28 Facts About Malcolm Brogdon


Malcolm Moses Brogdon was born on December 11,1992 and is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association.


Malcolm Brogdon played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers under Tony Bennett.


Malcolm Brogdon was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first player in conference history to earn both honors in the same season.


Malcolm Brogdon was selected in the second round of the 2016 NBA draft by the Bucks with the 36th overall pick.


Malcolm Brogdon went on to win the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, becoming the first second-round pick in the NBA to win the award since 1965.


Malcolm Brogdon redshirted his sophomore year after suffering a serious foot injury the prior season.


Malcolm Brogdon graduated from Virginia with a bachelor's degree in history and a master's degree in public policy.

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On June 23,2016, Malcolm Brogdon was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 36th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft.


Malcolm Brogdon had six key points and two assists in the final 2:46 to help Milwaukee fend off a late Boston rally.


Malcolm Brogdon joined Lew Alcindor as the only players in Bucks history to win Rookie of the Year, and became the first player drafted in the second round to win Rookie of the Year since 1965.


Malcolm Brogdon averaged both the fewest points per game and fewest minutes per game of any winner in the award's history.


Malcolm Brogdon returned to action late in the second round of the playoffs.


On July 6,2019, Malcolm Brogdon signed with the Indiana Pacers via a sign-and-trade with the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for future picks.


Malcolm Brogdon signed a contract with the Pacers for $85.0 million over four years.


New to starting at the point guard position, Malcolm Brogdon studied tape of former NBA All-Star Isiah Thomas in the off-season.


Malcolm Brogdon had a double-double in each of his first four games in a Pacers uniform.


On June 24,2020, Malcolm Brogdon announced that he tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.


On July 9,2022, Malcolm Brogdon was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for Aaron Nesmith, Daniel Theis, Nik Stauskas, Malik Fitts, Juwan Morgan, and a 2023 first round draft pick.


Malcolm Brogdon had been given the choice to be traded to the Celtics or the Toronto Raptors.


On January 14,2023, Malcolm Brogdon scored a season-high 30 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the field and 4-of-6 from three-point range against the Charlotte Hornets.


Malcolm Brogdon represented the United States national team at the 2015 Pan American Games, where he won a bronze medal.


Dr Jann Adams, Malcolm Brogdon's mother, is the former chair of Morehouse College's Psychology Department.


Malcolm Brogdon is the associate dean of science and math.


Malcolm Brogdon's oldest brother Gino is a practicing attorney, while his other older brother John is in law school.


Malcolm Brogdon is a distant cousin of actress and singer Queen Latifah.

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Malcolm Brogdon is nicknamed "The President", due to his professional demeanor and Masters Degree in Public Policy from the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia.


In 2018, Malcolm Brogdon founded Hoops2O, a nonprofit aimed at addressing the clean-water crisis, particularly in Africa.


Malcolm Brogdon traveled with Anderson and Harris to Tanzania to witness the opening of the first well they funded in July 2019, and by November Hoops2O had raised nearly $400,000.