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Shannon Brown

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PROFESSIONAL CAREER:
Has appeared in 403 regular season NBA games (58 starts) and averaged 7.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 18.0 minutes while shooting 42.0 percent from the floor, 33.1 percent from three-point range and 80.7 percent from the foul line…has missed eight games due to injury, 87 games while on the inactive list (nine of which while on a D-League assignment) and has been a DNP-CD on 95 occasions…is a two-time NBA Champion…has scored in double figures on 133 occasions, including 19 games with at least 20 points and one 30-point effort…his longest streak of consecutive games scoring in double figures is 11 (Mar. 25-Apr. 13, 2012)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds twice and recorded one double-double…has 63 multi-trey games…his longest streak of consecutive games with a three-point field goal made is eight (Feb. 1-18, 2010)…his longest streak of consecutive free throws made is 24 (Dec. 8, 2010-Jan. 9, 2011)…his longest streak of consecutive games played is 188 (Apr. 5, 2009-Jan. 27, 2012) and his longest streak of consecutive starts is 20 (Nov. 21-Dec. 29, 2012)…has recorded 58 multi-steal games and 12 multi-block games…has appeared in 55 NBA postseason games (no starts) and has averaged 5.2 points, 1.3 rebounds and 13.9 minutes while shooting 42.2 percent from the floor, 34.1 percent from three-point range and 72.7 percent from the foul line…has scored in double figures eight times in postseason play…has appeared in 11 NBA Development League games (eight starts) and averaged 23.9 points (.416 FG%, .860 FT%), 5.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.36 steals and 36.7 minutes.

2013-14: Split the season between the San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks…appeared in 29 games (one start) and averaged 2.2 points (.364 FG%, .714 FT%), 1.0 rebounds and 8.7 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury but was a DNP-CD on six occasions (all with the Knicks)…scored in double figures once…appeared in 10 games (one start) for San Antonio and averaged 2.3 points (.286 FG%, .778 FT%), 1.3 rebounds and 10.3 minutes…appeared in 19 games for New York and averaged 2.1 points (.421 FG%, .667 FT%) and 7.8 minutes…played in his 400th career game on Apr. 2 vs. Brooklyn…Season Highs: 14 points (at Brooklyn, Apr. 15), four rebounds (at Brooklyn, Feb. 6), two assists (at Phoenix, Feb. 21), two steals (three times) and 30:22 minutes (at Brooklyn, Apr. 15).

2012-13: Started 22 of the 59 games in which he appeared for the Phoenix Suns and averaged 10.5 points (.420 FG%, .784 FT%), 2.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.00 steals and 23.8 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury, but was a DNP-CD on 23 occasions…recorded single-season career highs in free throws attempted and offensive rebounds and tied his career high for assists…scored in double figures 30 times, including eight 20-point games…registered a career high in minutes played (43:20) vs. Oklahoma City on Jan. 14…handed out a career-high seven assists at Philadelphia on Nov. 25…Season Highs: 26 points (vs. Charlotte, Dec. 19), seven rebounds (twice), seven assists (at Philadelphia, Nov. 25), four steals (four times), two blocks (vs. Oklahoma City, Jan. 14) and 43:20 minutes (vs. Oklahoma City, Jan. 14).

2011-12: Appeared in 59 games (19 starts) for the Suns and averaged a career-high 11.0 points (.420 FG%, .808 FT%), 2.7 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 23.7 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury, but was a DNP-CD on seven occasions…was third on the team in three-point field goals made and attempted and steals and fourth in points…scored in double figures a career-high 33 times, including five 20-point games and one 30-point game…scored in double figures a career-high11 consecutive games from Mar. 25-Apr. 13…scored a career-high 32 points and matched his career high with 11 field goals made vs. San Antonio on Mar. 27…set career highs in both free throws made (10) and attempted (12) vs. Milwaukee on Jan. 8…Season Highs: 32 points (vs. San Antonio, Feb. 17), seven rebounds (at Minnesota, April 9), four assists (twice), four steals (vs. L.A. Clippers, April 19), two blocks (twice) and 42:06 minutes (vs. San Antonio, Mar. 27).

