Brandon Jennings: The Other Side of the Double-Nickel

November 16th, 2009 by E. Spencer Kyte Leave a reply »
Before we begin, a tip of the cap to Hadarii Jones for his outstanding piece "Pivot Points: Brandon Jennings' Success Confirms a New Path to the NBA."

Reading his article inspired me to write this supplemental aside to the Jennings story. This isn't intended to take away from Hadarii's piece, just present an alternate take on the early success of the young Buck.

The early success of Brandon Jennings is astounding, no matter how you look at it.

Two nights ago, the Bucks point guard of the future served notice that the future is now, dropping 55 points on the Golden State Warriors and surpassing the team record for point scored by a rookie.

The former record holder? Some guy you might have heard of named Lew Alcindor...

But before we start handing out the Rookie of the Year Award, inviting Jennings to Dallas for the 2010 All-Star Game and stumping for the NBA to abolish the age limit rule, a little patience and further examination is certainly warranted in this writer's eyes.

Coming out of high school, Brandon Jennings was the 2008 High School Basketball Player of the Year and destined for greatness in the eyes o ...

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