Kalani Brown

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Kalani Brown
Kalani Brown (cropped).jpg
Brown in 2019
No. 21 – Atlanta Dream
PositionCenter
LeagueWNBA
Personal information
Born (1997-03-21) March 21, 1997 (age 23)
Slidell, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High schoolSalmen (Slidell, Louisiana)
CollegeBaylor (2015–2019)
WNBA draft2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Sparks
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019Los Angeles Sparks
2020–presentAtlanta Dream
Career highlights and awards

Kalani Brown (born March 21, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Atlanta Dream of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She has received multiple honors during her playing career, and was named an All-American by the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) following the 2017 and 2018 seasons.[1]

Personal[edit]

Brown is the daughter of DeJuna (Dee) and former NBA veteran and champion with the Boston Celtics, P. J. Brown.[1][2] She has two sisters, Briana and Whitney, and a brother, Javani. Both of her parents played for Louisiana Tech University, and her mother was an assistant coach at Salmen High School. In December 2018, Salmen retired Kalani Brown's number.[1] In 2015, she was named a McDonald's All-American during her senior year at the school.[3] At Baylor, she majored in communications studies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2018-19 Women's Basketball Roster". Baylor University. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  2. ^ Hurd, Sean (January 16, 2019). "Baylor's Kalani Brown: 'The last thing I need to accomplish before I leave Baylor is a Final Four.'". The Undefeated (ESPN Internet Ventures). Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Preston, Josh (December 23, 2018). "Salmen legend Kalani Brown has her jersey retired". NOLA Media. Retrieved April 11, 2019.

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