"Jaylen Brown’s inner circle embraces ‘smart’ label" -- Steve Bulpert
Critiquing Brown's skills set comes with the territory but too smart or intelligent comes very close to codespeak.
Loved this: "The people who say he’s too smart for his own good, have they met him? Have they spent any time with him?” added Thomas. “The kid who puts on a suit and tie and comes to an interview with a notepad, I kind of like that kid.”