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Grizzly Bear Blues Aug 17, 2018
Is Dillon Brooks a real dynamic scorer?

Is Dillon Brooks a real dynamic scorer?

Is his scoring for real, or was it a product of tanking? This article is a continuation of my series where I break down Dillon Brooks and his potential to become an elite role player. Last week, I discussed how he’s the most versatile wing on the Grizzlies and how they should capitalize on it. Next, we’ll move on to what kind of scorer he can become going forward. Last season was definitely less than ideal. Everyone thought we’d see the red-hot Mike Conley, always great Marc Gasol, resurgent Tyreke Evans, healthy Chandler Parsons and the charismatic David Fizdale triumphantly lead...
Grizzly Bear Blues Aug 9, 2018
Dillon Brooks: The Memphis Swiss-Army Knife

Dillon Brooks: The Memphis Swiss-Army Knife

Versatility is the name of the game. Versatility reigns supreme in today’s NBA. Perimeter players are expected to play both wing positions, while being an asset from downtown and on the defensive end. If a big man can’t space the floor and switch onto multiple positions, he’ll be picking splinters out of his rear from the bench he’s stuck to for the rest of his career. Many players over the past several years have made a career just off being versatile, multi-positional contributors. Draymond Green’s ability to play and guard positions 1-5 has made him one of the most unique...
Grizzlies' Dillon Brooks working to become a better leader

Grizzlies' Dillon Brooks working to become a better leader

The last six weeks have been a whirlwind of basketball and travel for second-year Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks.        
Grizzly Bear Blues Aug 3, 2018
Dillon Brooks and being an elite role player

Dillon Brooks and being an elite role player

Yes, superstars are what makes money, sell jerseys, and wins games. However, elite role players help ease their burden towards a championship. Whenever you think of the term “elite role players,” many names may come to mind. The old school fan will bring up Robert Horry, Dennis Rodman, Steve Kerr or Charles Oakley. Anyone that has watched basketball the past 5-10 years will talk about Manu Ginobili, Andre Iguodala, Nicolas Braun, or Draymond Green — the LeBron of this demographic. Right now, it’s all about finding the future of the “elite role players.” Guys like Marcus Smart,...

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