Brian Chase (basketball)
|No. 4 – Eisbären Bremerhaven|
October 8, 1981 |
|Listed height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Listed weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|High school||Dunbar (Washington, D.C.)|
|College||Virginia Tech (1999–2003)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Undrafted|
|2006–2008||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|2008–2009||Le Mans Sarthe|
|Career highlights and awards|
Chase went undrafted in the 2003 NBA Draft. In the 2004–05 season, he joined the American Basketball Association (ABA) team Maryland Nighthawks, where he averaged 18.4 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game in 13 matches. He began the 2005–06 season with the Gary Steelheads of the Continental Basketball Association (CBA). He then moved to the NBA D-League team Roanoke Dazzle in March 2006. He finished the season with the Nebraska Cranes of the United States Basketball League (USBL). In the 2006–07 season, he signed by the Utah Jazz, but was released during the regular season. Afterward, he joined the Los Angeles D-Fenders, where he averaged 16.2 points, 4 rebounds and 3.8 assists during that season. He was also selected to the NBA D-League All-Star Game.
Before the 2007–08 NBA season, Chase signed with the Miami Heat. However, he moved back to play with the D-Fenders. In March 2008, Chase's transfer to the Turkish Basketball League club Beşiktaş Cola Turka was confirmed.
In the 2008–09 season, Chase continued his European career playing in France for Le Mans Sarthe Basket where he averaged 13.3 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game in the French Pro A and 12.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 10 matches of the Euroleague. In February 2009, he moved to BC Dynamo Moscow of Russia, and averaged 18.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.3 assists while playing in 4 matches of the Eurocup.