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Old 08-04-2009, 02:09 PM   #1
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Default [Shannon] Brown back for camp an NBA champ

http://www.pioneerlocal.com/maywood/...309-s1.article

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The second trip to the NBA Finals in a short three-year professional career was considerably more satisfying for Brown, who was the No. 25 selection overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2006 draft.

Brown, who played three seasons for Michigan State, didn't see a minute of court time in the NBA Finals during his rookie campaign when Cleveland lost to San Antonio.

The 6-foot-4 Brown had his playing time doubled to 13.1 minutes in the playoff run with the Lakers, averaging 4.9 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.6 assists. He had three double-figure scoring games and shot .480 from the floor.

"The great thing about this year is having a chance to play and contribute to the championship," said Brown, who was honored by the village of Maywood with a parade in his honor on July 18. "My first year I sat on the bench. I might have played five seconds.

Much, much more in link.

I really love this kid. So humble and willing to do whatever he is asked to in order to help.
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