Former California guard Jaylen Brown takes nasty fall in NBA game

March 08, 2018
  • By Brian Pedersen
  • Diehards

On the night his pro team clinched a playoff bid, Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown showed off his athleticism with a highlight reel-worthy dunk but followed that with a scary fall to the ground.

Terrifying scene as Jaylen Brown falls after dunk pic.twitter.com/HRQeGC0zjQ

— Rob Perez (@World_Wide_Wob) March 9, 2018

Brown’s injury came late in the third quarter of the Celtics’ 117-109 win at Minnesota. The former Cal guard had 14 points and 5 rebounds in 28 minutes before his fall and did not return.

#NEBHInjuryReport: Jaylen Brown is out for the remainder of tonight's game and is being evaluated for concussion-like symptoms.

— Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 9, 2018

Brown averaged 14.6 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game for the Golden Bears in 2015-16, helping them into the NCAA tournament. He left after one season and was taken third overall by Boston in the 2016 NBA Draft.

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