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Brevin Knight
PG - 5'10, 166lbs - 48 years old - 12 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired in 2009
  • Birthdate: 11/08/1975
  • Drafted (NBA): 16th pick, 1997
  • Pre-draft team: Stanford
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
1997 NBA DraftNBADrafted 16th overall by Cleveland.
7th July, 1997NBASigned three year, $3,275,040 rookie scale contract with Cleveland.
1st November, 1999NBASigned a four year, $19 million extension with Cleveland.
2nd January, 2001NBATraded by Cleveland to Atlanta in exchange for Jim Jackson, Anthony Johnson and Larry Robinson.
19th July, 2001NBATraded by Atlanta, along with Lorenzen Wright and the draft rights to Pau Gasol (#3, 2001), to Memphis in exchange for Shareef Abdur-Rahim and the draft rights to Jamaal Tinsley (#27, 2001).
30th September, 2003NBATraded by Memphis, along with Robert Archibald and Cezary Trybanski, to Phoenix in exchange for Jake Tsakalidis and Bo Outlaw.
5th November, 2003NBATraded by Phoenix to Washington in exchange for Jahidi White.
1st March, 2004NBAWaived by Washington.
5th March, 2004NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Milwaukee.
31st August, 2004NBASigned a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Charlotte.
19th August, 2005NBARe-signed by Charlotte to a partially guaranteed three year, $13.2 million contract.
29th June, 2007NBAWaived by Charlotte.
6th August, 2007NBASigned a two year, $3.2 million contract with L.A. Clippers.
23rd July, 2008NBATraded by L.A. Clippers to Utah in exchange for Jason Hart.
Career Moves
1993 - 1997Stanford (NCAA)
June 1997 - January 2001Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
January 2001 - July 2001Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
July 2001 - September 2003Memphis Grizzlies (NBA)
September 2003 - November 2003Phoenix Suns (NBA)
November 2003 - March 2004Washington Wizards (NBA)
March 2004 - June 2004Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)
August 2004 - June 2007Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
August 2007 - July 2008L.A. Clippers (NBA)
July 2008 - June 2009Utah Jazz (NBA)
Articles about Brevin Knight

March 19, 2013

Brevin Knight - Now an analyst for Grizzlies games.

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April 19, 2011

Brevin Knight - Knight is an analyst on FSN South, covering Grizzlies games.

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July 30, 2010

Brevin Knight - Knight didn't play in the NBA last year, nor did he play anywhere. He hasn't been good since an injury-shortened 2006-07 season with the Bobcats; in his last two years in the NBA, Knight declined quicker than Travis Hafner. That, combined with him not playing last season, means that the 34 year old is probably yet. Yet the NBA still has an elite "old veteran point guards who are perceived to have value to NBA teams largely on account of their age" club, of which Anthony Carter is the President and CEO. Knight might still be paying his membership to that club; the next guy definitely is.

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March 26, 2010

- Brevin Knight

Every year, there's a cluster of veteran free agent American point guards who have survived in the league for a couple of years longer than they should do, purely because of this veteran status, which seems to have particular resonance at the point guard positions. (In Lindsey Hunter's case, it was seven years.) These players generally stay unsigned for at least one year, fighting for whatever midseason positions come up, and a couple of them get spots. Jason Hart has had a couple of turns this year, and Lindsey Hunter squeezed a year and a half out of the Bulls. Eddie Gill played 20 days with the Bucks last year, Chucky Atkins hooked up with the Pistons this year aged 58, while Anthony Carter and Kevin Ollie have made this into an artform. But Brevin Knight is one of the ones on the pile. He is unsigned, old but seemingly not retired, with a good career to his name so far. Seemingly, he's just waiting for that call, that opportunity, that chance to prove he can still play.

But that chance has not come.

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