Five-star small forward Jaylen Brown picks California 

Updated: May 1, 2015
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After already landing one top-10 recruit in 6-foot-11 forward Ivan Rabb, California coach Cuonzo Martin has now added another five-star player to his team’s roster for next season.

According to Evan Daniels of, Jaylen Brown — the fourth ranked player in the ESPN 100, and second ranked small forward — announced his commitment to the Golden Bears late Friday night. has him ranked third overall, and Scout has him as the No. 1 player in the Class of 2015.

He chose California over Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan, UCLA, North Carolina State and Kansas, among many others. The 6-foot-7 wing will join a team that will return Tyrone Wallace, who was a first-team All Pac-12 selection, Jordan Mathews and Jabari Bird.

The Golden Bears have become one of the preseason favorites in the Pac-12 conference, as Martin will bring in one of the best recruiting classes the school has seen in quite some time.



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Josiah Turner

Josiah Turner

Josiah is the founder and editor-in-chief at Sideline Sports Report. He is a former writer for ESPN, and has written for Rant Sports and FanSided covering the Washington Redskins. He has also covered high school basketball for and the Mechanicsville Local newspaper. Josiah is from Chesapeake, Va., and a college graduate from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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