Category: Elton Brand

Despite Inconsistent Playing Time And Early Season Struggles, Elton Brand Speaks Highly Of Rick Carlisle

Friday, November 16th, 2012

For Elton Brand it wasn't easy being an amnesty casualty out of Philadelphia, but he found a home in Dallas this offseason where he believed he could make it work. So far the power forward is struggling to maintain consistency. The Mavs sit at 5-4 heading into Thursday night's action. ...

Elton Brand Believes His New Team in Dallas Can Play “With Every Team in the League”

Friday, July 27th, 2012

When the Philadelphia 76ers released Elton Brand by placing him on amnesty waivers, Brand didn't really know where he was going to end up. It could have been in Charlotte or Sacramento, but instead he landed in Dallas, where the Mavericks claimed him by bidding $2.1 million. Brand says of all ...

Elton Brand, Philadelphia 76ers Use Lack of National Respect as Motivation

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

The Philadelphia 76ers are 15-6, giving them the fourth-best record in the NBA's Eastern Conference entering Wednesday night's games. They have a 4 1/2 game lead in the Atlantic Division, 13 of those victories have come by double digits, and they've lost just twice at home, both in overtime.  To ...

Elton Brand On 76ers Playoff Chase “I came here for a reason and I’m going to go down fighting.”

Monday, April 11th, 2011

The turnaround in the city of "Brotherly Love" can be attributed to many changes, but 76ers fans will look at two of the most instrumental improvements being a bounce back season from forward Elton Brand and first year head coach Doug Collins changing the culture of a franchise that went ...

Doug Collins Makes it Four Teams in Four Different Decades

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Fourth time's a charm? After stints in Chicago (in the '80s in his 30s), Detroit (in the '90s in his 40s) and Washington (last decade in his 50s), Doug Collins has been hired as the new head coach for the Philadelphia 76ers. He's a solid 23 games over .500 with ...

Elton Brand Has Yet to Live Up to Expectations in Philadelphia

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

The Philadelphia 76ers may be one of the most disappointing teams in the NBA this season. If you look at the 76ers roster you see guys like Allen Iverson, Andre Iguodala, Thaddeus Young, Samuel Dalembert, Lou William,s and Elton Brand and you wonder how this team is on the outside ...

Baron Davis is Still Happy in LA

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Despite the fact that the Los Angeles Clippers were downright awful last season, there were fairly lofty expectations for the Clips at the beginning of the 2009-2010 season. The Clippers used the #1 overall pick on Oklahoma's Blake Griffin, and almost everybody thought the bruising big man was NBA-ready and ...

Elton Brand: “There’s A Lot of Weight on My Shoulders and I’m Ready to Take That Responsibility”

Monday, September 28th, 2009

This post was written by Chris Fedor or WKNR in Cleveland.  When you think of Elton Brand you think of a guy that has all the promise and all the makings of one of the more dominant post players in the NBA, but you also think of a guy that ...

The Elton Brand Signing Has Been A Nightmare in Philadelphia

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

A little more than a year ago the Sixers fired longtime GM Billy King and brought in local guy Ed Stefanski to be the GM.  Stefanski had a great reputation as Rod Thorn's right hand man in New Jersey.  Instantly, Stefanski made an impact: he made then coach Mo Cheeks give ...