Brian Cusworth

Brian Cusworth (born March 9, 1984) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Brian Cusworth
Free agent
PositionCenter
Personal information
Born (1984-03-09) March 9, 1984 (age 37)
St. Louis, Missouri
NationalityAmerican
Listed height7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)
Listed weight255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High schoolJohn Burroughs (Ladue, Missouri)
CollegeHarvard (2002–2007)
NBA draft2007 / Undrafted
Playing career2007–2013
Career history
2007–2008CB Breogán
2008–2009Tartu Ülikool/Rock
2009–2010Bàsquet Manresa
2012Maine Red Claws
2013ratiopharm Ulm
Career highlights and awards
  • KML Most Valuable Player (2008)
  • KML Finals MVP (2008)

Early life and careerEdit

Brian Cusworth started playing basketball at the age of nine in 1993 in his hometown St. Louis. After graduating high school he went to study at Harvard University (from which he graduated with a degree in biology in 2006)[1] and played NCAA basketball at Harvard Crimson team for three seasons.[2]

Professional careerEdit

In 2007, he went to play in Europe and signed a deal with Estonian top team Tartu Ülikool/Rock. He was one of the team's top performers during the season and helped Rock to FIBA EuroCup semifinals. He also won the Estonian National Championship with the team.[3]

From 2009 to 2011 he played for Bàsquet Manresa which he abandon due to an injury.[4]

On November 1, 2012, Cusworth signed with the Maine Red Claws.[5] On December 3, he was waived by the Red Claws.

In January 2013 he joined and then left Ratiopharm Ulm.[6]

AchievementsEdit

  • Estonian National Championship 2007–08
  • Estonian League Most Valuable Player 2007-08
  • Estonian League Finals MVP 2007–08
  • Estonian Basketball Cup runner-up 2007–08
  • FIBA EuroCup runner-up 2007-08

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Red Claws Notebook: Patience is his present; patients may be his future". Press Herald. November 25, 2012. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  2. ^ Joshua Robinson (December 21, 2006). "Season of Promise Ends Early for Harvard's Cusworth". The New York Times. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  3. ^ Priit Rajalo. "Rocki võidumäng Kalevi üle" (in Estonian). Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  4. ^ "Brian Cusworth signs with Ratiopharm Ulm". January 31, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2018.
  5. ^ "Red Claws' Camp Invites 2012". Nba.com. October 23, 2012. Archived from the original on December 28, 2012. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  6. ^ "Brian Cusworth leaves Ratiopharm Ulm". February 7, 2013. Retrieved March 15, 2018.

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