Kevin Brooks Is a retired American professional basketball player. Born in 1969 in Beaufort, South Carolina, Brooks graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Brooks was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round as the 18th pick of the 1991 NBA draft. He was immediately traded to the Denver Nuggets, where he played 126 games in three seasons from 1991–1994 as a 1.98m tall Forward.
With the Adelaide 36ers looking for a second import in the 1998 NBL season, Brooks' friend and former Nuggets teammate Darnell Mee recommended him to the 36ers. After his first training session with the team, Brooks' teammates thought he would not last a week in the NBL. However, they soon found Brooks was the real deal averaging 19.1 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 31 games in his 1st 2 seasons in the NBL.
Brooks went on to win back-to-back championships with the 36er’s in 1998 and 1999. Brooks was named the NBL Grand Final MVP in 1998 during the 36ers 2–0 sweep of the South East Melbourne Magic,
In 1999–2000, the NBL refused to let Adelaide register Brooks as it was believed doing so would put the 36ers over the leagues salary cap.
In his international career, Brooks has competed in France, Argentina, Brazil, Australia, Sweden & New Zealand.
Since his retirement KB has embarked on many coaching assignments, currently he is the Assistant Coach to Joey wright of the Adelaide 36ers.