Derrick Brown (basketball, born 1987)
Brown with Crvena zvezda in 2019.
|Born||September 8, 1987|
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||216 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Chaminade-Julienne (Dayton, Ohio)|
|NBA draft||2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall|
|Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats|
|2011||New York Knicks|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Derrick Paul Brown (born September 8, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Crvena zvezda of the ABA League and the EuroLeague. Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he plays at the power forward position.
High school career
Charlotte Bobcats (2009–2012)
On July 13, 2009, he was signed to a two-year contract by the Charlotte Bobcats. On February 24, 2011, Derrick Brown was waived by the Bobcats after a trade with the Thunder that sent Nazr Mohammed to the Thunder. The New York Knicks announced on March 1, 2011 that they had claimed Brown off waivers.
On December 9, 2011, he returned to the Bobcats with a one-year minimum deal. Over 65 games in 2011–12 NBA season, which was shortened to 66 games due to 2011 NBA lockout, Brown averaged career-high 8.1 points, 3.6 rebounds and 1 assist per game.
On June 29, 2012, the Bobcats extended a qualifying to Brown, making him a restricted free agent. However, on July 18, 2012, the Bobcats withdrew the offer, making him an unrestricted free agent. On September 27, 2012, Brown signed with the San Antonio Spurs. However, he did not make the team's final roster.
Lokomotiv Kuban (2012–2015)
On October 31, 2012, Brown signed a three-year contract with the Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar. He was named to the All-EuroCup Second Team in 2013. In 2013–14 season, he debuted in European top-tier EuroLeague. Over 23 EuroLeague games with Lokomotiv Kuban, he averaged 13.9 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Anadolu Efes (2015–2018)
On June 23, 2015, Brown signed a two-year contract with the Turkish club Anadolu Efes. On June 21, 2017, he signed a two-year contract extension with Efes. In 2017–18 season, his third with the team, Brown's role and productivity decreased significantly. Over 19 EuroLeague games, he averaged 7.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game. After the season, he parted ways with the club and was inactive for the whole 2018–19 season.
Crvena zvezda (2019–2020)
|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||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
- Derrick Brown Recruiting Profile
- "Bobcats Sign Second-Round Pick Derrick Brown". NBA.com. 2009-07-13. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2009-07-14.
- "Knicks Claim Derrick Brown Off Waivers". NBA.com. 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
- "Charlotte Bobcats Sign Forward Derrick Brown". NBA.com. 2011-12-09. Archived from the original on 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2011-12-11.
- "Bobcats Extend Offers to Augustin and Brown". NBA.com. 2012-06-29. Archived from the original on 2012-07-03. Retrieved 2012-06-30.
- "Charlotte Bobcats Withdraw Qualifying Offer To Derrick Brown". NBA.com. 2012-07-18. Retrieved 2012-07-19.
- "Spurs add Derrick Brown, Josh Powell, Tyler Wilkerson and Wesley Witherspoon to training camp". Archived from the original on 2013-02-06. Retrieved 2012-09-28.
- Spurs Waive Derrick Brown and Eddy Curry
- "Lokomotiv Kuban sign Brown". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
- Eurocupbasketball.com Star power fills 2012–13 All-Eurocup teams!
- "Anadolu Efes Istanbul bulks up with Brown, Dunston". Euroleague.net. June 23, 2015. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
- "Anadolu Efes re-signs forward Brown". Euroleague.net. June 21, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
- "EuroLeague Top 100 Players of 2019-2020 (71-80)". eurohoops.net. 25 September 2019. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
- "Derrick Brown signs with KK Crvena Zvezda". Sportando. June 27, 2019. Retrieved June 27, 2019.
- "Crvena Zvezda waived Derrick Brown". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
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