Brooklyn, Say Hello to MarShon Brooks
September 19, 2012
Brooklyn Nets guard MarShon Brooks has always been stylish.
MarShon's NBA wishes eventually came true.
Before settling on basketball, MarShon tried his hand at football and baseball.
Basketball gear was always in season for MarShon.
Consistency helped coach Tim Welsh's staff successfully recruit MarShon to Providence.
After a coaching & position change, MarShon developed into the Big East's leading scorer (24.6 PPG) as a senior.
MarShon met NBA Commissioner David Stern after being drafted No. 25 overall by the Celtics. He would be sent to the Nets in a trade shortly after.
MarShon was all smiles from the moment he was officially introduced as a Net.
MarShon scored 15 first-half points in this January 4 game against the Celtics, one of many early-season successes.
MarShon, selected to the Rising Stars Challenge, joined All-Star teammate Deron Williams at NBA All-Star Weekend 2012 in Orlando.
By season's end, MarShon earned a spot on the All-Rookie Second Team, finishing with a line of 12.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
After a rough opening game at the Orlando Pro Summer League in July, MarShon rebounded to set an individual record with 34 points in the finale.