I'm still very high on the potential and upside of lorenzo brown
Lorenzo Brown - Player Comparison
Best Case Scenario:Rod Strickland
Worst Case Scenario: Kenny Satterfield
In the beginning of the college basketball season, I had Lorenzo Brown ranked as the second best point guard prospect in the nation behind Marcus Smart. Because I felt like Marcus had a great combination of mental toughness and physical toughness that would make him the better pro.
What I love about Lorenzo Brown when it comes to his potential:
1. He has great size and very good athleticism for a point guard
2. He has great ballhandling skills and great passing instincs
3. As a point guard he has the ability to run a team in a very efficient matter
4. He has the athleticism, body control, and skill set to finish lay-ups around the rim in very creative ways
5. He shows the potential to be a very effective scorer when he needs to be, because his dribbling skills allows him to get to anywhere he wants to get to on the basketball court and helps him be a decent isolation scoring threat when needed
( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5cGj9kDD7I )
( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPm-HQEl3QY )
1. His unselfishness and lack of aggressiveness at times causes him to be a very inefficient scorer
2. I question is mental and physical toughness
3. Because of his average physical strength, physical defenders can force him to play off balance and make him very turnover prone
I love his potential and think that many teams might be tempted to still pick him with a lottery pick. There a just not alot of point guards in the league that posess his combination of great size, very good athleticism, great ball handling skills, great passing instincts, and the potential to be a decent scoring threat when needed. This is only his second year playing the point guard position full-time. So he's still developing into a quality point guard. Also I think once Lorenzo utilizes a strength training program and a athleticism enhancing training routine ( speed training, quickness training, agility training, jump training, etc ). I think Lorenzo will have the opportunity to maximize his very deceptive athleticism and turn himself into a great athlete ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tgX77UKg-k )
I think lorenzo can develop into a very efficient point guard in the NBA who can consistently give you 14 to 15 points per game and 7 to 8 assist per game
I've always been pretty high on Lorenzo but I just don't see him being a starting quality PG in the NBA. He could be a solid first guard off the bench but I can't see him as the primary ball handler on a good NBA team. I would put Burke MCW and McCollum ahead of him in the draft at this point.
My opinion was based on the potential of lorenzo brown, I think after marcus smart he has the most potential (possessing the capacity for growth and development or capable of favorable development) to develop into a good point guard in the NBA
I disagree....I absolutely see him as a starting quality PG in the league....definitely by his 3rd year. He is mentally tough too....the biggest issue I think his his strength. Naturally, the consensus would be to put Burke, MCW, and McCollum ahead of him...but the combine may propel him. It depends on the team...just like how the Celts were absolutely in love with Rondo when not too many others were. Lorenzo has better upside than Burke or MCW, IMO. He has an elite handle and the perfect blend of speed while being under control in the open court. His court vision is much better than I thought it was also. I always considered him a combo guard, but he is a legit PG....no doubt about it.
brown is going to be a productive player in the nba, he reminds me alot of larry hughes. he's a tall combo guard with good athleticism and he's a dynamic player as a drive and dish guard. he's not the best shooter and he is somewhat raw as an overall player and has some things to learn (mostly when and when not to gamble on defense, and when to scale back from fancy plays when basic plays are available) but he can be a very good NBA player. he's got a bunch of upside
Brown is not a combo guard, he's a true point with really good passing ability. Larry Hughes was a chucker/scorer. I don't understand why he has slipped so dramatically.
he's not all that pure a pg, he is gonna get minutes at sg in the nba for sure. i do think he's more of a pg/ ball-reliant player than a wing tho