Am I crazy for thinking Kwame Brown’s injury is the reason the Warriors are not in playoff position? That’s right, possibly the biggest No. 1 pick bust ever, Kwame Brown.
The Golden State Warriors are getting beat up in the post without him. Fortunately, low-risk center Kyrylo Fesenko is still an available free agent.
The Warriors desperately need a big man with Kwame Brown gone for the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle. Brown might not be the most athletic or talented center in the league, but he is a big body. He defends his man well and does not require help, even against the league elites like Dwight Howard and Andrew Bynum. His post-presence is missed and will have to be replaced.
Kyrylo Fesenko is the perfect candidate for the Warriors. The front office nearly signed him but withdrew the offer to keep an extra guard on the roster. To remain competitive, the team should revisit the idea of signing Fesenko, and following are four reasons why.