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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

Report: Elton Brand to retire

Former Atlanta Hawks big man Elton Brand announced his retirement on Monday, according to Al Coqueran of The Examiner.Despite the announcement, Brand said he's not ruling out coming out of retirement if the right team or situation arises."I could get in shape if I got the call but this looks like the end of the run for me, right now it is family time,” Brand told The Examiner.At...
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August 11, 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

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...
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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...
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...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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