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‘It’s a learning experience’: Jalen Suggs reflects on NBA Summer League

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 19, 2021

There’s 1:18 remaining in the second quarter. Janis Timma takes a 3-pointer from the right corner. The ball bounces off the front of the rim.Coming full speed from the left wing, as if he’s the only one thinking this shot is going to miss, is Jalen Suggs. He takes off, times the jump perfectly, and throws down the one-handed dunk of the NBA Summer League over an unsuspecting Lamar Stevens.
Sports >  Gonzaga basketball

Gonzaga’s Jalen Suggs heading to Orlando, Corey Kispert joining Rui Hachimura in Washington

UPDATED: Thu., July 29, 2021

Most analysts had Jalen Suggs going to Toronto but the Raptors threw a wrinkle into Thursday’s NBA Draft by taking Florida State’s Scottie Barnes with the fourth pick. Suggs waited a few minutes longer before hugging family members after being selected by Orlando at No. 5. He’s the second-highest pick in Gonzaga history behind Adam Morrison, who went third to Charlotte in 2006.