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Boston Celtics | #7 | Guard











6'5" | 229lb | 29 years

Player Bio


Before he was acquired via trade from Milwaukee July 6, 2019, Brogdon spent his first three NBA seasons in Milwaukee where he averaged 12.8 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists over 187 appearances and 112 starts. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year in 2016-17, he recorded the only triple-double by a rookie in Bucks franchise history with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists at Chicago, 12/31/16. In 2018-19, he became the eighth player in NBA history to shoot better than 50% from the field, 40% from 3-point range and 90% from the free-throw line. Brogdon led the NBA in free throw percentage in 2018-19 (.928). He has posted three double-doubles in his career, including his lone triple-double as a rookie at Chicago, 12/31/16.. 2016-17: Brogdon played in 75 games (28 starts) and averaged 10.2 points, 4.2 assists, 2.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals in 26.4 minutes per game. He posted a double-double with 14 points (6-7 FG, 2-2 3FG) and 10 assists at CHA on 3/28. He scored a team-high 18 points at GSW on 3/18, played a season-high 42 minutes vs. TOR on 3/4, scoring 17 points, and made a career-high-tying four threes vs. LAC on 3/3. He posted 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting vs. LAL on 2/10 Brogdon had six points, nine assists and a career-high-tying four steals vs. HOU on 1/23. He made a career-high-tying four 3-pointers at ORL on 1/20, scored in double figures in 10 straight games (12/30-1/16), marking a career-long streak. Brogdon scored 13 points with six rebounds and five assists while setting career highs in free throws made (6) and attempted (6) vs. MIA on 1/13, and scored a career-high 22 points along with five assists and three steals vs. WAS on 1/18. He recorded his first career triple-double on 12/31 at CHI, becoming the first Bucks rookie in franchise history to record a triple-double, with 15 points and career highs in assists (12) and rebounds (11). He scored 14 points with a career-high-tying four steals at NOP on 11/1. He made his NBA debut on 10/26 vs. CHA, scoring eight points with five assists and five rebounds. Brogden scored in double figures 44 time, had two 20-point games, had two double-doubles and, one triple double. He missed eight games with back soreness (3/10-3/11, 3/31-4/8). 2017-18: Brogdon averaged a then-career-high 13.0 points with 3.3 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 48 games (20 starts). He shot 48.5 percent from the field, 38.5 percent from 3-point range and 88.2 percent from the free-throw line. He scored 13 points (5-10 FG, 3-5 FGA) at PHI on 4/11. Brogdon returned from a left quad tendon injury on 4/9 vs. ORL, scoring two points in 14 minutes. He scored a career-high 32 points (11-14 FG, 3-4 3FG) vs. PHX on 1/22. He had a season-high-tying nine rebounds with seven assists and 14 points vs. ORL on 1/10. He tallied 16 points on 5-10 shooting with a 4-7 mark from three vs. CLE on 12/19. Brogdon scored 20 points (7-12 FG) at HOU on 12/16. Brogdon had 19 points on 7-of-9 (4-5 3FG) shooting on 11/25 at UTA. He scored a then-career-high-tying 22 points (9-17 FG, 4-6 3FG) with six assists and five rebounds at CLE on 11/7. Brogdon tallied 21 points with a season-high 10 assists at DET on 11/3. Brogdon scored 20 points on 9-of-16 shooting at CHA on 11/1. He swiped a career-high-tying four steals vs. POR on 10/21 while scoring 13 points with six assists. He made a career-high-tying four 3-pointers vs. CLE on 10/20 and scored 16 points. He scored 19 points on 10/18 at BOS. He scored in double figures 36 times, scored 20+ points 5 times, scored 30+ points once, and dished out 10+ assists once. He has 1 double-double, missed one game (10/23) with a left ankle sprain, missed one game (1/20) for personal reasons, missed two games (1/26-1/28) with right calf soreness, and missed 23 games (2/2-3/25) with a partial tear in his left quadriceps. 2018-19: He Played in 64 games (all starts) and averaged career-highs in points (15.6) and rebounds (4.5) per game in addition to 3.2 assists. He shot 50.5% from the field, 42.6% from three and an NBA-leading 92.8% from the free-throw line. He became the 8th player in NBA history to achieve a 50/40/90 season. Brogdon scored a season-high 25 points (9-11 FG, 4-6 3FG) on 2/27 at SAC, scored 22 points (7-15 FG, 4-7 3FG) at CHI on 2/25, and recorded a season-high five steals and 19 points on 1/21 vs. DAL. Brogdon made a career-high six 3-pointers and had a season-high 24 points (8-11 FG, 6-6 3FG) vs. CHI on 11/28. He scored 20 points and a season-high tying six rebounds at DEN on 11/11, and scored in double figures 56 times with 12 20-point games. He missed two games (12/14-12/17) with left hamstring soreness, missed one game (12/22) to rest, missed one game (1/29) with a sternal contusion, and missed 14 regular season games (3/2, 3/17-4/10) with right foot plantar fasciitis. Brogdon helped the Bucks reach the postseason in each of his first three seasons. Heh as appeared in 20 playoff games, made 13 starts and posted averages of 10.3 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists over 28.4 minutes per game. 2016-17: Started all six of the Bucks’ First Round games against the Raptors. He averaged 9.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 30.5 minutes per game. Brogdon scored 16 points in his first career playoff game, going 6-for-13 from the field and 4-for-7 from 3-point range in Game 1, and scored a playoff- career-high 19 points on 7-for-11 shooting with a 5-for-7 mark from beyond the arc in Game 5. 2017-18: He appeared in all seven of the Bucks’ First Round games against Boston, starting five of those contests. He averaged 8.7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 26.6 minutes per game. 2018-19: He played seven games and made two starts in Milwaukee’s run to the Eastern Conference Finals. Brogdon averaged 13.0 points, 4.9 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game. He missed the team’s first eight games of the playoffs, but returned to score 10 points and grab four rebounds in 16 minutes in the Bucks’ closeout win over Boston in Game 5 of the East Semifinals, 5/8. Brogdon set a playoff career high with 20 points with Game 3 at Toronto, 5/19, and posted his first playoff double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds in Game 5 vs. the Raptors, 5/23. 2016-17: 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year, 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team., and 2017 Rising Stars Challenge. 2017-18: 2018 Rising Stars Challenge.


