With Journeyman-Like NBA Career, Where Will Kwame Brown Play in 2011-12?

October 13th, 2011 by Karthik Tadisina Leave a reply »

Ever since being selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, Kwame Brown has seen his NBA career turn into one of a journeyman, playing for five different teams in 10 seasons.

Currently an unrestricted free-agent, where will Brown be in 2011-12?

Brown was drafted by the Washington Wizards under Michael Jordan in 2001 and spent four years in the nation’s capital averaging 7.5 points per game along with 5.3 rebounds in 253 regular season games with the Wizards. Brown not only struggled on the court, but at times showed a lack of maturity, especially during the times he struggled.

Brown was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in August 2005 along with Laron Profit in exchange for Caron Butler and Chucky Atkins. In 3 1/2 years in Los Angeles, Brown averaged 7.2 points per game and 5.8 rebounds 136 regular season games with the Lakers, which was a step up from his time in Washington.

Could it be that all Brown needed was a change of scenery and some time in order to find his game?

However, Brown was traded in February 2008 to the Memphis Grizzlies in a one-sided transaction along with rookie Jav ...

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