Scott Brooks played guard on the Houston Rockets that won the 1994 National Basketball Association championship.
Presently in his ninth year of professional basketball, Brooks has played for the Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves, Philadelphia 76ers, and the Rockets.
He also played on the 1988 Albany Patroons who won the Continental Basketball Association championship. He received the best player in the league award in 1988.
As a senior at East Union High, Brooks averaged 28.1 points per game - the ninth highest in the state. Many who saw Brooks play in the Sac-Joaquin Section championship still say the 28 points he scored in the second half of the game was the best high school basketball play they have ever seen.
Brooks’ No. 1 uniform was retried in 1983, He was also the Manteca Area Athlete of the Year in 1983 and the Valley Oak League player of the year. He was an All Northern California prep pick and was a scholar—athlete award winner at the University of California at Irvine where he played basketball.