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The 25 Biggest Joke Athletes in Sports History

6. Kwame Brown

Sport: Basketball
Career Years: 2001-Present
Career Lowlight: Averages 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds after being drafted No. 1 overall.

When Michael Jordan moved into the Washington Wizards' front office, he was expected to use his incredible success in the league to bring equal glory to the beleaguered franchise. Instead, he used the team's No. 1 overall pick on Brown. With rookie averages of 4.5 points and 3.5 rebounds per game, it was clear from the beginning that this was not a franchise player. Somehow, though, the Wizards decided to offer Brown a five-year, $30 million extension after his third season; perhaps even more remarkably, Brown declined the offer because he thought he could do better on the open market. Now playing for his seventh team, he was clearly incorrect.

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