Unlimited potential comes to mind when you talk about Vandergrift high school star Greg Brown. He is a part of the super talented 2020 basketball recruiting class and is rated a 5-star by 247 sports. At 6-7 he is an extremely gifted power forward with crazy bounce. He is developing more and more of a dominant game on both ends of the floor.
You don’t see too many ball players at this age with this much energy and athleticism to dominate games at his size. Brown is the 11th ranked prospect and 3rd ranked power forward in the 2021 NBA Draft class by NBA Draft Room and you haven’t seen the best of this elite prospect. I had a 1 on 1 with Brown about his future in the NBA.
LJ: Your development athletically is insane. How old were you when you first
LJ: What were your averages last season?
Greg: 28pts, 13 rebs, 3 blocks, 2 assist.
LJ: What was your best game in AAU? What were
Greg: 46pts, 16 rebs, 6 blocks played a team in Myrtle Beach at Big Shots.
LJ: What about your game is improving the most?
Greg: strength and athleticism.
LJ: You remind me of a mixture of Shawn Kemp/taller Zach Lavine. What NBA player do you feel
resembles your game?
Greg: Tracy McGrady in my opinion.
LJ: What type of offense do you like to play in that caters to your skills the most?
Greg: Motion offense, with pick and roll as well as pushing the ball in transition.
LJ: What do you think has been the toughest
prospect in this class that has been the toughest for you to
play against? What were your numbers against that
Greg: There are no tough prospects for me in the 2020 but I put up 25 plus against RJ Hampton, 32 against Isaiah Todd, 27 against Jaden Springer, and 28 against Josiah James 2019.
LJ: If you had to pick an NBA franchise what team
would you like to play for?
Greg: Dallas Mavericks
LJ: What do you bring to an NBA franchise? What
about your character stands out to an NBA
Greg: I like to have fun and laugh a lot as well it encourages others to be great.
LJ: Do you consider yourself an NBA team player
or a Franchise player? Why?
Greg: Franchise Player because I can do it on both ends of the court as well as having the character to lead a franchise.
LJ: What about your skills makes you an impact
player? What is improving about your skills we will see in
the future that will make you better?
Greg: I play Great defense on 1 thru 5 and rebound at a high level as well as score on all three levels.
My shooting, IQ and feel for the game is improving and will take me to the next level.
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