31 Facts About Shannon Brown


Shannon Brown was born on November 29,1985 and is an American former professional basketball player.


Shannon Brown attended Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois, was named Illinois Mr Basketball in 2003, and played college basketball for Michigan State University.


Shannon Brown was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 25th overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft.


Shannon Brown was second-team All-Big Ten as a junior and an All-Big Ten Defensive selection.


Shannon Brown was drafted in the first round with the 25th pick of the 2006 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Shannon Brown was assigned to the NBA Development League's Albuquerque Thunderbirds on March 2,2007, but was recalled by the Cavaliers a day later.


Shannon Brown returned to the NBA Development League, this time with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, on January 11,2008.


On February 21,2008, Shannon Brown was traded to the Chicago Bulls as part of a three-team deal between the Bulls, the Cavaliers, and the Sonics.


On February 7,2009, Shannon Brown was traded, along with Adam Morrison, to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vladimir Radmanovic.


Towards the end of the season, Shannon Brown experienced an upswing of playtime.


Shannon Brown had nine points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal.


Shannon Brown finished the series averaging 17.4 minutes, 7.2 points, 1.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and one steal per game.


On July 6,2009, Shannon Brown agreed to return to the Lakers for two years and $4.2 million.


Shannon Brown participated in the dunk contest on February 13,2010, but did not advance beyond the first round.


On February 16,2010, in a game against the Golden State Warriors, Shannon Brown scored a then career-high 27 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his first career double-double.


Shannon Brown won his second championship at the end of the season.


Shannon Brown scored a season-high 21 points in two separate games, against the Milwaukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls.


On March 27,2012, Shannon Brown scored a career-high 32 points, with five 3-pointers, in a loss to the San Antonio Spurs.


On July 25,2012, Shannon Brown agreed to re-sign with Phoenix on a two-year deal worth $7 million.


On October 25,2013, Shannon Brown was traded, along with Marcin Gortat, Malcolm Lee, and Kendall Marshall, to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first-round draft pick.


On February 1,2014, Shannon Brown signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs.


On February 27,2014, Shannon Brown signed a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks.


On October 30,2016, Shannon Brown was selected by the Grand Rapids Drive in the second round of the 2016 NBA Development League Draft, but was waived by the Drive on November 10.


On November 16,2017, Shannon Brown was added to the roster of the Milwaukee Bucks G-League affiliate, the Wisconsin Herd.


On January 26,2018, Shannon Brown was traded to the Delaware 87ers, making his debut that same day.


Shannon Brown appears as himself in the 2012 film Think Like a Man.


Shannon Brown appears in the 2015 film Trainwreck as a member of the Knicks.


On November 22,2010, Monica and Shannon Brown were married in a secret ceremony at their Los Angeles home.


The marriage did not become a matter of public record until January 21,2011, when Shannon Brown told the Hip-Hop Non-Stop TV-Show.


On October 7,2021, Shannon Brown was indicted for insurance fraud in the Southern District of New York for allegedly defrauding the NBA's health and welfare benefit plan.


Shannon Brown's brother Sterling Brown is an NBA G League player playing for the Raptors 905.