Social Media Goes Crazy Over This 17-Year Old Hoops Star Who Looks Like He’s In His Mid-30’s (TWEETS)
When it comes to sports, fans have pretty much seen their fair share of young kids that look like their in their mid-30’s with freakish muscles and crazy height.
Well, we’re at that point once again after a photo surfaced recently of 2019 4-star hoops recruit Jaren Phillips. Oh, and by the way, he’s just 17-years-old.
17U: Jaren Phillips scored 15 points and the game winning layup for AC Georgia in a 56-55 victory over the Louisville Magic. pic.twitter.com/azLT8LIvNt
— HoopSeen (@hoopseen) July 19, 2018
Yeah. That looks less like a 17-year-old and more like a guy in his mid 30’s with a mortgage, wife, and three kids.
ESPN has him ranked among the Sunshine State’s top-10 overall prospects , and among the top-100 nationally. And for good reason, I mean, look at this:
— GreenLightViews (@GreenLightViews) June 25, 2018
Social media had something to say about that above photo:
— Mump (@KobeMumpower) July 21, 2018
— 🔥🌽 (@bradenelee) July 22, 2018
He needs to quit focusing on PPG and start focusing on mortgages financed per game
— Parker DeFreese (@ParkerD_17) July 21, 2018
Quit capping homie 31 with 2 kids and a 9 to 5
— Isaac Boa-Kouassi🇨🇮 (@ibk3_) July 22, 2018
— Sandro 💙 (@I_Splash_3s) July 22, 2018
How much did he score in the BIG3?
— Rique (@WallStRique) July 21, 2018
— Conrad Tokyo (@BeemerSin86) July 22, 2018
— I Love on Purpose (@_CDooley) July 22, 2018
— Bryan Colangelo (@Sir__Shade) July 22, 2018
Why didn't they get his wife and kids in the pic?
— ⬆️Town 🎶 U ⬆️ (@give_him_6) July 22, 2018
He has a 401k and a 760 credit score
— Corey R. Goff (@TheNotoriousCRG) July 23, 2018
What's his ppg in the nba?
— Name cannot be blank. (@DonDeezy514) July 22, 2018
The four-star prospect averaged 15.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists last season.
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