MarShon Brooks Background

MarShon

Brooks

Height: 6-5

Weight: 200

DOB: 1/26/89

School: Providence

NBA Years: 2

HOW ACQUIRED:

Acquired by the Lakers from Golden State via trade on February 19, 2014.


2013-14 Season:

As a member of the Boston Celtics, had two games with eight points (11/16 at MIN and 12/8 at NYK) ... Acquired by Golden State from Boston via trade on January 15, 2014 ... Acquired by the Lakers from Golden State via trade on February 19, 2014 ... Recorded 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting in team debut 2/21 vs. BOS ... Had 11 points and four assists 2/25 at IND ... Notched 14 points (5-6 FG) 2/26 at MEM... Scored 23 points on 9-13 shooting 2/28 vs. SAC.

Career

Kobe Bryant Dunks
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks on a fast break against the New Orleans Hornets on March 6, 2013 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.

As a member of the Boston Celtics, had two games with eight points (11/16 at MIN and 12/8 at NYK) ... Acquired by Golden State from Boston via trade on January 15, 2014 ... Acquired by the Lakers from Golden State via trade on February 19, 2014 ... Recorded 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting in team debut 2/21 vs. BOS ... Had 11 points and four assists 2/25 at IND ... Notched 14 points (5-6 FG) 2/26 at MEM... Scored 23 points on 9-13 shooting 2/28 vs. SAC.

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MarShon Brooks

MarShon Brooks

Personal

Kobe Bryant 1996
Kobe Bryant holds a #8 Los Angeles Lakers jersey after being the 13th overall pick in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets who then traded his draft rights to the Los Angels Lakers on July 11, 1996
  • Father Joe "Jelly Bean" Bryant played eight NBA seasons (Philadelphia, San Diego, Houston) before retiring in 1983
  • Spent eight years of childhood in Italy
  • Parents named him after a type of steak (Kobe) seen on a restaurant menu prior to his birth
  • Has two older sisters, Sharia and Shaya
  • Involved in several community programs in the past, including the Pediatric AIDS Foundation and the Center for Abused Children
  • Is currently involved with several organizations including Make-a-Wish Foundation, The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Plaza de la Raza (cultural center in East L.A.)
  • In summer of 2006, created VIVO Foundation, a charitable initiative dedicated to enhancing the lives of young people and making dreams come true through educational and cultural enrichment opportunities and financial support
  • Projects of the foundation include Vivo Del Mondo, an international travel experience that offers deserving high school and college students a unique and expanded context to think, question and formulate their own beliefs about the world and discover and develop their life passions
  • Held first ever Kobe Basketball Academy in summer of 2007 (continued in 2008-12), teaching athletes basketball’s five fundamentals
  • Member of the USA Men’s Senior National Team, helping the 2007 team win the FIBA Americas championship while helping the US earn gold medals in both the 2008 Beijing and 2012 London Olympic games
  • He and wife Vanessa have two daughters, Natalia Diamante and Gianna Maria.

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