Jalen Green #14 of Team Zion in action against Team Jimma during the SLAM Summer Classic 2019 at Dyckman Park on August 18, 2019 in New York City.
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As the world awaits the return of hoops on the court, the National Basketball Association announced a pair of transactions that is certain to change the landscape of its G League.
Top high school prospects Jalen Green and Isaiah Todd agreed to terms to play in the G League, the league said. In addition to a contract, players will also be provided a full scholarship to college.
Though various outlets reported Green, who is ranked by ESPN as the No. 1 basketball recruit in 2020, would receive a contract valued at $500,000, league sources told CNBC the deal is actually closer to roughly $700,000, and the total amount can be attained through bonuses. But Green is expected to net over $1 million when factoring in possible endorsement deals he’s eligible to sign.
Players who enter the G League “professional path…