Hubie Brown Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Aug, 2020
Facts of Hubie Brown
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Name Hubert Jude Brown
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Hazleton, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity White
Profession American retired basketball coach and player
Net Worth $5 million
Married Yes
Married to Claire
Children 4
Awards NBA Coach of the Year in 1978
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Hubert Jude Brown who is very famous as Hubie Brown is an American retired basketball player and coach who served for the Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, and Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of now, he is working as a television analyst and has signed a deal with ESPN.

Early Life Information Of Hubie Brown

Hubie Brown was born Hubert Jude Brown on September 25, 1933, in Hazleton, Pennsylvania under the birth sign Libra. He is the son of Charlie Hoxie. He is of American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. When he was just at the age of three he moved to Elizabeth, New Jersey along with his parents.

For his schooling, he joined St. Mary of the Assumption High School. During his school days, he was an extraordinary football player but later turned out to be a bigger star in basketball.

While he was at Niagara University, he used to play basketball for college. 

Stats

  • Height - He is 6 feet (183 cm) tall.
  • His bodyweight is around 73 kg.

Hubie Brown Is a Millionaire; Find Out His Exact Net Worth?

The retired basketball player and coach, Hubie Brown has an estimated net worth of $5 million. He also adds to his worth from his current work, television analyst for ESPN which might be paying him around $500 thousand.

CAPTION: Hubie Brown has $5 million worth SOURCE: San Antonio Express

While talking about his career, he started his coaching career with Milwaukee Bucks as assistant coaching. After the two NBA seasons, he was appointed as the head coach for Kentucky Colonels. Brown was later named the head coach of the Atlanta Hawks. 

Between 1982-83, and 83-84, he led the Knicks to consecutive playoff appearances becoming one of the top five coaches in the club's history. Brown later joined Memphis Grizzlies as its head coach where he was till the 2004-2005 season. He watched from the sidelines as his assistant and son, Brendan Brown handled most of his tasks. But, later on, he resigned from the club after an incident between his son and the player, Jason Williams. 

Achievements

  • In 1978 and 2004, he was awarded the NBA Coach of the Year.
  • In 1978, he also won the CBS Coach of the Year.

After 1982, he has been serving as a sports analyst. From 1988 to 1990, he worked as a  lead analyst for CBS Sports. Following that, he joined the TNT network for 12 years. After that, he joined ABC as the lead analyst and covered some regular-season and playoff games.

As of now, he has a signed contract extension with ESPN, and there, he will be working as an analyst for NBA Sunday Showcase. 

Who Is Hubie Brown's Wife?

The 86 years old Hubie Brown's wife is Claire Brown. The pair has been married for a long time; however, the detail on thier love life and marriage is yet to be found out. 

Tother they have shared a son Brendan and three daughters, Molly, Ginny, and Julie. Also, he has our grandchildren. His son is the former NBA scout and assistant who now works as the radio analyst for the New York Knicks. 

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