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BrandonKnight

  • position Guard
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 195
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Eighth overall pick in 2011 NBA Draft (Detroit Pistons)

High School

Averaged 32.5 points, 8.6 rebounds, 4 assists his senior season … Posted a 4.3 GPA in high school … Led Pine Crest to four state title games, winning state championships in 2008 and 2009 … 2009-10 Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year … 2008-09 Gatorade National Boys Basketball High School Player of the Year … Four-time class 3A-1A Basketball
Player of the Year, as named by the Miami Herald … Ranks second on Florida high school basketball scoring list with 3,515 career points … Received McDonald’s All-American honors … Hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to give West 107-104 win in McDonald’s All-American game … Named first team All-American by Slam Magazine … Participated in 2010 USA Nike Hoop Summit and Jordan Brand Classic All-American game … Finalist for the Naismith National High School Player of the Year … Averaged 31.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 3.2 steals as a junior … Ranked as the No. 6 overall prospect of 2010 by Rivals.com.

Personal

Son of Efrem and Tonya Knight … Held a 4.3 GPA in high school … Chose Kentucky over Connecticut, Florida, Kansas, Miami and Syracuse.

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