Found December 14, 2011 on Celtics Town:
Beginning the free agency season, the Celtics’ best-case scenario had the team filling its center need by using its mini mid-level exception to sign someone like Kwame Brown. That sounds like a joke, but it’s not.Despite years of being a punch line and hands that couldn’t hold on to a ball of masking tape, Brown serves a purpose as an above-average defender willing to play a subservient offensive role. Instead of adding Brown or someone similarly useful albeit lacking greatness, the market dictated that the Celtics do otherwise. Brown was somehow worth $7 million, a trade to acquire David West fell through and the Celtics snatched Chris Wilcox with their mid-level exception rather early in the signing period.The Brown contract should give you an idea of the odds Danny Ainge was working against. He needed to rebuild a bench from the ground up, he needed to do so with almost nothing to spend, he needed to do so while maintaining Boston’s financial flexibility beyond this season, and...

The Kwame Brown Signing: Ambition & Failure

Oscar Wilde once wrote that “ambition is the last refuge of failure.”  The Warriors’ abbreviated off-season kicked off with plenty of ambition, but there’s no masking that its likely conclusion — the signing of Kwame Brown — is a failure.  Brown undoubtedly will help the team at the margin.  But in the big picture, he’s [...]

GS Warriors new center Kwame Brown wants to mix it up with Dwight Howard

Kwame Brown flew into the Bay Area late Tuesday after signing a one-year, $7 million contract with the Warriors. He met with the media Wednesday, saying "I don't get a lot of blocked shots, but every guy that I play against feels me every second of every game." Here's a look at the rest of an interview with the 6-foot-11, 270-pound banger: What attracted you...

Higgins reacts to Kwame Brown leaving

Charlotte Bobcats player-personnel chief Rod Higgins said he's prepared to start the season with Boris Diaw and Gana Diop as the team's centers, after Kwame Brown agreed to a 1-year, $7 million deal with the Golden State Warriors. Brown started...

Ex-No. 1 pick Brown agrees to deal with Warriors

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Free agent center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.

Kwame Brown agrees to one-year deal with Warriors

Free agent center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year, $7 million contract with the Golden State Warriors.

Kwame Brown gets $7 million from Warriors

Former Pistons center Kwame Brown has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Golden State.

Brown signs with Golden State

The Golden State Warriors agreed to terms with free agent center Kwame Brown on Wednesday.

Warriors' Kwame Brown takes pride in physical game

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Reports: Golden State Warriors sign Kwame Brown

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GS Warriors sign Kwame Brown

Having struck out on attempts to acquire free-agent centers Tyson Chandler and DeAndre Jordan and All-Star point guard Chris Paul, the Warriors on Tuesday signed 2001 No. 1 overall pick Kwame Brown to a one-year, $7 million contract. Brown is a 6-foot-11, 270-pound 29-year-old who joins Andris Biedrins as the only true centers on the Warriors' roster. Coach Mark Jackson said...

Agent: Free agent center Kwame Brown agrees to one-year $7 million deal with Warriors

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