Rickey Brown

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Rickey Brown
Personal information
Born (1958-08-29) August 29, 1958 (age 59)
Madison County, Mississippi
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school West Fulton (Atlanta, Georgia)
College Mississippi State (1976–1980)
NBA draft 1980 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career 1980–1995
Position Power forward / Center
Number 32, 23, 31
Career history
19801983 Golden State Warriors
19831985 Atlanta Hawks
1985–1987 Basket Brescia
1987–1988 Olimpia Tracer Milano
1988–1990 Unicaja Málaga
1990–1991 Reyer Venezia Mestre
1991–1993 Real Madrid
1993–1994 Libertas Livorno
1994–1995 BC Andorra
1995 Tau Cerámica
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,482 (4.4 ppg)
Rebounds 1,200 (3.5 rpg)
Blocks 114 (0.3 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Rickey Darnell Brown (born August 29, 1958) is a retired American professional basketball player. At a height of 2.08 m (6'10") tall, he played at the power forward and center positions.

High school[edit]

Brown attended and played high school basketball at West Fulton High School, in Atlanta, Georgia.

College career[edit]

Brown played NCAA Division I college basketball at Mississippi State University, with the Mississippi State Bulldogs, from 1976 to 1980.

Professional career[edit]

Brown was selected by the Golden State Warriors, in the first round (13th pick overall) of the 1980 NBA draft. He played with the Warriors, from 1980 to 1982. He then played with the Atlanta Hawks, from 1982 to 1985. He played in a total of 340 NBA games.

In 1985, he moved to Italy, to play with Basket Brescia. In the 1987–88 season, he won the EuroLeague championship, while playing with Tracer Milano. He next played with Caja de Ronda and Reyer Venezia Mestre. He played with Real Madrid, from 1991 to 1993, and with them, he won the Saporta Cup championship in 1992, the Spanish League championship in 1993, and the Spanish King's Cup in 1993. In the 1995–96 season, he played briefly with Baskonia.

Personal life[edit]

His son, Taylor Brown, is also a professional basketball player.[1][2][3]


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