Ken Brown (basketball)

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Ken Brown
No. 2 – Aris Thessaloniki
PositionPoint guard
LeagueGreek Basket League
Personal information
Born (1989-10-24) October 24, 1989 (age 30)
St. Louis, Missouri
NationalityAmerican
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
High schoolSoldan (St. Louis, Missouri)
College
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2012–present
Career history
2012–2013Jūrmala
2013–2014Norrköping Dolphins
2014–2015MKS Dąbrowa Górnicza
2015Donar
2016Lietuvos rytas
2016Koroivos
2016–2017Al Riyadi Beirut
2017–2018Aurora Basket Jesi
2018VEF Rīga
2018Indios de San Francisco de Macorís
2018Dzūkija
2019Parma
2019Nantes
2019Lietkabelis Panevėžys
2019–presentAris Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards

Kendrick Shamar "Ken" Brown (born October 24, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for Aris Thessaloniki of the Greek Basket League.[1][2] He plays at the point guard position.

High school career[edit]

Brown played high school basketball at Soldan High School in St. Louis, Missouri. He was ranked as the No. 206 player in Missouri.[3]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2012 NBA draft, Brown signed with the Latvian club Jūrmala for the 2012–13 Latvian Basketball League season. The following season, he joined Norrköping Dolphins of the Swedish Basketligan.[4]

For the 2015–16 season, Brown signed with Donar Groningen.[5] On October 6, 2015, he recorded a triple double in a 122–57 win against BS Weert, with 18 points, 17 assists and 10 rebounds.[6] On December 14, Donar bought Brown out.[7]

In January 2016, Brown signed with BC Lietuvos rytas in Lithuania.[8] On June 20, he left the team.[9]

On July 19, 2016, Brown signed with Koroivos Amaliadas of the Greek Basket League.[10] He left Koroivos after appearing in twelve games. On December 28, 2016, he signed with Al Riyadi Beirut of the Lebanese Basketball League.[11]

On July 13, 2017, Brown signed with Aurora Basket Jesi on the Italian second division (Serie A2 East).[12] On January 9, 2018, he parted ways with Jesi after averaging 19.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game.[13] Seven days later, he signed with Latvian club VEF Rīga for the rest of the season.[14]

Brown signed with Lithuanian team Dzūkija on August 22, 2018.[15]

In the 2018–19 season, Brown played with Russian club BC Parma of the VTB United League. On May 21, 2019, Brown signed with Nantes of the French LNB Pro B, the national second tier league.[16] The signing was remarkable as Brown was signed for the last game of the season for Nantes. He went on to score 13 points in his only match with the team.

On July 28, 2019, Brown returned to Lithuania by signing with Lietkabelis.[17]

On November 28, 2019, Brown signed with Aris Thessaloniki in Greece.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ken Brown Basketball Player Profile, Donar Groningen, Philander Smith, News, Eredivisie stats, Career, Games Logs, Bests, Awards - eurobasket.com". www.eurobasket.com.
  2. ^ "Ken Brown Player Profile, Philander Smith, NCAA Stats, International Stats, Game Logs, Bests, Awards - RealGM". realgm.com.
  3. ^ "Ken Brown-MaxPreps". Maxpreps.com. Retrieved November 13, 2016.
  4. ^ "Ken Brown (ex Jurmala) agreed terms with Norrkoping". mlbb.d11.gr. August 29, 2013. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  5. ^ "Ken Brown signs with Donar". Sportando.com. August 4, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  6. ^ Donar verpulvert BS Weert "Donar destroys BS Weert"
  7. ^ "Donar signs Tommy Mason-Griffin, parts ways with Ken Brown". Sportando.com. December 12, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  8. ^ "Ken Brown signs with Lietuvos Rytas". Sportando.com. December 12, 2015. Retrieved November 14, 2016.
  9. ^ Lietuvos Rytas, Ken Brown part ways
  10. ^ Ken Brown inks with Koroivos
  11. ^ Ken Brown inks with Al-Riyadi
  12. ^ "Ken Brown signs with Aurora Basket Jesi". Sportando. Retrieved 2017-07-14.
  13. ^ "Ken Brown, Aurora Basket Jesi part ways". Sportando. Retrieved 2018-01-09.
  14. ^ "VEF Riga signs Ken Brown". vefriga.com. January 16, 2018. Retrieved January 16, 2018.
  15. ^ "Dzukija Alytus signs Ken Brown, Devante Wallace, Dino Kobic and Ibrahim Mulaomerovic". Sportando. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
  16. ^ "Nantes fait venir Kendrick Brown pour le dernier match de la saison". BeBasket (in French). 21 May 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Kendrick Brown signs with Lietkabelis". Retrieved 28 July 2019.

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