The Brooklyn Nets Are ‘Sold’ On Rodions Kurucs And It Isn’t Hard To See Why

Playing for the junior team instead of the senior team allowed him to experiment and play a little out of position, as well as do things that weren’t normally asked of him or expected of someone his size. He is a long, athletic wing that has incredible upside as both a shooter and slasher. His numbers are impressive — when adjusted per 40, he’s averaging 17.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.4 steals, 1.4 blocks, and 3.3 turnovers per game while shooting 31.9 percent from deep and 55.7 percent on everything from inside the arc.