Lewis Brown (basketball)

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Lewis Brown
Personal information
Born (1955-02-19)February 19, 1955
Los Angeles, California
Died September 14, 2011(2011-09-14) (aged 56)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Verbum Dei (Los Angeles, California)
College UNLV (1973–1977)
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 4 / Pick: 69th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Pro career 1977–1987
Position Center
Number 4
Career history
1977–1978 West Virginia Wheels (AABA)
1978–1979 Jersey Shore Bullets (CBA)
1979–1980 BOB Oud-Beijerland (Netherlands)
1980 Great Taste Discoverers (Philippines)
1981 Washington Bullets
1982 Crispa Redmanizers (Philippines)
1985 Manila Beer Brewmasters (Philippines)
1985–1986 Basket Groot Willebroek (Belgium)
1986–1987 Le Mans (France)
1987 Segafredo Gorizia (Italy)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Lewis Brown (February 19, 1955 – September 14, 2011) was an American basketball player.[1]

Brown played collegiately for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 4th round (69th pick overall) of the 1977 NBA Draft and played 2 games in 1980–81 for the Washington Bullets in the NBA.


  1. ^ Nagourney, Adam (September 15, 2011). "Lewis Brown, Faded Basketball Prodigy, Dies Homeless". The New York Times. 

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