Kwame Brown is a retired professional basketball player who gained prominence during his time in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born on March 10, 1982, in Charleston, South Carolina, Kwame Brown’s career in the NBA began when he was selected as the first overall pick by the Washington Wizards in the 2001 NBA Draft straight out of high school.

After 13 seasons in the NBA, Kwame Brown retired from professional basketball in 2013. While his career may have fallen short of the lofty expectations set for him, he remains a reminder of the challenges faced by young players thrust into the NBA at an early age.