Elijah Bryant

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Elijah Brigham Bryant is an American professional basketball player. He was a shooting guard for the Milwaukee Bucks of the NBA when the Bucks won the 2021 NBA Championship in July. He was waived by the Bucks on October 14 and signed with Anadolu Efes of the Basketbal Super Ligi in Turkey on October 18.

Bryant played high school basketball for New Hampton School in New Hampton, New Hampshire. He averaged 13 points, four rebounds and four assists per game and led his team to the NEPSAC AAA final.

He began college ball with Elon University. He was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year and earned a place on the Third-team All-CAA and CAA All-Rookie Team. After his freshman year, he transferred to Brigham Young University. In his junior year at BYU, Bryant finished the season as the West Coast Conference second-leading scorer with 18.1 points per game, third in free-throw percentage (.850), third in 3-point field goal percentage (.415), fourth in steals (1.2), eighth in rebounds (6.3) and tied for seventh in double-doubles.

He went undrafted in the 2018 NBA draft and joined the Philadelphia 76ers for the 2018 NBA Summer League. He began his professional career playing for Hapoel Eilat of the Israeli Premier League with a contract for one year. On December 4, 2018, Bryant was named Israeli League Player of the Month after averaging 20.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 2 steals in four games played in November. In June 2019, he earned a spot in the All-Israeli League First Team.

Bryant joined the Milwaukee Bucks for the 2019 NBA Summer League and on July 23, 2019, he signed a two-year deal with Maccabi Tel Aviv. On May 10, 2021, he left Maccabi. On May 13, 2021, he signed with the Milwaukee Bucks. His debut in the MBA included scoring 16 points, six rebounds, and three assists.

Bryant was born on April 19, 1995. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He and his wife, Jenelle, have one son.