The Nuggets need a backup point guard. Drafting national player of the year Jalen Brunson could be an option

The Denver Post

Jalen Brunson leaves Villanova and college basketball with little left to prove. His resume: National championships in 2016 and 2018. The Bob Cousy, Lute Olson, John R. Wooden and Naismith College Player of the Year awards as a senior. In total, 103 wins and 13 losses over three seasons. So it came as no surprise when Brunson arrived in Denver for a pre-draft Nuggets workout Tuesday with the confidence of a projected late-first to early second round selection. “I was raised by my parents to never be a follower and always be a leader,” Brunson said. “I try to implement that into basketball. I just try to be poised, try to stay calm and not really worry about pressure situations. Nothing really

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