Celtics' Jaylen Brown joins Carmelo Anthony for private workout session

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It appears Jaylen Brown found a new workout buddy in a certain 10-time All-Star.
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If Jaylen Brown hoists more midrange jumpers next season, we'll know why.

The Boston Celtics wing shared a photo on his Instagram story Wednesday of an apparent workout session with NBA star Carmelo Anthony.

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Here's another Instagram photo of the workout, which looks like it went down in New York, where Anthony is from.

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Brown's pic with the 35-year-old Anthony, who's out of an NBA job and a bit past his prime, drew the expected snarky comments on Twitter.

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But Melo was one of the league's premier scorers in his heyday -- he trails only LeBron James as the NBA's active scoring leader with 25,551 career points -- and surely has some tricks to share with the 22-year-old Brown.

Brown seems to be taking a page from the book of Jayson Tatum, who trained with Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant last offseason. This 2019-20 campaign could be crucial for both young Celtics, especially if Kyrie Irving departs in free agency and makes Brown and Tatum the team's go-to offensive talents.

From crossing up random dudes in Egypt to training with a 10-time All-Star, Brown is doing the full range of training to make sure he's ready to go.

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