Ok, twist my arm.
So now that he's in a new situation, the switch has flipped and he's suddenly able to bring the ball upcourt, initiate the offense, and attack the defense at all three levels in ways we never saw here? Monty knew he could do this and tried to implement it, but Mikal's switch hadn't flipped yet, so Mikal declined? Or Monty didn't know he could do this and didn't try to implement it, because Mikal never showed an ability to do these things in practice, but suddenly in Brooklyn, Mikal's switch has flipped, and he has shown the ability and willingness to do these things? This isn't making a lot of sense to me.