DraftExpress NBA Draft Prospect Profile: Jaylen Brown, Stats, Comparisons, and Outlook
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2014-06-21 19:40:25
DraftExpress: (cnt'd) Jaylen Brown Justise Winslow Luke Kennard Myles Turner Stanley Johnson Stephen Zimmerman Thomas Welsh Tyler Lydon. Tyus Jones
2014-06-12 13:47:23
DraftExpress: Mam Jaiteh 18 points 11 rebounds 9\/14 FG. Thon Maker 22 points 6 rebounds 9\/16 FG. Jaylen Brown 15 points 8 rebounds 4 blocks 4\/11 FG.
2014-06-07 08:29:27
DraftExpress: U20 France beats US team 77-67. Thon Maker Mam Jaiteh probably the top scorers. Axel Bouteille Jaylen Brown also showed nice flashes.
2014-06-07 08:26:16
Team: , HS Senior
PhysicalsPositions Misc
H: 6' 6"
W: 217 lbs
Bday: 10/24/1996
(17 Years Old)
Current: SF
NBA:   SF
Possible: SF
High School: Wheeler
Hometown: Marietta, GA

Predraft Measurements
YearSourceHeight w/o ShoesHeight w/shoesWeightWingspanStanding ReachBody FatNo Step VertMax Vert
2014Nike Skills AcademyNA6' 6.5"2176' 10.5"NANANANA
2013LeBron James CampNA6' 7"2076' 10"NANANANA
2013Nike Elite 1006' 6"NA2006' 8"NANANANA

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adidas Nations Scouting Reports Part 1
August 10, 2014
Jonathan Givony

Recruiting Rankings: Scout #4, 24/7 #2, Rivals #3, ESPN #8

Strengths:
-Good size for a wing player at around 6-7
-Strong frame. Solid wingspan
-Excellent athlete
-Powerful first step. Plays above the rim with ease
-Has good shooting mechanics even if he sees inconsistent results from outside
-Capable of making shots with his feet set or off the dribble
-Attacks the rim with both hands
-Outstanding in transition
-Gets to the free throw line prolifically
-Doesn't settle for jumpers even though he can make them
-Enjoys taking contact at the rim, doesn't shy away from a hit
-Great potential defensively
-Moves feet extremely well. Does a good job staying in front of opponents
-Shows good timing as a shot-blocker
-Gets in the passing lanes regularly
-Prolific rebounder
-Unselfish player, makes the extra pass
-Plays with a chip on his shoulder. Always in attack mode
-Has terrific intangibles off the court. Very intelligent

Weaknesses:
-Jump-shot is still a work in progress. Was a non-shooter not too long ago and is still finding his consistency
-Sometimes tries to do a little too much and forces issue, causing turnovers
-Still working on his ball-handling skills. Needs to improve his left hand

Outlook: Physically gifted prospect with a great combination of toughness, athleticism and smarts. Not consistent with his offensive game yet, but shows the makings of a versatile skill-set, including the ability to create his own shot and punish defenses from the perimeter. After a strong summer is starting to get consideration for potentially being the #1 prospect in his high school class.
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2014 adidas EuroCamp: Day One
June 7, 2014
Jaylen Brown may not be quite as highly touted as Maker, but the consensus top-10 2015 recruit has the making of a high level talent in his own right. Scoring 15 points on 3/10 shooting from the field and 6/11 from the line, Brown is a small forward in the mold of 2014 recruit and Arizona commit Stanley Johnson. Though not quite as strong as Johnson, Brown boasts the physical maturity, high-level strength, explosiveness, and competitive streak that helped propel Johnson up the rankings late in his career.

The 2nd leading scorer in the adidas Gauntlet averaging 23.4 points per-game for Georgia-based Game Elite, Brown uses his physical tools first and foremost to attack the rim. An aggressive slasher in the half court and a highlight waiting to happen in transition, Brown runs the floor, takes the ball strong to the rim, and seeks out contact, as evidenced by the 11 free throws he drew today. Possessing solid shooting mechanics and showing a willingness to make the extra pass, Brown has a tremendously promising skill set offensively.

Defensively, Brown's athleticism and motor, coupled with great timing on his rotations, make him a capable shot blocker and a solid rebounder. Swatting away 4 shots today, Brown is not shy about challenging scorers at the rim in a setting as competitive as this one. As he matures, Brown has tremendous potential on this side of the floor as well.

Holding offers from well over a dozen of the country's elite programs, Brown has his choice of suitors at the college level and has obvious one-and-done potential. A well-rounded, smart player, Brown is a player scouts will be watching very, very closely in the coming days.
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