- Current Team
- Jacksonville Giants
Date of birth: 7/25/83
Hobbies: Bruce enjoys reading on his spare time
College Experience: Hampton University – Hampton, VA
Bruce Brown is now entering his fourth year with the franchise and his fun loving personality and easy going demeanor has already made this 6-foot-9-inch gentle giant has already become a fan favorite. However, this giant is not so gentle to opposing defenses.
Although his nickname is “Downtown Brown”, you won’t see the 7-footer shooting from beyond-the-arc. Brown is a player that is known for his hard-nosed, smash mouth, aggressive post scoring ability which includes tenacious rebounding, throwing down ferocious slam dunks over the top of defenders and being an outstanding rim protector.
With this kind of playstyle, it’s rather easy to predict what kind of players that Brown likes to watch in the National Basketball Association (NBA)… Big men that control the paint and are versatile inside. Players such as Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl Anthony Towns and New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis. Brown also believes that Los Angeles Laker legend Shaquille O’Neal is the best big man to ever play the game.
Going into is 8th season as an ABA player Bruce Brown is a seasoned vet and a fan Favorite. Bruce “Downtown” Brown is loved by many fans all over the ABA because of his fun loving personality and his easy going Demeanor. The moment Bruce checks into the game watch the crowd go wild as you hear “Brrrrrruuucccceee”! A superior interior presence down low Bruce Brown was a key piece in keeping the opposing opposition’s bigs in check. Look For downtown Brown to pick right back up where he left off… as a ABA champion!
Fun Fact: Bruce Brown holds a degree in Psychology and he is a former member of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters