Bruce Brown wants to finish the job with the Nets | NBA

Interior of 1m93 for the Nets last season, Bruce Brown has perfectly assured in his role of support at a moment’s notice. Author of his best career season with 9 points and 5 rebounds on average, he finally accepted the « qualifying offer » of the Nets this summer, to the tune of $ 4.7 million because he feels that his mission in Brooklyn does not has not yet come to an end.

“I wanted to come back to play for the title and be part of a big team. We have a job to finish. I didn’t want to miss this opportunity. « 

Listed as a fullback, but used as a screensetter capable of going to the circle, and constantly in motion, to create spaces, Bruce Brown knows that with the return to play of LaMarcus Aldridge, the arrival of Paul Millsap or Blake Griffin’s contract extension, he might not have that many minutes in Steve Nash’s rotation anymore. But he hardly cares, because he knows how to adapt to all situations.

« Adapting is what I do best »

“At the time, that’s what the team needed, and it worked. It disturbed our opponents and allowed us to find advantageous duels. And more importantly, I can end up in the circle ”, says Bruce Brown for The Association. “Adapting to other roles will be easy for me because I haven’t been a post 4 my whole life. You always have to know how to adapt to each team and its needs. This is what I do best. « 

For his fourth return to the NBA, Bruce Brown will find his former rookie in Detroit, a certain Sekou Doumbouya. The young tricolor winger will also have to struggle to find minutes in a fairly blocked rotation but, as with the Pistons, Bruce Brown will still be there to support him.

“We did not discuss too much before his exchange. We’re friends so we talk to each other from time to time. This is my guy. I’m glad he’s here with us. He’s still looking for his place and the Nets are the perfect place to learn. He’s going to have a chance to learn several roles and learn from the best ” he concludes thus.

Bruce Brown, Jr. Percentage Rebounds
Season Team MJ Min Shots 3pts LF Off Def Early Pd Fte Int Bp Ct Pts
2018-19 DET 74 20 39.8 25.8 75.0 0.7 1.9 2.5 1.2 2.4 0.5 0.6 0.5 4.3
2019-20 DET 58 28 44.3 34.4 73.9 1.1 3.7 4.7 4.0 2.8 1.1 1.7 0.5 8.9
2020-21 BRK 65 22 55.6 28.8 73.5 1.7 3.7 5.4 1.6 2.2 0.9 0.8 0.4 8.8
Total 197 23 47.1 29.8 74.0 1.1 3.0 4.1 2.2 2.5 0.8 1.0 0.5 7.2

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