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Jaylen Brown put on a show against Japan

Nick Friar
September 05, 2019 - 10:25 am

In place of Team USA’s game against Japan on Thursday, there was a one-man dunk contest in Shanghai featuring Jaylen Brown. After barely playing in the win over Turkey, the Celtics wing finished with 20 points on 9 of 15 shooting in Team USA's 98-45 win. He also had seven rebounds and two steals in 22 minutes.

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Kemba Walker finished second on the team in scoring with 15 points. He went 5-for-11 from the field and had eight assists in 21 minutes.

Marcus Smart (strained quad) and Jayson Tatum (sprained ankle) did not play against Japan.