Kwame Brown THE FACTS
Position: Center
Height: 6-11
Weight: 270
Birthdate: 3/10/82
College: N/A
High School: Glynn Academy HS (GA)
Years Pro: 10 years
Drafted: Washington with the first overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft
BIO

Signed with the Bobcats as a free agent on Aug. 24, 2010… Has career averages of 6.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 462 games played for Washington, the Lakers, Memphis and Detroit… Has shot .500 or better from the field in each of the last five seasons… Initially selected by Washington with the first overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft, becoming the first player ever to be selected No. 1 overall straight out of high school… Traded by Washington with Laron Profit to the Lakers on Aug. 2, 2005, in exchange for Caron Butler and Chucky Atkins… Traded by the Lakers to Memphis along with Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie, the rights to Marc Gasol, two future first round picks (2008, 2010) and cash considerations on Feb. 1, 2008, for Pau Gasol and a 2010 second round pick… Signed as a free agent with Detroit on Aug. 4, 2008.

2009-10:
Appeared in 48 games for the Pistons, averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 13.8 minutes… Scored in double figures twice and grabbed 10 rebounds or more once… Scored a season-high 11 points on Dec. 9 at Philadelphia… Grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds March 23 vs. Indiana… Tallied eight points and eight rebounds in 29 minutes in his lone start of the season on April 3 at Atlanta.

2008-09:
Appeared in 58 games for the Pistons (30 starts), averaging 4.2 points and 5.0 rebounds in 17.2 minutes, while shooting .533 from the field… In 30 games as starter, averaged 5.4 points on .541 FG and 6.3 rebounds in 21.7 minutes per game… Scored in double figures seven times and grabbed 10 or more rebounds seven times, tallying two double-doubles… Led the team in rebounds 10 times… Scored a season-high 17 points and grabbed a season-high-tying 13 rebounds on April 15 at Miami… Recorded a career-high five steals and grabbed a season-high-tying 13 rebounds on March 15 vs. Memphis… Tallied 10 points and 10 rebounds in 28 minutes on Nov. 14 at the Lakers… Averaged 3.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in 16.0 minutes per game in three playoff games vs. Cleveland.

2007-08:
Appeared in 38 games (15 starts) with the Lakers and Grizzlies, averaging 4.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 18.8 minutes per game… Was traded by Los Angeles to Memphis on Feb. 1 along with Javaris Crittenton, Aaron McKie, the rights to Marc Gasol, two future first round picks (2008, 2010) and cash considerations in exchange for Pau Gasol and a 2010 second round pick… Averaged 5.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 23 games (14 starts) for the Lakers prior to the trade… Averaged 3.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 15 games for Memphis after the trade.

2006-07:
Appeared in 41 games (28 starts) for the Lakers, averaging 8.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 blocks in 27.6 minutes per game… Scored in double figures 18 times and had five games with 10 or more rebounds, tallying four double-doubles… Led the team in rebounds 12 times… Handed out a career-high seven assists on Dec. 8 vs. Atlanta… Averaged 8.6 points and 5.6 rebounds in five playoff games… Scored a playoff-career-high 19 points vs. Phoenix in the first round of the NBA Playoffs on April 26.

2005-06:
Appeared in 72 games (49 starts) for the Lakers, averaging 7.4 points and 6.6 rebounds in 27.5 minutes per game… Ranked 37th in the league in rebounding… Scored in double figures 22 times and had 11 games with 10 or more rebounds, recording seven double-doubles… Scored a season-high 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds on March 22 vs. Sacramento… Grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds vs. Golden State on April 11… Averaged 12.9 points on .523 shooting and 6.6 rebounds in seven playoff games… Recorded playoff career highs of 11 rebounds, five assists and three blocks on April 28 vs. Phoenix.

2004-05:
Appeared in 42 games (14 starts) for the Wizards, averaging 7.0 points and 4.9 rebounds per game… Scored in double figures 12 times and had four games with double-figure rebounds, tallying two double-doubles… Scored a season-high 19 points on April 20 at New York… Missed 40 games and had two stints on the injured list with a broken bone in his right foot and a strained right ankle tendon… Averaged 5.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in three playoff games.

2003-04:
Appeared in 74 games (54 starts) for the Wizards, averaging career highs in points (10.9) and rebounds (7.4)… Led the Wizards in rebounding… Scored a career-high 30 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds on March 17 vs. Sacramento… Scored in double figures 37 times, including seven games with 20 points or more… Had 19 games of 10 or more rebounds, recording 18 double-doubles… Tallied 27 points and 11 rebounds on March 19 vs. Atlanta…Posted four games of at least 20 points and at least 10 rebounds.

2002-03:
Played in a career-high 80 games (20 starts) for the Wizards, averaging 7.4 points and 5.3 rebounds in 22.2 minutes per game…Scored in double-figures 26 times, including three games with 20 points or more, and had seven games with 10 or more rebounds, recording five double-doubles… Led the team in rebounding 11 times… Tallied a career-high six blocks on Oct. 31 vs. Boston… Grabbed a season-high 18 rebounds on Oct. 30 at Toronto.

2001-02:
Saw action in 57 games as a rookie for the Wizards, including three starts… Averaged 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds… Scored in double-figures nine times and had three games with 10 or more rebounds, posting two double-doubles.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Signed a letter of intent to play at the University of Florida before declaring for the 2001 NBA Draft… Named to the McDonald’s All-America Team, and selected First Team All-USA by USA Today and First Team All-America by Parade Magazine as a senior… High School Player of the Year in the state of Georgia as a senior…Scored 1,539 career points… Averaged 20.1 points, 13.3 rebounds, 5.8 blocks, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in senior season…Tallied 17 points, seven rebounds and a game-high five blocks in the 2001 McDonald’s All-America Game.

PERSONAL:
Is the seventh of eight children… Has been affiliated with the National Kidney Foundation since 2001, working to help raise awareness for kidney disease, the need for a cure, the importance of early detection and the need for organ donation... Is actively involved in his home state of Georgia by donating sneakers to various charities, supplying t-shirts and basketballs to Georgia high schools and financing several schoolmates through college and providing them with laptops and cash for books... Met fans and helped with the NBA Skills Challenge competition while participating in the NBA Nation Tour (a mobile playground traveling the country coast-to-coast) during its stop in Los Angeles in the summer of 2007.