Brandon Jennings (WAS) – “The Pterodactyl” nike

(Adams Hunger/USA TODAY Sports)
(Adams Hunger/USA TODAY Sports)

Profile:

WAS Point Guard: 6’1, 169 lbs; 9th year, Oak Hill Academy (VA)

NBA Role: crafty playmaker UnderDOG

An offensive-minded PG outta Compton, B. Jennings has come a long way as a playmaker in the NBA; sees the floor well: finds minuscule seams for passes and places them perfectly in his teammates’ hands – you might think Jennings is a shoot-first guy but as his role’s diminished from starter to backup, he’s adjusted to a pass-first mentality (well, mostly); scores primarily via the three ball – Jennings has some of the best back & forth ‘rocks’ in the league – will yank you, then step back to the left for a dagger trey; when he’s tired of shooting threes (which is rare), Jennings will blow by & lift a nice lil lefty floater; struggles defending bigger PGs, taking care of the rock & finishing through contact but despite all that…Jennings is one of the more underestimated floor generals in the league – adds a punch off Scott Brooks’s bench

DOG Status: UnderDOG

Signature Shot: ‘can’t check me’ triple

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 75

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Couple DOG Facts:

Career: 14.3 points/game, 5.7 assists/game, 39% FG

Began professional career in Italy


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  • “Jennings, Buckets” – Flamethrower (via FreeDawkins; Dec. 2016):

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