Latest NBA playoffs remarkable win is witnessed that Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown deserves more recognition.
Jaylen Brown doesn’t exactly get lost in the shuffle on a 51-win team, but he may be one of the more underappreciated players in the league.
Brown scored 25 of his game-high 30 points in the first half, establishing a presence offensively in the Celtics’ 109-86 victory against Milwaukee in Game 2.
The Bucks star finished with 28 points but had just five in the first half as the Celtics built a 65-40 lead.
Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) drives to the basket while Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez (11) defends in the first half during Game 2 of their second-round playoff series.
Brown arrived at the arena early. “Just mental and physical preparation,” Brown said. “Get my body going physically, get my mind focused on the game.
Jayson Tatum scored 29 points and Grant Williams had 21, and Brown, Tatum and Williams were a combined 17-for-29 on 3s.
Boston outscored Milwaukee 60-9 on 3-pointers. It’s a wonder that Milwaukee didn’t lose by more. Brown was at the forefront of that offensive movement.
Brown is just 25 years and has averaged at least 20 points the past three seasons, including a career-high 24.7 in 2020-21
This season, he averaged 23.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists while shooting 47.3% from the field and 35.8% on 3s.