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.
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Dillon Brooks’ height is 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm) tall.
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.
Who are Dillon Brooks parents?
Dillon Brooks’ parents are Jennifer and Darrell Brooks.
Brooks’ parents immigrated to Canada from Jamaica in the 1990s. His father, Darrell, was a basketball player in his youth and played professionally in Jamaica. Darrell instilled a love of basketball in his sons from a young age, and both Dillon and Devin went on to play basketball at the college level in the United States.
Who are Dillon Brooks siblings?
He has two siblings, a brother named Devin and a sister named Danae.
Danae, Dillon’s younger sister, is also a talented athlete. She played basketball at the University of Alberta and currently plays professionally in Germany.