Brandon Simone Armstrong (born June 16, 1980 in San Francisco, California) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He played college basketball at Pepperdine University, and was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 23rd overall pick of the 2001 NBA Draft, but was traded, along with fellow Rockets draft picks Richard Jefferson and Jason Collins to the New Jersey Nets in exchange for the draft rights to New Jersey's Eddie Griffin. In three seasons with the Nets, Armstrong averaged 2.2 points per game. He was admired by many of his fellow teammates. June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Area - City 122 kmÂ² (47 sq mi) - Land 121. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Pepperdine University is a private institution of higher learning affiliated with the Church of Christ. ... The Houston Rockets are a professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. ... 2001 NBA Draft â 27 June 2001 â New York City, New York Kwame Brown became the first high school player to be drafted number one overall in draft history. ... Richard Allen Jefferson (June 21, 1980, Los Angeles, California) is a 2. ... Jason Collins (born December 2, 1978) is a professional basketball player for the NBA. He graduated from Harvard-Westlake School and later attended Stanford University. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... Eddie Griffin (born May 30, 1982 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an NBA basketball player, currently playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves. ...
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Eubanks, a former hospital surgical room employee, was convicted of gunning down sons Matthew Eubanks, 4; Brigham Eubanks, 6; Austin Eubanks, 7; and BrandonArmstrong, 14, in rage over the breakup of her marriage and a subsequent relationship.
Brandon was the only child of his father, John Armstrong, who divorced Eubanks in 1988.
The sons killed were BrandonArmstrong, 14, and Austin, Brigham and Matthew Eubanks, who were 7, 6 and 4, respectively.
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