his Left Forearm, he portrayed his grandfather. He also had many tattoos like the symbol of peace, the Stay True tattoo, the wolf tattoo on his left knee, and ‘2000, 12:27’ written on his thigh, etc.
Vietnamese professional basketball player Jalen Nguyen Green plays for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association. He plays shooting guard and is listed at 6 feet 4 inches and 186 pounds.
Jalen Green was reported as 6'4" (1.93m) tall and weighs about 84 kg (186lb). And Green just plays the position of Shooting Guard. His team benefits frequently from his excellent shooting. He was a threat both on and off the ball because of his skill with the ball and his scoring potential.
For the Rockets, Jalen Green has played two seasons. In 103 regular-season games, he has averaged 18.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, and 3.0 assists.
Jalen scored 42 points in January 2023 against the Minnesota Timberwolves, making him just the sixth player under the age of 20 to record at least three games with 40 points.