P. J. Brown Net Worth

February 25, 2023
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MEMPHIS - MARCH 26: P.J. Brown #42 of the New Orleans Hornets points arcross the court against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedexForum on March 26, 2005 in Memphis, Tennessee. The Hornets won 96-85. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2005 NBAE (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** P.J. Brown

Collier ‘’P. J.’’ Brown was born on 14 October 1969, in Detroit, Michigan USA, is best known as a former basketball player who participated in National Basketball Association (NBA) .

So just how rich is P.J. Brown as of late 2017? Authoritative sources estimate that Brown’s net worth is as high as $26 million, accumulated largely from his over a decade-long career as a basketball player. In addition, Brown is now a teacher.


P. J. Brown Net Worth $26 million


P. J. attended Winnfield High School in Louisiana, and after matriculating he went on to enroll into Louisiana Tech, where he played for the basketball team. He averaged 10.1 points and 8.4 rebounds per game, and finished his college basketball career being their 2nd all-time leader in blocks and fifth in rebounds. In 1992, Brown was drafted for the NBA by the New Jersey Nets, but played in 1992–1993 HEBA A1 season for Panasonic B.C. – his average was 17.0 points. P.J. started playing in the NBA in 1993, in his first season appearing in 79 games, starting 54 and having a average of 5.7 points per game. In 1994-95 season, he had 1.7 blocks per game and 8.1 points, and was selected to appear in the 1996 NBA commercial. His playing time was increased in the 1996 season, however, he ended up being a free agent, and was signed by the Miami Heat for the position of a point forward, playing in 80 games with 32.4 minutes and 9.5 points per game.

Brown was named the NBA All-Defensive Second Team after his team won the Atlantic Division Title. His performance was up to scratch and helped the Heat advance in the playoffs. In the 1997-98 season Brown started 74 games, having 3.8 field goals per game and 9.6 points; his team entered the playoffs but lost to the New York Knicks. In the 1998-99 season, he got into the NBA All-Defensive Second Team for the second time in his career. The team won the Atlantic Division once again, but again lost to the Knicks.

In August 2000, Brown was traded to the Charlotte Hornets alongside his teammates Jamal Mashburn, Rodney Buford, Tim James and Otis Thorpe. In his first season with the Hornets, P.J. played in 80 games scoring 3.1 goals per game, and was selected for his third NBA All-Defensive Second Team. In 2001-02 season, his field skills earned him an NBA Sportsmanship Award. Brown’s team moved to New Orleans, and changed their name to the New Orleans Hornets, and from 2002 until 2005, he played in 240 games scoring an average of 10.6 points and 4.2 field goals. In July 2006 he was traded to the Chicago Bulls alongside his teammate J. R. Smith, subsequently starting 49 out of 72 games and playing for 20.2 minutes per game. In 2008, he made his debut for the Boston Celtics in a match against his previous team, the Chicago Bulls, then provided a notable performance in a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 10 points with six rebounds and hit all of his four shots. P.J. ended the season with an average of 2.2 points per match in 18 games played. He retired after the season had finished, having played in more than 1,000 NBA games.

P.J now works at Chattahoochee high school, where he serves as an engineering teacher.

In his personal life, P. J. is married to Dee Brown, and the couple has three daughters and a son.

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