Kwame Brown is healthy, but he didn't play a single minute for the 76ers after Feb. 20. This morning, during the team's season-ending media availability, he proved to everyone he can still move. [Twitter]
An MRI revealed a torn muscle in his chest, so Brown needs surgery that could keep him sidelined for up to three months. The injury happened Tuesday night when he fouled Udonis Haslem. So goes the No. 1 draft pick's reinvention as an arguably useful defensive stopper. [Marin Independent Journal]
The public's relationship with Kwame Brown, the number one draft pick of the 2001 NBA Draft, has really evolved over the years. We're at a well-earned juncture now, wherein we can essentially make jokes about Kwame Brown simply by mentioning Kwame Brown. We're not quite in #LOLMets territory, but we're close.
The highlight of Kwame Brown's Los Angeles tenure was escaping charges for theft and wanton destruction of a chocolate cake. Kobe Bryant's highlight of Kwame Brown's Los Angeles tenure was when Kwame Brown was traded away.
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We can't think of any athlete more worthy of a special VIP table than Kwame Brown; it seems the perfect pre-Rose Bowl palate cleanser. But we hope no one brings a cake.