Rion Brown

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Rion Brown
Rion Brown.jpg
Brown with Hapoel Tel Aviv, in 2014.
No. 15 – Tofaş
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
LeagueBasketball Super League
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1991-09-03) September 3, 1991 (age 28)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolLiberty County (Hinesville, Georgia)
CollegeMiami (Florida) (2010–2014)
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2014–present
Career history
2014Hapoel Tel Aviv
2014–2016Excelsior Brussels
2016–2017Kataja
2017–2018JDA Dijon
2018–2019Promitheas Patras
2019–2020Panathinaikos
2020–presentTofaş
Career highlights and awards

Rion Brown (born September 3, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for Tofaş of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL) and the EuroCup. He is a 6'6" (1.98 m) tall shooting guard-small forward.

High school[edit]

Brown attended Liberty County High School, in Hinesville, Georgia, where he played high school basketball. In high school, he was a teammate of Jordan McRae.[1]

College career[edit]

Brown played college basketball at the University of Miami, with the Miami Hurricanes, from 2010 to 2014. As a senior, he averaged 15.5 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Brown began his pro career in 2014, with the Israeli Super League club Hapoel Tel Aviv. Later that same year, he joined the Belgian League club Excelsior Brussels. In 2016, he moved to the Finnish League club Kataja Basket. He joined the French Pro A League club JDA Dijon Basket, in 2017. He moved to the Greek Basket League club Promitheas Patras, in 2018.[3]

On July 19, 2019, Brown signed a two-year (1+1) contract with EuroLeague club and Greek Basket League champions Panathinaikos.

On January 10, 2020, Brown moved to Turkey and signed with EuroCup club Tofaş.

Personal life[edit]

Brown's father, Tico, was also a professional basketball player.[4]

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