Posts Tagged ‘Dillon Brooks’

MikeCheck: Brooks maximizing comeback season as swingman powers Grizzlies with scoring, swagger

By stringing together some victories, the Grizzlies were gaining momentum and emerging from that 6-16 start to the season when Dillon Brooks recently looked around the room. The Grizzlies had just wrapped up practice that day. And their starting shooting guard, who’s also the team’s longest-tenured player, entered a circle of reporters to discuss the progress. Brooks meant no offense to those gathered, but it was a rather light media contingent.

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MikeCheck: Healed and hungry, Brooks ‘taking nothing for granted’ in camp quest to reclaim Grizzlies starting role

MEMPHIS – Under most circumstances, there would be inherent training camp benefits for returning as the Grizzlies’ longest-tenured player on the roster. Then there’s Dillon Brooks’ situation. “I played a whole year and then sat out practically all of last year,” Brooks said of a promising rookie season that gave way to a painful second-year stint. “This is the final year of my contract. It’s all taught me to cherish it, really understand the game and be professional. You can’t be taking it for granted.”

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