NBA power forward who began his career with the New Orleans Hornets in 2005, then went on to play for the Dallas Mavericks and Orlando Magic before a 2011 trade sent him to the Boston Celtics.
He was named SEC Player of the Year his senior season at Louisiana State University.
He signed a $20 million, 3-year contract extension with Celtics in 2012.
He married Melissa Bass, with whom he had a son named Brandon Jr.
He was the recipient of Jason Kidd's 10,000th assist on July 26, 2007.