There is more to Shannon Brown than dunking. He let us all know that at the dunk contest last year. Come to think of it, doesn’t it feel like he tanked on purpose at All-Star weekend? As if he’s ashamed of his ability to get off the floor in Vince Cater time and throw it down with Dominique Wilkins attitude.
To be sure, Shannon’s game has expanded during his time in a Laker uniform. How much PT Sasha Vujacic gets these days is a testament to that.
Shannon’s D, his shot and composure are traits that could have him in the mix for 6th man of the year talks this season. His 19 points off the pine tonight were nice but getting the win in Denver would have been better. But that doesn’t mean there’s any shame in having cheetah speed and tiger ups with the stones to double clutch on a break and finish above the rim with ease.
Do your thing, Shannon.
We know Brown can do more than dunk but when he’s doing stuff like this in-game it’s hard to ignore.