What college did Dillon Brooks go to?

Last Modified Jul 18, 2023 09:33 GMT

Dillon Brooks, the forward for the Memphis Grizzlies was named in the Kia All-Defensive first team for the 2022-23 season. In the 2022-23 season, Brooks averaged 14.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 2.6 assists with an average playing time of 30 minutes.


Dillon Brook is an aggressive player who is well known for his defensive gameplay. During the 2023 playoffs, he was in the headlines because of the heated conversation between him and LeBron.

In Game 3 of the first round of playoffs, he made two personal fouls by hitting below the belt areas of LeBron thus, was ejected from the match.


Brooks also represented the Canada senior men's basketball team and won a silver medal in the 2015 Pan American Games.


Dillon Brooks at Oregon

The Canadian player from Mississauga, Ontario played as a small forward/Shooting guard for the University of Oregon. He has proven himself as a key player for the Ducks, the Oregon college team. As a freshman, he averaged 11.5 points, hence making a place in the Pacific Coast Conference (Pac-12) all-freshman team.


As a sophomore, he led the Ducks to win their Pac-12 Conference title and was ranked in the top ten in the NCAA ranking. As Brooks entered the third season, he injured his foot and therefore was out from the team for a longer period. While playing an average time of 28 minutes in all three seasons with the Ducks, Brooks averaged 14.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.6 assists.


After the completion of the third year, he declared for the 2017 NBA draft and was selected 45th overall by the Houston Rockets, immediately traded to Memphis Grizzlies.



FAQs

A. Dillon Brooks is listed at 6 feet 6 inches or (1.98m) tall and plays at the position of small forward/ Shooting guard for the Memphis Grizzlies.

A. The Memphis Grizzlies have offered him a four-year contract extension worth $80 million.

A. The Grizzlies forward will earn $21.6 million as a base salary in the 2023-24 season.

A. Dillon Brooks, the 27-year-old forward was born on January 22, 1996, in Ontario, Canada.

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