Milwaukee- The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired the draft rights to Sterling Brown from the Philadelphia 76ers for cash considerations. Brown was the 46th overall selection in the 2017 NBA Draft.
A 6'6" guard from SMU, Brown played four seasons with the Mustangs, appearing in a program-record 136 games with 106 starts. As a senior in 2016-17, Brown was named to the All-AAC Second Team after averaging 13.4 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game while shooting a conference-high 44.9% from 3-point range.
During the 2015-16 season as a junior, Brown shot an SMU-record 53.6% from 3-point range and averaged 10.1 points with 4.4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. In his four seasons at SMU, Brown set the school record for career wins (109) and is second all-time with a 45.1 3-point % for his career. Brown is a native of Maywood, Ill., and is the brother of Shannon Brown, who spent nine seasons in the NBA from 2006-2015.