DeRozan on Jennings’s 55: Ho Hum

by November 16, 2009

The rest of the world went nuts over Brandon’s Double Nickel, but DeMar saw it as nothing more than par for the course: ” As a kid growing up in Compton, Calif., Raptors rookie DeMar DeRozan saw plenty of amazing feats produced by Brandon Jennings, who posted the season’s most eye-popping moment by going off for 55 points in Milwaukee’s win over Golden State on Saturday. ‘When I was told what Brandon did, I wasn’t surprised,’ DeRozan said. ‘He’s capable of doing that easily.’ DeRozan and Jennings were on the same youth team in Grade 6. They each came into the NBA this past June. ‘I’ve seen him do a lot of amazing things,’ DeRozan said. ‘I remember one game where he had 27 assists. For him to score 55 points, that’s just Brandon.”‘