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Brandon Jennings biography

Date of birth : 1989-09-23
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Compton, California, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-11
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, point guard for the Milwaukee Bucks, NBA Draft

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Brandon Jennings is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA) who plays at point guard.

Career history:

2008–2009 Lottomatica Roma (Italy)
2009–present Milwaukee Bucks

Drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 10th overall pick in the first round of the 2009 NBA Draft … signed with the Bucks on 7/28/09.

CAREER 2009-10:

Finished his rookie season with averages of 15.5 points, 5.7 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 82 games (only Bucks player to start all 82 games) ... won the NBA’s Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month Award in October/November, December, January and March ... was the first Eastern Conference rookie to ever win the award four times in one season ... appeared in the NBA’s Rookie Challenge at the 2010 All-Star Weekend and recorded 22 points, eight assists and six rebounds to help the rookies to a 140-128 win over the sophomores ... also took part in the Skills Challenge along with Steve Nash, Russell Westbrook and Deron Williams ... broke the franchise’s rookie single game scoring record (55 points) as well as three-pointers (eight) ... set franchise rookie season bests in assists (470) and three pointers (145) ... led the Bucks in scoring 23 times, rebounds once, assists 51 times and steals 31 times ... became the sixth Bucks player since 1998 to play in all 82 games ... made his NBA debut at Philadelphia on 10/30 and nearly recorded a triple-double with 17 points, a career-best nine rebounds and nine assists, all team highs ... would’ve become just the second player in NBA history (Oscar Robertson in 1960) to produce a triple-double in his first career game ... became the first player in 35 years to lead his team in points, rebounds and assists in his first game (John Drew of the Hawks last accomplished it on 10/18/74 - 32 points, 12 rebounds and three assists) ... recorded 32 points, nine assists and four rebounds against Denver on 11/11 ... scored an NBA season-best 55 points (21-34 FG and 7-8 3FG) against Golden State on 11/14 ... it’s the franchise rookie record and was two off the franchise record, the most by an NBA rookie since Earl Monroe had 56 on 2/13/68, the fastest (seven games, previously Wilt Chamberlain: eight games) and youngest (20 years and 52 days) player to top 50 points (previously LeBron LeBron James: 20 years and 80 days) ... 45 second half points were the most since Kobe Bryant’s 55 on 1/22/06 ... scored 29 points with seven assists and four boards against Charlotte on 11/20 ... produced his first career double-double with 18 points and 11 assists against Portland on 12/12 ... blocked a career-best three shots on 1/8 against Chicago ... dished 11 dimes along with two steals at Utah on 1/16 ... handed out a career-best 13 assists and added 18 points and three steals against Minnesota on 1/23 ... tallied 35 points, with a Bucks rookie record eight three-pointers, eight assists, five rebounds and two steals at Sacramento on 3/19 ... registered 29 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and four steals against Memphis on 3/28 ... swiped a career-high five steals to go with 16 points, seven assists and two boards at Philadelphia on 4/9.

PERSONAL:

Donated $50,000 to the National Italian American Foundation’s (NIAF)/Abruzzo Relief Fund after an earthquake in the town of L’Aquila and other small towns in central Italy in the region of Abruzzo left 298 dead and 65,000 homeless ... the 2008 Naismith and Parade Magazine Player of the Year as a high school senior at Oak Hill Academy.



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