Jalen Brunson on his role in 2024

New York Knicks Star tells his story

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Jalen Brunson on the role he plays for the New York Knicks

@nyknicks “When I came here to the Knicks, I knew I’d have the opportunity to lead and have a voice in helping these guys become a better team. So when I got to NYC that summer, in 2022, that was my goal first and foremost — how can we lead this team to win? Across my entire basketball career, going back to middle school and high school, I’ve held a countless number of roles on teams. Role player. Captain. You name it. I’ve been almost every single guy on the roster. I’ve been in situations where I’ve had to lead, and where I’ve been led. So coming here, I understood what I needed to do.⁠ ⁠ Anyone who knows me can tell you, I’ve never been the kind of guy who enjoys being in the spotlight. I like to keep things simple. I live a regular lifestyle as best I can. I think what’s been most important in everything, is keeping the people I love close to me, having my family keeping me humble and in the right frame of mind. They keep me grounded and keep me straight on the mental side, and I’m really thankful for it. I honestly couldn’t have done it without them.⁠ ⁠ That’s been the major theme since I got here … family. When it comes to what it means to me to be a part of this Knicks era, it all starts there.” http://playerstribu.ne/JalenBrunson