Dillon Brooks is a Canadian professional basketball player who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He was born on January 22, 1996, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Brooks attended and played college basketball at the University of Oregon, where he was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year in 2017. He was then selected by the Houston Rockets with the 45th overall pick in the 2017 NBA draft but was immediately traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, where he has played ever since.
In his first season with the Grizzlies, Brooks was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. He has since become a key player for the Grizzlies and has helped lead them to several playoff appearances.
Brooks’ playing position is small forward and shooting guard. He is known for his scoring ability, toughness on defense, and fiery competitiveness on the court.
Dillon Brooks’ professional basketball career began in 2017 when he was drafted by the Houston Rockets in the second round of the NBA draft. However, he was immediately traded to the Memphis Grizzlies, where he has played since.
In his rookie season with the Grizzlies, Brooks quickly established himself as a key player on the team, averaging 11 points per game and being named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. He continued to improve in his second season, averaging 14.7 points per game and helping lead the Grizzlies to the playoffs.
In the 2019-2020 season, Brooks continued to play a major role for the Grizzlies, averaging 15.7 points per game and helping the team once again reach the playoffs. Despite the team’s early exit from the postseason, Brooks’ performance earned him praise from coaches, teammates, and analysts.
In the 2020-2021 season, Brooks continued to be a key player for the Grizzlies, averaging a career-high 17.2 points per game and once again helping lead the team to the playoffs. His scoring ability and tenacious defense have made him a fan favorite and a key player for the Grizzlies as they look to continue to build on their recent success.
Dillon Brooks Height
Dillon Brooks’ height is 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm) tall.