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Brandon Bass biography

Date of birth : 1985-04-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-31
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, forward for the Orlando Magic, NBA Draft

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Brandon Bass is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Orlando Magic of the NBA.

Career history:

New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets (2005–2007)
→Tulsa 66ers (2006)
Dallas Mavericks (2007–2009)
Orlando Magic (2009–present)

2009-10 :

Played in 50 games for Orlando, averaging 5.8 ppg. and 2.5 rpg. in 13.0 minpg….Shot .511 (119-233) from the floor…Made three starts, averaging 10.0 ppg., 3.0 rpg. and 1.00 stlpg. in 24.7 minpg. during that span…Also appeared in seven postseason contests, averaging 2.7 ppg. and 1.1 rpg. in 6.0 minpg….Scored in double figures 11 times, including a season-high 17 points on Dec. 2 vs. New York…Grabbed a season-best nine rebounds on Mar. 13 @ Washington…Recorded his 900th career NBA rebound on Mar. 3 vs. Golden State…Had at least one blocked shot 19 times, including a season-high three blocks on Dec. 16 vs. Toronto…Missed one game (Nov. 13) due to the flu…DNP-CD 31 times.


Has appeared in 260 regular season games during his NBA career with New Orleans, Dallas and Orlando, averaging 6.7 ppg. and 3.6 rpg. in 16.2 minpg.…Shot .832 (420-505) from the free throw line during his career…Also played in 22 career postseason games, averaging 7.8 ppg. and 3.8 rpg. in 16.7 minpg….2008-09: Played in 81 games with Dallas, averaging 8.5 ppg. and 4.5 rpg. in 19.4 minpg….Shot .496 (252-408) from the field and .867 (182-210) from the free throw line…Tied for 19th in the NBA in free throw percentage…Scored in double figures 31 times…Recorded four double-doubles…Pulled down 10+ rebounds five times, including a career-high 13 boards on Apr. 10 vs. New Orleans…Had at least one blocked shot 41 times, including a career-high four blocks on both Jan. 8 vs. New York and Feb. 25 vs. Milwaukee…2007-08: Appeared in 79 games (one start) with Dallas, averaging 8.3 ppg. and 4.4 rpg. in 19.7 minpg….Also played in five postseason outings, averaging 11.6 ppg. and 6.8 rpg. in 26.6 minpg., while shooting .960 (24-25) from the free throw line…Scored in double figures 34 times, including a career-high 21 points on Mar. 30 @ Golden State…Missed two games due to injury: Nov. 5 due to a sprained left ankle and Jan. 23 due to a sore right Achilles…Also DNP-CD on Dec. 28….2006-07: Played in 21 games (three starts) with New Orleans, averaging 2.0 ppg. and 2.0 rpg. in 7.7 minpg….Registered 37 DNP-CDs and spent 24 games on the Inactive List…2005-06: Appeared in 29 games (one start) during his rookie campaign with New Orleans, averaging 2.3 ppg. and 2.3 rpg. in 9.2 minpg….Made his NBA debut on Nov. 1 vs. Sacramento, tallying two points and one rebound…Made first career start on Apr. 17 @ Phoenix, recording four points and three boards…Played in one game with the Tulsa 66ers of the NBA Development League (16 pts, 5 rebs)…Had 25 DNP-CDs and was on the Inactive List for 28 games.

Career highlights and awards:

SEC Player of the Year (2005)
McDonald's All-American (2003)


Full name is Brandon Sam Bass...Has one son, Brandon, Jr. (2)…Nickname is “B-Bass”…Younger brother, Chris, plays basketball at LSU…Favorite food is red beans and rice…Likes to relax by watching television…Honored by LSU as a member of the 2000’s All-Decade Team as part of a celebration of 100 years of Tigers basketball in March of 2008…Dedicated new Reading and Learning Centers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area…The Brandon Bass Reach Back Foundation hosted summer camp for 40 underprivileged children in the Dallas-Fort Worth area…Raised money with every field goal made between March and April to benefit the 2008 Brandon Bass Youth Basketball Summer Camp.

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