Wizards 2018 NBA Draft prospect profile: Troy Brown
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By By Chase Hughes

The Washington Wizards hold the 15th and 44th overall picks in the 2018 NBA Draft. Here is the latest in our series on draft prospects projected to be picked around where the Wizards will select...

School: Oregon
Position: Shooting guard/small forward
Age: 18 (turns 19 in July)
Height: 6-7
Weight: 208
Wingspan: 6-10
Max vertical: 33

2017/18 stats: 11.3 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 3.2 apg, 1.6 spg, 0.2 bpg, 44.4 FG%, 29.1 3PT%, 74.3 FT%
Player comparison: T.J. Warren
Projections: NBC Sports Washington 23rd, NBADraft.net 18th, Bleacher Report 24th, Sports Illustrated 18th

5 things to know:

*Brown was a one-and-done player at Oregon who in his one NCAA season showed that he can do a lot of thing on the court. He played some at shooting guard, some at small forward and says he's comfortable at point guard as well, having played there plenty in the past. Brown could be a perfect for positionless basketball.

*He is an excellent rebounder for his position. Brown pulled in 6.2 boards per game and five times had 10 or more. One of those games, on Dec. 13 against Portland State, showed well how many ways Brown can affect a game. He had 10 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, a block and a steal. Brown is also an adept passer. He prides himself on being able to set others up and has a knack for threading the needle in passing...



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