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Shannon Brown (born November 29, 1985, in Maywood, Illinoismarker) is an Americanmarker professional basketball player, currently playing guard, for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA.

He is renowned for possessing one of the highest vertical leaps in the league, verified at 44.5 inches.

High school/college career

Brown attended Proviso East High Schoolmarker in Maywood, where his teammates included fellow 2006 draftee Dee Brown (no relation). In 2003, he was named Illinois Mr. Basketball and a McDonald's All-American.

Brown played college basketball for the Michigan State Spartans. He was second-team All-Big Ten as a junior and an All-Big Ten Defensive selection.

NCAA statistics

Freshman (2003–2004):

22.9 mpg, 7.9 ppg, 2.5 rpg, 1.3 apg, 1.1 spg, 45.1% FG, 34.1% 3ptFG, 80.7% FT

Sophomore (2004–2005):

25.1 mpg, 10.9 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 1.7 apg, 1.2 spg, 44.7% FG, 33.0% 3ptFG, 84.8% FT

Junior (2005–2006):

35.2 mpg, 17.2 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.5 spg, 46.7% FG, 39.0% 3ptFG, 83.0% FT

NBA career

Brown was drafted in the first round with the 25th pick of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Appearing in only 23 games (5 starts) in his debut season, he showed promise, scoring in double figures twice (10 points vs. New York on November 29 and 14 vs. Toronto on 3/3), but was hampered by an injury to his shin.

Brown was assigned to the NBA Development League's Albuquerque Thunderbirds on March 2, 2007 but was recalled by the Cavaliers a day later. In his sole game as a Thunderbird, Brown scored 14 points with four rebounds and six assists. Brown returned to the NBA Development League, this time with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, on January 11, 2008. In four games as a Viper, He averaged 23.5 points, including a 37-point performance against the Dakota Wizards on January 16. He was recalled by the Cavaliers on January 17.

Through 2007-08's All-Star Break, Brown played in 15 games during the season (starting four games), averaging 7.0 points per game. He set a career-high with 20 points against the New Jersey Nets on December 4, 2007.

On February 21, 2008, Brown was traded to the Chicago Bulls as part of a 3-team deal. August 6, he was signed by the Charlotte Bobcats to a one-year contract. On February 7, 2009, Brown was traded, along with Adam Morrison, to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vladimir Radmanović.

Brown's time with the Lakers was initially limited. Towards the end of the season, Brown experienced an upswing of playtime. In the 5 final games of the season, Brown played for an average of 16.4 minutes. With those minutes, he averaged 7.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.6 assists.

Brown's increased playtime would carry on to the playoffs. In the opening game in the first round match up against the Jazz, Brown played 22 minutes. He had 9 points, 3 assists, 2 rebounds and a steal. He finished the series averaging 17.4 minutes, 7.2 points, 1.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and one steal per game.

On July 6, 2009, Brown agreed to return to the Lakers for two years and $4.2 million.

Brown is well known for his vociferous dunks, starting from his time with the Michigan State Spartans, and has shown great promise in the pre-season with the Lakers.

NBA career statistics

Regular season

2006–07
Cleveland
23 5 8.8 .378 .280 .714 .9 .4 .3 .1 3.2
2007–08
Cleveland
15 4 14.5 .369 .310 .609 1.2 1.1 .7 .1 7.0
2007–08
Chicago
6 0 3.7 .200 .000 .500 .3 .0 .2 .3 1.5
2008–09
Charlotte
30 0 11.4 .455 .286 .800 .8 .9 .6 .2 4.8
2008–09
LA Lakers
18 0 7.6 .524 .667 .889 1.1 .6 .2 .1 3.2
Career
92 9 10.0 .411 .326 .720 .9 .7 .4 .1 4.2

Playoffs

2006–07
Cleveland
1 0 .0 .000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 .0
2008–09
L.A. Lakers
21 0 13.1 .434 .480 .792 1.2 .6 .5 .1 4.9
Career
22 0 12.5 .434 .480 .792 1.1 .6 .4 .1 4.7

References

  1. http://my.lakers.com/blogs/2009/06/30/
  2. Michigan State Spartans Statistics - 2003-04
  3. Michigan State Spartans Statistics - 2004-05
  4. Michigan State Spartans Statistics - 2005-06
  5. Cavaliers Assign Shannon Brown To Albuquerque Thunderbirds
  6. Shannon Brown Assigned to Vipers
  7. Cavaliers Recall Shannon Brown
  8. Vipers Overcome Wizards’ Spell at D-League Showcase
  9. Cavaliers Recall Brown from Vipers
  10. http://www.nba.com/playerfile/shannon_brown/game_by_game_stats.html


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