Carlon Brown

Carlon Michael Brown (born October 4, 1989) is an American former professional basketball player. He played college basketball for Utah and Colorado before playing professionally in Israel and Germany. He was the 2013–14 top scorer in the Israel Basketball Premier League. Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), he played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.

Carlon Brown
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Brown warms up before a Golden State Warriors preseason game in October 2012.
Personal information
Born (1989-10-04) October 4, 1989 (age 33)
Riverside, California
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight216 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolMartin Luther King
(Riverside, California)
CollegeUtah (2007–2010)
Colorado (2011–2012)
NBA draft2012 / Undrafted
Playing career2012–2016
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Career history
2012–2013Santa Cruz Warriors
2013Idaho Stampede
2013–2014Hapoel Tel Aviv
2014Brose Bamberg
2015–2016ratiopharm Ulm
Career highlights and awards

High schoolEdit

Brown attended Martin Luther King High School in Riverside, California. In high school, he was named the Riverside County Player of the Year, he was a two-time All-County Selection and MVP, and he was named Second Team All-State. He also won two Ivy League titles.[1]

College careerEdit

Brown played college basketball at the University of Utah with the Utah Utes, and at the University of Colorado, with the Colorado Buffaloes. While at Utah, he was twice named All-Mountain West Conference Honorable Mention, in 2009 and 2010.

In the Pac-12 Conference tournament in 2012, Brown was named the tournament's Most Outstanding Player, as Colorado won the tournament, and advanced to the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. He was also named to the All-Pac-12 Second Team in 2012.

Professional careerEdit

On September 26, 2012, Brown signed with the NBA's Golden State Warriors.[2] However, he was waived on October 24.[3] On November 8, 2012, Brown joined the NBA D-League's Santa Cruz Warriors, as an affiliate player.[4] On January 2, 2013, he was traded to the Idaho Stampede.[5]

On August 11, 2013, Brown joined the Israeli League club Hapoel Tel Aviv.[6] He led the Israeli League 2013–14 season in scoring, averaging 19.6 points per game (4.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists).[7]

On July 17, 2014, he signed with Brose Baskets of Germany for the 2014–15 season.[8] He played only four games with Bamberg, before he got injured and missed the rest of the season.[9]

On July 16, 2015, Brown signed a one-year contract with ratiopharm Ulm of Germany.[10]

On February 14, 2019, Brown announced his retirement from playing professional basketball.[11]

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit


Pro careerEdit


  1. ^ "Carlon Brown – Men's Basketball". University of Colorado Athletics.
  2. ^ "Warriors Sign Four Free Agents". Golden State Warriors.
  3. ^ "Warriors Waive Brown, Goulbourne, Jackson & Kinsey". Golden State Warriors.
  4. ^ "Santa Cruz Warriors Announce Training Camp Roster". Archived from the original on October 26, 2013.
  5. ^ "STAMPEDE TRADE FOR BROWN, DRAFT PICK". Archived from the original on July 14, 2014.
  6. ^ Hapoel Tel Aviv signs Carlon Brown.
  7. ^ "ISRAEL BASKETBALL SUPER LEAGUE | 2013–14 Season | Regular Season | Statistics – Leaders".
  8. ^ Brown und Kramer für die Brose Baskets Archived 2014-07-20 at the Wayback Machine (in German)
  9. ^ "Bamberg's Carlon Brown will have knee surgery in USA".
  10. ^ "ratiopharm Ulm gets guard Brown". Welcome to 7DAYS EuroCup.
  11. ^ "Buffaloes hero Carlon Brown retires from basketball". February 14, 2019. Retrieved February 14, 2019.

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