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October 24, 2020

Lloyd Pierce: Gregg Popovich is the reason for Jaylen Brown development

After his duty in the USA basketball last World Cup. Jaylen Brown turns into something special. He’s leading his team into a 25-8 record second in the Eastern Conference with an average of 20.6 points 7.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game.

Coach of the Atlanta Hawks thinks Gregg Popovich is one of the key parts that developed Jaylen Brown.

Lloyd Pierce, an assistant with Team USA, on Jaylen Brown’s development. “Blame Pop. … If he does any damage to us, I’m going to have to text Pop and tell him, ‘Thank you.’ A huge jump, tremendous jump great person, great player.”

Brown was Popovich’s favorite when he went small in the World Cup. He played a center on that roster who lacks firepower. They finished seventh after losing to the team France in the quarterfinals.

While the third-year guard-forward signed an extension for the Boston Celtics before the season started in October. Jaylen Brown recently win the player of the week award for the Eastern Conference. He’s third in scoring for his team behind the fellow USA teammates Kemba Walker and Jayson Taytum.

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