Boston Celtics star forward Jaylen Brown has faults in his game. His dribble is too loose, he could be a better passer, and he can fall asleep on both ends of the floor, usually later in the game when he is needed most. But after his career night on Sunday that saw him hang his personal best in scoring on the Orlando Magic at TD Garden, a 50-piece with 11 boards to boot.
It might seem crass to ask how he could get better after almost single-handedly bailing out Boston from an embarrassing home loss, but flip that script and ask yourself how this game might have gone if he had a tight handle that would have prevented several turnovers, better focus and court vision to keep the spacing wide with additional assists,
Instead of a 50-point night we might be looking at a triple-double challenging teammate Jayson Tatum’s franchise scoring high. Watch the clip embedded below to hear what the hosts of the CLNS Media podcast “The Garden Report” as they break down how Brown might be able to take it to an even higher level of play.
And if that doesn’t get you excited, we’re not sure why you’re here.