Georgia native Brown spent much of the summer working out with Larranaga and Horford near Atlanta, where Horford spent his first nine NBA seasons. Brown might elevate to a starting role this season, but you can see the impact of simply being around Horford. Brown is eager to be a sponge around the veteran.
Heck, he might even be willing to downgrade the megapixels on his camera phone to be more like Horford. Yes, he recognizes a quality role model and leader.
Said Brown: How [Horford] carries himself is how I would like to carry myself.
After rain washed out Tuesday’s game at Wrigley Field, the Nationals got their wish while the Cubs’ plans were put on hold. The Cubs, with their two-games-to-one lead, and Nationals will resume their best-of-five series Wednesday afternoon. They will play a deciding Game 5 on Thursday in Washington, if the Nationals win Wednesday.
“You’re playing the most important games of the year — you want to play in better weather,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said after Tuesday’s game was postponed. “Whatever (the weather) is, you’ve just got to get ready and go ahead and do it. There is no crying. You just go play.”
The Cubs, who lead the series 2-1, will turn to their scheduled Game 4 starter, Jake Arrieta, on Wednesday looking to finish off the series. Arrieta, who missed 2 1/2 weeks with a Cheap Vintage Baseball Jerseys right hamstring injury, recently threw two bullpen sessions and said Monday the injury would Cheap Tigers Jerseys be a non-issue against the Nationals.