Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 10/7/11
Kwame Brown is widely regarded as one of the biggest busts in the history of the NBA. Ever wonder why some guys, despite having incredible god-gifted talents, don't make it? Here's the answer, courtesy Kobe Bryant (Pro Basketball Talk): “But like, the game before we traded for Pau, were playing Detroit and I had like 40 points towards the end of the game. This is back when Detroit had Rasheed [Wallace], Chauncey [Billups] and those guys, so we had no business being in the game. So down the stretch of the game, they put in a box and one. So I’m surrounded by these players, Detroit players, and Kwame is under the basket, all by himself. Literally, like all by himself. So I pass him the ball, he bobbled it and it goes out of bounds. “So we go back to the timeout and I’m [upset], right? He goes, ‘I was wide open.’ ‘Yeah, I know.’ This is how I’m talking to him, like, during the game. I said, ‘You’re going to be open again, Kwame, because Rasheed is ...
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