Jaylen Brown has made terrific strides in year two. The young star is slowly harnessing his handle and learning how to be creatively aggressive. As he continues to develop and put it all together, one thing is becoming clear: this man can make a highlight reel half-asleep. Take a look at Jaylen Brown’s best plays of the season, so far.
October 17th vs the Cleveland Cavaliers: LeBron makes a business decision.
Missed that one hand monster dunk from Jaylen Brown?
— CourtsideNBA (@CourtsideNBA_) October 18, 2017
Probably a good move for the King. Jaylen gets way up.
November 1st vs the Sacramento Kings: Willie Cauley-Stein gets baptized.
Jaylen Brown continues his poster tour with filthy dunk on Willie Cauley-Stein pic.twitter.com/atllcRJHPa
— Guy Boston LIVE (@GuyBostonLIVE) November 2, 2017
Kyrie dumps it off and Cauley-Stein never should have left the ground. Advantage, Jaylen.
November 4th vs the Oklahoma City Thunder: Jaylen catches PG13 sleeping.
Jaylen Brown blows past Paul George for a vicious dunk pic.twitter.com/4QDj5M6W2H
— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) November 4, 2017
Murder the rim young fella.
November 14th vs the Brooklyn Nets: Jaylen Brown shows off the bounce
One of the best in-game dunkers, Brown quiets the Brooklyn crowd with this hammer. Dunk contest snub? Absolutely.
November 16th vs the Golden State Warriors: JB takes Curry’s lunch money.
Jaylen Brown y un calco del partido vs Brooklyn. Robo y volcada 🆘🆘 pic.twitter.com/5iSnHlMk0Y
— The NBA Monster (@TheNBAMonster) November 17, 2017
Jaylen Brown used his strength and hands in a great way here, outmuscling Curry and earning the reward.
November 18th vs the Atlanta Hawks: For you, Trevin.
Brown puts up a career-high 27 points days after losing his best friend. One of the more gutsy and inspiring performances of the entire NBA season.
December 8th vs the San Antonio Spurs: Goggles Jaylen with the putback of the year for the Celtics.
A closer look at Jaylen Brown's ABSURD dunk. Oh my GOD 😨😨😨
— Blood Runs Green ☘ (@BloodRunsGreen_) December 9, 2017
Might as well just get out of the way, Pau Gasol.
December 15th vs the Denver Nuggets: Sorry, Joe Ingles.
Jaylen Brown casually picks Joe Ingles' pocket and throws down the fast break dunk pic.twitter.com/4hp9AGKJxl
— The Render (@TheRenderNBA) December 16, 2017
Jaylen Brown strips Ingles and outruns him for the huge dunk.
January 3rd vs the Cleveland Cavaliers: Cramming on the Cavs
Should Jaylen Brown enter the Slam Dunk contest this year? pic.twitter.com/CasttYuljf
— CelticsTalk534☘️ (@CelticsTalk534) January 4, 2018
Fast break with no one in front of him? Usually 2 points.
January 17th vs the New Orleans Pelicans: Flexin’ on Boogie.
Jaylen Brown on DeMarcus Cousins. That's quite ballsy. pic.twitter.com/DHUXzF9iek
— HoopsHype (@hoopshype) January 17, 2018
Jaylen Brown was honestly lucky to be alive after this one, but showed he’s not afraid of anyone.
January 21st vs the Orlando Magic: Showing off the handles
— NBA (@NBA) January 21, 2018
That loose handle Brown displayed his rookie season is coming along quite well. Kyrie might be helping the young guard, but he did this on his own.
January 23rd vs the Los Angeles Lakers: Jaylen makes KCP look like an eighth grader.
— Casey Baker (@CaseyBake16) January 24, 2018
The drive, the bump, the uncontested hammer.
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