Dillon Brooks is not a guy who is going to play minutes at power forward, but he still could see a role increase for the next few weeks.
The Memphis Grizzlies are going to play more small ball during the next couple weeks. With that being the case, they will need one of the wings to step up and earn minutes.
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Brooks is a guy the franchise seems to be invested in. They liked the way he played last season and they want him to be successful and to be a part of this team going forward.
It has just been a big adjustment for him going from last season to this year. For much of last season, where he appeared in all 82 games as an NBA rookie, he was asked to go out and make plays for this team.
Now it has been a total role reversal. He is struggling to even make the rotation early on. It is tough for a guy to go from being a focus of the offense to just trying to fit in with everyone as a bench player.
There is going to be more minutes for wing players as Kyle Anderson and Chandler Parsons play at least a few more minutes at the four-position. Dillon Brooks will likely be the guy given the first shot, we will just have to wait and see if he can settle in and compete in his new role.