‘Son of Taejong Moon’ JaeLynn Stevenson withdraws from the NBA Draft

Jae-lin Stevenson, the son of former South Korean national basketball team player Moon Tae-jong (American name Jerrod Stevenson), has opted out of the National Basketball Association (NBA) draft and will remain at the University of Alabama.

“Forward Jalen Stevenson was welcomed back to the Alabama Crimson Tide after withdrawing from the NBA Draft for the 2024 season,” Sports Illustrated (SI) reported on April 30 (ET).

Jalin declared for the draft on April 30 while still eligible to play collegiately, but will remain at Alabama 스포츠토토사이트 to gain experience.

“He just needs to refine his game at the college level to reach the NBA level,” SI wrote.

Jalin’s 6-foot-10 frame and athleticism have drawn attention since high school.

He was ranked as the No. 13 overall player and No. 2 power forward in the December 2022 class of 2024 by 247Sports, which ranks amateur players in the United States.

After attending the University of Alabama, Jalyn averaged 5.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 0.4 assists, and 41.8 percent shooting from the field per game during the 2023-2024 NCAA season.

SI expects Jalin to be a key forward for Alabama in the upcoming 2024-2025 season.

Meanwhile, the 2024 NBA Draft is set to take place next month from June 26-27 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and ESPN Studios in Manhattan.

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