This American professional basketball player goes by the full name Malcolm Moses Adams Brogdon. He was born on December 11, 1992 and plays for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. Furthermore, he played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers under Tony Bennett. In fact, he has played in various teams and has won some awards and honours.
Biography Of Malcolm Brogdon
Malcolm Brogdon was born on December 11, 1992 and based on this, he is 29 years old. His birthplace was Atlanta, Georgia and his nationality is American. According to research, he has a height of 6 ft 4 (1.93 m) and a weight of 229 lb (104 kg). The player attended the Greater Atlanta Christian high school and attended the Virginia college from 2011-2016.
Malcolm Brogdon Family
According to research, the name of his father is Mitchell Gino Brogdon Sr and his mother is Dr. Jann Adams. His father is a lawyer and mediator well known as the host of the syndicated court show Personal Injury Court. While his mom is the former chair of Morehouse college
s Psychology Department. Though now she is the associate dean of science and math. When the player was just 11, his parents got divorced. His oldest brother Gino is a practicing attorney while his other older brother is in law school.
Currently, he is dating Victoria Janowski who happens to be a sports person as well. At Virginia university, she is a volleyball player and also the Vice-Chair at the University of Virginia. Though the couple are seen together severally, they have kept their relationship very private. The duo are very supportive of each other and encourage themselves on their career path. It is claimed that Brogdon is a distant cousin of actress and singer Queen Latifah.
Malcolm Brogdon Career
The player committed to Virginia over offers from Arkansas, Georgia, and Notre Dame as a top 100 recruit. After suffering a serious foot injury the prior season, he redshirted his sophomore year. In the teams successful 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons, he was recognized as one of the top contributors. He was named as a consensus second-team All-American as well as the first-team All-ACC and ACC Co-Defensive player of the year in 2014-15. Brogdon was named to the 35-man midseason watchlist as a senior at Virginia in 2015-16. As a result of this, he earned a lot of other prestigious awards. On February 20, 2017, his college jersey number, 15, was retired.
Milwaukee Bucks (2016-2019).
With the 36th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft, Brogdon was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks on June 23, 2016. On October 26, 2016, he made his NBA debut in the Bucks season opener. He was named 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year along with an unanimous selection to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. In the awards history of any winner, Brogdon averaged both the fewest points and fewer minutes per game. He became efficient and the eighth NBA player ever to achieve a 50-40-90 season. Due to a plantar fascia tear in his right foot on March 16, he was ruled out indefinitely. Afterwards, he came back to action late in the second round of the playoffs.
Indiana Pacers (2019-2022)
On July 6, 2019, Brogdon signed with the Indiana Pacers via a sign-and-trade with the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for future picks. The contract was signed for $85.0 million over four years (average of $21.25 million per year). Brogdon led the NBA in the assists after his first week with the Pacers. He became the first NBA player in history to tally at least 20 points and 10 assists in both of his first two games with a new team. Malcolm Brogdon announced on June 24, 2020 that he tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.
The basketball player was asked to be more of a leader on and off the court, in his third season with the Pacers. With Achilles pain, he missed 41 games from December through April. Despite the huge time he missed, he led the team in scoring for the second straight year. This was all while being second in assists per game.
Boston Celtics (2022-present)
Brogdon was traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for some players and a 2023 first round draft pick. This took place on July 9, 2022. In a win over the Philadelphia 76ers on October 18, Brogdon put up 16 points in a 126-117.
National Team Career
At the 2015 Pan American Games, Brogdon represented the United States national team. It was at this game that he won a bronze medal.
Career Highlights and Awards
NBA Rookie of the Year (2017)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2017)
J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award winner (2020)
50-40-90 club (2019)
Consensus first-team All-American (2016)
Consensus second-team All-American (2015)
NABC Defensive Player of the Year (2016)
ACC Player of the Year (2016)
3X First-team All-ACC (2014-2016)
2x ACC Defensive Player of the Year (2015,2016)
No. 15 retired by Virginia Cavaliers
Malcolm Brogdon Net Worth
When he signed for Indiana Pacers in the 2019-20, Brogdon’s big break came. Per year, he agreed to a massive salary of $21. 25 million and his contract lasted for three years. Afterwards, he made the biggest move of his career to Boston Celtics this season. According to research, his contract with Boston Celtics is $80 million. His net worth is estimated to be around $8 million, apart from the salary cap.
Malcolm Brogdon Social Media
From our analysis, Malcolm is not a very social person but is present on many social media platforms. Of all the platforms, he is mainly on Instagram and Twitter. The player has over 150k followers on Instagram and over 35k followers on Twitter. In fact, he rarely shares any stuff about his personal life on social media. He uses brand content or other professional life-related activities to engage with fans.
This American professional basketball player has recorded quite a good number of success. Like all athletes as well, he has been the victim of injuries throughout his career. Furthermore, he has missed some matches as well because of an Achilles injury that he has been carrying. Regardless of the fact that it is not a chronic injury, it hampers Brogdon momentum. As a result of when he tested positive, he missed some games. Despite all this, he is a great player and a superstar.