Michael Brooks used to play in the position of Forward. He had a height of 6 feet 7 inches and weight of 220 lbs. He used jersey no. 7 and 35 while he was playing in the NBA (National Basketball Association). From the 1980-81 season to the 1983-84 season, he was a member of San Diego Clippers. He played for Indiana Pacers during the 1986-87 season and with Denver Nuggets during the 1987-88 season.
Brooks attended West Catholic High School in Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Later, he sought admission in the La Salle University. During the 1980 NBA draft, he was selected by San Diego Clippers in the 1st round. He was the 9th pick and overall 9th pick. He played for 6 seasons in the NBA. During the year 1987-88, he played for 4 games in the playoffs and got 11 playing minutes. His field goal percentage was 0.333 and 3-point field goal percentage was 0.500. He accrued 3 points, 1 personal foul, 2 assists and 4 rebounds.
Brooks played 319 games in the NBA wherein he received 9372 playing minutes in which he accumulated 4086 points, 981 personal fouls, 818 assists and 2001 rebounds. The number of field goal attempts was 3445 and the number of field goals was 1673 and thus the field goal percentage was 0.486. He made 33 3-point field goal attempts out of which there were 5 3-point field goals resulting in a 3-point field goal percentage of 0.152. There were 1029 free throw attempts out of which 735 were free throws and the corresponding free throw percentage was 0.714.