Elton Brand officially retires from the NBA
Elton Brand played only 17 games last season for the Philadelphia 76ers in his 17th season in the NBA. Brand was drafted by the Chicago Bulls back in 1999 with the #1 overall pick out of Duke. Brand played for five teams including the Bulls, Clippers, 76ers (twice), Mavericks and Hawks before finishing his careers with 76ers. Brand finished his career averaging 15.8 PPG and 8.5 RPG while shooting a career 50% from the field in over 1,000 games played. Brand was also a two-time All Star and will earn $1 million this season even in retirement.
Brand, whose 37 years old, will likely look to join a team with a front office role according to sources.