2011-12: He saw action in 28 games (one start) and averaged 6.7 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game. 2012-13: Brogdon redshirted while recovering from foot surgery. 2013-14: Brogdon played in 37 games (all starts). He averaged a team-high 12.7 points to go along with 5.4 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals per game. He became an All-ACC First Team selection by the coaches and All-ACC Second Team pick by the media. During the season he shot 41.3 percent from the field, 37.0 percent from 3-point range and 87.5 percent from the free-throw line. 2014-15: He started all 34 games for UVA, averaging a team-high 14.0 points with 3.9 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game. Consensus Second Team All-American, First Team All-ACC, Named Co-ACC Defensive Player of the Year, Finalist for the USBWA Oscar Robertson Player of the Year Award, John Wooden Award, Naismith Jerry West Award, and Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year Award. 2015-16: Brogdon played in 37 games (all starts) and averaged a career-high 18.2 points with 4.1 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. He shot 45.7 percent from the field, 39.1 percent from 3-point range and 89.7 percent from the free-throw line. Brogdon was a finalist for the James Naismith Trophy, John R. Wooden Award and, Jerry West Award. He ranked first in the ACC in free-throw percentage (.897), fourth in scoring (18.2), seventh in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.2), eighth in 3-point percentage (.391) and 10th in minutes (34.1). Brogdon finished his career as Virginia’s ninth all-time leading scorer with 1,809 points. He was a unanimous First Team All-American in 2015-16, named ACC Player of the Year and, ACC Defensive Player of the Year in 2015-16. He became the first player in ACC history to win both awards in the same season. He was First Team All-ACC as a sophomore, junior and senior.


Brogdon is the son of Jann Adams and Mitchell G. Brogdon. He has two older brothers (Gino and John). Brogdon has a Master’s degree from Virginia in public policy and an undergraduate degree in history. He was a member of Academic Honor Roll and the National Society of High School Scholars. Brogdon was awarded the 2016 Ernest H. Ern Distinguished Student Award by the Virginia Alumni Association, given annually to a UVA student who has won recognition in the University community for demonstrating outstanding academic and leadership performance and for preserving the tradition of the University.