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There are people who will read Bryant's comments and find them cruel or mean-spirited. But read 'em again. The part about Brown being one of the best defensive big men he has ever seen. He meant every word. "He was really quick. He understood defensive concepts," Bryant said of Brown. "He might have actually showed Andrew [Bynum] a few things, especially on screen-and-roll coverages and one-on-one defense." ESPN.com

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Mark Bartelstein, the agent for Bucks center Kwame Brown, said his client is right on track in his recovery from a pectoral tear. Brown played in only nine games this season with Golden State, averaging 6.3 points and 6.3 rebounds. Brown was part of a blockbuster deal in March that sent Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson to the Warriors for Monta Ellis and Ekpe Udoh. “He’s rehabbing in Atlanta,” Bartelstein said. “He should be good to go in a couple of weeks.” Racine Journal-Times

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The Bucks are trading center Andrew Bogut and veteran guard Stephen Jackson to Golden State in exchange for Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh and the expiring contract of Kwame Brown, according to league sources. It's the first big deal prior to Thursday's trading deadline. The 7-foot Bogut is moving on after spending his first six-plus seasons with Milwaukee, after being taken No. 1 overall in the 2005 draft by the Bucks. Milwaukee gets a shooting guard to pair with point guard Brandon Jennings, giving the team a potentially dynamic starting backcourt. Ellis has two years left on his contract totaling $22 million but he has an opt-out after next season. Bogut played in just 12 games this season before fracturing his left ankle in a game played in Houston on Jan. 25. It's uncertain if he will be able to return this season. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Mark Jackson on the trade: "We are grown-ups and it hurts, so we are not going to sugarcoat it. We talked about it, we laughed, we cried and then we understood the mission was still the same, and it was a great win for us. I can't comment on anything officially right now but those three guys (Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh, Kwame Brown) bought into the system from Day 1. I owe a lot to them. People questioned me as a first-time coach, but those guys bought in since Day 1." Sulia

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