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Elton Brand coming out of retirement to sign with Sixers

Here’s another Elton that isn’t letting the sun go down on him just yet. According to a report by Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports on Monday, former No. 1 overall pick Elton Brand is coming out of retirement to sign a deal with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Philadelphia 76ers plan to sign veteran forward Elton Brand today, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Shams Charania ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

76ers sign veteran forward Elton Brand for 2nd time

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Looking to add some veteran leadership in the locker room, the NBA-worst Philadelphia 76ers have signed forward Elton Brand. A two-time NBA All-Star, Brand was the first overall pick in the 1999 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls and was named Rookie of the Year. Brand has played 16 seasons in the NBA, most recently two seasons with the Atlanta Hawks (2013-2015...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

The Two Careers of Elton Brand

Lost somewhere in the 24-hour sports news cycle was the retirement of an NBA great. He never won an MVP award and wasn't even 1st Team All NBA, but for over a decade Elton Brand made his presence known on a nightly basis.Blessed with high shoulders, long arms, and uncanny athleticism for a 6'8" man of his girth, EB routinely abused opposing teams at both ends of the floor. His first...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks discipline general manager Danny Ferry for racist comments

Atlanta Hawks president of basketball operations and general manager Danny Ferry has been disciplined by team CEO Steve Koonin for his racially charged comments about Luol Deng when the team pursued the free agent this year, reports the Associated Press. Details of the discipline were not provided. Chris Vivlamore of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Hawks co...
Via Sports-Glory
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Team Close to Bringing Back Elton Brand

NBA veteran Elton Brand has been in the league for 15 years already, and that may not be enough. Brand said after last season ended that he wanted to play for one more season, and now it looks like he might just get that opportunity. Brand was a member of the Atlanta Hawks last season and saw his role increase significantly when Al Horford went down with a season ending injury. Brand...
Via Standing O Sports
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Rookie of the Year Headed to Chicago Bulls?

After a 15 year career, the 1999-2000 Rookie of the Year could be heading back to the team that he won it with. Elton Brand, who was traded just one year after winning the aforementioned award, could sign with the Chicago Bulls instead of retiring, according to Chuck Myron. So why would a multi-millionaire continue his career after 15 years? Because he can still play, and was relatively...
Via Sports Mockery
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Elton Brand To Return For 16th NBA Season

Elton Brand plans on continuing his NBA career into his 16th season. Brand spent last season with the Atlanta Hawks after signing a one-year contract, will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. He told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Monday that he has no plans to retire. “My body feels good,” the 34-year-old Brand said. “I’m already training for next season.” Brand...
Via RealGM
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks: Who should stay, who should go

The Atlanta Hawks are a team that was rebuilding for the future and not too worried about how the 2013-2014 season was set to play out. After much success, the Hawks might look add some pieces and drop some pieces. But who shouldn’t return as a member of the Hawks next season? Elton Brand, Gustavo Ayon, Cartier Martin, Shelvin Mack and Mike Scott are all free agents this summer...
Via isportsweb.com
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Elton Brand prefers the Atlanta Hawks

Atlanta Hawks forward Elton Brand is 35 years old, and doesn't have much time left in his illustrious career. If he is to come back next year, he would like another run with the Hawks.Image By Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsThe Hawks struggled to qualify for the NBA playoffs, but played exceptionally well in their series with the Indiana Pacers. They pushed the series to Game...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Elton Brand Talks NBA Before London Showdown

Big up Paul Brown (@PBSportsWriter) for speaking to Atlanta Hawks Power Forward Elton Brand earlier today about his upcoming game against the Brooklyn Nets tomorrow. Brand was speaking to Brown, who writes for the Daily Star during the Hawks open practice earlier on today at the O2 Arena in London. So have things been without […] No views yet Read More NBA at Bouncy Orange Ball
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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