There's one strength of Mike Budenholzer's that I hope Taylor Jenkins inherits: the ability to develop perimeter players. Over the course of Budenholzer's coaching career, he's elevated the play of his perimeter players. DeMarre Carroll went from non-shooting defensive wing to a coveted 3-and-D player; Kent Bazemore from bench cheerleader to serviceable wing; Taurean Prince from a low-ceiling four-year college player to one of the most underrated young players in basketball; Malcolm Brogdon from solid role player to an elite one; and Khris Middleton from borderline All-Star to a legitimate sidekick for a contender. The Grizzlies have plenty of young wings that Jenkins could mold into a perfect supporting cast alongside Jaren Jackson Jr., Ja Morant, and Brandon Clarke.
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