Craig Lee Brackins (born October 9, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Eskişehir Basket of the Turkish Basketball League.
He played collegiately for the Iowa State Cyclones. A power forward, Brackins was the highest-touted recruit to choose Iowa State after spending time at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire. In March 2009, Brackins was predicted to be a first round draft pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.
Career highlights and awards
First-team All-Big 12 (2009)
He was picked by the Oklahoma City Thunder with the 21st overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. He was immediately traded to the New Orleans Hornets, and later traded to the Philadelphia 76ers.
In August 2011, Brackins signed with Maccabi Ashdod B.C. of Israel due to the 2011 NBA lockout. His contract expired in November, 2011.
In February 2012, Brackins was assigned to the Maine Red Claws. He was recalled on March 2, 2012.
On July 5, 2012 the Boston Celtics announced that Brackins was added to their roster for the 2012 Orlando Pro Summer League and the 2012 NBA Summer League.
Brackins signed with Angelico Biella of Italy later that summer. He left Angelico in December 2012.
On March 13, 2013, he was acquired by the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA D-League.
On July 25, 2013, Brackins signed with Stelmet Zielona Góra
2012 HOOPS #183 AUTOGRAPH
Competitor for United States
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Belgrade National team