Terrell Brandon is a former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He played in the NBA from 1991 to 2002. In 1996 and 1997, he was named an NBA All-Star, while with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Brandon also received the NBA Sportsmanship Award in 1997.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Thomas Terrell Brandon was born on May 20, 1970, in Portland, Oregon in the United States of America. He stands 180 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 82 kg.

He owns and runs the Terrell Brandon Barber Shop in Portland. It is frequented by current and former NBA players. In 2008, he was the victim of an extortion attempt.

Position Point Guard
Height / weight 1.8 m / 82 kg
Born 20 May 1970
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Team History
226 minnesota timberwolves Minnesota 1999 - 2002
211 milwaukee bucks Milwaukee 1997 - 1999
208 cleveland cavaliers Cleveland 1991 - 1997

High School and College Career

Brandon attended Grant High School in his hometown. Later, he played collegiate basketball for the University of Oregon from 1989 to 1991. In 1991, he was named the Pac-10 Player of the Year. He was also named to the 1990 and 1991 First-team All-Pac-10.

Professional Career

He joined the NBA in 1991 and was picked 11th overall in the first round by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Brandon played with the team from 1991 to 1997. While there, he was named an NBA All-Star twice. In 1992, he was also named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team. In 1997, he was given the NBA Sportsmanship Award.

From 1997 to 1999, he played with the Milwaukee Bucks, and from 1999 to 2002, he played for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in 2003 but he was waived by the team in February 2004.

Career Highlights

  • 1996, 1997 - NBA All-Star
  • 1992 - NBA All-Rookie Second Team
  • 1997 - NBA Sportsmanship Award
  • 1991 - Pac-10 Player of the Year
  • 1990, 1991 - First-team All-Pac-10

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