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Kalani Brown's Bio

About Kalani Brown

Career Highlights:

  • No. 7 overall pick in the 2019 WNBA Draft (Los Angeles)
  • NCAA Champion (2019)
  • Big 12 All-Freshman Team (2017)
  • Big 12 Player of the Year (2018)
  • All-Big 12 First Team (2017, 2018, 2019)

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Los Angeles Sparks in the first round with the seventh overall pick of 2019 WNBA Draft. Traded to the Atlanta Dream on February 10, 2020 in exchange for Brittney Sykes and Marie Gülich.

2019 (Los Angeles):

  • Appeared in 28 games and contributed 144 total points
  • Averaged 5.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 0.6 assists in 13.5 minutes per game
  • Shot 47.8% from the field
  • Scored 12 points against Las Vegas (June 27) and Atlanta (July 14)
  • Grabbed eight rebounds against Atlanta on July 14

Overseas:

  • Xinjiang – China (2019-2020) 

International:

  • Named to the 2017 USA Women’s U23 National Team on Aug. 4, 2017
  • Averaged 9.7 points and 5.0 rebounds per game to help Team USA claim the inaugural U24 Four Nations Tournament Title on Aug 15 in Tokyo
  • Participated in the 2015 USA U19 World Championship Team Trials
  • Competed in the 2014 USA U17 World Championship Team Trials
  • Named to the 2013 USA U16 National Team on May 27, 2013
  • Averaged 7.6 poings and 6.2 rebounds in the 2014 FIBA Americas U16 Championship from June 19-23 in Cancun, Mexico to help Team USA to a 5-0 record, a gold medal and a berth into the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship

College:

  • Averaged 15.6 points and 8.1 rebounds per game during her senior campaign at Baylor
  • Helped lead Baylor to four straight Sweet 16 appearances, three Elite Eight appearances and one NCAA championship
  • Finished her senior season with the highest career field goal percentage in Baylor history shooting 63.9 percent from the field
  • Finished ranked fourth in block shots, ninth in double-doubles, 10th in field goals made and 11th in scoring
  • Helped lead Baylor to four conference regular season championships
  • Helped lead Baylor to conference tournament championships in 2016, 2018 and 2019
  • Earned Big 12 Player of the Year in 2018, averaging 20.1 points and 10.2 rebounds
  • Earned espnW All-American Second Team in 2018

Personal:

  • Full name: Kalani Brown
  • Born on March 21, 1997
  • Daughter of DeJuna (Dee) and former NBA veteran P.J. Brown
  • Both of her parents played basketball at Louisiana Tech
  • Has two sisters, Briana and Whitney, and a brother, Javani
  • Graduated from Baylor with a communications degree
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