After placing collectively a loaded roster of their inaugural season, the G League Ignite are already exhausting at work placing collectively their subsequent younger, proficient G League roster. They’ve already introduced in two large names in Michael Foster and Fanbo Zeng, however lately added one other future star to their squad.
As first reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the most recent high-caliber prospect to affix the Ignite is five-star recruit Jaden Hardy. He’s one of many high gamers in your complete 2021 class.
Earlier than committing to play professionally within the G League, Hardy was the highest participant in his class that hadn’t but dedicated.
“I gave it loads of thought,” Hardy told ESPN. “I at all times wished to go to school, however I wished to take a look at the G League. The extra I couldn’t make official visits or meet with coaches and gamers, it made my resolution simpler. I by no means received to work together with anybody on campuses or see issues first-hand.”
A deadly scorer, Hardy is taken into account by many among the best gamers in his complete class and initiatives to be a possible top-five decide within the 2022 NBA Draft. He’s at present No. 2 within the ESPN Top 100.