Shannon Brown, a basketball player, and Chris Brown, an R&B musician, are not related. Although many people mistakenly believe the two Browns are related, they are not.
Shannon Brown was born on November 29, 1985, in Maywood, Illinois, to Chris and Sandra Brown. Chris Brown was born in Tappahannock, Virginia, to Clinton Brown and Joyce Hawkins on May 5, 1989. Lytrell Hawkins, Chris Brown’s older sister, is his only sibling.
Shannon Brown and Chris Brown are not related, but they did pose for photos together while Shannon was a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. The similarity in appearance and last name prompted speculation that the two were connected.
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