Anthony Brown (basketball)

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Anthony Brown
Anthony Brown Stanford layup 2014.jpg
Brown attempts a layup in 2014 as a member of the Stanford Cardinal
No. 14 – Philadelphia 76ers
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1992-10-10) October 10, 1992 (age 25)
Bellflower, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 224 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Ocean View
(Huntington Beach, California)
College Stanford (2010–2015)
NBA draft 2015 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Playing career 2015–present
Career history
2015–2016 Los Angeles Lakers
2015–2016Los Angeles D-Fenders
2016–2017 Erie BayHawks
2016 New Orleans Pelicans
2017 Orlando Magic
2017–2018 Minnesota Timberwolves
2017–2018Iowa Wolves
2018–present Philadelphia 76ers
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Anthony LeJohn Brown (born October 10, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Stanford Cardinal.

High school career[edit]

Brown attended Ocean View High School where he averaged 14.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per game as a junior, while being named league MVP. That year he led the Seahawks to a CIF Southern Section championship and state runner-up finish and was named CIF Southern Section Player of the Year and a member of the first-team all-state. He was the No. 7-ranked small forward, No. 41 player overall and a four-star recruit by Scout.com.[1]

College career[edit]

Brown attended Stanford from 2010 to 2015.[2][3] Brown had a medical redshirt in his true junior season of 2012–13 due to a hip injury.[1] In his redshirt junior season of 2013–14, he averaged 12.3 points and 5.0 rebounds per game and shot 47.5% from the floor, 45.3% from beyond the arc and 78.5% on free throws. He was named the Pac-12’s Most Improved Player as the Cardinal reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.[4] As a senior Brown led Stanford to the NIT championship while averaging 14.8 points, a team-high 6.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. During his career he averaged 10.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game.[5]

Brown completed his bachelor's degree in communication in May 2014 and was enrolled in Stanford's Master of Arts program in media studies in his redshirt senior season.[6]

Professional career[edit]

Los Angeles Lakers (2015–2016)[edit]

On June 25, 2015, Brown was selected with the 34th overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.[7] On July 9, he signed with the Lakers.[5] He made his debut for the Lakers on October 30, scoring five points off the bench in a loss to the Sacramento Kings.[8] During his rookie season, he had multiple assignments to the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League affiliate.[9] On October 24, 2016, he was waived by the Lakers.[10]

Erie BayHawks and NBA stints (2016–2017)[edit]

On October 30, 2016, Brown was selected by the Erie BayHawks with the first overall pick in the 2016 NBA Development League Draft.[11] After averaging 29.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists in three games, Brown signed with the New Orleans Pelicans on November 21.[12] On December 9, he was waived by the Pelicans. In nine games, he averaged 3.9 points and 2.5 rebounds in 15.9 minutes.[13] Three days later, he returned to Erie.[14]

On January 22, 2017, Brown signed a 10-day contract with the Orlando Magic.[15] On February 2, 2017, after the 10-day contract expired, Brown returned to the BayHawks.[16] Four days later, he was named in the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the 2017 NBA D-League All-Star Game.[17]

Minnesota Timberwolves/Iowa Wolves (2017–2018)[edit]

On August 1, 2017, Brown was signed to a two-way contract by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Under the terms of the deal, he will split time between the Timberwolves and their G-League affiliate, the Iowa Wolves. He became the first player in franchise history to sign a two-way contract.[18]

Philadelphia 76ers (2018–present)[edit]

On August 29, 2018, Brown signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on a training camp contract.[19]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2015–16 L.A. Lakers 29 11 20.7 .310 .286 .850 2.4 .7 .5 .2 4.0
2016–17 New Orleans 9 0 15.9 .341 .250 2.9 .7 .6 .1 3.8
2016–17 Orlando 2 0 8.0 .444 .333 3.5 1.0 .0 .0 4.5
2017–18 Minnesota 1 0 4.0 1.000 1.000 .0 1.0 .0 .0 3.0
Career 41 11 18.6 .328 .286 .850 2.5 .7 .5 .1 3.9

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Anthony Brown". Stanford. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  2. ^ FitzGerald, Tom (January 13, 2015). "Experienced Anthony Brown helps Stanford in all phases of game". SFGate.com. Retrieved January 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Falk, Aaron (June 15, 2015). "Utah Jazz: Stanford's Anthony Brown shows his smarts at pre-draft workout". SLTrib.com. Archived from the original on June 28, 2015. Retrieved June 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ Johnson, Raphielle (July 20, 2014). "Stanford guard Anthony Brown looks to take another step forward in 2014-15". NBC Sports. Retrieved June 25, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Lakers Sign Anthony Brown". NBA.com. July 9, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Senior Night vs. Oregon". Stanford Athletics. February 28, 2015. Archived from the original on August 2, 2015. Retrieved June 30, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Lakers Take Anthony Brown With 34th Pick". NBA.com. June 25, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Rondo, Cousins lead Kings to 132-114 win over Lakers". NBA.com. October 30, 2015. Retrieved October 31, 2015. 
  9. ^ "2015-16 NBA Assignments". NBA.com. Archived from the original on June 24, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Lakers Waive Anthony Brown". NBA.com. October 24, 2016. Retrieved October 24, 2016. 
  11. ^ "BayHawks Draft Anthony Brown First Overall". NBA.com. October 30, 2016. Retrieved October 31, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Pelicans Sign Anthony Brown". NBA.com. November 21, 2016. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Pelicans Waive Anthony Brown". NBA.com. December 9, 2016. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  14. ^ Rayburn, Iris (December 12, 2016). "Anthony Brown Returns to BayHawks". NBA.com. Retrieved December 12, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Magic Sign Anthony Brown to 10-Day Contract". NBA.com. January 22, 2017. Retrieved January 21, 2017. 
  16. ^ "Anthony Brown Returns to BayHawks". NBA.com. February 2, 2017. Retrieved February 4, 2017. 
  17. ^ "Rosters for 2017 NBA Development League All-Star Game Presented By Kumho Tire". NBA.com. February 6, 2017. Retrieved February 7, 2017. 
  18. ^ "TIMBERWOLVES SIGN ANTHONY BROWN TO TWO-WAY CONTRACT". Minnesota Timberwolves. August 1, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2017. 
  19. ^ "Team Signs Anthony Brown". NBA.com. August 29, 2018. Retrieved August 29, 2018. 

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