The Hamburg Towers have announced the signing of Zach Brown (198-F-95, college: Wichita St.). Brown is a 25 year old 198cm guard/forward from Texas that will be playing his fourth professional season. Last season he played with Naturtex-SZTE-Szedeak Szeged (Hungary-A Division) playing 35 games averaging 17.1ppg, 4.3rpg, 2.1apg, 1.5spg, FGP: 56.6%, 3PT: 38.4%, FT: 77.6%. “He first had a small role in school, but in his last 3 years he was always able to get to the next level. Last season he was a key player for his team in Hungary. He hasn’t played at the BBL or Eurocup level yet, but we hope he can bring his game here”, stated head coach Pedro Calles. Last season he scored in double figures in 31 games including 37 points against OSE Lions and 28 points against DEAC.
He began his basketball career at Sunrise Christian Academy and then played at Wichita State University (NCAA) from 2014-2018 playing a total of 128 games. He began his professional career in 2018 with CEP Lorient (France-NM1) playing 31 games avergaing 15.8ppg, 4.0rpg, 1.6apg, 1.3spg, FGP: 54.1%, 3PT: 40.2%, FT: 74.4%. In 2019-2020 he played with Petrolina AEK Larnaca (Cyprus-OPAP Basket League) playing 21 games averaging 10.3ppg, 4.4rpg, 1.4apg, 1.1spg, FGP: 57.6%, 3PT: 33.3%, FT: 79.1%. “I continued to make steps the last years. Coming to Hamburg is a huge step”, stressed Zach Brown.
Awards and achievements in his basketball career have been MVC Regular Season Champion -15, 16, MVC Tournament Semifinals -15, 16, NCAA Sweet 16 -15
MVC Regular Season Co-Champion -17, MVC Tournament Winner -17, MVC All-Defensive Team -17, AAC Regular Season Co-Runner-Up -18, AAC Tournament Semifinals -18
Eurobasket.com All-French NM1 Honorable Mention -19, Cyprus Supercup Finalist -20, Cyprus League Regular Season Runner-Up -20, Hungarian A Division -21 (Player of the Week: 2 times), Eurobasket.com All-Hungarian League Honorable Mention -21, and Hungarian League Semifinals -21