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Joel Brown

Cal Freshman
RCSI: 168 (2019)
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Age: 19
Position: PG
Jerseys: #1
High School: Brewster Academy (New Hampshire)
Hometown: Brampton, ON
AAU: CIA Bounce
College: California
Current Team: California
Win - Loss: 5 - 3

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BioSteel Future All Canadian High School Game Scouting Reports

Mike Schmitz
Mike Schmitz
Apr 13, 2016, 04:44 pm
Joel Brown, 6-3 PG/SG, St Edmund Campion, Class of 2019

Strengths
-Good size, length, and frame for a combo guard.
-Dynamic with the ball in his hands. Lives in the paint. Doesn't need a ball screen to get into the teeth of the defense.
-Super advanced ball handler for his age. Can stop on a dime and change speeds or directions. Uses combo moves regularly.
-Uses both hands around the rim. Ambidextrous. Finishes from different angles. Puts spin on the ball.
-Jumper has potential.
-Capable distributor when he's not looking to score.
-Quick feet on the defensive end.

Weaknesses
-Score-first mentality. A bit of a black hole. Can do a better job of trying to balance scoring and playmaking.
-Very wild going to the rim at times. Just puts his head down and attacks. Still learning how to think the game.
-Not a great jump shooter at this stage. Can make an open three but is very inconsistent. Mechanics are a bit stiff.

Outlook Brown doesn't play the most unselfish brand of basketball, but it's rare to see a guard his age with so much natural ability as a shot creator. He's quick and shifty, uses both hands around the rim, and when coupled with a jump shot, will be very tough to keep out of the paint. Brown needs to evolve as a passer but he's a very gifted scorer for his age.

Latest results

12/04/2019 64 - 76 at San Francisco San Francisco
11/26/2019 72 - 66 vs UC Davis UC Davis
11/22/2019 45 - 62 vs Texas Texas
11/21/2019 52 - 87 vs Duke Duke

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