5 fast facts about GG Jackson's first season with Grizzlies after All-Rookie selection

Oct 12, 2023; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward GG Jackson (45) in action against the
Oct 12, 2023; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Memphis Grizzlies forward GG Jackson (45) in action against the / Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
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Fact No. 2) Finished fourth among rookies in points per game

As alluded to already, Jackson's main attribute showcased during his rookie campaign was his scoring expertise, as he proved to be not only one of the top offensive weapons on the Grizzlies in 2023-24 but, frankly, one of the best among his entire rookie class.

With his average of 14.6 points per game, Jackson finished fourth among his class in points per game, trailing only Victor Wembanyama (21.4), Brandon Miller (17.3), and Chet Holmgren (16.5), all of whom saw more minutes on average and were top-three selections in their respective classes.

What's perhaps even more impressive is the fact that he ranked seventh among his rookie peers in total points (699) despite seeing 14 fewer games than the player directly above him in the category, Scoot Henderson (logged 868 points in 62 games).

Fact No. 1) Youngest player in the NBA during 2023-24 season

Though this factoid may have been discussed ad nauseam throughout the 2023-24 season, the fact that he was the youngest player in the entire association cannot be overlooked.

While his bubbly personality may scream adolescence, his on-court production does anything but.

Of all players who saw 40 or more games played, Jackson ranked third on the Grizzlies in points, second in three-point percentage (35.7), and third in overall usage.

Tabbed as "the best-looking prospect" the Grizzlies have seen since selecting Ja Morant second overall back in 2019, the idea that Jackson has already shown so much potential and promise and will still be just 19 years of age at the start of his sophomore season is truly astonishing, and should make all of Grind City nation excited to see what could be to come for the youngster as his career progresses.