Brandon Jennings: Is He the New Allen Iverson?

November 14th, 2009 by Dwyane Montell Leave a reply »
If you know basketball, you know who Brandon Jennings is. This kid is amazing. In high school he was one of the best players in the nation and decided to skip college and play pro overseas. Many questioned that decision but now it looks as if it has payed off. Jennings is going to win the rookie of the year, easier than Michael Jordan and Allen Iverson did (if he doesn't get hurt and keeps going at this rate). He is averaging 21 points and 5 assists and 4 boards.

Tonight he scored 55 points! He set an NBA record for the youngest player to ever score 50 points in a game. If you watched this game you saw the Allen Iverson in Jennings. Don't get me wrong, we will never see another AI, but this guy reminds me of AI in his rookie year.

I remember Iverson dropped 50 in his rookie season and scored 40 points four straight times including a 40 point game against the Bulls. Tonight, Jennings went 21-34; 7-8 from the three point line. He had 29 points in the third quarter and you know this kid is a scorer because he didn't score any points in the first quarter than he decided to take the game over.

Jennings also had 15 straights points in the third quarter ...

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