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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

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...
Via FOX Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks' Elton Brand says he's considering joining the Knicks in free agency

Atlanta Hawks big man Elton Brand very nearly joined the Knicks this offseason. In the end, Atlanta offered more money and, more importantly to Brand, a chance to win a title. The New York Knicks, of course, did not provide such an opportunity. But championship or not this season with the Hawks, Brand could be headed to New York next season, the New York Post reports.“I got to...
Via FOX Sports
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawks Re-Sign Elton Brand

Elton Brand has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Atlanta Hawks. He averaged 5.7 points and 4.9 rebounds while shooting 53.9% from the field for Atlanta last season. Unfortunately, Brand’s production took a massive fall during the postseason. Hawks’ owner Bruce Levenson recently stepped down after releasing... The post Hawks Re-Sign Elton Brand appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
September 11, 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...
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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