Devin Brown: NBA Draft, Earnings & More

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National Basketball Association (NBA) has always been diverse with their born talents in the arena. Among such numerous talents, Devin Brown is one of the athletes who hyped the audiences in the early 2000s with his matches. 

Devin Brown Standing
Devin Brown Standing (Source: San Antonio Express-News)

As a professional shooting guard, Devin stood to play alongside numerous renowned NBA teams. Altogether, he was also the 2005 NBA Champion while with the San Antonio Spurs.

In this article, we will work to cover all the crevices of Devin’s career and personal life in detail. However, before we start discussing, check out some quick doses of his general facts. 

Quick Facts

Full Name Devin LaVell Brown
Date of Birth December 30, 1978
Birth Place Salt Lake City, Utah
Nick Name Unknown 
Religion Christianity 
Nationality American 
Ethnicity Unknown 
Zodiac Sign  Capricorn 
Age 45 Years Old
Height 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Hair Color Light presence of hair (Black)
Eye Color Dark Brown 
Build Athletic 
Father’s Name James Brown 
Mother’s Name Not Available 
Siblings One
  • South San Antonio West High School 
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
Marital Status Unknown 
Wife  Unknown 
Kids Unknown
Profession Former basketball player 
Position  Shooting guard
NBA Draft 2002 / Undrafted
  • Kansas Cagerz
  • San Antonio Spurs
  • Fayetteville Patriots
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Utah Jazz
  • New Orleans / Oklahoma City Hornets
  • Chicago Bulls
  • Asseco Prokom
  • Erie BayHawks
Active Years 2002–2012
Net Worth $1.5 million 
Social Media  LinkedIn
Merch Not Available
Last Update  April 2024

Body Measurements 

Devin Brown is an athlete with a big upfront body. Well, he depicts an athletically toned body with a ripped physique. 

Brown stands tall at the height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 meters) while weighing 210 lb (95 kg). 

As for his physical appearance, Devin has a dark chocolate skin tone. Furthermore, he has deep brown eyes with very little presence of hair which is naturally black in color. 

Early Life 

Brown (fully named Devin LaVell Brown) was born on December 30, 1978, under the star sign Capricorn. He was born in Salt City Lake, Utah, and was raised in San Antonio, Texas. 

Well, not many details about his family background and parents are known. Not any single information regarding his parent’s profession, names, or siblings is disclosed. 

However, it is known a little about Devin Brown’s father, James Brown. James is currently a retired barber. 

During James’ free time, he volunteers at the near West Side homeless shelter. Additionally, he started cutting hair professionally in 1975 and today gives free hair cut twice a week at Travis Park Church downtown. 


The shooting guard accomplished his high school studies at South San Antonio West High School. Following it, he enrolled at the University of Texas at San Antonio. 


Brown commenced playing basketball early in his life. Initially, he played for the South San Antonio West Campus High School. Back then, he became the all-time high school scorer in San Antonio.

Later, he played for four seasons at the University of Texas at San Antonio. During his tenure, Devin became the all-time leading scorer in school history. 

Devin Brown On His Match
Devin Brown On His Match (Source: Bleacher Report)

After his collegiate years, Devin Brown entered the 2002 NBA Draft, but he went undrafted. However, Sioux Falls Skyforce from the CBA Draft drafted him as the sixth overall pick. 

In the meantime, Fayetteville Patriots also drafted him as the second overall pick during the National Basketball Development League draft.

Professional Arena

Devin shone right through his entrance as USBL Rookie of the Year. 

In 2002, Devin bagged a contract with the Denver Nuggets, where he stayed for a year before moving to the San Antonio Spurs. 

With the Spurs, he earned his career highs and then became the NBA Champion in June 2005. The same year, he signed in with the Utah Jazz as an unrestricted free agent and stayed for a year. 

Following these, Devin Brown had a brief stint with multiple teams. He played only a year with the rest of the team, starting with Golden State Warriors, New Orleans Hornets, and Cleveland Cavaliers. 

Coming back to the Hornets in 2008, Devin then ended his career after playing with Chicago Bulls in 2010 and Asseco Prokom in 2011. 

Awards And Achievements 

  • NBA champion (2005)
  • NBA D-League Most Valuable Player (2003)
  • All-NBA D-League First Team (2003)
  • NBA D-League Rookie of the Year (2003)
  • 3× First-team All-Southland (2000–2002)
  • Second-team All-Southland (1999)
  • Southland Freshman of the Year (1999)
  • No. 23 retired by UTSA Roadrunners

Net Worth And Personal Life

According to the sources, Devin Brown maintains a net worth of $1.5 million with a career earning of $8,156,587. 

He initially commenced his basketball journey with an earning of $34,946. By the end of his career, Brown was earning $1,100,000. 

Devin Brown Showing The T-Shirt
Devin Brown Showing The T-Shirt (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, the 6’5″ basketball player is private with his life outside the game. Thus, he has never opened up about his love life, whether he is committed to any relationship or if he is dating anyone. 

2018 DWI Arrest

In January 2018, Devin Brown was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Well, they arrested him in the 1400 block of Loop 1604 West while he was driving his Chevy Trailblazer. 

The police stated that they were responding to a crash in that area at around 11:30 pm that involved Devin. Later, when the police approached Devin, they reported him to have a smell of strong intoxicating beverages.  

Hence, they arrested him for a DWI charge and took him to the Bexar County Jail. Devin got out in the morning at 5 am after paying $1,000. 

As a fun fact, this is not the first arrest of Brown. Back in May 2013, he was first arrested with the Class A misdemeanor drunken driving charge. 

Social Media Presence

As a matter of fact, Brown is not an active social media user. Though you will stumble upon several similar names, our NBA athlete, Devin, is nowhere on both Instagram and Twitter. 

Indeed, he has never been that open about his life, and hence, most of his details are in the shade. However, if you wish to check his profile, you can find him on LinkedIn.

He is on LinkedIn as Devin Brown with 500+ connections. According to his LinkedIn profile, Devin is currently the athletic director/head coach of the Nike Pro skills San Antonio. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

What is Devin Brown’s career statistic like?

Throughout his career days, Brown has played a total of 465 games and has started 127 games. Here, he has a field goal percentage of .401 and a free throw percentage of .776. 

Likewise, he has maintained an average of 2.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists, .6 steals, and 7.2 points. Additionally, Devin has played a total of 33 games in the playoff season. During his tenure, he has a field goal percentage of .380 and a free throw percentage of .619. 

Likewise, he has maintained an average of 1.5 rebounds, .6 assists, .2 steals, and 3.5 points.

Which jersey number did Devin Brown wear?

Devin wore jersey number 23 for the San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, and New Orleans Hornets. Similarly, he wears number 14 for the Denver Nuggets, 32 for the Chicago Bulls, and 33 for the Cleveland Cavaliers. 

Rajani Gurung
Rajani Gurung
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