Brandan Wright

#34F

Brandan

Wright

2015 - 16 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGASTBLK
SEASON 17.7 67.3 0 54.2 6.9 3.6 6 15
CAREER STATS 16.5 60.8 0 67.7 7.1 3.7 0.5 1

HEIGHT

6-10 ft82 in

/ 2.08m

WEIGHT

210 lbs

/ 95.3kg

LATEST VIDEOS

0021500810 MIN MEM Play2

Mike Conley comes up with the steal, then Matt Barnes puts the behind-the-head feed to Brandan Wright for the big finish.

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With good ball movement, Matt Barnes feeds Brandan Wright inside for two.

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Corey Brewer streaks to the basket and Brandan Wright elevates high swatting it out of bounds.

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Tim Duncan's 22 points, 10 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard's 18 points, nine rebounds lead the Spurs past the Suns, 107-91.

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Monta Ellis scores 20 points, Dirk Nowitzki adds 19 points and Tyson Chandler grabs 23 rebounds and the Mavericks eliminate the Suns from playoff contention with a 107-104 victory.

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Gerald Green gets free off the quick spin move and leaps to the sky for the sick spinning slam.

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The Atlanta Hawks set a single-season franchise high with their 58th victory in a 96-69 win over the Phoenix Suns.

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The Atlanta Hawks set a single-season franchise high with their 58th victory in a 96-69 win over the Phoenix Suns.

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Eric Bledsoe drives to the basket drawing the defense and he dishes to Brandan Wright who slams it home.

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Brandan Wright and Eric Bledsoe work the pick and roll to perfection resulting in an alley-oop to Wright.

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Brandan Wright steps in for the steal and takes off for the slam.

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Brandan Wright denies his opponent the lay up with a great defensive play.

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P.J. Tucker comes up with the loose ball and leads the break resulting in an alley oop to Brandan Wright for the jam.

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Eric Bledsoe scores a career-high 34 points with four other Suns scoring in double figures as the Suns top the Rockets 117-102.

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P.J. Tucker misses on the 3-pointer and Brandan Wright flies in for the put back jam.

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Markieff Morris scores 17 points, Brandan Wright adds 16 points as the Suns edge the Pelicans 74-72.

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Markieff Morris throws the lob near the rim and Brandan Wright finishes with the one-hand slam.

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Eric Bledsoe comes a rebound short of a triple-double, Brandan Wright adds 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Suns defeat the Knicks.

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Eric Bledsoe picks up the loose ball and pushes ahead to Brandan Wright for the finish.

