Shannon Brown Biography
Shannon Brown is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on November 29, 1985.
He attended Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois. In 2003, he was named Illinois Mr. Basketball and a McDonald’s All-American. He played college basketball for Michigan State University. He was second-team All-Big Ten as a junior and an All-Big Ten Defensive selection.
He was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 25th overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft.
Brown was assigned to the NBA Development League’s Albuquerque Thunderbirds on March 2, 2007 but was recalled by the Cavaliers a day later. Brown returned to the NBA Development League, this time with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, on January 11, 2008. He was recalled by the Cavaliers on January 17.
On February 21, 2008, Brown was traded to the Chicago Bulls as part of a 3-team deal between the Bulls, the Cavaliers, and the Sonics. The Sonics received Cavs forward Ira Newble, Cavs forward Donyell Marshall, and Bulls forward Adrian Griffin. The Cavs received Bulls center Ben Wallace, Bulls forward Joe Smith, the Bulls’ 2009 2nd round pick (which turned out to be Danny Green), Sonics forward Wally Szczerbiak, and Sonics guard Delonte West. While the Bulls received Brown, Cavs forward Drew Gooden, Cavs guard Larry Hughes, and Cavs forward Cedric Simmons.
On August 6, 2008, he was signed to the Charlotte Bobcats to a one-year contract worth the minimum NBA salary of $800,000. On February 7, 2009, Brown was traded, along with Adam Morrison, to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vladimir Radmanović. On July 6, 2009, Brown agreed to return to the Lakers for two years and $4.2 million. On August 8, 2010, Brown signed a two-year deal with the Lakers worth $4.6 million. On June 30, 2011, Brown elected not to exercise his option to extend his contract with the Lakers for the 2011–12 season.
After the 2011 NBA lockout ended on December 8, 2011, the Phoenix Suns signed Shannon Brown to a one-year contract. On July 25, 2012, Brown agreed to re-sign with Phoenix on a two-year deal worth $7 million. On October 25, 2013, 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. Brown, Lee, and Marshall were all waived by the Wizards three days later. On February 1, 2014, Brown signed a 10-day contract with the San Antonio Spurs. On February 12, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Spurs. After Brown’s second 10-day contract expired, the Spurs decided to part ways with him.
On February 27, 2014, Brown signed a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks. On March 10, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Knicks. On March 20, 2014, he signed with the Knicks for the rest of the season. On July 23, 2014, he was waived by the Knicks. On August 27, 2014, Brown signed with the Miami Heat. On November 24, 2014, he was waived by the Heat after appearing in five games. On October 30, 2016, 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.
Shannon Brown Age
He was born on November 29, 1985.
Shannon Brown Wife
Since 2010, Brown has been in a relationship with R&B singer Monica. The pair met in June 2010 when Brown was consulted to star as her love interest in the music video for the single “Love All Over Me”. In October 2010, Monica confirmed her engagement to Brown via Twitter, posting a photo of her rose-cut diamond ring. On November 22, 2010, Monica and Brown were married in a secret ceremony at their Los Angeles home. The marriage, however, did not become a matter of public record until January 21, 2011, when Brown told the Hip-Hop Non-Stop TV-Show. The couple had a second wedding ceremony for family and friends in July 2011.
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Shannon Brown Kids
Brown has a son, named Shannon Christopher Brown and a daughter named Laiyah Shannon Brown, as well as two stepsons (via his marriage to Monica), Rodney Ramone Hill III and Romelo Montez Hill.
Shannon Brown Height
He stands at 6′ 4″ (193 cm).
Shannon Brown Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $8 million.