Originally written on PRO HOOPS CENTRAL  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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The “Philadelphia Inquirer” reported Friday, that their sources state that the Philadelphia 76ers will use their Amnesty Clause to release veteran forward Elton Brand, taking the last year of his contract with the club off the books, giving the team added salary cap space. The move will put an end to an ill-fated relationship, that the club and Brand thought would lead the Sixers to an NBA Championship. Brand’s contract is for $18.2 million for the upcoming campaign and by using the Amnesty Clause, Philadelphia will have enough cap space to sign Free Agent guard Nick Young to a one year deal according to the paper. After an injury plagued 2007-2008 campaign, Brand decided to opt-out of the final year of his contract with the Los Angeles Clippers, becoming an unrestricted Free Agent. The big man recruited Golden State Warriors point guard Baron Davis to play for the Clippers, enticing the veteran guard with promises that the two would put Los Angeles on the winning track. Davis, con...
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