Brandon Clarke: Background

Background bullet points:

  • Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia

    • JUST LIKE: Bob Houbregs (Basketball HOF), Steve Nash, Ryan Reynolds, Seth Rogen

  • High School: Desert Vista (AZ)

    • JUST LIKE: Zach Miller (NFL), Max Crumm (actor), Kristine Anigwe (basketball)

  • Growth Spurt

    • At age 16 the 6’2” Clarke dunked for the first time. He then grew five inches in less than two years to reach his current height

  • Spartan Tough

    • Attended San Jose State for two seasons, winning Sixth Man of the Year in the Mountain West.

    • If drafted will be the only player in the league to play for San Jose State

  • Block Party

    • Clarke owns the record for blocks in a season for San Jose State…

    • ...AND Gonzaga! Clarke broke the record in a 93-63 victory over San Francisco.

    • “My goal is to make it by the end of the season so no can beat it, ever.”

    • As of this writing Clarke is third in the country with 88 blocks for the season

  • Red Shirt

    • Clarke joins a group of recent redshirt transfers who have found all-conference levels of success with Gonzaga, including Kelly Olynyk, Kyle Wiltjer, Johnathan Williams and Nigel Williams-Goss

  • He Said What?

    • “I love my teammates. They’re awesome...I think that chemistry really shows on the court”