Armoni Brooks

Team Houston Rockets Houston Rockets
Position Shooting Guard
Height / weight 1.91 m / 88 kg
Born Jun 5, 1998
Nationality United States United States
Team History
Houston Rockets Houston Rockets 2021 - present
Rio Grande Valley Vipers 2021
College Park Skyhawks 2019

Amoni Brooks is a professional basketball player from the United States of America. As of December 2021, he is in the National Basketball Association and playing for the Houston Rockets. He attended college at the University of Houston, Texas, and played for the Cougars.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Brooks was born Amoni Daetrell Brooks on June 5, 1998. His hometown is Waco, Texas. He stands 191 centimeters tall and his listed weight is 88 kilograms. He plays shooting guard and he shoots with his right hand.

Brooks’ uncle is Mark Phillips. Phillips is an internet celebrity.

High School and College Career

Brooks attended the McNeil High School near Austin, Texas. He didn’t receive that many recruitments offer for college. Instead. He instead opted to enroll at the University of Houston. There, he played college basketball for the Houston Cougars.

Coached by Kelvin Sampson, Brooks averaged 13.4 points and 6.3 rebounds a game when he was a junior. Before declaring for the NBA in 2019, he was named to the All-AAC Second Team and the All-AAC Tournament Team.

Professional Basketball Career

Brooks was undrafted during the 2019 draft. He later signed to play for the Washington Wizards and he played with them during that year’s Summer League. He later signed with the Atlanta Hawks and they moved him to play for the College Park Skyhawks.

In 2020, he optioned for the Canadian Elite Basketball League and he signed with the Saskatchewan Rattlers. But because of the COVID-19 Pandemic, he did not get to play.

In the 2021 NGA G League Draft, he was selected by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. In April of the same year, he signed with the NBA Team Houston Rockets.

Career Highlights

  • 2018 – AAC Sixth Man of the Year
  • 2019 – Second-team All-AAC

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