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Brandon Knight runs the break and lobs it up to Brandan Wright for the alley-oop jam.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2013-14 SEASON:
Averaged 9.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 0.9 blocks and 18.6 minutes in 58 games...shot a career-high (team-high) 67.7% (224-331 FGs) from the field and 72.6% (77-106 FTs) from the line…averaged 23.4 points per 48 minutes…among league leaders, ranked 34th in blocks…2 double-doubles (point/rebound)…1 game with 20+ points…5 games with 15+ points…21 games with 10+ points…40 games with 8+ points (23-17 record)…2 games with 10+ rebounds…4 games with 8+ rebounds (4- 0 record)…6 games with 3+ blocks (5-1 record)…15 games with 2+ blocks (10-5 record)…in season debut, game-high 19 points (9-10 FGs, 1-3 FTs) to go with 6 rebounds in 19 minutes vs. MIL (12/14/13)…he went 9-10 (.900) from the field vs. the Bucks, becoming just the 3rd Maverick to shoot that high of a percentage as a reserve (Derek Harper went 9-10 (.900) from the field off the bench at WAS on 1/24/85 and Jason Terry shot 10-11 (.909) from the floor as a substitute at HOU on 11/25/09)…13 points (5-8 FGs, 3-6 FTs), 6 rebounds (5 OR) and 2 blocks in 26 minutes vs. TOR (12/20/13)…19 points (8-10 FGs, 3-4 FTs) to go with 6 rebounds (2 OR) and season-high 4 blocks in 29 minutes at PHO (12/21/13)…14 points (6-8 FGs, 2-2 FTs) in 18 minutes at MIN (12/30/13)…10 points (5-7 FGs), 3 rebounds and 2 steals in 18 minutes at WAS (1/1/14)…12 points (6-8 FGs) and 5 rebounds (3 OR) in 23 minutes vs. LAC (1/3/14)…9 points (4-6 FGs, 1-2 FTs) in 20 minutes at SA (1/8/14)…8 points (2-3 FGs, 4-4 FTs), 4 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 blocks in 25 minutes vs. NO (1/11/14)…13 points (6-7 FGs, 1-1 FTs) and 7 rebounds (3 OR) in 13 minutes at LAC (1/15/14)…10 points (3-5 FGs, 4-4 FTs) and 4 rebounds (2 OR) in 13 minutes at CLE (1/20/14)…13 points (5-7 FGs, 3-5 FTs) in 25 minutes at TOR (1/22/14)…1st double-double (5th career) with 10 points (4-6 FGs, 2-5 FTs) and 10 rebounds (4 OR) in 26 minutes vs. SAC (1/31/14)…14 points (4-7 FGs, 6-7 FTs), including 12 in 2nd half, to go with 7 rebounds (4 OR) in 22 minutes vs. CLE (2/3/14)…17 points (6-8 FGs, 5-7 FTs), including 12 in 2nd quarter, to go with 4 rebounds in 18 minutes at MEM (2/5/14)…12 points (5-13 FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 5 rebounds (3 OR) in 23 minutes vs. MIA (2/18/14)…9 points (4-7 FGs, 1-1 FTs) and 4 rebounds in 14 minutes at DET (2/22/14)…12 points (6-8 FGs) and 4 rebounds in 21 minutes at NY (2/24/14)…8 points (3-4 FGs, 2-2 FTs), 8 rebounds (3 OR), 3 steals and 3 blocks in 24 minutes vs. NO (2/26/14)…8 points (4-6 FGs), 6 rebounds (3 OR), 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 18 minutes at SA (3/2/14)…18 points (9- 13 FGs), including 12 in 1st half, to go with 2 blocks in 25 minutes at DEN (3/5/14)…9 points (3-5 FGs, 3-4 FTs) and 6 rebounds in 16 minutes at GS (3/11/14)…8 points (4-6 FGs), 8 rebounds (3 OR) and 2 blocks in 19 minutes at OKC (3/16/14)…10 points (5-5 FGs) in 17 minutes vs. BOS (3/17/14)…13 points (6-9 FGs, 1-1 FTs), 3 rebounds and 3 assists in 21 minutes vs. DEN (3/21/14)…14 points (5-6 FGs, 4-4 FTs) and 5 rebounds in 25 minutes vs. GS (4/1/14)…had a perfect shooting at LAL (4/4/14), with season-high 23 points (10-10 FGs, 3-3 FTs), 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in 27 minutes…he became the 1st Maverick in franchise history to go a perfect 10-of-10 or better from the field in a game…OKC’s Serge Ibaka (12-of-12, at BKN 1/31/14) was the only other player to make at least 10 field goals without missing a single attempt in a game in 2013-14…Wright’s 23-point outing at LAL (4/4/14) was tied for his highest scoring game as a Maverick (23 vs. BOS 3/22/13)…2nd double-double with 12 points (5-8 FGs, 2-2 FTs), season-high (game-high) 11 rebounds (5 OR) and 3 blocks in 32 minutes vs. PHO (4/12/14)…10 points (5-5 FGs) in 25 minutes at MEM (4/16/14)…sustained a small, non-displaced fracture to his left shoulder (10/8/13)...missed the first 23 games of the regular season due to the injury (vs. ATL 10/30/13-at GS 12/14/13)…NWT (illness) vs. SA (12/26/13).

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Appeared in a career-high 64 games (with 16 starts) and averaged career-highs of 8.5 points and 4.1 rebounds to go with 1.2 blocks in 18.0 minutes…shot 59.7% (241-404 FGs) from the field…1 double-double (point/rebound)…2 games with 20+ points (2-0 record)…7 games with 15+ points (5-2 record)…28 games with 10+ points (18-10 record)…8 games with 3+ blocks…made 1st start with the Mavericks in the season-opener at LAL (10/30/12) and had 14 points (5-5 FGs, 4-5 FTs), 5 rebounds and 3 blocks in 20 minutes…15 points (7-8 FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 2 blocks in 26 minutes at UTA (10/31/12)…10 points (5-8 FGs) and 6 rebounds in 23 minutes vs. CHA (11/3/12)…scored his 1,000th career point vs. POR (11/5/12) with a jumper at the 11:14 mark of the 4th quarter…finished with 10 points (5-7 FGs) and 4 rebounds in 25 minutes vs. POR (11/5/12)…12 points (5-9 FGs, 2-3 FTs), 7 rebounds and 2 blocks in 28 minutes vs. TOR (11/7/12)…11 points (4-7 FGs, 3-3 FTs) and 4 rebounds in 19 minutes at NY (11/9/12)…he scored in double figures in each of DAL’s first 6 games of the season (at LAL 10/30/12-at NY 11/9/12), averaging 12.0 points on 70.5% (31-44 FGs) shooting in the 6-game span…he hadn’t scored 10+ points in more than 3 consecutive games prior to the 6-game run to begin the 2012-13 season…16 points (8-12 FGs), including 12 in 2nd half, to go with 4 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 blocks in 23 minutes at PHO (12/6/12)…8 points (4-6 FGs), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks in 30 minutes at HOU (12/8/12)…13 points (6-6 FGs, 1-2 FTs) in 14 minutes at TOR (12/14/12)…the 6 FGs at TOR (12/14/12) were the most he made in a game without a miss in his career…10 points (5-6 FGs) and 6 rebounds in 17 minutes vs. PHI (12/18/12)…12 points (5-6 FGs, 2-4 FTs), 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in 26 minutes at MEM (12/21/12)…10 points (4-6 FGs, 2-3 FTs) and 3 blocks in 20 minutes vs. DEN (12/28/12)…8 points (3-5 FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 8 rebounds in 15 minutes at POR (1/29/13)…9 points (4-8 FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 3 blocks in 23 minutes at GS (1/31/13)…11 points (5-7 FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 6 rebounds in 19 minutes at PHO (2/1/13)…11 points (5-6 FGs, 1-1 FTs) and 5 rebounds (2 OR) in 20 minutes vs. ATL (2/11/13)…8 points (4-6 FGs), all coming on 4-4 FGs in 4th quarter, to go with 8 rebounds in 10 minutes vs. ORL (2/20/13)…10 points (4-5 FGs, 2-2 FTs) in 11 minutes vs. MIL (2/26/13)…12 points (5-8 FGs, 2-4 FTs), all in 2nd half, in 18 minutes at HOU (3/3/13)…12 points (6-7 FGs) in 27 minutes vs. HOU (3/6/13)…14 points (7-10 FGs), 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 blocks in 19 minutes at DET (3/8/13)…13 points (6-7 FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 7 rebounds in 27 minutes at MIN (3/10/13)…9 points (3-7 FGs, 3-7 FTs), 8 rebounds and 3 blocks in 33 minutes at MIL (3/12/13)…10 points (5-9 FGs), 8 rebounds (3 OR) and 2 blocks in 24 minutes at SA (3/14/13)…13 points (6-8 FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 5 rebounds in 26 minutes vs. CLE (3/15/13)…12 points (5-9 FGs, 2-2 FTs) and 8 rebounds (4 OR) in 21 minutes at ATL (3/18/13)…season-high (game-high) 23 points (11-16 FGs, 1-2 FTs) and 8 rebounds (5 OR) in 30 minutes vs. BOS (3/22/12)…he earned game-high scoring honors for just the 2nd time in his career (career-high 25 points vs. PHI 3/20/09)…11 points (5-8 FGs, 1-2 FTs), 7 rebounds (3 OR) and 2 blocks in 31 minutes vs. LAC (3/26/13)…1st double-double (4th career) with 17 points (7-8 FGs, 3-4 3FGs) and season-high (game-high) 13 rebounds (6 OR) in 23 minutes vs. CHI (3/30/13)…it was his 1st double-double with the Mavs, and his 1st since 4/1/11 at PHI (15 points and 11 rebounds with NJ)…16 points (6-13 FGs, 4-5 FTs), all in 1st half, to go with 6 rebounds in 24 minutes at DEN (4/4/13)…20 points (9-14 FGs, 2-2 FTs), 6 rebounds (4 OR) and 2 blocks in 26 minutes at SAC (4/5/13)…12 points (6-10 FGs), 9 rebounds (3 OR) and 2 blocks in 23 minutes at POR (4/7/13)…16 points (8-13 FGs) and 4 rebounds (3 OR) in 23 minutes at NO (4/14/13)…recorded 13 DNP-CDs…missed the game vs. MIA (12/20/12) due to a sprained right ankle…missed 4 games due to a left quadriceps strain (at WAS 1/1/13-at UTA 1/7/13).

2011-12: Averaged 6.9 points, 3.6 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 16.1 minutes in 49 games while shooting team-high 61.8% (144-233 FGs) from the field…led the team in blocks per game (1.3) and total blocks (63)…13 games with 10+ points…7 games with 3+ blocks…9 points (4-5 FGs, 1-2 FTs) in 8 minutes at DET (1/10/12)…7 points (2-2 FGs, 3-5 FTs), 6 rebounds, 3 blocks, 13 minutes vs. MIL (1/13/12)…9 points (4-6 FGs, 1-2 FTs), 2 blocks in 13 minutes vs. MIN (1/25/12)...12 points (4-5 FGs, 4-6 FTs), 3 blocks, 25 minutes vs. OKC (2/1/12)…11 points (5-9 FGs, 1-3 FTs), 8 rebounds, 4 blocks in 29 minutes at CLE (2/4/12)…10 points (5-8 FGs), 4 rebounds, in 16 minutes at DEN (2/8/12)…10 points (5-7 FGs), 7 rebounds, 25 minutes vs. DEN (2/15/12)…9 points (4-7 FGs, 1-2 FTs), 5 rebounds, 3 blocks in 23 minutes vs. BOS (2/20/12)…8 points (2-3 FGs, 4-4 FTs), 7 rebounds, 2 steals, 2 blocks in 21 minutes at MEM (2/29/12)…9 points (4-4 FGs, 1-1 FTs) in 14 minutes at NO (3/2/12)…8 points (2-5 FGs, 4-6 FTs), season-high-tying 9 rebounds, 20 minutes vs. SA (3/17/12)…15 points (7-9 FGs, 1-1 FTs), 6 rebounds, 27 minutes at DEN (3/19/12)…14 points (7-9 FGs), 6 rebounds, career-high 7 blocks, 34 minutes at HOU (3/24/12)…he became the 8th player in Mavericks history to record 7 blocks in a game (3/24/12) and the first since Erick Dampier had 7 vs. CHI (2/25/08)…13 points (6-7 FGs, 1-1 FTs), 7 rebounds, 30 minutes vs. HOU (3/27/12)…11 points (5-8 FGs, 1-2 FTs), 2 assists, 2 steals, 29 minutes at MIA (3/29/12)…he scored in double figures in 3 straight games for the first time in his career (at HOU 3/24/12-at MIA 3/29/12)…13 points (6-7 FGs, 1-1 FTs), 5 rebounds, 2 blocks, 25 minutes vs. POR (4/6/12)…16 points (7-11 FGs, 2-4 FTs), 6 rebounds, season-high 36 minutes at MEM (4/7/12)…16 points (6-8 FGs, 4-4 FTs), including 12 in 1st half, season-high-tying 9 rebounds and 2 blocks in 32 minutes at GS (4/12/12)…13 points (6-10 FGs, 1-2 FTs), 8 rebounds, 3 blocks in 27 minutes at POR (4/13/12)…season-high 17 points (8-9 FGs, 1-2 FTs), 7 rebounds in 17 minutes vs. GS (4/20/12)…recorded 6 DNP-CDs…missed 6 games due to a concussion (vs. UTA 3/3/12-at GS 3/10/12)…spent 10 games on the inactive list: 5 due to a concussion and 5 DND-CDs.

2010-11: Averaged 3.8 points, 2.4 rebounds and 10.2 minutes in 37 games (2 starts) with GS and NJ…shot 51.3% (60-117 FGs) from the field…1 double-double…4 games with 10+ points…11 points (5-6 FGs, 1-1 FTs), 3 rebounds, 17 minutes at LAL (10/31/10)…double-double with season-high 15 points (5-12 FGs, 5-6 FTs), season-best 11 rebounds (5 OR) and 2 steals in a season-high 29 minutes at PHI (4/1/11).

2009-10: Did not play in 2009-10 due to left shoulder surgery on 10/9/09 (the surgery repaired a torn labrum in his left shoulder)... suffered shoulder injury during training camp (10/3/09).

2008-09: Appeared in 39 games (23 starts), averaging 8.3 points and 4.0 rebounds in 17.6 minutes...In 23 starts averaged 9.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 1.04 blocks in 20.1 minutes...In 12 games when playing 20-plus minutes, averaged 13.0 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.39.

2007-08: Appeared in 38 games (six starts), averaging 4.0 points and 2.6 rebounds in 9.9 minutes ... Shot 55.4% (62-112 FG) from the field and shot better than 50.0% in 23 of 38 games played ... In nine games when playing 15-plus minutes, averaged 8.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.22 blocks and 18.7 minutes.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by Charlotte in the first round (eighth overall pick) of the 2007 NBA Draft (6/28/07)…draft rights traded to Golden State in exchange for Jason Richardson and the draft rights to Jermareo Davidson (6/28/07)…traded to New Jersey along with Dan Gadzuric in exchange for Troy Murphy and the Nets second round draft pick in 2012…signed by Dallas (12/9/11)…re-signed by Dallas (7/25/13).

COLLEGE:
Was an early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft after playing one season at the University of North Carolina...Appeared in 37 games (all starts), averaging 14.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.00 assist and 1.76 blocks per game, while shooting 64.6% (228-353 FG) from the field...Was named Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Year and earned All-ACC Second Team honors...His .646 field goal percentage led the ACC and was the best ever by an ACC freshman...Was named MVP of the ACC Tournament, becoming just the fifth freshman in conference history to win the award...Was named to the NCAA All-East Regional Team after averaging 12.8 points and 7.0 rebounds in four Tournament contests...Led the team in blocks (65, 6th in ACC), while finishing 2nd on the team in scoring (14.7 ppg, 13th in ACC) and rebounding (6.2 rpg, 14th in ACC)...Recorded season-high 24 points vs. NC State and scored 20-or-more points eight times.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Brandan Keith Wright...has two younger brothers, Brian and Trevor...younger brother Brian played basketball at Lipscomb University in Nashville...in high school, was a two-time Parade All-America selection at Brentwood Academy...earned Tennessee’s Division II Mr. Basketball title in 2004, 2005 and 2006, becoming the first three-time recipient at any level of Tennessee basketball...was a four-time MVP of the Tennessee Division II private school state championship tournament...led Brentwood Academy to four consecutive state titles, a first in Tennessee high school basketball history...as a senior, averaged 22.4 points, 9.4 rebounds and 5.1 blocks, including four triple-doubles (points/rebounds/blocks)...participated in the Mavs Annual Holiday Turkey Dunk, leading a basketball clinic and helping to serve a hot meal to kids from Buckner Family Services…helped plant trees at Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts as part of the Mavs Guard the Planet initiative, Trees for Threes…enjoys playing video games, fishing, bowling and golfing...lists his high school coach George Pitts as the person he admires most...his favorite actor is Will Smith and favorite movie is Bad Boys II...was a pitcher while playing baseball as a youth...favorite foods include steak and fried chicken...favorite teams in other sports include the Tennessee Titans, Atlanta Braves and Nashville Predators.

Career Snapshot

YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2015 - 16MEM12221283355267.3000132454.214294365151021-56
2014 - 15PHX40785828012020758030406066.7701241942332471654-288
2014 - 15BOS808526122157.10002450710178155416
2014 - 15DAL27050423810113574.800036487551591101017421344212
2013 - 14DAL580107752522433167.70007710672.61021422443132553594123
2012 - 13DAL6416114854124140459.7030599661.5851752603826763478102
2011 - 12DAL49079134014423361.8010528263.462112174132263216112
2010 - 11BKN16118358225440.7000141782.4173148787415-112
2010 - 11GSW21119483386360.30007145014274153101019-156
2008 - 09GSW392368832313024652.8040638574.162951572122372374-130
2007 - 08GSW3863751516211255.4000274067.538619996221336-27

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2015 - 16 12GP 212MIN 35FGM 52FGA 67.3FG% 03PM 03PA 03P% 13FTM 24FTA 54.2FT% 14OREB 29DREB 43REB 6AST 10TOV 5STL 15BLK 21PF 0DD2 0TD3 83PTS -56+/-

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