Posts Tagged ‘Marshon Brooks’

Commentary: MarShon Brooks Is A Humble Scorer. Weird.

January 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Last night against the Celtics, in what just so happened to be the very first start of his promising professional career, I was able to watch MarShon Brooks play basketball for the very first time. As the Boston Herald’s Dan Duggan points out in this piece, Brooks was astonishing. He scored 17 points on 16 shots, (with 0 assists; sad face) and confounded a Celtics defense that is just beginning to round itself into their elite level. In the first half he was active off the ball, using screens to get open like he’d been doing it all his life; according to Synergy, of the nine plays New Jersey ran with isolation, Brooks scored on four of them. Read more…

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