Derrick Brown (basketball, born 1987)

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Derrick Brown
Derrick Brown 1 KK Crvena zvezda EuroLeague 20191010 (7).jpg
Brown with Crvena zvezda in 2019.
Free agent
PositionPower forward
Personal information
Born (1987-09-08) September 8, 1987 (age 32)
Oakland, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolChaminade-Julienne (Dayton, Ohio)
CollegeXavier (2005–2009)
NBA draft2009 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall
Selected by the Charlotte Bobcats
Playing career2009–present
Career history
20092011Charlotte Bobcats
2011New York Knicks
2011–2012Charlotte Bobcats
2012–2015Lokomotiv Kuban
2015–2018Anadolu Efes
2019–2020Crvena zvezda
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[edit]

Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Brown was listed as the No. 26 small forward and the No. 115 player in the nation in 2005.[1]

College career[edit]

Brown played college basketball at Xavier University with Xavier Musketeers, from 2005 to 2009.

Professional career[edit]

Charlotte Bobcats (2009–2012)[edit]

Brown entered the 2009 NBA draft, and was selected 40th overall by the Charlotte Bobcats.

On July 13, 2009, he was signed to a two-year contract by the Charlotte Bobcats.[2] 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.[3]

On December 9, 2011, he returned to the Bobcats with a one-year minimum deal.[4] 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.[5] However, on July 18, 2012, the Bobcats withdrew the offer, making him an unrestricted free agent.[6] On September 27, 2012, Brown signed with the San Antonio Spurs.[7] However, he did not make the team's final roster.[8]

Lokomotiv Kuban (2012–2015)[edit]

On October 31, 2012, Brown signed a three-year contract with the Russian team Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar.[9] He was named to the All-EuroCup Second Team in 2013.[10] 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)[edit]

On June 23, 2015, Brown signed a two-year contract with the Turkish club Anadolu Efes.[11] On June 21, 2017, he signed a two-year contract extension with Efes.[12] 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.[13]

Crvena zvezda (2019–2020)[edit]

On June 27, 2019, he signed a one-year deal with the Serbian club Crvena zvezda.[14] He was waived on February 3, 2020.[15]

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  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

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.

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2009–10 Charlotte 57 0 9.4 .463 .286 .667 1.4 .3 .4 .2 3.3
2010–11 Charlotte 41 1 11.9 .549 .333 .532 2.0 .7 .4 .2 3.7
2010–11 New York 8 0 11.0 .667 .750 .538 1.9 .5 .5 .3 4.3
2011–12 Charlotte 65 17 22.2 .518 .250 .667 3.6 1.0 .7 .2 8.1
Career 171 18 14.9 .515 .317 .637 2.4 .7 .5 .2 5.2

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2010 Charlotte 2 0 .5 1.000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 1.0
Career 2 0 .5 1.000 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 1.0

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2013–14 Lokomotiv Kuban 23 23 28.8 .568 .333 .714 4.5 1.7 1.4 .4 13.9 16.2
2015–16 Anadolu Efes 24 6 23.2 .451 .256 .631 5.3 1.4 .5 .5 9.8 11.6
2016–17 35 35 29.3 .491 .293 .767 5.5 2.2 1.0 .5 12.3 15.3
2017–18 19 6 20.5 .400 .379 .850 2.3 1.6 .6 .2 7.2 5.6
Career 101 70 26.1 .488 .304 .725 4.6 1.8 .9 .4 11.1 12.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ Derrick Brown Recruiting Profile
  2. ^ "Bobcats Sign Second-Round Pick Derrick Brown". NBA.com. 2009-07-13. Archived from the original on 2009-07-19. Retrieved 2009-07-14.
  3. ^ "Knicks Claim Derrick Brown Off Waivers". NBA.com. 2011-03-01. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  4. ^ "Charlotte Bobcats Sign Forward Derrick Brown". NBA.com. 2011-12-09. Archived from the original on 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2011-12-11.
  5. ^ "Bobcats Extend Offers to Augustin and Brown". NBA.com. 2012-06-29. Archived from the original on 2012-07-03. Retrieved 2012-06-30.
  6. ^ "Charlotte Bobcats Withdraw Qualifying Offer To Derrick Brown". NBA.com. 2012-07-18. Retrieved 2012-07-19.
  7. ^ "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.
  8. ^ Spurs Waive Derrick Brown and Eddy Curry
  9. ^ "Lokomotiv Kuban sign Brown". Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2012-11-02.
  10. ^ Eurocupbasketball.com Star power fills 2012–13 All-Eurocup teams!
  11. ^ "Anadolu Efes Istanbul bulks up with Brown, Dunston". Euroleague.net. June 23, 2015. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  12. ^ "Anadolu Efes re-signs forward Brown". Euroleague.net. June 21, 2017. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
  13. ^ "EuroLeague Top 100 Players of 2019-2020 (71-80)". eurohoops.net. 25 September 2019. Retrieved 26 September 2019.
  14. ^ "Derrick Brown signs with KK Crvena Zvezda". Sportando. June 27, 2019. Retrieved June 27, 2019.
  15. ^ "Crvena Zvezda waived Derrick Brown". eurobasket.com. Retrieved 5 February 2020.

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