Gilbert Brown (basketball)
|No. 4 – Canton Charge|
September 5, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (198 cm)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||South Kent School
(South Kent, Connecticut)
|NBA draft||2011 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2011–present|
|2011||s.Oliver Baskets (Germany)|
|2011–2012||Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League)|
|2012||Sameji (Dominican Republic)|
|2012||Caciques de Humacao (Puerto Rico)|
|2012–2013||Bandırma Kırmızı (Turkey)|
|2013||Bucaneros de La Guaira (Venezuela)|
|2013||Caciques de Humacao (Puerto Rico)|
|2013–present||Canton Charge (D-League)|
Brown attended high school at South Kent Prep in South Kent, Connecticut, where he was coached by Raphael Chillious. Serving as captain his senior year, he averaged 24.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game, leading South Kent to a 17-17 record. Upon his graduation in 2006, Brown was South Kent Prep's all-time leading scorer with 1,157 points. He was ranked as the nation's No. 62 recruit and the nation's No. 19 shooting guard by Scout.com, ranked as the nation's No. 66 recruit and No. 14 shooting guard nationally by Rivals.com, and ranked the nation's No. 93 recruit by USA Today.
While Pittsburgh head coach Jamie Dixon originally planned on putting Brown in the starting lineup, an early season injury cut his freshman year short. After averaging just 4.3 minutes through three games, Brown received a medical redshirt due to an ankle injury and mononucleosis.
Brown played in all 37 games as redshirt freshman and started his first game for the Panthers in place of injured senior Mike Cook on December 29, 2007 at Dayton. He finished the year with 15 starts, averaging 22.0 minutes, 6.5 points, 3.1 assists and 1.5 rebounds per game helping Pittsburgh to a Big East tournament championship.
After missing the season's first four games due to a stress fracture in his left foot, Brown played in 32 games off the bench averaging 19.4 minutes, 5.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game highlighted by a 30 point performance March 4 against Marquette.
In August 2009, Brown was suspended from the men's basketball team for the fall semester because of academic reasons. On December 22, 2009 returned from suspension playing 18 minutes off the bench against Ohio. He averaged 10.7 points per game during his junior season, which culminated with a 71–68 loss to Xavier in the second round of the 2010 NCAA Tournament.
Brown started every game of his senior season averaging 28 minutes player per game and 11.3 points per game. He helped lead Pitt to the 2010–11 Big East Regular Season Championship and a number 1 seed in the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.
In July 2011, Brown signed with s.Oliver Baskets of Germany. He left in November 2011 after 8 games. On December 12, 2011, Brown signed with the Boston Celtics. However, he was later waived on December 22. On December 30, 2011, Brown was acquired by the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. On February 13, 2012, he was waived by the Mad Ants. Later that year, he joined Sameji of the Dominican Republic and Caciques de Humacao of Puerto Rico.
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