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North Carolina's Rashad McCants (C) runs through the Michigan State defense of Paul Davis (40) Shannon Brown (3) and Maurice Ager (13) in the first half of the NCAA National Semifinals at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis on April 2, 2005. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Shannon Brown (born November 29, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who plays at the shooting guard and point guard positions. He last played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Los Angeles Lakers. Brown attended Proviso East High School in Maywood, Illinois, was named Illinois Mr. Basketball in 2003, and played college basketball at Michigan State University. The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted Brown in 2006; Brown played his rookie season with Cleveland and has played for three teams int he NBA Development League. He is known for having one of the highest vertical leaps in the league, verified at 44.5 inches.

Brown attended Proviso East High School in Maywood, where his teammates included fellow 2006 draftee Dee Brown (no relation). In 2003, he was named Illinois Mr. Basketball and a McDonald's All-American .

Brown played college basketball for the Michigan State Spartans. He was second-team All-Big Ten as a junior and an All-Big Ten Defensive selection.

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