ELTON BRAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

A night of threes for Hawks

ATLANTA -- Elton Brand called it disheartening and disappointing. Coach Mike Budenholzer called it a tough loss. The Phoenix Suns used a 3-point shooting barrage to deal the Atlanta Hawks their third straight loss on Monday, 102-95, allowing the New York Knicks to sneak a half game closer for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Hawks (31-38), clinging to the that...
Via Fox Sports South
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks News: Knicks Make Offer to Elton Brand?

Power Forward:  Elton Brand Elton Brand, born in Cortland, New York is 6’9” 250 pounds and is turning 34 on March 11th. Elton has had a wonderful career and is now in the twilight of his NBA tenure. Currently Elton is a rotation player for the Dallas Mavericks averaging 7.2 points 6.o rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game in 21 minutes of play. Elton was amnestied by the 76ers, which...
Via Knickswag
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Elton Brand: Perfect Fit for the 13/14 Knicks

With the New York Knicks roster almost certainly set in stone for the 12/13 season, the GM in me looks ahead at July 1st and the beginning of the free agency period. I am early I realize that, but the Knicks have some glaring needs and it is never too early to do some scouting for your franchise. The Knicks most glaring needs for the 13/14 season are two specific positions. Back...
Via Knickswag
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Vince Carter fakes an injury and then dunks

This is some wily old veteran type junk right here. Long ago are the days of Vince Carter just getting the ball and dunking over people. Though the Dallas Mavericks guard/forward can still get above the rim, he cannot do it without a little use of the old noggin these days. Checkout what Carter did on Thursday night against the Warriors when he faked an injury in the corner to get...
Via The Victory Formation
February 01, 2013  |  1 Comment

Brand brings much-needed toughness to Mavs

Elton Brand started in Dirk Nowitzki's place as the Mavericks wrapped up their European Vacation earlier this week. While the power forward switch had to do with Dirk's swollen knee, it meant some extra work for Brand with the first unit. That's where Brand feels the most comfortable, though he knows that won't be his role in Dallas. He's a backup now, at least...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Mavericks land Elton Brand

The Dallas Mavericks have added another body to their ever growing frontcourt. The Mavericks have won the bidding for Elton Brand, the team announced on Friday. Brand was amnestied by the Philadelphia 76ers this week. Teams had 48-hours to submit bids to secure the rights to the final year on Brand's contract. Earlier this week, Dallas signed centers Chris Kaman and Brazilian...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

76ers use amnesty clause on Brand

The Philadelphia 76ers have used the amnesty clause on veteran forward Elton Brand and will get about $18 million in salary cap relief for next season. Sixers president Rod Thorn confirmed the move in an email to The Associated Press on Friday. Brand was entering the final season of an $80 million, five-year contract. The amnesty clause allows a team to waive one player during...
Via Fox Sports
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Sixers sign Nick Young, amnesty Elton Brand

While they might not be making earth-shattering moves, at least the Sixers are making things interesting this offseason.  First, they draft another extremely talented swing player that can't shoot from the outside.  Then, they re-sign the much-maligned but actually decent Spencer Hawes to a reasonable 2 year, 13 million dollar contract.  Today they have made two more moves...
Via All Things Philly Sports
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss
PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM

Report: 76ers to release Elton Brand

The 76ers have reportedly elected to utilize the NBA's amnesty clause to release the veteran forward. The team also reportedly landed swingman Nick Young.

Via Los That Sports Blog
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NBA Rumor Central: Sixers may amnesty Elton Brand

  Another positive about the NBA Combine this past week, was that it gave a chance for all the speaking heads to converge and all the rumors have already started to fly. The Philadelphia 76ers may amnesty Elton Brand this summer, according to sources. I heard that from several people at the NBA Draft Combine. - [...]
Via The NBA Passionista
June 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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