2010-11: Appeared in all 82 games for the Los Angeles Lakers and averaged 8.7 points (.425 FG%, .911 FT%), 1.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 19.1 minutes…set single-season career highs in points, field goals made and attempted, three-point field goals made and attempted, free throw percentage and steals…ranked third on the Lakers in both three-point field goals made and attempted…topped the Lakers in points and rebounds once each, in steals 13 times, in blocks on four occasions and in assists twice…scored in double figures 31 times, including two 20-point games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once…had a career-high 19 multi-trey games and a career-high 15 multi-steal games…grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds at San Antonio on Dec. 28…had a career-high four offensive rebounds at San Antonio on Dec. 28…Season Highs: 21 points (twice), 11 rebounds (at San Antonio., Dec. 28), five assists (twice), four steals (vs. Houston, Oct. 26), two blocks (vs. Charlotte, Mar. 4) and 30:47 minutes (vs. L.A. Clippers, Feb. 25).

2009-10: Appeared in all 82 games (seven starts) for the Los Angeles Lakers and averaged 8.1 points (.427 FG%, .818 FT%), 2.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 20.7 minutes…set single-season career highs in minutes played, free throws made, defensive and total rebounds, assists and blocks…topped the Lakers in scoring and assists three times each, in steals nine times, in blocks on eight occasions and in minutes in four contests…scored in double figures 27 times, including three 20-point games…grabbed double-figure rebounds once and recorded one double-double…grabbed a career-high 10 defensive rebounds vs. Golden State on Feb. 16…scored his 1,000th career point at Minnesota on Apr. 9…participated in the 2010 Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend in Dallas…Season Highs: 27 points (vs. Golden State, Feb 16), 10 rebounds (vs. Golden State, Feb 16), six assists (vs. Charlotte, Feb. 3), three steals (twice), two blocks (six times) and 41:50 minutes (vs. Sacramento, Apr. 13).

2008-09: Split the season between the Charlotte Bobcats and Los Angeles Lakers…came off the bench in all 48 games in which he appeared and averaged 4.2 points (.473 FG%, .821 FT%), 0.9 rebounds and 9.9 minutes…scored in double figures five times…did not miss any games due to injury but was a DNP-CD on 17 occasions and a healthy scratch on the inactive list a total of 17 times…appeared in 30 games for the Bobcats and averaged 4.8 points (.455 FG%, .800 FT%) and 11.4 minutes…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list 14 times while with the Bobcats…topped the Bobcats in scoring once, in steals three times and in blocks twice…appeared in 18 games for the Lakers and averaged 3.2 points (.524 FG%, .889 FT%), 1.1 rebounds and 7.6 minutes…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list in his first three games after being acquired by the Lakers…topped the Lakers in steals once…Season Highs: 16 points (vs. Detroit, Nov. 3), four rebounds (at L.A. Lakers, Jan. 27), four steals (vs. Detroit, Nov. 3), three assists (three times), two blocks (vs. Milwaukee, Nov. 22) and 26:07 minutes (vs. Detroit, Nov. 3).

2007-08: Split the season between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls of the NBA and the Rio Grande Valley Vipers and the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League…appeared in 21 NBA games (four starts) and averaged 5.4 points (.349 FG%), 1.0 rebounds and 11.4 minutes…was placed on the inactive list 35 times (including nine while on D-League assignments) and was a DNP-CD on 26 occasions…scored in double figures four times, including one 20-point game…appeared in 15 games (four starts) for the Cavaliers and averaged 7.0 points (.369 FG%, .609 FT%), 1.2 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 14.5 minutes…topped the Cavaliers in scoring, assists and steals twice each…came off the bench in all six games in which he saw action for the Bulls and averaged 1.5 points (.200 FG%, .500 FT%) and 3.7 minutes…started all 10 D-League games with the Vipers and Energy in which he appeared and averaged 24.9 points (.417 FG%, .860 FT%), 5.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 37.7 minutes…in four games with the Vipers he averaged 23.8 points (.394 FG%, .737 FT%), 4.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 41.8 minutes…in six games with Iowa he averaged 25.7 points (.436 FG%, .921 FT%), 6.5 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 35.0 minutes…Season Highs: 20 points (vs. New Jersey, Dec. 4), four rebounds (vs. New Jersey, Dec. 4), four assists (vs. New Jersey, Dec. 4), two steals (twice), one block (three times) and 36:59 minutes (vs. New Jersey, Dec. 4).

