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Shannon Brown biography

Date of birth : 1985-11-29
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Maywood, Illinois
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-27
Credited as : Professional basketball player NBA, plays for the Los Angeles Lakers,

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Career

Drafted by Cleveland with the 25th overall pick in the 2006 NBA Draft ... Traded to Chicago on February 21, 2008, along with Drew Gooden, Larry Hughes and Cedric Simmons in exchange for Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a future second round draft pick ... Signed with Charlotte as a free agent August 6, 2008 ... Has played in 11 D-League games, averaging 23.9 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists for Albuquerque, Rio Grande Valley and Iowa ... Two-time NBA Champion (2009, 2010) ... Participated in 2010 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend … Has scored in double-figures 37 times in the NBA including four 20+ point games ... Has one career double-double.

Background

2009-10: Appeared in 82 games (seven starts), averaging a career-best 8.1 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 0.70 steals in 20.7 minutes … Recorded one double-double on the year (27pts/10reb) … Scored 10+ points 27 times and 20+ points three times … Led team in points three times, assists three times, steals nine times, blocks eight times and minutes four times … Participated in 2010 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend … Scored 22 points (8-12 FG) 1/18 vs. Orlando … Totaled 10 points and a career-high six assists 2/3 vs. Charlotte … Recorded a career-high 27 points (11-19 FG) and a career-high 10 rebounds (1st career double-double) 2/16 vs. Golden State … Scored 1,000th career point 4/9 at Minnesota … Scored 24 points in a career-high 42 minutes 4/13 vs. Sacramento … In 23 playoff games, averaged 4.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists ... Scored a postseason-high 12 points (5-10 FG) 5/10 at Utah.

2008-09: Appeared in 48 games, averaging 4.2 points, 0.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.46 steals in 9.9 minutes … In 30 games with Charlotte, averaged 4.8 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.60 steals in 11.4 minutes … In 18 games with the Lakers, averaged 3.2 points, 1.1 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 0.22 steals in 7.6 minutes … Scored in double-figures five times (once with Lakers) … Totaled a season-high 16 points (4-8 FG, 7-8 FT), a season-high tying three assists and a career-high four steals 11/3 vs. Detroit … Scored first points as a Laker with two free-throws 2/20 vs. New Orleans … Appeared in 21 playoff games, averaging 4.9 points, 1.2 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 0.48 steals in 13.1 minutes ... Scored a playoff career-high 14 points (6-11 FG) 5/10 at Houston.

2007-08: Averaged 7.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 15 games with Cleveland before being traded to Chicago on February 21, 2008 … Played in six games with the Bulls, averaging 1.5 points and 0.3 rebounds in 3.7 minutes ... Scored in double-figures four times with one 20-plus point game ... Scored a season-high 20 points (8-16 FG, 4-7 3FG) while handing out a season-high four assists in 37 minutes 12/4 vs. New Jersey.

2006-07: Played in 23 games as a rookie for the Cavaliers, averaging 3.2 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists … Scored in double-figures twice ... Scored a season-high 14 points on 4-6 shooting including 3-of-3 from three-point range 3/3 vs. Toronto … Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds 12/2 at Houston ... Scored 10 points (4-6 FG) in 13 minutes 11/29 vs. New York.

College: Recorded 1,183 points, 329 rebounds, 188 assists and 124 steals in three seasons at Michigan State University … Scored in double figures in 61 of 97 games, including 13 games with 20 or more points … Junior (2005-06): Named All-Big Ten Second Team by media and coaches and Big Ten All-Defensive Team by league's coaches … NABC All-District First Team and USBWA All-District honoree … Recorded 1,000th career-point with a 22-point effort vs. Northwestern … Scored a career-high 31 points against Wisconsin … Handed out a career-high eight assists along with a team-high 26 points vs. UW-Green Bay, including a career-best six three-pointers … Recorded a career-high six steals to go with 18 points vs. Wichita State. Sophomore (2004-05): Named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention by league's coaches … Selected Most Outstanding Player of the Austin Regional, averaging 13.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in first four games of NCAA Tournament … Recorded a season-high 24 points in NCAA Elite Eight vs. Kentucky, including 5-of-6 from behind the arc … Scored 15 points vs. UNC in the Final Four … Shot a team-best .500 from three-point range (10-of-20) in five NCAA Tournament games … Started 31 of 33 games on the season, ranking 4th on the team in scoring (10.9 ppg), rebounding (3.2 rpg) and assists (3.2 apg), and ranked 2nd in the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.848) … Scored in double figures 21 times … Recorded 20 points and a career-best nine rebounds vs. Purdue … Freshman (2003-04): Big Ten All-Freshman Team … Started 24 of 25 games … Finished 3rd on the team with 33 steals, tied for 5th all-time among MSU freshmen … Finished 5th on the team with 38 assists … Led squad in free throw percentage (.807) among players with more than 50 attempts, ranking 3rd all-time among MSU freshmen … Scored in double figures in 11 games … Recorded season-highs with 15 points and seven rebounds at Syracuse.

Personal

Son of Chris and Sandra Brown … Majored in sociology at Michigan State … Played three seasons at Michigan State, earning All-Big Ten Second Team by media and coaches and Big Ten All-Defensive Team by league coaches following junior season (2005-06) … Named First Team Parade All-American, McDonald's All-American, Illinois Mr. Basketball and co-MVP of the Jordan Capital Classic (with LeBron James) as a senior in high school (2003) ... Participated in the 5th Annual HOLA Bowla, a fundraising event for Heart of Los Angeles, an organization that provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics.

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