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Despite small-ball trend, big men might rule NBA Draft

...last time more than two true post players - Durant wouldn't count there, of course - led off a draft was 2001, with Kwame Brown, Tyson Chandler, Pau Gasol and Eddy Curry were the first four selections.Chandler and Gasol have enjoyed great careers...

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Kwame Brown gets butterflies out in professional debut

BOSTON -- Kwame Brown is already showing signs of NBA greatness: He's taking Michael Jordan's advice to heart. "He told me to have fun. He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/18/nba_319382.shtml
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Wizards welcome Kwame Brown to Washington

WASHINGTON -- A beaming Michael Jordan welcomed Kwame Brown to the Washington Wizards on Thursday, presenting the first high-school No. 1 NBA draftee with a new jersey and encouraging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/29/nba_315900.shtml
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Community takes pride in draft pick

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Kwame Brown's hometown was basking in new...Although there was a lot of talk about Kwame Brown's selection, there were no outward...Hendrix said of Tabari Brown. Kwame Brown was more playful and had a stronger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/30/met_316051.shtml
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Brown's mother left the decision to him

NEW YORK -- Kwame Brown said all along his mother's health...corner and think it out for himself." Kwame Brown was the seventh of her eight children...were taken in the first eight picks. Kwame Brown was taken No. 1 by Washington, while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/28/nba_315710.shtml
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Relatives celebrate first draft selection

...It was also a big night in a rambling house on Fourth Street in Brunswick, where four dozen relatives and friends of Kwame Brown erupted when the Washington Wizards made him the first high school player ever picked first in the draft. Every time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/29/nba_315908.shtml
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Lakers deal for Gasol

...frontline Friday with the acquisition of Pau Gasol of the Memphis Grizzlies. The Lakers gave up Brunswick, Ga. native Kwame Brown, rookie Javaris Crittenton -- a former Georgia Tech star -- and two first-round draft picks for Gasol. The Spaniard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/02/nba_185889.shtml
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For MJ, it's 'Will he or won't he?' all over again

...the season ended with no parting thoughts from the man who essentially runs the team. No praise for the progress of Kwame Brown or the other rookies. No vote of confidence in coach Doug Collins. Nothing about his knees, which will affect whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/18/nba_339137.shtml
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Around the NBA

...loss to Washington last Wednesday. Two nights later he scored 28 in a triple-overtime win over the Lakers. LAKERS: Kwame Brown left the Lakers' 104-94 win over Philadelphia on Sunday with a severely sprained left ankle. Brown blocked a layup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/02/nba_110937.shtml
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Pistons pound Wizards

...in a row to Detroit. Juan Dixon, who didn't score in the first three quarters, led Washington with 14 points. Kwame Brown added 13. Washington led early, but the Pistons took control with a 13-0 run early in the second quarter. Chucky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/17/nba_401364.shtml
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