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New Orleans Pelicans | #14 | Forward











6'8" | 190lb | 24 years

Player Bio

Brandon Ingram is the son of Donald and Joann Ingram. He was born in 1997 in Kinston, North Carolina and has an older brother and an older sister. His father, who played semi-pro basketball, was also a high school and collegiate basketball referee. Brandon attended and played basketball at Kinston High School. While at Kinston, Ingram became the first male basketball player to win four consecutive North Carolina High School Athletic Association (NCHSAA) championships (2012-2015). After one year at Duke, Ingram entered the 2016 NBA Draft. As a pro, Ingram has enjoyed helping local communities. As a Laker, he participated in the Lakers Youth Foundation Casino Night, Thanksgiving Dinner for the LAFD and the Lakers Youth Foundation Golf Tournament. Ingram has also hosted school supply giveaways back home in Kinston. Fans can follow the versatile forward on Twitter (@B_Ingram13) and Instagram (@1ngram4). Brandon Ingram spent the 2015-16 season with the Duke Blue Devils playing next to future NBA wings Grayson Allen and fellow freshman Luke Kennard. Ingram scored a combined 36 points in his first two games with Duke. After a brief slump, Ingram quickly bounced back with 24 points in a Dec. 2 win over Indiana. During his freshman season, Ingram registered seven double-doubles and averaged 17.3 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists per game. Ingram used his prodigious length on defense as well and provided 1.4 blocks and 1.1 steals per contest. In the NCAA Tournament, Ingram's Blue Devils advanced to the Sweet 16. Ingram averaged 23.0 points and 6.3 rebounds during the three tournament games. At the end of the season, the rangy forward was named ACC Newcomer of the Year and a member of the big tournament's All-West Regional Team. Ingram's 624 total points scored ranked sixth in the ACC and were historically the third-most points for any Duke freshman. He declared for the 2016 NBA Draft after one year in Durham.