On This Date in NBA History: November 29, Shannon Brown and Jamal Mashburn were born


Nov 28, 2012; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Phoenix Suns point guard Shannon Brown (26) drives to the basket against Detroit Pistons small forward Kyle Singler (25) during the first quarter at The Palace. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-US PRESSWIRE

1985 – Happy 27th birthday to Phoenix Suns guard Shannon Brown (@ShannonBrown) who is currently in his seventh NBA season. He won two titles with the Los Angeles Lakers. Brown has now started the last five games for the Suns after coming off the bench for the first 11 games of 2012-13.

1972 – Happy 40th birthday to retired small forward Jamal Mashburn (@jamalmashburn) who played 11 NBA seasons. In his rookie season with the Dallas Mavericks, he was named to the 1993-94 All-Rookie first-team. Then in 2002-03, he was selected to the All-Star Game and the All-NBA third-team.

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