Brown broke out in his senior season in Dallas, averaging 13.4 points, 3 assists, 1.4 steals (always an important metric to the Rockets) while shooting a blistering 45% from three.
He’s got decent size for a wing, at 6’5”, 220lbs. He was the 46th pick in the 2017 NBA draft, by the 76ers.
His NBA career has been a bit more fraught, as he’s dealt with injuries, and a violent incident with the Milwaukee police that lead the city to make a $750,000 settlement with Brown. This would tend to indicate Brown’s case against the city was a strong one.
Brown has dealt with injuries in his NBA career, but has, naturally has pretty good three point range, averaging 35% from three in his career with limited usage.
Browns per36 numbers indicate a useful player: 12.5pts, 8.6rbs, 2.4ast, 1.4stl for last season. His defensive metrics are decent, if unspectacular. With the Bucks, a certain amount of his minutes would have amounted to garbage time. He might show a bit more in competitive games.
Sterling Brown has been cited by many NBA analysts as a player who might have a good deal more to offer in a larger role, and indeed his second season, where he logged 58 games, shows a productive player. Injuries have held him back thus far, but he’s only 25, and has the skills to be a valuable addition to the Rockets wing depth, and perhaps, something greater.
A good signing?
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He should have come home to Dallas!