2006-07: Split the season between the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA and the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA Development League…appeared in 23 games (five starts) for the Cavaliers and averaged 3.2 points (.378 FG%, .714 FT%), 0.9 rebounds and 8.8 minutes…missed eight games (Dec. 28-Jan. 11) due to a left fibula contusion…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list 35 times and a DNP-CD on 16 occasions…led the team in steals three times…scored in double figures twice…made his NBA debut on Nov. 7 vs. Atlanta and was scoreless with one rebound in five minutes…made his first NBA start vs. Philadelphia on Nov. 25 and tallied three points and one rebound in 15 minutes…started in his lone D-League game with Albuquerque and had 14 points, six assists and four rebounds in 27:23 of action…Season Highs: 14 points (vs. Toronto, Mar. 3), five rebounds (at Houston, Dec. 2), three assists (vs. Sacramento, Mar. 13), two steals (three times), two blocks (vs. Indiana, Dec. 9) and 22:09 minutes (at Houston, Dec. 2).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected in the first round (25th overall) by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2006 NBA Draft…signed by the Cavaliers on July 7, 2006…assigned to the Albuquerque Thunderbirds of the NBA D-League on Mar. 2, 2007…re-called from the Thunderbirds on Mar. 3, 2007…assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers of the NBA D-League on Jan. 11, 2008…re-called from Rio Grande Valley on Jan. 17, 2008…traded by Cleveland along with Larry Hughes, Cedric Simmons and Drew Gooden to Chicago in a three-team trade on Feb. 21, 2008 in exchange for Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a 2009 second-round draft choice from the Bulls and Wally Szczerbiak and Delonte West from the Seattle Sonics while the Sonics received Ira Newble and Donyell Marshall from Cleveland and Adrian Griffin from Chicago…assigned to the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League on Mar. 15, 2008…re-called from Iowa on Apr. 1, 2008…signed with the Charlotte Bobcats on Aug. 6, 2008…traded by Charlotte along with Adam Morrison to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Vladimir Radmanovic on Feb. 7, 2009…re-signed by the Lakers on July 7, 2009…re-signed by the Lakers on Aug. 11, 2010…signed with the Phoenix Suns on Dec. 8, 2011…re-signed with Phoenix on July 25, 2012…traded by Phoenix along with Marcin Gortat, Malcolm Lee and Kendall Marshall to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round draft choice on Oct. 25, 2013…waived by Washington on Oct. 28, 2013…signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs on Feb. 1, 2014…signed a second 10-day contract with San Antonio on Feb. 12, 2014…signed a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks on Feb. 27, 2014…signed a second 10-day contract with New York on Mar. 10, 2014…signed for the remainder of the season with New York on Mar. 20, 2014…waived by New York on July 23, 2014…signed as a free agent with the Miami HEAT on Aug. 27, 2014.

