How Brooklyn Nets’ Bruce Brown and Golden State Warriors’ Gary Payton II turned conventional NBA paint play on its head

If you stopped a Brooklyn Nets play on offense from early 2021, you almost could’ve heard the record scratch as Bruce Brown became the NBA’s version of the “Yep, that’s me” meme. How did Brown, a 6-foot-4 guard who had started at point guard for the Detroit Pistons the previous season, end up screening for…