Jeff Brooks (basketball)
Brooks playing for Avtodor Saratov
|No. 32 – Olimpia Milano|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|Born||June 12, 1989|
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Doss (Louisville, Kentucky)|
|College||Penn State (2007–2011)|
|NBA draft||2011 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jeff Brooks (born June 12, 1989) is an American-Italian professional basketball player for Olimpia Milano of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) and the EuroLeague. He also represents the Italian national team.
After playing high school basketball at Doss High School, in Louisville, Kentucky, Brooks played 4 seasons of college basketball at the Pennsylvania State University, with the Penn State Nittany Lions.
On July 17, 2015, he signed a two-year deal with Avtodor Saratov. After one season he left Saratov and signed a one-year deal with Spanish club Unicaja. In the 2016–17 season, Brooks won the EuroCup with Unicaja after beating Valencia BC in the Finals.
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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.
Brooks is married to an Italian woman and they have a son.
On September 6, 2018, Brooks became officially Italian. He got the Italian passport and he was registered to FIBA for the upcoming 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup qualification against Poland and Hungary.
- "Italia: si aggregano oggi Amedeo Della Valle e Jeff Brooks" [Italy: Amedeo Della Valle and Jeff Brooks will join the team today] (in Italian). Sportando.basketball. 9 September 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
- Penn State Bio
- Aurora Basket Jesi lands rookie Jeff Brooks
- Cantu tabs forward Brooks
- Juve Caserta announce Jeff Brooks
- Roster for All-Star Game Italia named
- Dinamo Sassari announces Jeff Brooks
- Avtodor inks versatile forward Brooks
- Jeff Brooks joins Unicaja Malaga
- "7DAYS EuroCup Finals, Game 3: Unicaja Malaga is the champion!". Eurocupbasketball.com. 5 April 2017. Retrieved 6 April 2017.
- "Olimpia Milano officially signs Jeff Brooks". Sportando. 25 June 2018. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- "Olimpia Milano officially signs Jeff Brooks". EuroLeague.net. 25 June 2018. Retrieved 25 June 2018.
- Saraceno, Alessandro (April 10, 2018). "Esclusiva BU, Jeff Brooks: "Vorrei giocare per l'Italia! Sassari? Sarei voluto restare ma…"". BasketUniverso (in Italian). Retrieved April 11, 2018.
- "Jeff Brooks officially gets Italian passport, will join Italy's NT training camp Sunday". Sportando.basketball. September 6, 2018. Retrieved September 6, 2018.
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