NBA PLAYOFFS:
2011: Came off the bench in all 10 games for the Lakers and averaged 7.2 points (.459 FG%, .643 FT%), 1.9 rebounds and 16.6 minutes…scored in double figures twice…averaged 5.8 points (.394 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 2.2 rebounds and 16.2 minutes in the six-game Opening Round series vs. New Orleans…averaged 9.3 points (.536 FG%, .375 FT%), 1.5 rebounds, 1.25 steals and 17.3 minutes in Dallas’ four-game sweep of the Lakers in the Western Conference Semifinals…recorded postseason career highs in points (15), steals (3) and minutes (22:36) and tied his postseason career highs in three-point field goals made (3) and attempted (5) in Game 4 at Dallas on May 8…2010: Came off the bench in all 23 games for the NBA Champion Lakers and averaged 4.9 points (.393 FG%, .714 FT%), 1.3 rebounds and 14.1 minutes…scored in double figures three times…averaged 6.0 points (.414 FG%, .714 FT%), 1.3 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 15.2 minutes in the Opening Round vs. Oklahoma City…set postseason career highs in both free throws made (6) and attempted (6) in Game 4 at Oklahoma City on Apr. 24…averaged 7.3 points (.387 FG%, .500 FT%), 2.0 rebounds, 1.00 steals and 18.5 minutes in the Western Conference Semifinals sweep of Utah…averaged 4.3 points (.333 FG%, .714 FT%), 1.2 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 12.7 minutes in the Western Conference Finals vs. Phoenix…averaged 3.0 points (.450 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 0.9 rebounds and 11.9 minutes in the NBA Finals vs. Boston…2009: Appeared in 21 games (no starts) for the NBA Champion Lakers and averaged 4.9 points (.434 FG%, .792 FT%), 1.2 rebounds and 13.1 minutes…shot 48 percent from the three-point range…did not miss any games due to injury but was a DNP-CD on two occasions…scored in double figures three times…appeared in all five games in the Opening Round vs. Utah and averaged 7.2 points (.500 FG%, .667 FT%), 1.8 assists, 1.2 rebounds and 17.4 minutes…came off the bench in all seven games vs. Houston in the Western Conference Semifinals and averaged 6.0 points (.484 FG%, 1.000 FT%), 1.9 rebounds and 14.9 minutes…appeared in all six games vs. Denver in the Western Conference Finals and averaged 4.2 points (.346 FG%, .714 FT%), 0.8 rebounds and 11.5 minutes…appeared in three of the five NBA Finals games vs. Orlando and was scoreless with one rebound in 16 minutes…was a DNP-CD twice (Game 3 at Orlando on June 9 and the decisive Game 5 at Los Angeles on June 14)…2007: Appeared in one game for the Eastern Conference Champion Cavaliers, playing five-tenths of a second in Game 4 of the NBA Finals vs. San Antonio on June 14, 2007 in his NBA postseason debut…was listed as inactive for all 16 games in the first three rounds for Cleveland…was inactive the first two games of the Finals and was a DNP-CD in Game 3.

COLLEGE:
Played three seasons at Michigan State before becoming an early entry candidate for the 2006 NBA Draft…appeared in 97 career games (89 starts) and averaged 12.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 1.28 steals and 28.0 minutes while shooting 45.7 percent from the floor, 36.4 percent from three-point range and 83.1 percent from the foul line…scored in double figures 61 times, including 13 games with at least 20 points…as a junior in 2005-06 was named All-Big Ten Second Team and earned Big Ten All-Defensive Team honors…started all 34 games in which he appeared and averaged 17.2 points (.467 FG%, .830 FT%), 4.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.47 steals and 35.2 minutes while shooting a career-high 39 percent from three-point range…scored in double figures 29 times, including eleven 20-point games and one 30-point game…scored a career-high 31 points vs. Wisconsin on Jan. 8, 2006…as a sophomore was named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention and was selected Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Tournament Austin Regional…started 31 of the 33 games in which he appeared in 2004-05 and averaged 10.9 points (.447 FG%, .848 FT%), 3.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.24 steals and 25.1 minutes…ranked second in the Big Ten in free throw percentage…as a freshman in 2003-04 was selected to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team after averaging 7.9 points (.451 FG%, .807 FT%), 2.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.10 steals and 22.9 minutes in 30 games (24 starts)

PERSONAL:
Full name is Shannon Brown…nickname is “SB”…is the son of Chris and Sandra Brown…has three brothers (Sterling Brown, Dominique Brown and DeAngelo Brown)…married to R&B singer Monica Brown…has three sons (Shannon, Rodney and Romelo) and one daughter (Laiyah)…majored in sociology at Michigan State…has his own foundation (The Shannon Brown Foundation) which is dedicated to the positive progression, safety and overall well-being of children and their families through programs that encourage social and educational development…is also involved with the TSC Foundation…is a fan of the Chicago Bears, Cubs, and White Sox…has appeared in music videos to Yesterday by Toni Braxton, Just a Dream by Nelly, and his wife’s music video to Love All Over Me…appeared as himself in the movie Think Like a Man starring Kevin Hart and Steve Harvey…was named First Team Parade All-American, McDonald’s All-American, Illinois Mr. Basketball and co-MVP of the Jordan Classic (with LeBron James) as a high school senior in 2003…wears size 15 sneakers.

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