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Brandon Armstrong

Brandon Simone Armstrong (born June 16, 1980) is an American retired professional basketball player. Born in San Francisco, California, he played college basketball at Pepperdine University, and was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 23rd overall pick of the 2001 NBA draft,[1] but was traded, along with fellow Rockets draft picks Richard Jefferson and Jason Collins to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for the draft rights to New Jersey's Eddie Griffin.

Brandon Armstrong
Personal information
Born (1980-06-16) June 16, 1980 (age 39)
San Francisco, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight188 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High schoolVallejo (Vallejo, California)
CollegePepperdine (1999–2001)
NBA draft2001 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23rd overall
Selected by the Houston Rockets
Playing career2001–2016
PositionShooting guard
Number1
Career history
20012004New Jersey Nets
2005Roseto Sharks
2006–2007Dakota Wizards
2007Bakersfield Jam
2007Anaheim Arsenal
2007–2008Kotwica Kołobrzeg
2008–2009Budivelnyk
2009–2016Marinos de Anzoátegui
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× First-team All-WCC (2000, 2001)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

In three seasons with the Nets, Armstrong averaged 2.2 points per game. In the 2004 preseason he played for Golden State Warriors, he was waived before the regular season began. From July to November 2005, he played in Italy for BT Roseto. In the 2006–07 season, he played for the NBA Development League's Dakota Wizards,[2] Anaheim Arsenal and Bakersfield Jam. In the 2007–08 season, Armstrong played for the SKK Kotwica Kolobrzeg in Poland. He later played in Venezuela.[3]

NBA career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular seasonEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2001–02 New Jersey 35 0 5.6 .318 .294 .500 .5 .2 .2 .0 1.8
2002–03 New Jersey 17 0 4.1 .333 .167 .833 .2 .1 .2 .1 1.4
2003–04 New Jersey 56 0 7.8 .371 .365 .500 .8 .3 .2 .0 2.7
Career 108 0 6.5 .365 .333 .600 .6 .2 .2 .0 2.2

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