Alexander Cousins get Hamilton Heights  numbers retired
via: NBA Canada.

Hamilton Heights Christian High School has retired jersey numbers #1 & #2 in honor of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Nickeil-Alexander Walker. The Canadian cousins attended the school in Chattanooga, Tennessee prior to their college days.

Back in high school, both of them where rated as four star recruits according to Rivals.com.

Shai who attended University of Kentucky, played for the Clippers his first NBA season and helped the team make the playoffs. Now, as a sophomore in the league, he has established as one of the best young guards with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

On the other hand, Nickeil went to Virginia Tech for two years before declaring for the NBA Draft. The 19 year-old, who was a first round pick, has struggled to find minutes with the New Orleans Pelicans as a rookie, averaging 12 minutes and 5 points per game.

Before the season started, VAVEL previewed that the Alexander cousins where gonna make an impact in the league. A couple of months later, both of them where selected to be part of the Rising Stars Game in Chicago during the All-Star Break

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