The popular and all-girls heartthrob Shannon Brown is a professional basketball player from America. He was called as Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2003 when he was in high school; he has also played basketball from Michigan State University. Currently Shannon is associated with Miami Heat. It is a Florida based popular basketball team. He has played for many other teams over the years. He is a 1.93 meter tall talented player from America.
Early Life and high school career
Brown was a high school graduate from Proviso East High School in Maywood. One of his team mates over there was Dee Brown. Dee Brown is a retired basketball player. As mentioned above, he was named Mr. Basketball at high school. He was also called McDonald’s All- American.
Brown represented his institute, Michigan State University, in men’s basketball in the NCAA Division in the Big ten Conference. That was a big honor for him. He was considered a five-star recruit by Rivals.com and was also listed as the no.1 Shooting Guard. He was also no. 3 player in Nation in 2003.
Shannon Brown started playing while he was still studying but he started his career as a professional basketball player when he joined Cleveland Cavaliers in the year 2006. His performance was remarkable. He only played 23 games and scored double figures twice in this span. Once it was against New York and the other time it was against Toronto.
In 2007, he was assigned to Albuquerque Thunder birds, which is a league of NBA Development League. His performance there had been remarkable again, as he scored 14 points along with six assists and four rebounds. Later in 2008, he was traded to Chicago Bulls. There was a three team deal between Bulls, Sonics and Cavaliers.
The next year, in 2009, he signed a one year contract with Charlotte Bobcats. It was worth $800,000. Once that contract was over, Brown was traded to Los Angeles Lakers.
There his average points were 7.2, 1.6 assists and 2.4 rebounds. Later in 2011, Brown decided not to renew his contract with the Leakers for the 2011-2012 sessions. Rather, he went to Phoenix Suns for the contract and they offered him one year contract. There, Brown scored his highest points in career that was 32 points with 5 three pointers.
Other teams that have hired him are: San Antonio Spurs (2014), New York Knicks (2014) and he is currently with Miami heat
Sahnnon was seen in Toni Braxton’s music video “Yesterday”. He also appeared in Monica’s “Love All Over Me” and Nelly’s music video “Just a Dream”. He has also appeared in two films. The first one was in 2012 ‘Think Like A Man’ and later in 2015 in the film Trainwreck, he was a member of Knicks in that film.
Net Worth of Shannon Brown
Shannon Brown has an estimated net worth of $8 million. His annual salary is around $3.5 million. He has a son and a daughter.