Elton Brand

#42FC,
Height: 6' 9"
Weight: 254
Born:
College: Duke
Birth Place: Cortland, New York
Draft: 1999 1st round (1st pick) by the
  • Trust Colangelo: 76ers president holds reins on the Process
    Associated Press

    Trust Colangelo: 76ers president holds reins on the Process

    Bryan Colangelo is not masking inferior basketball with a snappy nickname. The only banner he wants raised is one for the next Philadelphia 76ers' championship. The effort toward a title — OK, let's face it, anything near .500 — could get the breakthrough the organization needs with the No. 3 overall pick and four second-rounders in next month's NBA draft.

  • Liberty Links: De’Aaron Fox compares well to Mike Conley
    Liberty Ballers

    Liberty Links: De’Aaron Fox compares well to Mike Conley

    Check out the links... Club Trillion member Mark Titus takes a look at this year’s crop of NBA prospects through the lens of someone who’s first and foremost a college basketball fan, not an NBA fan. I thought his take on De’Aaron Fox was intriguing, especially as it relates to his potential fit with the Sixers: But there is good news: Fox reminds me of Mike Conley when he was in college (they’re both left-handed!) just as much as he reminds me of Wall. Fox seemed way too smart and in control of the Wildcats offense to be a freshman point guard; he’s got insane quick-twitch muscles; and he’s the fastest guy on the court who knows that the most effective way to use that advantage is to deploy

  • Can Josh Jackson be ‘best player available’ at No. 3 without a jump shot?
    Liberty Ballers

    Can Josh Jackson be ‘best player available’ at No. 3 without a jump shot?

    After a fun-filled week of draft rumors, your questions this week almost all centered around, well, more draft rumors. I don’t blame you! The Sixers are in perhaps the most interesting spot in the 2017 NBA Draft, and what they do at No. 3 will have massive ramifications around the league. Here are a few thoughts on some of the questions you, for some inexplicable reason, think I’m qualified to answer. I am into the idea of using the 2019 Kings pick as a trade chip on a general level, but I think this would be selling too low. Giving away that pick in order to trade up to No. 1 and draft a guy with star player equity? Giddy up. Using it in a package to acquire a readymade veteran superstar on