TURNS 25: OCTOBER 24, 2021
FINAL RATING: 6.95
The reaction on draft night with the selection of Jaylen Brown was mixed, at best, from Celtics Nation.
But in the months since the former Cal standout has been in Boston, he has done his part to win over fans.
There’s the old school, high top fade from the 1980s. One of his favorite players was former Celtic Dee Brown whose number seven jersey Brown now wears for the Celtics.
But what has set him apart from many has been his above-the-rim, highlight reel quality dunks. But for good measure, he has made a point of proving he can do more than just dunk the basketball.
The 6-foot-8 rookie is also using his above-average athleticism to steadily improve as a defender, trying his best to develop the kind of all-around game that generate a lot more cheers than jeers going forward.