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Malcolm Brogdon is an American professional basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Virginia Cavaliers, where he earned numerous prestigious awards including ACC Player of the Year, ACC Defensive Player of the Year, first-team All-American, and finalist for the Naismith Award.
On June 23, 2016, Brogdon was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 36th overall pick in the 2016 NBA draft. Thanks to his contributions during his rookie season, Brogdon was named the 2016–17 NBA Rookie of the Year, along with being a unanimous selection to the NBA All-Rookie First Team. In 2019, Brogdon became the eighth player in NBA history to achieve a 50–40–90 season. On July 6, 2019, Brogdon signed with the Indiana Pacers.
Off the court, Brogdon earned a Master’s degree from Virginia in public policy and was awarded the 2016 Ernest H. Ern Distinguished Student Award by the Virginia Alumni Association, given annually to a UVA student who has won recognition in the University community for demonstrating outstanding academic and leadership performance and for preserving the tradition of the University. Accomplishments like this demonstrate Brogdon’s driven and purposeful approach to life.
Waterboys is honored to have Brogdon as the NBA Founder of the Hoops20 program.
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