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Brian Grant - PF/C, 6'9, 254
Retired - Retired in June 2006
       Date of birth: 03/05/1972
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 8th pick, 1994
     Out of: Xavier (Ohio)
  NBA Experience: 12 years
  Hand: Right

1994 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 8th overall by Sacramento.
30th October, 1994 NBA Signed a thirteen year, circa. $29.3 million contract with Sacramento. Included early termination option after 1996/97 season.
30th June, 1997 NBA Exercised early termination option.
23rd August, 1997 NBA Signed a seven year, circa. $63 million contract with Portland. Included early termination option after 1999/2000 season.
28th June, 2000 NBA Exercised early termination option.
30th August, 2000 NBA Signed and traded by Portland with a seven year, $84,914,536 contract, to Miami, along with Gary Grant to Cleveland, in exchange for Shawn Kemp from Cleveland. Contract included early termination option after 2005/06 season.
14th July, 2004 NBA Traded by Miami, along with Lamar Odom, Caron Butler, a 2006 first round pick (#26, Jordan Farmar) and a 2007 second round pick (#50, Renaldas Seibutis), to L.A. Lakers in exchange for Shaquille O'Neal.
17th August, 2005 NBA Waived by L.A. Lakers via the amnesty clause.
18th August, 2005 NBA Signed a two year, $3,473,000 contract with Phoenix. Included player option for 2006/07.
25th June, 2006 NBA Exercised 2006/07 player option.
2006 NBA Draft NBA Traded by Phoenix, along with the draft rights to Rajon Rondo (#21) and cash, to Boston in exchange for a 2007 first round pick (#24, Rudy Fernandez).
27th October, 2006 NBA Waived by Boston.
When: Where:
1990 - 1994 Xavier (NCAA)
June 1994 - June 1997 Sacramento Kings (NBA)
August 1997 - June 2000 Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
August 2000 - July 2004 Miami Heat (NBA)
July 2004 - August 2005 L.A. Lakers (NBA)
August 2005 - June 2006 Phoenix Suns (NBA)
June 2006 - October 2006 Boston Celtics (NBA)
From blog:

   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys

Brian Grant - Slam Online carried a long feature on Grant's new life as recently as January. If you did not know already, Grant has been diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's disease.

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 25

- Brian Grant

As you probably already know, Brian Grant recently went public with his struggle against early onset Parkinson's. That struggle continues; sadly, that struggle will always continue, because a cure does not yet exist. This article by Ken Berger describes Grant's daily battle with the disease, what it's cost him, and of what it's going to cost him. I found it very upsetting and I believe you will too. God bless you, Brian Grant. He definitely owes you one.

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

Brian Grant - Runs the Brian Grant foundation for fellow Parkinson's sufferers.

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