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Brian Cusworth - C, 7'0, 255
Retired - Retired in February 2013
       Date of birth: 03/09/1984
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2007
     Out of: Harvard
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
20th September, 2007 Estonia Signed a one year contract with Tartu Rock.
4th August, 2008 Spain Signed a one year contract with Breogan Lugo.
10th June, 2009 Spain Signed a one year contract with Manresa.
12th July, 2010 Spain Signed another one year contract with Breogan Lugo.
20th October, 2012 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Boston.
20th October, 2012 NBA Waived by Boston.
1st November, 2012 D-League Designated as an allocated player by Maine Red Claws.
3rd December, 2012 D-League Waived by Maine Red Claws.
31st January, 2013 Germany Signed for the remainder of the season with ratiopharm Ulm.
6th February, 2013 Germany Signing cancelled.
When: Where:
2002 - 2007 Harvard (NCAA)
July 2007 Golden State Warriors (Summer League)
September 2007 - June 2008 Tartu Ulikool/Rock (Estonia)
August 2008 - June 2009 Breogan Lugo (Spain, LEB Gold)
July 2009 New Orleans Hornets (Summer League)
July 2009 - June 2010 Manresa (Spain)
July 2010 New Orleans Hornets (Summer League)
July 2010 - June 2011 Manresa (Spain)
October 2012 Boston Celtics (NBA)
November 2012 - December 2012 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
January 2013 - February 2013 ratiopharm Ulm (Germany)
From blog:


   2010 Summer League Rosters: New Orleans Hornets
2010-07-02

Brian Cusworth

Cusworth was with the Hornets for summer league last year, too, at which time I wrote this about him:

Cusworth is an occasionally bearded 7'0 centre, Harvard graduate, all-Ivy League second team member in 2005, former winner of the Estonian National Championships and former Estonian league MVP. He won those awards in 2007/08 and was able to turn it into a prolific gig in the Spanish second division, with a team called Leche Rio Breogan Lugo. Cusworth averaged 27 minutes per game, totalling averages of 15.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.3 blocks and 1.4 steals per game. He's succeeded everywhere that he's played. But that's because he's never played at a standard this good before.


Since that time, Cusworth has played in the ACB, the second best league in the world. His numbers took an inevitable hit. But they were still respectable; Cusworth averaged 9.7 points and 3.8 rebounds per game, shooting 50% from the field and 80% from the line. He played 22 minutes per game, however, which makes the rebounding numbers look quite bad, and he also averaged 3.6 fouls per game. But scoring 7 footers are always hard to come by, and so even if Cusworth is now 26 and unable to rebound, you can see where the looks keep coming from.

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