|Full Name:||Dillon Brooks|
|Place of Birth:||Mississauga, Ontario, Canada|
|Parents:||Anita Diane Brooks|
Dillon Brooks Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, and Basketball Career
Dillon Brooks was born in Mississauga, Ontario on January 22, 1996. Dillon was born to Anita Diane Brooks and his father, whose information is currently unknown. His mother was a strong driving force in his basketball career, always pushing him to excel in the sport.
Dillon Brooks attended Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada. Following his high school career, he attended the University of Oregon. Brooks played three seasons for the Ducks before declaring for the 2017 NBA Draft. Dillon Brooks was drafted by the Houston Rockets with the 45th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. He was traded on draft night to the Memphis Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks is currently a member of the Memphis Grizzlies.
Dillon Brooks Basketball Career
Dillon Brooks attended Findlay Prep in Henderson, Nevada. Coming out of high school he was rated as a 4-star recruit and provided an 80 scout grade entering college. It was noted that he had a solid frame with a good combination of length and strength. He was listed as a natural scorer in high school, with the ability to play the 2, 3, or 4. His noted weaknesses from high school were that he needs to be more aggressive on both ends and that he had the tendency to take plays off. The Findlay College Prep alumni showed enough in high school to earn a spot as an Oregon Duck.
The 4-star recruit officially signed with Oregon on August 17, 2014. As a freshman he averaged 11.5 points per game, earning him a spot on the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team. In his sophomore season, Brooks averaged 16.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game, leading the Ducks to a Pac-12 regular-season title. Brooks flirted with the idea of leaving Oregon for the NBA but decided to return to the Ducks for his junior year. In his Oregon career, Brooks averaged 14.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game. After the 2016-27 season, Dillon Brooks declared for the 2017 NBA Draft.
The Houston Rockets drafted Dillon Brooks with the 45th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, but traded him on draft night to the Memphis Grizzlies. Brooks inked his name with Memphis on July 21, 2017, signing a three-year deal. In his NBA debut, Brooks became the highest-scoring Canadian player in debut history with 19 points. Dillon Brooks topped his debut performance with a 36 point outing against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 11, 2018. In his second year, Brooks missed the rest of the 2018-19 season after suffering a ruptured ligament in his right big toe in January. In 2019-20, Brooks was averaging 16.1 points per game during the first half of the season and inked a 3-year extension with the Grizzlies. He tallied a season-high 32 points on February 28, 2020, against the Sacramento Kings.
Dillon Brooks Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings
Dillon Brooks' current net worth is known. Thus far in his career, Brooks has earned $3,812,377. He is currently on a 3-year, $3,812,377 contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. This contract equates to an average annual salary of $1,270,792. His current endorsement deals are unknown. Brooks is set to sign a large contract extension this year. It will be 3-years, $35,000,000.
Dillon Brooks signed a 3-year, $3.8 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2017.
Dillon Brooks signed a 3-year, $35 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies in 2020.
Dillon Brooks Personal Life
Dillon Brooks was born in Mississauga, Ontario on January 22, 1996. Dillon was born to Anita Diane Brooks and his father, whose information is currently unknown. Dillon’s mother did everything she could to ensure that he would excel in his basketball career. She was a strong driving force in his basketball career.
Dillon Brooks has a daughter with his ex-girlfriend.
Dillon Brooks Fun Facts
- Dillon Brooks scored the most points by any Canadian-born player in their NBA debut with 19 points.
- The local Canadian blogs did not have him as a top-ranked player in their country.
- Brooks averaged 25.2 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in the 2014 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
Affiliate Disclosure: Lines may receive advertising commissions for visits to a sportsbook or betting site.