Derrick Brown (basketball) life and biography

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Derrick Brown (basketball) biography

Date of birth : 1987-09-08
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Oakland, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-20
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, forward for the New York Knicks, NBA Draft

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Derrick Brown is an American basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks. Brown played three years at Xavier University, where he graduated in 2009.

Selected by the Bobcats with the 40th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft as an early-entry candidate from Xavier University… Appeared in 57 games as a rookie, averaging 3.3 points, 1.4 rebounds, 0.4 steals, 0.3 assists and 0.2 blocks in 9.4 minutes.

Career history:
2009–2011 Charlotte Bobcats
2011–present New York Knicks

CAREER:

2009-10:
Appeared in 57 games as a rookie, averaging 3.3 points, 1.4 rebounds, 0.4 steals, 0.3 assists and 0.2 blocks in 9.4 minutes… Shot .463 from the field (68-147), .286 from beyond the three-point line (2-7) and .667 from the free-throw line (48-72)… Scored in double figures on four occasions… Led the team in blocks four times and in steals three times… Recorded a career-high 18 points in 29 minutes on Jan. 16 vs. Phoenix…Saw action in two playoff games against Orlando, averaging 1.0 point.

COLLEGE:
Played three seasons at Xavier University… Earned Second Team All-Atlantic 10 honors and First Team NABC All-District honors as a junior… Ranks 36th on Xavier's all-time scoring list with 1,096 career points… As a junior in 2008-09, ranked second on team in scoring (13.7 ppg), first in rebounding (6.1 rpg), second in field-goal percentage (.504), and first in three-point percentage (.433)… Ranked 15th in the Atlantic 10 in scoring and tied for 10th in rebounding… Scored in double figures 27 times, including four double-doubles… Scored a career-high 23 points twice, against Miami of Ohio and Massachusetts… Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds along with 11 points against Dayton… As a sophomore in 2007-08, ranked second on team in scoring (10.9 ppg), first in rebounding (6.5 rpg), first in field-goal percentage (.609), and third in assists (1.7 apg)… Scored in double figures 23 times, including five double-doubles… Scored a season-high 19 points on 7-9 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament against Georgia… Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds while also adding 14 points against Kansas State… Earned Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team honors as a redshirt freshman in 2006-07, after averaging 6.3 points and 4.1 rebounds while posting a team-high .706 field-goal percentage… Scored in double figures six times… Scored 11 points along with six rebounds in his collegiate debut against Coastal Carolina… Scored a season-high 13 points on 5-for-7 shooting against Bucknell… Grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds in just 16 minutes in an NCAA Tournament win over BYU.

PERSONAL:

Full name is Derrick Paul Brown… The son of Hermita and Robert Brown… Graduated from Xavier with a bachelor's degree in entrepreneurial studies and marketing… Enjoys magic in his spare time.

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