Jalek Felton, nephew of ex-UNC star Raymond, commits to Tar Heels

Wednesday December 31st, 2014

Jalek Felton, the nephew of former North Carolina star and current NBA player Raymond Felton, has decided to follow in his uncle's footsteps and commit to the Tar Heels, he announced Tuesday

Felton, a 6-foot-3 point guard, is a member of the Class of 2017. He is the No. 6 recruit in his class, according to Rivals.com.

Felton is from Mullins, South Carolina, in the northeastern part of the state. He plays for Mullins High School and the Team Felton AAU program.

Raymond Felton played three seasons with the Tar Heels, from 2002 to 2005. He was selected with the fifth pick in the 2005 NBA draft and has played ten seasons for five different teams.

- Dan Gartland

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