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Gilbert Brown
SG/SF - 6'6, 215lbs - 35 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2020 season
  • Birthdate: 09/05/1987
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
  • Pre-draft team: Pittsburgh
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
1st July, 2011GermanySigned a one year contract with Wurzburg.
19th November, 2011GermanyReleased by Oliver Baskets Wurzburg.
12th December, 2011NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Boston.
22nd December, 2011NBAWaived by Boston.
31st December, 2011D-LeagueAcquired by Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
13th February, 2012D-LeagueWaived by Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
26th February, 2012Dominican RepublicSigned for the remainder of the season with Sameji.
9th April, 2012Puerto RicoSigned for the remainder of the season with Caciques de Humacao.
12th August, 2012TurkeySigned a one year contract with Bandirma Kirmizi.
24th January, 2013TurkeyLeft Bandirma.
2nd March, 2013VenezuelaSigned for the remainder of the season with Bucaneros de la Guaira.
17th March, 2013VenezuelaReleased by Bucaneros de la Guaira.
19th March, 2013Puerto RicoSigned for the remainder of the season with Caciques de Humacao.
2nd June, 2013Puerto RicoReleased by Caciques de Humacao.
1st November, 2013D-LeagueDrafted 14th overall in the 2013 D-League Draft by Canton Charge.
17th September, 2014ItalySigned a one year contract with Pistoia.
25th August, 2015IsraelSigned a one year contract with Ironi Nahariya.
10th August, 2016IsraelSigned another one year contract with Ironi Nahariya.
Career Moves
2006 - 2011Pittsburgh (NCAA)
July 2011 - November 2011Oliver Baskets Wurzburg (Germany)
December 2011Boston Celtics (NBA)
December 2011 - February 2012Fort Wayne Mad Ants (D-League)
February 2012 - April 2012Sameji (Dominican Republic)
April 2012 - May 2012Humacao (Puerto Rico)
August 2012 - January 2013Bandirma Kirmizi (Turkey)
March 2013Bucaneros (Venezuela)
March 2013 - June 2013Humacao (Puerto Rico)
November 2013 - June 2014Canton Charge (D-League)
September 2014 - June 2015Pistoia (Italy)
August 2015 - presentIroni Nahariya (Israel)
Articles about Gilbert Brown

June 23, 2011

Gilbert Brown - Brown mirrors Kennedy rather a lot. With good size and very good athleticism for the wing, Brown thrived as a role player, never consistently asked to do anything offensively other than finish. He did this well, improving into a 41% three point shooter, passing well, chipping in with the rebounding, running the court, defending the perimeter and making few mistakes. Brown can't handle the ball or create, but there's always a need for role players of this type, those who realise that they are actually role players without the Antoine Wright-like moments of grandeur. So he has a chance.

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March 17, 2011

Filling in at the forward spots are 6'5 junior Nasir Robinson, and 6'6 senior Gilbert Brown. Like Wanamaker, Robinson plays a unique game; he has a shooting guard's height, frame and athleticism, yet he rarely leaves the paint, and any time spent out there usually results in a turnover. Instead, Robinson operates mainly in the mid-range area, where he deflects passes defensively, makes driving layups offensively, hits the glass, very rarely creates down low, fights hard, and makes interior passes. Shooting and dribbling are, it appears, not always a requirement. Brown is more conventional, an incredibly athletic 6'6 small forward with strong similarities to the about-to-be-mentioned D.J. Kennedy. He defends, runs the court, rebounds, passes, and hits his jumpshots, on which he jumps impossibly high. He thrives as a role player, and he is not a featured player on offense.

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