OTD (2008) The Lakers traded Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie, draft rights to Marc Gasol & 2 future draft picks for Pau Gasol. The Lakers went to the NBA Finals that season and won the NBA Championship the following season.
OTD (01) Michael Jordan selected Kwame Brown w/ the 1st pick in the NBA Draft. ◾️ LAC drafted/traded Tyson Chandler (2) ◾️ ATL drafted/traded Pau Gasol (3) ◾️ HOU drafted/traded Richard Jefferson (13) ◾️ Tony Parker last pick in the 1st round ◾️ Gilbert Arenas 2nd round (31)
Milwaukee and G-State are near deal to send Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson for Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown, sources tell Y!
Kobe Bryant: "I was shooting 45 times a game. What was I supposed to do? Pass it into Chris Mihm and Kwame Brown?"
Kobe Bryant: "I almost won an MVP with Smush Parker and Kwame Brown on my team."
FYI on high schoolers going directly to the NBA: Kwame Brown is considered a "bust." His career earnings are $64 million. We should all be so lucky to bust like that.
The NFL draft wasn't the only draft this past weekend Kwame Brown and more players were selected in the BIG3 league
Former No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown is reportedly attempting to make a comeback
Fun Fact of the Night: Kobe Bryant led a team that started Kwame Brown and Smush Parker to NBA playoffs.