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Shannon Brown
Shannon Brown
Brown signing an autograph.
New York Knicks
Position Shooting guard
Jersey No. 26
Personal information
Born November 29, 1985 (1985-11-29) (age 31)
Maywood, Illinois
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in ( m)
Listed weight 210 lbs ( kg)
Career information
High school Proviso East
(Maywood, Illinois)
College Michigan State (2003-2006)
NBA Draft 2006 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 2006-present (11 years)
Career history
2006-2007 Cleveland Cavaliers
2007-2008 Chicago Bulls
2008-2011 Los Angeles Lakers
2011-2013 Phoenix Suns
2013-present New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
NBA.com profile profile

Shannon Brown (born November 29, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who plays at shooting guard and point guard for the New York Knicks. He plays for the National Basketball Association for the Phoenix Suns.

Shannon attended Provio East High School in Maywood, Illinois, was named Mr. Basketball in 2003, and played college basketball at Michigan State University. The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Shannon in 2006. He played rookie season with Cleveland and has played for three teams in the NBA Development League.

Los Angeles Lakers

On February 7, 2009, Brown was traded, along with Adam Morrison, to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vladimir Radmanović.

Brown's time with the Lakers was initially limited. Towards the end of the season, Brown experienced an upswing of playtime. In the 5 final games of the season, Brown played for an average of 16.4 minutes. With those minutes, he averaged 7.2 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 1.6 assists.

Brown's increased playtime would carry on to the playoffs. In the opening game in the first round match up against the Jazz, Brown played 22 minutes. He had 9 points, 3 assists, 2 rebounds and a steal. He finished the series averaging 17.4 minutes, 7.2 points, 1.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and one steal per game.

On July 6, 2009, Brown agreed to return to the Lakers for two years and $4.2 million.

It was announced on January 18, 2010 that he was selected to compete in the Sprite Slam Dunk Competition at Dallas in the 2010 All-Star weekend. On the same day, he scored 22 points against the Orlando Magic. Brown participated in the dunk contest on February 13, 2010, but did not advance beyond the first round.

On February 16, 2010, in a game against the Golden State Warriors, Shannon Brown scored a career high 27 points and 10 rebounds, earning him his first career double-double.


New York Knicks 2013–14 season roster
1 Amar'e Stoudemire
2 Raymond Felton
3 Kenyon Martin
5 Tim Hardaway, Jr.
6 Tyson Chandler
7 Carmelo Anthony
8 J.R. Smith
9 Pablo Prigioni
21 Iman Shumpert
25 Wesley Witherspoon
26 Shannon Brown
45 Cole Aldrich
51 Metta World Peace
77 Andrea Bargnani
Head coach: Derek Fisher
Regular season
Playoffs
Finals

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