Stefan Bondy: Jalen Brunson confirms that family connection to Knicks a big reason why he signed deal to play in New York

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NEW YORK — Jalen Brunson confirmed what some already knew about his attraction to the Knicks. “It’s family,” Brunson said Tuesday. “It’s a comfort level to this and it’s something I couldn’t turn a blind eye to. “That these guys have my interest at heart. I think (Knicks president Leon Rose) probably saw me before my dad did. So it’s just a one big family for me, and I’m super excited.” Of course, there’s also the four-year contract exceeding $100 million — the generational wealth he accepted from Rose, his father’s former agent, and team owner James Dolan. Brunson, who has bucked the odds as …

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