Why Jaylen Brown is the most interesting pick in the NBA Draft
It was a minor surprise when the Boston Celtics selected wing Jaylen Brown out of Cal with the third overall pick of the NBA Draft Thursday night.
Perhaps more surprising still for many basketball fans was hearing that Brown is entering the NBA in a highly unusual way: He doesn’t have an agent to help with his first contract.
That’s right: Brown decided not to hire an agent to begin his professional career in a difficult field with millions of dollars on the line.
Say what? Here’s why.
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