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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

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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