Pistons Sign Kwame Brown

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Monday August 4, 2008
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Pistons have signed free
agent center Kwame Brown, the overall No. 1 pick in the 2001 draft.The team announced the signing on Monday.

Team president for basketball operations Joe Dumars told The
Associated Press last week that Brown will be paid $4 million next
season.

The 26-year-old has career averages of 7.5 points, 5.7 rebounds,
1.1 assists and 23.7 minutes in 404 NBA games. He averaged a
career-high 10.9 points and 7.4 rebounds during the 2003-04 season
as a member of the Washington Wizards, who drafted him No. 1
overall out of high school.

Brown also has played for the Los Angeles Lakers and Memphis
Grizzlies.

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