Lewis Brown (basketball)

Lewis Brown (February 19, 1955 – September 14, 2011) was an American basketball player.[1]

Lewis Brown
Personal information
Born(1955-02-19)February 19, 1955
Los Angeles, California
DiedSeptember 14, 2011(2011-09-14) (aged 56)
Los Angeles, California
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High schoolVerbum Dei (Los Angeles, California)
CollegeUNLV (1973–1977)
NBA draft1977 / Round: 4 / Pick: 69th overall
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks
Playing career1977–1987
Career history
1977–1978West Virginia Wheels
1978–1979Jersey Shore Bullets
1979–1980BOB Oud-Beijerland
1980Great Taste Discoverers
1981Washington Bullets
1982Crispa Redmanizers
1985Manila Beer Brewmasters
1985–1986Basket Groot Willebroek
1986–1987Le Mans
1987Segafredo Gorizia
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Brown played collegiately for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 4th round (69th pick overall) of the 1977 NBA draft and played 2 games in 1980–81 for the Washington Bullets in the NBA.


  1. ^ Nagourney, Adam (September 15, 2011). "Lewis Brown, Faded Basketball Prodigy, Dies Homeless". The New York Times.

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