|No. 23 – Jiangsu Monkey King|
|League||Chinese Basketball Association|
July 21, 1987 |
Montclair, New Jersey
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||235 lb (107 kg)|
|High school||Seton Hall Preparatory School
(West Orange, New Jersey)
|College||NC State (2005–2009)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Undrafted|
|2011–2012||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|2013–2014||Los Angeles D-Fenders|
|2014–present||Jiangsu Monkey King|
|Career highlights and awards|
Brandon Jay Costner (born July 21, 1987) is an American professional basketball player for the Jiangsu Monkey King of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He played college basketball at North Carolina State University.
Just 5 games into the 2005–06 season, Costner sustained a season ending injury, earning a medical redshirt and therefore making 2006–07 his freshman season. His highest scoring game was in the 2007 ACC Tournament against Duke in which he scored 30 points in the Wolfpack victory.
In March 2009, Costner announced that he would forgo his senior season at North Carolina State and enter the 2009 NBA draft. After going undrafted, he joined the Chicago Bulls for the 2009 NBA Summer League. Later that year, he signed with Belfius Mons-Hainaut of Belgium for the 2009–10 season.
In November 2011, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders. Following the conclusion of the 2011–12 D-League season, he joined Limoges CSP Elite of France for the remainder of their season.
In November 2013, he was re-acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders.