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PROFESSIONAL CAREER: An eight-year NBA veteran that has appeared in 403 career NBA regular season games (58 starts) and averaged 7.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 18.0 minutes while shooting 42 percent from the field, 33.1 percent from three-point range and 80.7 percent from the foul line. 2013-14: He split the 2013-14 season between the San Antonio Spurs and New York Knicks, appearing in 29 total games (one start) and averaging 2.2 points and 1.0 rebounds in 8.7 minutes of action while shooting 36.4 percent from the field. He scored a season-high 14 points, on 4-of-7 from the field and a perfect 6-of-6 from the foul line, in a 109-98 win vs. Brooklyn on April 15, 2014. 2012-13: Appeared in 59 games (22 starts) for the Phoenix Suns, averaged 10.5 points, 2.5 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals in 23.8 minutes. 2011-12: In his sixth NBA season and first as a Sun, averaged a career-high 11.0 points, career-best 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in a career-high 23.7 minutes in 59 games (19 starts)… Averaged a career high in scoring for the third straight season and averaged double figures in scoring for the first time in his career (prev. 8.7 in 2010-11)… Started 19 games (16 starts in first five NBA seasons), including the final 17 contests of the season in place of an injured Grant Hill (March 27-April 25)… Averaged 15.6 points starting for Hill, shooting 44.0 percent from the field and 40.2 percent from three-point range… Averaged 15.8 points as a starter overall, and scored in double figures in 16 of 19 starts (Jan. 13, March 15, March 27-April 25)… Despite a 66-game slate, registered a single-season career-high 33 double-digit scoring efforts… 33 efforts in 59 games (55.9 percent) after doing so a combined 58 times in 164 games the previous two seasons (35.4 percent), which had been the best of his career… Tallied five 20-point efforts (59 games) after recording six in first 256 career games (five seasons)… All five came in the season’s final 24 games, all as a starter… Single-season career-high 11 efforts of 16 points or more (nine in 82 games in 2009-10)… One 30-point effort, a career-high 32 points on March 27 vs. San Antonio… Appeared in 21 of season’s first 22 games, then registered five consecutive DNPs (Coach’s Decision); returned to regular playing time Feb. 14, saw action in 37 consecutive games to end the season and averaged 12.2 points in that stretch… Scored in double figures in a career-high 11 consecutive games from March 25-April 13, surpassing an early-season streak of six-straight from Jan. 6-15; had two streaks of six or more games as a Sun after joining Phoenix without one in his career… Made at least one steal in a career-high 10-straight games… Led team in scoring six times… Did not miss a game due to injury… Originally signed with the Suns as a free agent on Dec. 10, 2011… Re-signed a free-agent contract with the Suns on July 25, 2012. 2010-11: Appeared in 82 games (zero starts) for the Los Angeles Lakers, averaged 8.7 points, 1.9 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.8 steals in 19.1 minutes. 2009-10: Appeared in 82 games (seven starts), averaging a career-best 8.1 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 0.70 steals in 20.7 minutes … Recorded one double-double on the year (27pts/10reb) … Scored 10+ points 27 times and 20+ points three times … Led team in points three times, assists three times, steals nine times, blocks eight times and minutes four times … Participated in 2010 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend … Scored 22 points (8-12 FG) 1/18 vs. Orlando … Totaled 10 points and a career-high six assists 2/3 vs. Charlotte … Recorded a career-high 27 points (11-19 FG) and a career-high 10 rebounds (1st career double-double) 2/16 vs. Golden State … Scored 1,000th career point 4/9 at Minnesota … Scored 24 points in a career-high 42 minutes 4/13 vs. Sacramento … In 23 playoff games, averaged 4.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists ... Scored a postseason-high 12 points (5-10 FG) 5/10 at Utah. 2008-09: Appeared in 48 games, averaging 4.2 points, 0.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.46 steals in 9.9 minutes … In 30 games with Charlotte, averaged 4.8 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.60 steals in 11.4 minutes … In 18 games with the Lakers, averaged 3.2 points, 1.1 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 0.22 steals in 7.6 minutes … Scored in double-figures five times (once with Lakers) … Totaled a season-high 16 points (4-8 FG, 7-8 FT), a season-high tying three assists and a career-high four steals 11/3 vs. Detroit … Scored first points as a Laker with two free-throws 2/20 vs. New Orleans … Appeared in 21 playoff games, averaging 4.9 points, 1.2 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 0.48 steals in 13.1 minutes ... Scored a playoff career-high 14 points (6-11 FG) 5/10 at Houston. 2007-08: Averaged 7.0 points, 1.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 15 games with Cleveland before being traded to Chicago on February 21, 2008 … Played in six games with the Bulls, averaging 1.5 points and 0.3 rebounds in 3.7 minutes ... Scored in double-figures four times with one 20-plus point game ... Scored a season-high 20 points (8-16 FG, 4-7 3FG) while handing out a season-high four assists in 37 minutes 12/4 vs. New Jersey. 2006-07: Played in 23 games as a rookie for the Cavaliers, averaging 3.2 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.4 assists … Scored in double-figures twice ... Scored a season-high 14 points on 4-6 shooting including 3-of-3 from three-point range 3/3 vs. Toronto … Grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds 12/2 at Houston ... Scored 10 points (4-6 FG) in 13 minutes 11/29 vs. New York. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Cleveland in the first round (25th overall pick) in the 2006 NBA Draft ... Traded to Chicago on February 21, 2008, along with Drew Gooden, Larry Hughes and Cedric Simmons in exchange for Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and a future second round draft pick ... Signed with Charlotte as a free agent August 6, 2008 ... Traded by the Charlotte Bobcats with Adam Morrison to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vladimir Radmanovic on February 7, 2009 ... Signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on December 9, 2011 ... Traded by the Phoenix Suns with Marcin Gortat, Malcolm Lee and Kendall Marshall to the Washington Wizards for Emeka Okafor and a 2014 1st round draft pick on October 25, 2013 ... Waived by the Washington Wizards on October 28, 2013 ... Signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs on February 1, 2014 ... Signed a 2nd 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs on February 12, 2014... Not re-signed by San Antonio Spurs after second 10-day contract expires on February 23, 2014 ... Signed a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks on February 27, 2014 ... Signed a 2nd 10-day contract with the New York Knicks on March 10, 2014 ... Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the New York Knicks on March 20, 2014 ... Waived by the New York Knicks on July 23, 2014 ... Signed by the Miami Heat on August 27, 2014 COLLEGE: Recorded 1,183 points, 329 rebounds, 188 assists and 124 steals in three seasons at Michigan State University … Scored in double figures in 61 of 97 games, including 13 games with 20 or more points … Junior (2005-06): Named All-Big Ten Second Team by media and coaches and Big Ten All-Defensive Team by league's coaches … NABC All-District First Team and USBWA All-District honoree … Recorded 1,000th career-point with a 22-point effort vs. Northwestern … Scored a career-high 31 points against Wisconsin … Handed out a career-high eight assists along with a team-high 26 points vs. UW-Green Bay, including a career-best six three-pointers … Recorded a career-high six steals to go with 18 points vs. Wichita State. Sophomore (2004-05): Named All-Big Ten Honorable Mention by league's coaches … Selected Most Outstanding Player of the Austin Regional, averaging 13.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in first four games of NCAA Tournament … Recorded a season-high 24 points in NCAA Elite Eight vs. Kentucky, including 5-of-6 from behind the arc … Scored 15 points vs. UNC in the Final Four … Shot a team-best .500 from three-point range (10-of-20) in five NCAA Tournament games … Started 31 of 33 games on the season, ranking 4th on the team in scoring (10.9 ppg), rebounding (3.2 rpg) and assists (3.2 apg), and ranked 2nd in the Big Ten in free throw percentage (.848) … Scored in double figures 21 times … Recorded 20 points and a career-best nine rebounds vs. Purdue … Freshman (2003-04): Big Ten All-Freshman Team … Started 24 of 25 games … Finished 3rd on the team with 33 steals, tied for 5th all-time among MSU freshmen … Finished 5th on the team with 38 assists … Led squad in free throw percentage (.807) among players with more than 50 attempts, ranking 3rd all-time among MSU freshmen … Scored in double figures in 11 games … Recorded season-highs with 15 points and seven rebounds at Syracuse. PERSONAL: Son of Chris and Sandra Brown … Majored in sociology at Michigan State … Played three seasons at Michigan State, earning All-Big Ten Second Team by media and coaches and Big Ten All-Defensive Team by league coaches following junior season (2005-06) … Named First Team Parade All-American, McDonald's All-American, Illinois Mr. Basketball and co-MVP of the Jordan Capital Classic (with LeBron James) as a senior in high school (2003) ... Participated in the 5th Annual HOLA Bowla, a fundraising event for Heart of Los Angeles, an organization that provides underserved youth with exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics.
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