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Armoni Brooks [Basketball Player] NBA, Girlfriend, Facts

Last Updated : October 5, 2021

Quick Info→Age (2021): 23 Years OldMarital Status: Single
Armoni Brooks

Armoni Brooks joined the Houston Rockets on April 3, 2021. Barely ten days into his new team and the player is already attracting attention with his game against the Phoenix Suns. He scored 14 points in just 14 minutes, and though the Houston Rockets lost 120 to 126, Brooks made a great first impression.

Short Bio and Career
Real Name/Birth Name:Armoni Daetrell Brooks
Nickname:Armoni Brooks
Profession:Basketball Player
Active From:2019-Present
Team:Houston Rockets
Basketball Position:Shooting guard
Jersey Number:7
Current NBA Status:Under Two-Way Contract (Houston Rockets)
Family And Siblings
Father/Dad:Armoni Brooks Father (Delvin Brooks)
Delvin Brooks
Mother/Mom:Armoni Brooks Mother (Anganika Harris Brooks)
Anganika Harris Brooks
Sister/s:N/A
Brother:Armoni Brooks Brother (Jaelyn brook)
Jaelyn brook
Personal Life
Date of Birth:5th June 1998, Friday
Age (2021)23 Years Old
Zodiac Sign:Gemini
Birth Place:Round Rock, TX
Hometown: Round Rock, Texas
Nationality:American
Religion:N/A
Ethnicity:Afro-American
High School:McNeil High School
College:University of Houston
Relationship Status
Marital Status:Single
Wife/Spouse:Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian:No
Married/Wedding: Not Yet
Girlfriend/Dating:N/A
Children/Kids:Not Yet
Physical Stats
Height:6 Feet 3 Inches (190.5 cm)
Weight:195 lbs (88.5 KG)
Hair Type:Short Curly
Hair Color:Black
Eye Color:Black
Awards & Nomination
Awards:Second-team All-AAC (2019)
AAC Sixth Man of the Year (2018)
Nominations:N/A
Income & Assets
Net Worth (As in 2021):$1-$5 Million
Annual Salary:$1,489,065 (2021-2022)
House worth:N/A
Car/Bike Collections:N/A

Brooks was praised by head coach Stephen Silas for his performance. Many fans of the team are cheering for him, but perhaps his best support comes from his girlfriend, whose support he shared in an Instagram story.

Brooks Scores Career High Against Phoenix Suns

Brooks scored his career-high against the Phoenix Suns, scoring 14 points in just 14 minutes. Known for his strong shooting skills in the G League, Brooks showcased his ability, connecting on 4 of the 5 shots he attempted from the 3-point range.

As veteran guards Sterling Brown and DJ Augustin were both unavailable because of their sore left knee and sprained left ankle respectively, Brooks made most of his appearance, showcasing what he could contribute to the team.

Head coach Stephen Silas praised Brooks for his performance, “That was awesome to see. We had him in the fourth quarter of a tight game, and he was stepping up and making shots. That was great. It was really cool to see.”

Brooks too expressed his thoughts on his performance and what it meant to him and his team.

Being able to get out there and show them that I’m capable of playing at this level, and at least producing some… it’s a great motivation. It’s going to keep me going, and it’s going to build confidence, both for myself and my teammates.

Brooks Was Headed For New Zealand Just Before Signing With Houston Rockets

Brooks joined the Rockets on April 3, 2021, and has already shown us what he is capable of. But he was just moments away from not being with the Rockets.

Brooks opened up about the moment he got the news of his signing to Mark Berman, the sports director at Fox 26 (KRIV). He was at the airport, on his way to New Zealand to play in a pro league. At that moment, he got a phone call and received news that he had been signed to a two-way contract.

Rockets Wire reported that Brooks would be effectively replacing Ben McLemore as the designated sharpshooter off the bench.

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From Houston Cougars To Houston Rockets

Brooks had a brilliant start to his NBA career, but it wasn’t always smooth sailing for him. During his high school days at Round Rock McNeil, he was a great shooter but wasn’t considered to be a star player in the making.

Big programs showed little interest in recruiting him, but Brooks was happy with the few offers he received. He attended Houston University and called it the best decision he ever made back in 2019.

Soon, Brooks grew to be Houston Cougars’ best player and was declared for the 2019 NBA draft. Unfortunately, he went undrafted and played with Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks before being selected by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the first round of NBA G League draft in January 2021.

Three months later, Brooks signed with the Houston Rockets, the Viper’s NBA affiliate.

Some Other Fatcs You Need To Know About Armoni Brooks

  • Armoni Brooks enrolled at the University of Houston to play for head coach Kelvin Sampson’s Houston Cougars men’s basketball team. Brooks averaged 13.4 points and 6.3 rebounds in 30.7 minutes per game as a junior.
  • Brooks declared for the 2019 NBA Draft, forfeiting his last year of collegiate eligibility. Brooks’ shooting ability was regarded as his most vital attribute before the draft.
  • Armoni Brooks made his NBA debut on April 9, 2021.
  • Brooks set a career-best with 38 points against the Lakeland Magic on January 24, 2020, and he followed it up with 32 points against the Rio Grande Valley Vipers four days later. He averaged 10.7 points and 3.4 rebounds for the Skyhawks this season.
  • Brooks joined with the Saskatchewan Rattlers of the Canadian Elite Basketball League on April 20, 2020. However, he never played for the Rattlers since he could not participate due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
  • Armoni established himself as one of the finest shooters in the world during his rookie NBA season, shooting a record 47 three-pointers in his first 17 games.
  • Armoni is the 561st highest-paid NBA player in 2021. Furthermore, he is also the 254th highest-paid guard and  25th highest-paid player in the Houston Rockets in 2021.
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