Daniel (Dee) Brown is an American professional basketball player for Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Brown played at the University of Illinois from 2002 to 2006, receiving many awards and accolades. Brown was selected in the second round of the 2006 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz, and was the starting point guard for 11 consecutive games for the Washington Wizards.
During the 2006 NBA Draft, Brown was selected 46th overall by the Utah Jazz but was not offered a guaranteed contract. Brown attended the team’s training camp in the fall, where he and various undrafted players competed for a roster spot. On August 29, 2006 Dee Brown signed with the Jazz and was reunited with former college teammates Deron Williams and Roger Powell, who also signed with the team.
On September 22, 2007, Brown decided that he would play the 2007-08 season for Galatasaray Café Crown of the Turkish Basketball League rather than try to make the Jazz’s roster in training camp.
On January 23rd, 2009, Dee Brown signed a contract with Israeli power house Maccabi Tel-Aviv for the remainder of the 08-09 season. He was signed ahead of the top 16 stage of the Euroleague to team-up with former NBA player Carlos Arroyo in Maccabi’s back court.
Dee also gave of his time to be involved in the“Pirate Pride “ project.