Brandon Armstrong

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Brandon Armstrong
Personal information
Born (1980-06-16) June 16, 1980 (age 36)
Georgia, Atlanta
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school Chamblee,GA (, )
College Lincoln Memorial University (1999–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career 2001–2016
Position Shooting guard
Number 1
Career history
20012004 New Jersey Nets
2005 Roseto Sharks
2006–2007 Dakota Wizards
2007 Bakersfield Jam
2007 Anaheim Arsenal
2007–2008 Kotwica Kołobrzeg
2008–2009 Budivelnyk
2009–2016 Marinos de Anzoátegui
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-WCC (2000, 2001)

Brandon Simone Armstrong (born June 16, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player who played in the NBA and other leagues.

Born in San Francisco, California, he played college basketball at Pepperdine University, and was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 23rd overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft,[1] but was traded, along with fellow Rockets draft picks Richard Jefferson and Jason Collins to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for the draft rights to New Jersey's Eddie Griffin.

In three seasons with the Nets, Armstrong averaged 2.7 points per game. In the 2004 preseason he played for Golden State Warriors, but he was waived before the regular season began. From July to November 2005, he played in Italy for BT Roseto. In the 2006–07 season, he played for the NBA Development League's Dakota Wizards,[2] Anaheim Arsenal and Bakersfield Jam. In the 2007–2008 season, Armstrong played for the SKK Kotwica Kolobrzeg in Poland. He later played in Venezuela.[3]


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