MarShon Brooks

Basketball Player

MarShon Brooks was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, United States on January 26th, 1989 and is the Basketball Player. At the age of 35, MarShon Brooks biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

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January 26, 1989
United States
Place of Birth
Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
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Basketball Player
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MarShon Brooks Life

MarShon Scitif Brooks (born January 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Guangdong Southern Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), he plays at shooting guard and small forward positions.

Originally drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 25th pick in the 2011 NBA draft, he was immediately traded to the New Jersey Nets.

Early life

Brooks was born in Long Branch, New Jersey and lived there until he was six years old, when his family moved to Stone Mountain, Georgia. He attended Tucker High School. Considered a three-star recruit by, Brooks was listed as the No. 126 shooting guard and the No. 521 player in the nation in 2007.


MarShon Brooks Career

College career

Brooks played in the Providence Friars' Big East Conference. Brooks had little playing time in his freshman (2007–2008) and sophomore (2008–2009) seasons.

Brooks began to play for the Friars in his junior season (2009–2010). He shot 46.7 percent from the field in a game that averaged 14.2 points per game. In several games, including a 24-point game against Vermont on November 24, 2009, a game in which he also took home five steals, Brooks scored 20 points or more. On January 23, 2010, he scored 25 points and five rebounds against South Florida.

Brooks averaged 24.6 points per game from 2010–2011, the first in the Big East. He was second in Division I in scoring, leading his team in scoring and rebounding, and second in Division I in scoring. He was selected to the 30-player national midseason watchlist and was one of 20 national finalists for the 2011 John R. Wooden Award.

Brooks scored 52 points against Notre Dame on February 23, 2011, tied for the school record set by Marvin Barnes and breaking the Big East record of 48 points in a game. He scored 35 points in the second half alone, 15 of them in the final 2:57, bringing a comeback that would come short as Notre Dame defeated Notre Dame 94-93. Brooks earned his final points on a 3-point shot with two seconds remaining, bringing the Friars down a point. On the night, he fired 20-of-28 shots. Eric Murdock, a fellow, set a new record of 48 against Pittsburgh in 1991. It was also Brooks' second 40-point game of the season; he had 43 points in a loss at Georgetown on February 5, 2011. He was the third player in Providence history with two 40-point games in a season.

Brooks scored 28 points in a regular season-ending victory over Rutgers on March 5, 2011, giving him 468 points on the Big East regular season. That was lower than Donyell Marshall of Connecticut's 462 points set in 1994, which was a single-season conference record.

Brooks scored 1,629 points in his college career, his ninth all-time for Providence. He was named as a third-team member of the Associated Press All-American on March 28, 2011. Fox Sports selected him to his fourth team All-America.

Brooks left Providence College with two months left in his senior year to concentrate on preparing for the 2011 NBA draft. Brooks dropped out of college two classes before obtaining his degree. Due to the 2011 NBA lockout, his professional debut was postponed, so he took the time to return to Providence College to continue studying his degree and also work out with the Friars' men's basketball team.

Professional career

Brooks was drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 25th overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft, but the Celtics traded Brooks to the New Jersey Nets for the Nets' 27th overall pick and a second round pick in the 2014 NBA draft. Brooks was selected to participate in the 2012 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on February 8, 2012. He was drafted by Team Chuck. Brooks finished 10th in Rookie of the Year polling on May 14, 2012, earning 4 total points. Kyrie Irving, a Cleveland Cavaliers guard, was the overall champion. Brooks was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team a few days later. Brooks averaged 12.6 points (3rd among rookies), 3.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 0.93 steals in 56 games.

During the team's morning shootaround on November 9, 2012, Brooks strained his left ankle. Brooks will miss two games. Brooks saw decreased playing time from Nets head coach Avery Johnson in the 2012-2013 season. Early this year, Brooks admitted to having "confidence issues." When P.J. takes the streets, he says he is in danger of becoming P.J. Brooks was given more minutes by Carlesimo, who became the team's coach. "I've got a lot more confidence" when Brooks was asked about Carlesimo. That's helped me a lot with my game."

Brooks scored a career-high in 27 points on 12-of-16 shooting against the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 3, 2013.

Brooks was traded to the Boston Celtics along with Keith Bogans, Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Kris Joseph, and three first-round picks in a blockbuster trade that gave Celtics players Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry, as well as prospect D.J. White to the Nets. Brooks was one of two players drafted by Boston in 2011 and Kris Joseph was drafted by Boston in the 2012 NBA draft.

He was sent to the Maine Red Claws on January 1, 2014. He was recalled by the Celtics on January 9, a year ago.

A three-team trade was concluded on January 15, 2014, involving the Boston Celtics, the Golden State Warriors, and the Miami Heat. Jordan Crawford and Brooks were sent by the Celtics to the Warriors. In exchange, the Celtics acquired Joel Anthony, a protected future draft pick sent from Philadelphia to Miami in a previous trade, as well as a 2016 second-round draft pick from the Heat. As part of the contract, the Heat also acquired Toney Douglas from the Warriors.

He was assigned to the Santa Cruz Warriors on February 1, 2014. The next day, he was recalled. He had been reassigned to Santa Cruz on February 11, 2014. The next day, he was recalled.

In exchange for Steve Blake, Brooks and Kent Bazemore from the Golden State Warriors were traded to the Los Angeles Lakers on February 19, 2014.

Brooks joined the Sacramento Kings for the 2014 NBA Summer League in July 2014.

Brooks signed a one-year contract with Emporio Armani Milano of the Italian League on August 8, 2014. He averaged 13.6 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.0 assists per game in 40 league games for Milano.

Brooks signed with the Chinese Basketball Association's Jiangsu Dragons on August 5, 2015. (CBA)

The Memphis Grizzlies announced on March 27, 2018 that they had signed Brooks to a 10-day deal. Brooks signed a multi-year deal with the Grizzlies on April 6, 2018. In exchange for Justin Holiday, the Grizzlies traded Brooks, Wayne Selden Jr., and two future second round picks to the Chicago Bulls on January 3, 2019. He was waived by the Bulls on January 7 after playing in a single game for the team.

Several news outlets reported that MarShon Brooks would be traded to the Phoenix Suns as part of a three-team trade with the Washington Wizards. However, the Suns were led to believe that rather than MarShon Brooks, they would get Dillon Brooks in the trade agreement. The Grizzlies had refused to let Dillon Brooks and ended their involvement in the contract, which meant they would not get Kelly Oubre Jr. from the Wizards, which meant they would not get Kelly Oubre Jr.

Brooks joined the Guangdong Southern Tigers on February 20, 2019.

Right after entering China, Brooks tested positive for COVID-19 right after entering China on July 21.


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