Brion Rush

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Brion Rush
Al Riyadi Beirut
Position Shooting guard
League Lebanese League
Personal information
Born (1984-11-15) November 15, 1984 (age 30)
Shreveport, Louisiana
Nationality American
Listed height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Career information
High school Huntington (Shreveport, Louisiana)
College Grambling State (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Pro career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Aurora Basket Jesi
2007–2008 Chorale Roanne Basket
2008–2009 Strasbourg IG
2009–2010 Triumph Lyubertsy
2010–2012 Krasnye Krylia
2012 Élan Chalon
2012–2014 Astana
2014–present Al Riyadi Beirut
Career highlights and awards

Brion Rush (born November 15, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Al Riyadi Beirut of the Lebanese Basketball League.

College career[edit]

Brion Rush played college basketball for Grambling State from Southwestern Athletic Conference. He averaged 19.5 ppg, 5.2 rpg, 2.8 apg and 1.7 spg during his college career. Rush was named SWAC Freshman of the Year in 2003, three times All-SWAC first team (in 2004-2006) and Player of the Year in 2006.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Rush went undrafted in the 2006 NBA draft. In August 2006, he signed a one-year deal with Aurora Basket Jesi of the Legadue Basket.[2]

In June 2007, Rush signed a one-year deal with the French Euroleague team Chorale Roanne Basket.[3] For the 2008–09 season he signed with Strasbourg IG. He was the second best scorer of the season, averaging 21.20 points per game.[4]

In September 2009, he signed a one-year deal with Triumph Lyubertsy of Russia.[5] In July 2010, he signed a two-year deal with the another Russian club BC Krasnye Krylia.[6]

In October 2012, he signed a short-term deal with Élan Chalon of France.[7] After the contract expired, he left Chalon.[8] In December 2012, he signed with BC Astana of Kazakhstan.[9] In April 2014, he re-signed with Astana for one more season.[10]

In July 2014, Rush signed with Al Riyadi Beirut of Lebanon.[11]


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